The distributive virtualised architecture of the playout engine from Cosmos provides a fast and trusted cloud based playout solution enabling broadcasters and service providers to spin up both OTT and traditional TV channels in a few minutes thus lowering the cost of ownership.
Channels can be hosted from data centres or from your own Master Control Room over a private or public cloud. Cosmos also gives you the ability to playout both file based and live services .
Cosmos is an open system which enables all the features of a playout engine be implemented on a service basis. Cosmos reduces the need to invest in capital infrastructure. It removes the need to find space for technical equipment and the ongoing cost of technical maintenance.
Channel owners in worldwide gain the freedom to outsource practically all the technical equipment traditionally required for broadcasting.
Cosmos virtualises the process of channel management under control from a standard enterprise computer via a firewall-protected secure internet connection. Programme playout can be automated to any required extent while always retaining the freedom to insert live content.
Cosmos offers established broadcasters and content owners the ability to introduce new programme channels at very short notice, whether a permanent additional to an existing bouquet or a supplementary programme stream covering a temporary event. It can be matched to a wide variety of deployment models, enabling consistent operation across baseband, hybrid IP, and virtualised, cloud-based networks.
Cosmos also enables independent content producers to establish television channels without the high start-up cost usually inherent in such ventures.
Cosmos delivers unsurpassed flexibility in format handling and transcoding. It supports practically any technical standard in today's fast-evolving television industry, whether for terrestrial, satellite or online viewing, live, near-live or catch-up.