MK/IO, a complete streaming solution built on Microsoft Azure, will be unveiled at IBC.

The MediaKind solution offers VOD and live streaming, encoding and packaging services with DRM support and a native media player to app developers, video services and platforms. Built on the Azure cloud and transactable on Azure marketplace, MK/IO aims to offer one-click API parity and seamless asset migration for all users of Azure Media Services, including a straightforward pricing model to simplify the overall experience.


MK/IO offers VOD and live streaming, encoding and packaging services

Streaming of video assets previously generated with Azure Media Services is fully supported at launch, along with MKPlayer, a video player equivalent to the Azure Media Services player. Video file encoding, live encoding, ‘live to file’, live streaming and passthrough of RTMP and SRT ingested events, including DRM-protected streaming, will be progressively introduced on the MK/IO platform across multiple Azure regions.

Allen Broome, CEO of MediaKind, said: “We pride ourselves on MediaKind’s heritage of quality and reliability led by innovation. As a strategic partner with Microsoft, we have leveraged the power of Azure and its latest breakthroughs in generative AI to develop MK/IO, a next-generation streaming solution. MediaKind’s renowned technology and service capabilities enable us to deliver an exceptional streaming experience with unparalleled video quality. This empowers new video apps and services with advanced features and ongoing innovation.”