Combine the infinite scale of a cloud infrastructure with the cost advantages of on-premise processing and you have Akta’s hybrid processing model, which leverages the best benefits of on and off-premise resources. Our intuitive algorithms determine where and how to process your content so that you can manage costs and schedules without compromising quality or time to market service level agreements.
HOW IT WORKS
Akta provides you with the digital on-ramp to the cloud where your video workflow is transformed. Harnessing both the on-premise hardware and the elastic scale of the cloud, our 100% software encoders provide you with the most powerful video platform in the industry. Whether you are processing one live linear streaming event, or ingesting and processing thousands of video on demand assets, Akta provides you with the power and flexibility to satisfy your viewers on every screen.
Integrated To Broadcast
Akta’s Media Content Platform (MCP) processes your live video signal and delivers a multi-bitrate video stream to end-users on multiple platforms from iOS to Android, HTML5 web to Roku and Apple TV.
As part of the ingest process, Akta automatically imports not only metadata but also closed captions and ad breaks encoded in video files and non-linear editing systems (e.g., Avid, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere). We read and import all common packages and reference files (e.g., Apple QuickTime) to help you cut down on manual data entry and automate workflow.
Install our software encoders to on-premise hardware or enjoy our state-of-the-art, powerful cloud encoders that produce adaptive bitrate (ABR) streams in multiple formats (HLS, MPEG-DASH and more) ready for web, mobile, and OTT distribution. Our encoders are cloud managed whether they are installed behind your firewall or run in the cloud, saving time and cost.
WHY WE DO IT BETTER
Reliability & Quality
Our machine vision technology watches encode quality and systems health 24/7. In the event of a hardware or network failure, business continuity is always maintained by shifting your work to another instance. Your operation is always protected and you never breach quality and service level agreements.
Our hybrid architecture intelligently decides how to best balance the workflow. How much of an on-premise resource should be allocated to a job and how many cloud resources should be brought to bear? Akta has it figured out: tasks that require large files or long transfer times utilize local on-premise resources and processes that include smaller files, or are suitable for parallel processing, are handed off to the cloud.
No Upfront Cost
Akta’s deployment and pricing model is as simple as they come. Within weeks you can launch a handful of channels with zero outlay of capital expense. The same applies for VOD transcoding requirements. No longer do you have to invest millions in hardware and software infrastructure in anticipation of your projected throughput requirements.