Overview

Digital Showcase is a SaaS-based broadcast grade video platform that enables content owners, aggregators and distributors to integrate live, linear and on-demand programming into a multiscreen environment.

It supports multiple revenue models, including advertising (AVOD), pay-per-view (TVOD) and subscription (SVOD).

Using elements of the Piksel Palette, Digital Showcase is an advanced, highly flexible, and quick-to-market way to launch an OTT offering for consumers.

Digital Showcase supports PPV, subscription, and ad-supported revenue models, providing content makers, aggregators, and distributors the ability to integrate live, linear, and on-demand programming in a multiscreen environment.

Features of Digital Showcase

  • End-to-end solution from ingest through to device experiences
  • Fast time to market
  • Predictable pricing model with no hidden costs
  • White label, brand ready user experience
  • Major consumer devices supported from day one
  • Supports both linear and VOD content
  • Studio grade multi-DRM protection
  • Pre-integrated billing and user registration system with flexible integration into other existing systems (authentication, CRM, CDN, encoding)

Explore features in more detail

4K

Playback supported to UHD TVs and streaming devices

Full Admin Console

  • User management
  • Device concurrency management
  • Entitlement management
  • Billing management
  • Payment management
  • Content management and placement
  • Usage reporting and analytics
  • Metadata management
  • Ingest management
  • Disable account capability
  • Studio and debitor reporting

Advertising Support

  • VAST 3.0 compliant
  • VMAP compliant
  • Google DFP integration
  • Pre, mid and post-roll video ads
  • Skyscraper advertising
  • Banner advertising
  • Per page ad control
  • Per language ad control

Content Management

  • Content presentation management
  • Publishing
  • Syndication
  • Promote content to a specific device across all devices
  • Configure navigation on a per device basis
  • Featured and latest content can be configured per genre

White Label Device Apps

  • Fully featured, market-ready apps for Android, iOS, Desktop, set top boxes and streaming devices
  • Common device framework maintains consistency and reduces time to market

White Label Front End

  • VOD-movies and episodic (series, season and episode) content models
  • Genre/category/A-Z
  • Filter and sort
  • Recommendations
  • View latest
  • Separate landing pages for subscription and transactional content
  • Device specific search results
  • Predictive search
  • PIN managed parental control

Ingest and Asset Management

  • Secure file upload SFTP/Signiant/Aspera
  • Asset, imaging and metadata ingestion
  • Transcoding and encryption
  • Metadata management
  • Multi-language audio ingest
  • HLS and MP4 DRM-free trailers
  • Receive transcoded and packaged assets (DASG, HLS, HSS) ready for encryption using PlayReady, Fairplay and Widevine
  • CDN publishing

Live/Linear Content

  • Channel landing pages
  • Now/Next/Later landing pages
  • Grid based EPG
  • DVR (rewind, play, pause)

Multi-Lingual Support

  • UI and metadata (including right to left languages)
  • Audio channels
  • Search

My Showcase

  • Registration
  • Profile management
  • Password reset
  • Favourites
  • Recently watched
  • Rentals
  • Payment method management
  • Payment history
  • Parental control rating setting
  • Delete payment method

Piksel Technology

  • Built on a Micro Services Architecture (MSA)
  • Continuous deployment enables immediate and ongoing feature enrichment and improvement
  • Scalable within seconds
  • Fully compatible with alternative services (Piksel and 3rd parties)
  • Deployed in the cloud, on premise or as hybrid
  • Standalone or fully integrated
  • API driven interfaces

Playback

  • HTML5 player
  • Adaptive bitrate
  • Playready, Fairplay, Widevine DRM support
  • Non-DRM trailer playback
  • Audio language selection
  • Fast forward, rewind, live pause
  • Cross device resume points
  • Playback supported over Wi-Fi and cellular networks and devices
  • Download to device (EST)
  • Bundles/box sets/season purchase

Integrated Revenue Support

  • Subscription registration and management
  • Payment collection
  • Billing
  • Offer management
  • SVOD (including on platform management)
  • AVOD
  • Transactional support
  • Purchase on web
  • Cross device watch
  • Multi-currency/multi-region support
  • Braintree integration for payment gateways
  • PayPal
  • Vouchers
  • No bill accounts (alternative payment provider)
  • Refunds – tactical manual based action
  • Alternative payment providers
  • Offer handling and promotions

Security

  • Studio-grade DRM protection (Playready, Fairplay and Widevine)
  • Licencing service
  • Secure key management
  • IP whitelist/blacklist management
  • Device identification and restriction
  • Geo-blocking
  • Proxy detection
  • Concurrency management

Social Media

  • Facebook/Twitter integration – link to brand/content pages
  • Google+ – link to brand/content pages

Broadcast Grade Support

  • Over a decade of experience serving Tier 1 clients
  • Pay of the data you use
  • Public cloud with auto scaling ensures you won’t be caught out when demand spikes
  • 24/7 support from our Managed Services Team
  • Ongoing improvements and support with continuous deployment and zero downtime