+44 (0)1570 434632

London, 13th September 2019 Open Broadcast Systems is now a Zixi ZENMaster certified technology partner, ensuring seamless integration with Zixi’s live streaming platform, devices and appliances.
Zixi provides an Emmy-winning software platform that enables reliable live broadcast-quality video delivery over any kind of IP network or Hybrid IP environment. Zixi’s ZEN Master stream orchestration and management system allows content providers to manage, configure and monitor large-scale deployments of the Zixi Enabled Network, Zixi platform devices and appliances in the broadcast supply chain from one central user interface. Acting as a virtual Master Control, ZEN Master allows content providers to seamlessly and securely onboard live linear channels and events, scale cloud infrastructure with ease and agility, monitor system health with robust analytics and alerts, and enjoy consistent stream views between teams, departments and partners. Because of its simplicity and ease of use, customers are demanding that the Zixi-platform compatible equipment that they deploy also integrate with ZEN Master to provide a real-time view of the health of their entire streaming supply chain.
Open Broadcast System’s encoders and decoders enable low latency delivery of high-quality video. The company’s products allow for cost effective encoding and decoding of video for broadcast contribution. All its solutions are software-based, running as apps on standard IT hardware. This means it can deliver a high level of cost efficiencies to its customers, as well as being able to build bespoke solutions in very short timeframes.
Certifying the integration of Zixi’s ZEN Master within Open Broadcast Systems’ encoders and decoders, ensures that broadcasters and content providers can easily and effectively manage, configure, and deliver live broadcast-quality video events and linear channels globally and at scale from one centralized interface. 

“We have worked with Zixi for a number of years with joint customer implementations. This certification will make it simpler for us to offer our customers an integrated solution.”

Kieran Kunhya, Managing

Director, Open Broadcast Systems

“Our customers are faced with increasingly complicated workflows with multiple tools to manage these systems. Having worked with Open Broadcast Systems in the past, we know that the team has unrivalled technical knowledge of IP delivery and Zixi solutions, combining this with ultra-low latency encoders and decoders make it the perfect choice for building integrated workflows.”

John Wastcoat

Senior VP Alliances and Marketing, Zixi Solutions

About Open Broadcast Systems
Open Broadcast Systems is revolutionising the provision of advanced broadcast technology, moving the industry towards a flexible, cost efficient, software-driven future. Its cutting-edge and end-to-end encoding and decoding software is accelerating the delivery of premium content over IP, improving quality at the same time as reducing costs. High quality solutions developed by Open Broadcast Systems deliver services to millions of people every day, including many major sporting and breaking news events.
Its products adapt to the pressures and challenges of the modern broadcast environment, agile solutions can be developed and installed in extremely short timeframes, without compromising on quality.
For more information, please visit http://www.obe.tv.
About Zixi
Zixi provides a cloud based and on-premise software platform that enables broadcast-quality video delivery over IP. The company offers the Zixi Platformfor broadcasters, enterprises, over-the-top video providers, and mobile service providers around the world. The Zixi Platform makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using any form of IP network or Hybrid IP environments. Zixi provides enhanced control in large complex networks with ZEN Master, a cloud-based platform that provides visual tools to configure, orchestrate, and monitor live broadcast channels and events across industry protocols. Over 10+ years, the Zixi Enabled Network (ZEN) has grown to over 100 OEM and service providers and serves well over 500 customers representing most of the top media brands around the world with 10,000+ channels delivered daily. www.zixi.com
Media Contacts:

Open Broadcast Systems
Helen Weedon
Radical Moves PR
Tel: +44 1570 434632
Mob: +44 7733 231922
John Wastcoat 
Tel: +1 617.319.0928