Product

State-of-the-Art Content Delivery Platform for Multiscreen Devices

Video Content Management System (CMS)

  • Manage live channels and VOD content via GUI
  • Upload assets & update their metadata manually or automatically in bulk mode
  • Associate the content to a contract, which will enforce the allowed airing dates, supported devices, DRM, geo location and supported business models
  • Define, communicate, and enforce business policies and content attributes
  • Control how content is presented & organized to users

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

  • Organize the various contracts with content providers
  • Organize content packages into various bundles that can be offered to the end users. The bundle terms can be edited at any time, and are instantly reflected and available to users without any need to re-publish the assets
  • View and manage both the individual and the household account of the user. Users can sign up to the system via any client, by social networks or through a call center

Apps & Games

  • Our STB supports a rich application store and the ability to integrate with a variety of existing Apps Marketplaces
  • Applications can be stand-alone or integrated with the TV experience.
  • Apps and games provide a better user experience, and allow operators to generate additional monetization opportunities
  • All STB apps can utilize the compatible remote control with d-pad, QWERTY keyboard & Air mouse, and can be used with an optional gaming pad.

Service Delivery Platform (SDP)

  • Authenticate subscribers based on the STB serial number, registration to the service, social networks
  • Manage household accounting, subscriber profiles, and purchased content
  • Block access to media, limit concurrent views per household,
  • Provide the media suitable for the device capabilities
  • Deliver enriched EPG for live and IP channels, and Catch-up services for online playback of live channels
  • Server availability tracking and health monitor

Social and Personalization Engine

  • Personalized features such as bookmarking, search and purchase history, Favorites, Watch lists, and a Progress Bar
  • Parents can limit their children’s exposure to the VOD library and set a code for inappropriate content
  • Users can log in using social sign-in and access social features such as personal recommendations based on friends feed and viewing history, share with their friend’s what they are viewing, post comments to their wall, like and check in to the content in the library.

Discovery Engine

  • Browsing through rich galleries of content
  • User-specific watch lists and recently watched list
  • Friends feed, providing social recommendation from friends and across the entire service provider network
  • Personal recommendations, based on user similarity algorithms
  • Related content recommendations to a selected asset
  • Search by keyword, title and cast and crew

Digital Rights Management (DRM)

Managing DRM access rights across users and clients, DRM can be activated for both VOD and IP channels. Once a user attempts to view DRM content, the SDP approves its entitlement and sends the decryption key to the viewer. Each user receives a unique URL that is limited in time to ensure security of the stream. Vidmind is fully integrated with Verimatrix, Widevine and EZ DRM.

Transcoding

  • Adaptive bit rates – HLS and HDS bit rates and number of levels to ensure continuous and seamless viewing experience while providing the user with the highest video quality available.
  • Automatic resolution per target device and screen size
  • Transcode media/ Cast and Crew posters and promotions
  • Multi-screen Encryption with Verimatrix, Widevine & Flash access

Billing & Payment

Vidmind’s solution is integrated with billing providers, managing wallets, recurring subscriptions and invoicing as well as with payment gateways, providing a secure PCI-compliancy.
The Service Provider has full control in bundling premium VOD content and live channels into flexible offerings, across multiple business models (TVOD, SVOD, AVOD).
The solution allows each user to view their billing history and see what is currently available within their subscription.

Reporting

  • Adaptive bit rates – HLS and HDS bit rates and number of levels to ensure continuous and seamless viewing experience while providing the user with the highest video quality available.
  • Automatic resolution per target device and screen size
  • Transcode media/ Cast and Crew posters and promotions
  • Multi-screen Encryption with Verimatrix, Widevine & Flash access