Akamai Technologies shows new edge technology innovations designed to help television broadcasters and distributors deliver higher performing and more secure services at IBC 2018 on booth 1.D35. Akamai is showcasing its commitment to helping broadcasters transition to OTT with edge services. New solutions previewed at the show include:
- Easier ways to securely connect to storage and compute platforms in centralized public clouds, improving performance for viewers and delivering significant cost efficiencies for broadcasters.
- Capabilities enabling broadcasters to establish private connectivity between their network and Akamai, helping to improve delivery performance and reduce internet protocol (IP) transit costs.
Akamai also streams Akamai TV live in 4K HDR from its booth on the IBC show floor. Available to viewers worldwide, Akamai TV will showcase live TV delivery capabilities within the context of a news program featuring updates from the show and interviews with Akamai experts and thought leaders from across the industry. Featuring demonstrations of dynamic ad insertion, low-latency streaming and peer-assisted delivery, Akamai TV provides real-world demonstrations.