Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any IP network, and provider of the award-winning Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP®) today announced a partnership with and integration into the Singular.live graphics solution that empowers customers to seamlessly integrate live, customizable graphic overlays into their content with remarkable ease and scalability. The web-based platform eliminates the need for downloads, specialized hardware or intricate coding, making it a highly accessible option for a wide range of enterprises.
Singular.live offers a versatile and comprehensive suite that caters to all the essential requirements, encompassing the creative authoring environment through Composer, user-friendly control interfaces with Studio and uno, as well as open, well-documented APIs and SDKs for developers to leverage. Its flexible Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) pricing model and a cloud-native technology stack that is thoughtfully constructed on top-notch cloud services, ensures not only limitless scalability but also industry-leading reliability. The platform’s advanced feature set presents an array of possibilities, enabling businesses to enhance engagement and explore monetization avenues, particularly through the implementation of localization and interactivity. Some of the use cases include right owners looking to deliver content at scale through alternative additional feeds, localization, and personalization. Also deploying a disaster recovery solution with minimal infrastructure requirements enabling a cost-effective and low footprint alternative to traditional solutions. Additionally, remote productions allowing operators to work from any location and digital only productions where using traditional galleries and resources would be cost prohibitive.
A notable integration within the Singular ecosystem is its collaboration with Zixi, which empowers customers to seamlessly incorporate Singular.live’s graphic overlays into their video content during the transportation and transcoding phase through the Zixi infrastructure. This integration is characterized by its efficiency, as it incurs no delays or the need for additional hardware investments, providing an elegant and cost-effective method for localizing or enhancing content. Zixi’s Live Transcoding platform offers a wide range of control and management options, including Web Interface, REST API, or via ZEN Master orchestration, management and monitoring control plane. ZEN Master makes it easy to manage inputs and outputs for hundreds of live video streams at scale, and with just a few clicks and automatic configuration details for network resources and distribution targets, users can create new live channels and spin up required streams on the fly. Zixi’s Live Transcoding and Video processing in IP ensures that live events, such as sports broadcasts, news coverage and live entertainment are delivered smoothly, securely and with minimal delay to a wide range of viewers across various devices and network conditions.
Singular.live’s integration of Zixi into the platform allows content creators and distributors to leverage Zixi’s industry leading video over IP technology proven with over 15+ years of experience and trusted by over 1000+ media customers in 100+ countries to deliver and contribute video to and from global markets via the cloud. Zixi is a sustainable and cost-effective solution, requiring 95% less compute and on average 50% less bandwidth while being 14x more port efficient as well as saving 50% on egress costs, with the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry, allows broadcasters to repurpose investment into new content acquisition, new business models and opportunities to generate revenue.
“We are thrilled to have integrated Zixi to deliver broadcast quality graphic overlays with ultra-low latency,” said Mike Ward, Head of Marketing, Singular. “With no downloads or dedicated graphics hardware required, our joint customers have the flexibility to scale with minimal cost.”
“Some of Zixi’s biggest customers are deploying next-generation workflows that require adaptive and interactive overlays,” said John Wastcoat, SVP BD and Marketing, Zixi. “With the Singular.live integration they are able to do it with ultra-low latency, remotely for ease and cost savings.”
Unleash the power of Emmy award-winning graphics with Singular.live – the industry leading web-based platform that redefines visual storytelling. Our vertically integrated technology stack for graphic overlays features browser -based tools, purpose built for graphics, including our intuitive authoring tool Composer, and two graphic control interfaces; Studio and uno. Fully documented APIs and SDKs provide everything developers need if you want to integrate deeper into Singular.live. Sign up for a free trial account and join the global community of Media and Broadcast companies who trust Singular.live to revolutionize their graphics with Intelligent Overlays offering flexibility, infinite scalability, next gen features like localization, personalization, interactivity and more!
Zixi provides the cloud based and on-premises Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP®) that enables reliable broadcast-quality video delivery over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider and any edge device. The company offers technologies for broadcasters, enterprises, over-the-top video providers, sports leagues, service providers, cable operators and Telcos around the world, giving them the lowest TCO in the industry. Many of Zixi’s clients are delivering and managing thousands of streams, and there is no other alternative in the market that can provide 99.999%+ reliability at scale. Zixi simplifies building and managing congestion-aware live video routes on any network, with support for 18-protocols across any operating environment, with products that are purpose built to provide market leading performance, universal interoperability and an operational control plane that simplifies management and orchestration at scale. With 15+ years of innovation and expertise, the Zixi Enabled Network has grown to over 1000+ media customers and 400+ OEM and service providers that deliver 20,000+ channels daily, with 110,000+ deployed instances in over 120 countries, gathering over 9 billion data points a day while delivering over 100,000 live sporting events a year. This powerful ecosystem of the largest media organizations in the world exchanging live video allows for the creation and acceleration of new content acquisition, business models, and opportunities to reduce cost and generate revenue.