Plum iTV is a complete turn-key solution. Technical solution consists of several elements: Transcoder, Media Engine ( Streamer, Load balancer, NAS server ) and Middleware ( CMS and end-user’s applications ).
For complete product it is necessary to integrate with third party elements:
STBs, EPG, Billing system, DRM, SMS gateway, credit cards… Provider has possibility to choose which vendors he wants to be integrated with – Plum will integrate with
any of them.
Applications that can be offered with Plum iTV Middleware are Android/iOS mobile applications for mobile Phones and Tablets, Web application for PC desktop and laptop devices for Windows and Android application for STBs and application for Smart TVs which can be IPTV/OTT. There is also an extension for ChromeCast that enables casting stream from Mobile device to TV set. All apps have modern design look but customization is always an option.
Application available on all browsers.
Applications for every mobile phone and tablet.
Android STBs, Android TVs, Samsung and LG Smart TV, Amazon, Roku, PlayStation…
Cast content from mobile phone to TV.
Plum iTV transcoder is GPU based, assisted by CPU. Transcoder is very flexible, provider can choose capacity/quality ratio by himself - there are various settings that allow the provider to adjust the quality of video and increase or decrease the capacity of transcoder. By transcoding channel into several profiles provider is saving bandwidth and also preparing channels for ABR.
Streamer, Load-balancer, Storage, Self-protected system.
TimeShift, BuffetTV and CatchUp enable subscribers to watch content that is recorded on Storage located in provider’s headend. Streams are recorded for certain period of time 24h, 48h, 72h or even 7 days or more. This content is recorded on a NAS storage and its content is available to subscribers.
CMS, Monitoring, Billing Export, Statistics and Analytics Reports,
Protection & Security.
Middleware implements data processing, security, system administration, offering of various applications for subscribers, detail statistics on different types of asset. Plum iTV Middleware consists of two parts, Backend ( CMS and Monitoring ) and Frontend ( end-user’s applications ).