MediaKind is a young company with very deep DNA in the broadcasting industry. As Tandberg Television, the company’s history goes back to the very earliest days of television broadcasting. After acquiring the Digital TV products business of NDS Group in 1999, the company became a market leader in Digital Broadcasting. The company was acquired in 2007 by telecom giant Ericsson, which also added Mediaroom and to its portfolio. In 2018, Ericsson spun out its television business into a new entity, MediaKind.
With MediaKind’s pioneering heritage and strong foundations, the company’s simple goal is to enable customers to create and deliver immersive media experiences. Their portfolio is divided into X product lines:
Cygnus enables content providers, broadcasters and service providers to securely and reliably acquire, backhaul and distribute the highest quality content anywhere, ensuring viewers around the world never miss a minute of the action.
Aquila tailors content into many forms and for a variety of uses, that include both Linear and On Demand. In addition, the highly efficient, broadcast-grade service enables innovative consumer experience with flexible deployment and operating choices.
Pictor embodies creative thinking for today’s challenging world of media delivery. Video is no longer stagnant nor immobile and no longer comes in limited flavors. Today’s world of video requires bold solutions capable of ingesting any type of video feed and format, dynamically storing video when and where appropriate, doing so on a heterogeneous mix of physical storage hardware, and streaming live and stored video On Demand to a wide variety of device types, each with their own technical requirements.
Orion provides a modern, multi-device, multi-screen platform for immersive TV service delivery. Backed by powerful analytics, UI customization and dynamic ad-insertion features, Orion is the most comprehensive consumer experience solution for Live and OTT service.