DVMR and VOD Factory Power Fnac VOD service
Paris, February 1st, 2016
DVMR, a leader on the IP-based video services market, today announced that VOD Factory, the French tailored VOD offerings provider, called upon their expertise to design a complete content delivery platform able to efficiently feed its CDN.
In order to provide its clients with customized, multi-screen, turnkey and cost-effective VOD and SVOD solutions, VOD Factory needed to implement an innovative solution, offering great downloading speed and content security.« We gave DVMR free rein to design a solution responding to our workflow automation, format and multi-encryption needs, » declared Sylvain Barthélemy, Technical Directorat VOD Factory.
Within a few weeks, DVMR’s Teams designed and developed a content delivery platform, which receives new content, transcodes it into MPEG-DASH format, adds a layer of Marlin, PlayReady or Widevine encryption, manages subtitles and delivers media streams to the CDN (Content Delivery Network). Being the first adaptive bit-rate HTTP-based streaming standard, MPEG-DASH emerged as an obvious choice. « MPEG-DASH adjusts video quality to the available bandwidth, thus speeding up downloads for subscribers and eliminatingfreezing risks, » adds Mourad Redouane, Co-founder at DVMR. « Furthermore, MPEG-DASH is supported by the vast majority of IT equipment on the market and a single video package has to be prepared and stored to feed a multitude of devices ».
In addition to designing the solution and supporting VOD Factory throughout its testing and implementation phases, DVMR delivers adequate day-to-day supervision of platform hosted in its premises.
“DVMR expertise and know-how have enabled us to successfully and quickly launch our new service, » explained Sylvain Barthélemy. « Their technical expertise and responsiveness ensure a smooth and rapid transition from the prototype to its implementation. Many customers, including Fnac with its new VOD offering called FnacPLAY, already benefit from the efficiency of the DVMR platform.”
Founded in 2013, VOD Factory is a French leader in VoD services, totalizing more than 20% of the VoD market in France in 2015. Customers include SFR, Tévolution, andAllbrary.Boasting a catalog of 17,000 titles, acquired from more than 70 content suppliers, VOD Factory provides its customers with 100% of the top 100 cinema box office.
VOD Factory occupies third place in the top 100 French start-up companies published by L’Express/L’Entreprise magazine in September 2015.
Founded in 2009, DVMR offers all the technical services needed by video over IP suppliers including digitization, video streaming capture, encoding, transcoding, sub-titling, storageand broadcasting. In order to fully meet customers’ needs, DVMR does not just settle for products available on the market but internally develops the most suitable solution by incorporating the latest technological advances in the field (IPTV, VoD, Catch Up TV, multiplatform delivery, and more). Thanks to a high-performance and ultra-secure data center, as well as two private fibers between its operations hub and TH2, DVMR enjoys excellent operability with the whole World. Among DVMR customers: France Télévisions, Free, TF1, beIN Sports, Globecast, SFR, myZen.tv, and more.