Leading Integrator and Streaming Solutions Provider Adopt DivX® OmniView™ for TV Everywhere Solution, Offer Joint Demo at IBC 2014
SAN DIEGO, CA, September 11, 2014—DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, today announced that Nowtilus, a provider of end-to-end TV Everywhere solutions, and nacamar GmbH, a leading German provider of innovative online video services, have adopted the newly launched DivX® OmniView™ to power the live streaming and multi-screen playback of live broadcast content utilizing DivX Live and HEVC. The companies will offer a demonstration of the combined offering throughout IBC 2014 at the DivX stand in Hall 5, booth C10.
nacamar will deploy DivX Live, a key component of DivX OmniView, within their live broadcast head-end services. DivX OmniView, which is MPEG-DASH compliant, will provide nacamar’s customers the ability to use DivX Live, which utilizes HEVC, for live-streaming, ensuring extremely high-quality and highly efficient performance across devices. Wowza Media Systems, a DivX partner, is working with nacamar to enable the live streaming of DivX content. Nowtilus, a long-time DivX partner, has also integrated the latest DivX playback technology into their reference iOS TV Everywhere application.
“DivX® OmniView™ is the ideal solution for the secure delivery of OTT content to multiple devices, and we’re pleased to work with key industry partners like nacamar and Nowtilus to bring that solution to the market,” said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of DivX, LLC. “The combination of nacamar’s CDN and streaming services along with the Nowtilus TV Everywhere applications provide an excellent TV Everywhere solution for broadcasters and channels in the German market and beyond.”
DivX OmniView enables secure video distribution and playback across multiple screens including Android, iOS, Web, PCs, Smart TVs and set-top boxes. With support for 4K and advanced streaming features – such as multi-language subtitles, chapter points, and smooth trick play – DivX enables OTT service to differentiate their experience as well as reduce operating costs using HEVC and DASH. In addition, with a certified device base of over 1 billion devices, DivX OmniView enables Operators to extend the reach of their service to broaden their audience reach.
“We’re pleased to extend our longstanding partnership with DivX to enable service providers, retailers, broadcasters and OTT services to easily and quickly deploy high-quality solutions for multi-screen video distribution and playback,” said Patrick Knippel of Nowtilus. “The combination of our products along with nacamar’s proven expertise and DivX® technology provide a complete solution for an exceptional TV Everywhere experience.” added Leander Carell, Managing Director of Nowtilus.
Visit DivX at IBC 2014 in Hall 5, booth C10 to see the combined demonstration from September 12 through September 16, and learn more at www.divx.com/solutions/multi-screen-video.
About DivX, LLC
DivX, LLC is leading the way to better, more seamless consumer video experience by powering the professional creation, protected distribution and high-quality playback of highly efficient video to multiple devices and platforms. DivX, along with its subsidiary MainConcept, offers service providers, device manufacturers and integrators technologies that address the entire video supply chain with solutions for software applications, OTT content services and consumer electronics devices. Over 1 billion DivX enabled devices have shipped worldwide from major manufacturers and DivX consumer software products have been downloaded over 1 billion times. DivX is based in San Diego, CA, with offices across Europe and Asia. For more information on the company, visit www.divx.com/solutions.
About nacamar GmbH
nacamar GmbH is one of the leading German providers of innovative services such as live or on demand streaming, podcasting or vodcasting, video-on-demand solutions or shared media hosting, and also offers integration of payment systems and digital rights management (DRM, GeoIP location). Customers include, amongst others, several media and broadcasting companies such as ZDF, 3sat, and SWR. Since 2007, the company is a subsidiary of the ecotel group and can thus serve as a full service provider, offering related internet and data services to customers. ecotel communication AG, which is listed as Prime Standard at the German Stock Exchange, is one of the first telecommunication companies to offer business customers an integrated combination of language, data and mobile services. The company with headquarters in Düsseldorf and about 200 employees in all subsidiaries serves around 35,000 customers with standardized and individual telecommunication solutions. Its strategy: fixed mobile convergence (FMC), that is, the merging of landline and cell phone services.
Nowtilus provides end-to-end solutions for Video-on-Demand and TV Everywhere. We are focused to serve Multi Service Operators (MSO), Broadcasters, Retailers and Non-traditional service providers such as Utilities or Automotive to provide a full spectrum of LiveTV and Video-on-Demand entertainment via OTT IP to reach audiences on next-gen distribution channels. The end-user experience will be on multi-screen Applications on devices in- and out-of-Home. The solution provides features & functionalities which can be defined as “state-of-the-art”.
Founded in 2007 Nowtilus operates from Halle / Saale and Berlin in Germany with a huge partner network across many countries.