MatrixStream X1i and X1v Solid State Streaming Server

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MatrixCloud X1i Live TV and X1v VOD Streaming Servers

 
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The IMX X1i live TV and IMX X1v VOD streaming servers are designed for cloud IPTV services. MatrixCloud IPTV services enable IPTV operators to offer advanced IPTV services to customers resulting in higher overall revenue and faster growth. MatrixCloud enables operators to offer IPTV services to customers that normally don't have the resources to do so. MatrixCloud allows customers to develop their own IPTV service offering without the high expense of paying for all IPTV equipment upfront.


MatrixCloud IPTV ASP Solution

 

The IMX X1i and X1v MatrixCloud servers are designed to enable the MatrixCloud IPTV services quickly and efficiently. Both IMX X1i and X1v solid state streaming servers are capable of stream up to 10,000 concurrent SD streams per server. The patent-pending IMX MatrixCast Streaming protocol is one of the most advanced streaming protocol on the Internet today. MatrixCast Streaming is far superior than the low quality streaming videos viewers are used to see on the PC.

 

 

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MatrixCast Solid State Cloud Streaming Server Models

 

Product
Specifications and Features

IMX X1i Cloud Live TV MatrixCast Streaming Server

 

IMX X1i and X1v 100000 users streaming server

  • Designed for cloud live TV applications

  • Future-proof with support for H.264/HEVC* video compression

  • Solid state streaming server with no moving parts to ensure maximum reliability and uptime

  • Designed to work with IMX e4090 H.264 video encoder

  • MatrixCast Streaming over the Internet

  • Manage by IMX M500 or IMX M2200 middleware servers

  • Supports MX 1100 PC and MX 1 IP set top box viewers

  • Supports SD and HD 720p, 1080i and 1080p videos

  • Supports up to 10,000 SD streams per server

IMX X1v Cloud VOD MatrixCast Streaming Server

 

IMX X1i and X1v 100000 users streaming server

  • Designed for cloud Video-On-Demand applications

  • Future-proof with support for H.264/HEVC* video compression

  • Solid state streaming server with no moving parts to ensure maximum realiability and uptime.

  • Supports external NFS share or iSCSI SAN/NAS for video storage

  • MatrixCast Streaming over the Internet

  • Manage by IMX M500 or IMX M2200 middleware servers

  • Supports MX 1100 PC and MX 1 IP set top box viewers

  • Supports SD and HD 720p, 1080i and 1080p videos

  • Supports up to 10,000 SD streams per server

   

 

MatrixCast Features and Advantages

MatrixCast Streaming has number advantages over existing streaming technologies and solutions. Below is a list of some of the advantages:

 

MatrixCloud IPTV Service

MatrixStream's MatrixCloud IPTV software allows IPTV operators to further leverage their IP infrastructure for additional income. MatrixCloud IPTV service allows operators not only offering their own IPTV service to their subscribers, but also offer MatrixCloud services to other operators under their own brand name. The MatrixCloud IPTV service software is fully expandable to unlimited users, live TV channels and VOD videos.

HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) / H.265 Support

MatrixCast Streaming protocol supports H.264/HEVC* video compression. This means servers supporting MatrixCast streaming protocol can support next-generation video compression technology with a firmware upgrade. With H.264/HEVC* support, providers can offer extremely high-qualify HD videos over "best effort" IP broadband networks at a very low bitrates.

True Streaming vs. Progressive Download

MatrixCast Streaming protocol is designed to stream to TV instantly. The MatrixCast 2400 streaming server is a true streaming server vs. the progessive download what users are used to see on the Internet. In addition, most progressive download on the Internet today are designed to send low-quality videos to a small PC window vs. MatrixCast to a full TV screen.

Fast Forward/Rewind Streaming Video with 64X

Users can smoothly fast forward and rewind a MatrixCast Streaming video at multiple speeds (up to 64X speeds). This is not possible with traditional progressive download method on the PC today.

Instant Video Loading and fast channel changing over the Internet

Unlike traditional streaming methods where videos over IP could take a up to 30 seconds or longer to load and play, MatrixCast Streaming is designed to start video playing within 1-2 secs or less after a viewer selects a video. This important feature is designed to simulate the TV experience viewers are familiar today over IP.

Skip Protection

MatrixCast Streaming protocol is designed to work over unstable IP network such as the Internet, where IP traffic congestions and bursts could happen at any time. MatrixCast Streaming protocol has bulit-in skip protection support to ensure high quality video viewing.

Full Screen Streaming Over the Internet

MatrixCast Streaming is designed to stream to a full TV screen over the Internet while traditional streaming will not work over the Internet nor can it do full screen streaming.

Firewall and NAT friendly

Unlike RTSP streaming, MatrixCast patent pending streaming protocol works over firewall and NAT servers. This allows IPTV operators to take full advantage of IP video without compromises on security.

High Definition Video Support

MatrixCast Streaming can stream High Definition (HD) videos in as little as 2.0 Mbps and Standard Definition (SD) videos in as little as 750 Kbps.

Custom Branding

MatrixCast Streaming allows IPTV to custom brand their IPTV channels with their own logos. This alone could save thousands in logo encoding costs.

Streaming Authentication and Encryption

MatrixCast Streaming comes with full streaming authentication and encryption support. This allows IPTV operators to ensure only viewers with the proper rights can see the videos. Conditional access is built-in.

5.1 Digital Sound Support

MatrixCast Streaming supports digitial 5.1 sound. This ensures viewers can experience the same sound they are used to with their DVDs on IP videos.

Billing API

MatrixCast Streaming works with MatrixStream IMX billing API. This allows IPTV operators the flexibility of billing customers based on monthly subscription fee or Pay-Per-View.

PC and IP STB Clients

MatrixCast Streaming is fully supported on MatrixStream's MX 1100 PC viewing client and the IMX IP set top box viewing client. Viewers have total flexibility in how to see their videos.

Download/Push VOD Support

MatrixCast Streaming is designed to work with MatrixStream's full end-to-end IPTV solution. MatrixCast Streaming can work IMX C2000 download/push VOD server over IP networks where there are not enough bandwidth.

Scalable Via N+1

IMX 2400 MatrixCast Streaming servers are fully scalable vis N+1 clustering support. IPTV operators can simply add more servers when additioanl streams are required. It is recommended operators have ratio of total viewers to numbers of streams supported to be at least 10:1 or better.

Fully Integrated with IMX IPTV Solution

IMX 2400 MatrixCast Streaming servers are fully integrated with rest of the IMX IPTV solution. IMX 2400 can be managed by IMX 500 enterprise middleware server or IMX M2200 service provider middleware server.

Bandwidth Requirement

When streaming over "best effort" IP network or over the Internet, it is recommeded that there are at least 3 times of total bandwidth available than total bitrate of video streams. For example, if the operator is streaming a 1 Mbps IP video, it is recommeded that there are at least 3 Mbps of bandwidth available. It is also recommended that MatrixCast Streaming server is located as close to the video viewing clients as possible.

* Available via future firmware upgrades

 

     
MatrixStream XMS Digital Home Theater  
MatrixStream XMS HD

 

IMX HD Streaming Over the Internet Demo

 

North American viewers can see a demo of MatrixCast Streaming by download a demo version of our IMX PC player at mytvpal.com Website. Viewers can instantly see and experience the quality of MatrixCast Streaming over the Internet. For international viewers, please contact MatrixStream to see if we can help you with a MatrixCast Streaming demo.

Deployment Diagram

The following is an example of how MatrixCast HD.264 streaming solution is deployed in a service provider environment. In this example, IMX X1i IPTV streaming servers work hand-in-hand with IMX e4010 video encoders to streaming live IPTV satellite channels over the Internet. IMX X1v MatrixCast VOD streaming servers work with IMX M2200 middleware server to deliver streaming VOD to viewers. Viewers also have complete access to all the videos stored in a video SAN (Storage Area Network). The entire IPTV solution is being managed by IMX M2200 middleware server. Billing support is via billing API to 3rd party OSS.

 


MatrixCast HD Over the Internet IPTV Solution