Alef Video Enablement

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Why Alef Video Enablement?

The current video streaming market is fractured and disaggregated. There are different types of video with different use cases used by different people throughout your Enterprises. Independent content companies are building their own applications for internal and external consumption.
This creates industry wide problems that can only be addressed by providing technology solutions to Enterprises, allowing them to focus on what they do best – creating, consuming and using video.
Alef Video Enablement is a next-generation Video Platform. The platform supports all types of video:
  • Video-on-Demand
  • Stream Processing
  • Live Streaming
  • Collaborative Video
  • Video Notifications
  • Interactive Video Messaging

What is Alef Video Enablement?

Alef Video Enablement can be deployed and leveraged by Enterprises to directly solve their technology backend issues. Enterprises can leverage a secure, intelligent and manageable Video Application for their employees allowing them to focus on the content – instead of the issues around the application.
Alef Video Enablement provides a micro-backend to Enterprises. The Edge enables Enterprises to innovate and turn video into their competitive advantage, without having to worry whether or not the network can handle it.
Enterprises and application developers are not necessarily video companies and they should not be concerned with the technical requirements. Instead, they can focus on what they do best – creating, consuming and leveraging video.
The Alef Video Enabelemtn solution is an easy to implement backend that can be applied to ALL of your Enterprise Video types:

  • Video-on-Demand
  • Stream Processing
  • Live Streaming
  • Collaborative Video
  • Video Notifications
  • Interactive Video Messaging

Once connected to Alef’s Video Enablement backend, application developers can rapidly create new products and services like:

Enhance Existing Apps

Enhancing OTT offerings leveraging the Edge with immersive features. Placing content at the Edge is more than just immersive delivery. It provides the ability to create an enhanced user experience through a variety of features.

Video Crunch

Entertainment and content are both mobile. The rise of using mobile devices for entertainment and advertising is undeniable. Content must be quick and enjoyable. With Alef Media Streaming, you can create digestible short form content chosen and specified for end users to consume.

“My TV”

Leveraging big data is key to a personalized and engaging experience. Using Telco Big Data, OTT’s can create personalized and suggested content chosen by/for you to consume.

TV

Video screens in the back seats of cars faded out due to technical limitations. With Car.TV, you can stream content to the screen without any concerns about application handoff, providing passengers with new forms of entertainment.

Enterprise Applications

Enabling Enterprises to communicate with employees through video. The content is chosen by Enterprises for employees to consume is only available to the employees.

Venue Tube

Streaming of specific content chosen by the venue provider and only available at the specific location. Dependent on the venue, conferences, keynotes, sporting events, concerts, etc. a stream of the content is available for attendees to view at the location.

Smart Surveillance

Today, facial recognition is done through image-based machine learning. With Alef Media Streaming, the image-based machine learning can be turned into video-based machine learning. This turns video surveillance streams into intelligent video streams where continuous processing can be done at the edge.

Venue Replay

Providing fans at venues a video on demand (VoD) experience on their mobile devices of what is happening at the game. The replays are stored at the Edge and available to fans through stadium applications for their viewing.

Benefits of Alef Media Streaming

Alef Video Enablement is an easy to deploy backend that will dramatically impact your entire video collateral portfolio.

By using Alef’s open and modular APIs bundled together as Alef Media Streaming, you can not only enhance your video streaming, but continue to leverage your ecosystem solutions.

We have seen in several deployments how Alef Media Streaming can create benefits for Enterprises and streaming providers. Based on measurements made in networks where Alef’s SD-ME has been deployed, Alef Media Streaming provides:
  • 2.1x better HD resolution at 1080p and 1.7x better startup time (80th percentile) for Media & Entertainment applications;
  • 6x better HD resolution at 1080p and 1.8x better startup time (80th percentile) for advertising applications;
  • 2x better in PDF and 360 Degree HD Images throughput and 1.7 better download response times (80 percentile) for learning applications; and
  • 4x better HD resolution at 1080p, and 1.5x better startup time (80th percentile) for virtual reality applications.

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