Platform

The Vidmind Cloud TV Platform is the control center for operators. Using a cloud-based infrastructure, operators can provision the service, manage media content and target subscribers with deals and promotions. Comprising patent-pending technology, the Vidmind platform is our own magic factory. This is where content is ingested, transcoded, encrypted and delivered. Operators can manage subscriber settings, gain insights on specific customer segments and tailor content offering to them.

Content Management System (CMS)

BLIZZARD

Blizzard is our OTT Video Content Management System (CMS). It is the preparation layer of our solution, where content attributes and policies are defined by content managers and communicated to the policy enforcement system component.

The following processes are managed in Blizzard:

  • Bulk upload of multiple media assets, including pipeline management
  • Content ingestion, including metadata linking, cataloging, encoding
  • Dynamic catalog creation

The operations defined in Blizzard are executed in Wildfire.

Manage Content with Monetization in Mind
  • Create holiday and seasonal promotions
  • Assign each media asset its Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data, to ensure it is discoverable

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

DiamondDust

DiamondDust is our tightly integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. DiamondDust enables OTT VoD operators to manage all aspects of their service

  • Subscribers and Households: Content Acquisition, Content Providers
  • Contracts
  • Inventory
  • Product: Promotions and Bundles, Pricing
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • Customer Care
Amplify your Relationships with Suppliers and Subscribers
  • Improve customer experience by making it personal, relevant and fast
  • Send a personalized recommendation newsletter
  • Identify cross-sale and up-sale opportunities
  • Offer discounts on subscribers’ birthdays
  • Promote kids content to families

Android-based Application Market

MIRAGE

Mirage is our Android-based Application Market; a turnkey development and monetization environment for new TV applications and services.

From show-specific companion apps to music discovery and shopping apps, the Vidmind App Market provides a user-friendly storefront for the OTT STB subscribers and a new revenue stream for operators.

Open Up to Innovation
  • The TV application market is growing.
  • Don’t miss your piece of the pieOffer developers a distribution and monetization platform
  • Delight subscribers with fun and innovative apps and services

Service Delivery Platform (SDP)

Wildfire

Wildfire is the Service Delivery Platform (SDP) that manages the entire workflow of our OTT video solution, including applications, content and business rules. Providing both the logical layer and policy enforcement functions, Wildfire is the core of our solution. Wildfire is the hub to which clients connect. It is designed to easily scale and serve millions of connected clients.

Rest Assured that All Your Services are Working in Sync
  • Ensure your Geo-blocking agreements with content providers are enforced
  • Authenticate users and verify their entitlement to watch each and every media asset
  • Consolidate user, social and media asset data

Social and Personalization Engine

Twister

Twister is the social and personalization engine that enables users to curate, share, like, check-in to and chat about video content. For users, Twister is what makes the Vidmind experience truly their own.

For operators, Twister is what makes the Vidmind OTT TV service extremely sticky and viral, as new users discover and sign up for the service via their friends’ posts and likes.

Twister currently offers Twitter, Facebook and vkontakte.ru connectivity, but can be easily integrated with any social network, including local ones.

Usage statistics from Twister can be fed into CloudSeed, our recommendation engine, allowing users to enjoy recommendations based on the collective preferences of their social network.

Enhance the Experience with Social Activity
  •  Let your subscribers connect around their experience by liking, sharing and checking into favorite content
  • See your branded experience go viral as new users discover shared content
  • On Facebook, Twitter, or any local social network you choose to embed

Multi DRM Hub

Windshield

Windshield is a cross-client Digital Rights Management ( Multi DRM) hub that manages content encryption across different platforms. Vidmind supports DRM technologies from Google, Adobe and Verimatrix.

Windshield’s multi-DRM support ensures the consistency of the operator’s business model across different devices and applications.

Provide the Real TV Everywhere Experience
  • User experience is uninterrupted, regardless of the device, model or manufacturer
  • The transition across different devices is seamless, no need to download any plugin

Transcoding Workflow Manager

SnowCannon

SnowCannon is the VoD transcoding workflow manager. It is the mitigating layer between the transcoder and WildFire, managing the transcoding of numerous media files at a time.

SnowCannon supports the consistency of the Vidmind experience across devices, so that every media asset can be viewed in various screen resolutions.

Be Present on Multiple Screens
  • Allow your subscribers to access their content anywhere – be it on their smartphone, iPad, or laptop – and enjoy the same quality of experience across devices

Discovery Engine

CloudSeed

CloudSeed, our OTT Video discovery and recommendation engine enhances the VOD catalog experience and optimizes monetization by suggesting related media based on user statistics.

Subscriber and media asset statistics are recorded in our CloudSeed database and fed into the recommendation engine, along with social network usage data from Twister.

Our intelligent CloudSeed algorithm can process huge amounts of data and suggest relevant content based on user preferences.

Tune in to Your Customers’ Passions
  • Recommendations will allow your subscribers to discover content based on their previous choices
  • Our platform will ‘learn’ subscribers’ preferences and present related content in a personalized way

Server Availability & Health Monitor

WeatherVane

WeatherVane is a Cloud TV server availability & health monitor. It helps operators make sure that the Vidmind servers are active, healthy, and responding to requests appropriately.

Miss Nothing
  • Stay on top of your data and storage consumption
  • Continuously monitors server availability and server performance metrics
  • Monitor CRM, transcoding, number of users and viewed assets at any given time

Reporting Dashboard

CloudGauge

CloudGauge handles the reporting capabilities that make Vidmind Cloud TV Platform into a powerful decision-support and monetization tool.

CloudGauge enables Cloud TV operators to tap into the huge amounts of data collected in the CloudSeed database and leverage it to create compelling, personalized marketing campaigns and promotions.

Be the Zeitgeist Expert
  • Easily analyze Big Data
  • Identify and track usage trends and sales opportunities
  • Acquire popular content to meet demand