French firm to demonstrate and promote its EZ TV IPTV platform, targeted at enterprises, sports stadiums and arenas, and government agencies
In its first-ever attendance at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), VITEC, a self proclaimed ‘worldwide leader’ in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, will showcase EZ TV —its “market leading” broadcast-grade IPTV and digital signage platform at this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam next month.
Targeted to enterprises, sports stadiums and arenas, and government agencies, EZ TV provides low-latency, broadcast-quality IPTV distribution with “powerful” digital signage capabilities to give audiences a more engaging and interactive experience.
“As Europe’s largest show for AV systems integrators, ISE is the perfect forum for us to present our EZ TV IPTV platform,” said Bruno Teissier, sales and marketing director, VITEC. “We’re looking forward to showing ISE attendees how they can help their customers distribute broadcast-quality IPTV content and access powerful digital signage capabilities in an all-in-one, integrated solution.”
Future proof / scalable
Designed to integrate with any IT environment and run on all types of networks — including LAN, WAN, and wireless — EZ TV is a “future-proof” and “scalable” platform for centralised creation, distribution, and monitoring of live and on-demand content that can be shown on every display throughout a facility.
Operators can turn any screen in the network into a new monetary opportunity, delivering eye-catching digital content with dynamic data and the highest quality IPTV content
The firm says it will provide live demonstrations of how EZ TV enables customers to “seamlessly” stream high-quality live and on-demand video, create personalised content and digital signage that updates dynamically, and deliver the presentations over a new or existing IP infrastructure.
EZ TV offers robust digital signage features including easy-to-use signage authoring, administration, and analytics tools.
It claims that operators can turn any screen in the network into a new monetary opportunity, delivering eye-catching digital content with dynamic data and the highest quality IPTV content — all managed from a centralised server. The onboard administration and analytics tools empower organisations with campaign information vital to pulling in untapped revenue streams.
“EZ TV’s scalable, centralised design delivers cutting-edge video viewing, dynamic and engaging digital signs, IPTV archiving, and mobile streaming capabilities to any device — all at a lower total cost of ownership compared with traditional digital signage systems,” Teissier concluded.
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Here’s a full list of features EZ TV includes/provides
EZ TV IPTV Portal – Administration interface for configuring IPTV services such as live TV channels, programming guides, uploading VOD content, managing users and permissions, monitoring all system components using real-time dashboards and tracking system usage.
EZ TV Browser Player – browser-based IPTV Player that acts as the one-stop-shop for playback of all content generated locally or providing by a third party. Best-in-class user experience includes user-defined mosaic grids, programing guide (EPG), display of KLV metadata, 608/708 Closed Captions support, personal and network DVR functions, seamless integration with Microsoft Active Directory.
IPTV Set-Top-Boxes / Signage End-Points – Compact hardware appliances that connect to displays and deliver TV experience for personal users or used to display dynamic, content-rich Digital Signs using a schedule defined by the administrator. Highly robust, fan-less, 100% quiet. End-to-end content security using VITEC AES encryption. Advanced features include remote management, control of TV’s via serial connection, PoE, non-compromised playback performance with up to two 1080p streams / files decoded simultaneously for the most impressive combination of signage and live video.
EZ TV Mobile Player – VITEC’s IPTV player for iOS and Android devices integrates with EZ TV Portal server to receive channel lineups, programing information and user permissions. Delivers unmatched mobile streaming experience with under 500ms end-to-end delay for live Full HD 60FPS video with VITEC’s AES content protection / DRM for fully-secure delivery of any content on any WiFi network.
EZ TV Personal TV Middleware – service provider grade TV middleware software that allows users to interact with their TVs using modern, easy to customize OSD menus, tune into live TV streams, view local feeds, watch on-demand videos, browse through up-to-date programming information, record shows and manage DVR saved content.
EZ TV VOD/NDVR Server – Video-on-Demand and network recording add-on that provides the ability to upload video assets or record programs streaming on the network. Admins and Users can trigger recordings based on privileges and quotas configured in the EZ TV Portal.
EZ TV Sign Creator – Digital Signage authoring application that makes design and creation of engaging digital signs a breeze. Supports a broad range of assets including videos, pictures, IPTV streams, social elements, sports scores, Integration with food catering providers and multiple layers of graphics – all meshed into highly dynamic signage content to be displayed on VITEC’s IPTV/Digital Signage End Points.
EZ TV Signage Director – Centrally manage signage content, marketing or HR campaigns, schedules and macros for different type of events and venues, integration with 3rd party data sources, real-time monitoring of all deployed end points and comprehensive logging and analytics.
EZ TV IP Monitoring – Real-time MPEG monitoring and analysis of IPTV streams on the network. This add-on capability provides 365x24x7 deep analysis of MPEG video streams for detection of quality of service issues and service interruptions that could impact viewers. Identify and get notified about video or audio problems and networking issues that compromise user’s experience. EZ TV IP Monitoring offers real-time dashboards, unlimited seats of visual multi-view monitoring players and email alerts.
Security and ATOs
To ensure full compatibility with civilian and federal secure environments, EZ TV has been designed to conform to the most stringent network and information assurance security standards. Specific accreditations can be provided by VITEC upon request.
More information on VITEC’s full line of products is available at www.vitec.com.