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Telestream Announces Channel Creation, Cloud Processing Solutions

February 26, 2019 / Troy Dreier

OTT providers these days need to spin up new channels in a hurry. How does 10 to 15 minutes sound?That's the promise digital video solutions company Telestream is making for OptiQ, a channel-as-a-service solution it announced today. Whether content owners are creating a long-term business or a pop-up event-based site, they can turn to OptiQ for a fast response. OptiQ contains a channel designer, media orchestrator, and operations dashboard. Integrated monitoring watches for congestion or other problems. Customers can add live or file-based content to their channels. The offering works with multiple cloud storage and delivery options, and will work with private clouds in the future.The OptiQ approach uses templates to create content workflows, letting customers build in redundancy for more reliable performance. In the event of a failure, the workflow can automatically switch to a different path, if needed, perhaps turning to a backup encoder if the primary encoder isn't working....