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IBM Watson Media

IBM Watson Media
  • 1 New Orchard Road
  • Armonk New York 10504
  • United States
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IBM Watson Media is a division of IBM, offering scalable, trusted video solutions for virtual events, online conferences and workplace communications. We provide a comprehensive platform with enhanced security that can accommodate any audience, including VIP only experiences.

Solutions include:

  • live event streaming
  • simulated live (pre-recorded playlists combined with live interactivity)
  • on-demand video portal with intelligent search
  • event microsite with custom branding and multiple stages
  • embedded video (player and interactivity can be embedded on any website in addition to out-of-the-box UI)

Authentication, registration and email confirmations are included. Closed captions for both live and on-demand are powered by IBM Watson AI. Multiple language captions and audio tracks are supported. A list of capabilities is available: ibm.biz/feature-matrix


Product Description

IBM Video Streaming is an inexpensive way to get started with IBM Watson Media, starting at just $129 per month.

IBM Enterprise Video Streaming is a more comprehensive platform, offering more features and increased volume. There is an online feature matix available listing the differences in the various plans.

  • Global technical support team available via phone, live chat, email (web form)
  • Multi-CDN Video Delivery for high availability
  • Live, Simulative Live (pre-recorded playlist with live interactivity), On-Demand
  • Live Transcoding and Adaptive Streaming
  • Multiple Admins and Permissions
  • Video Review and Approval Workflow
  • Simultaneous Live Streaming
  • Embeddable player and interactivity (chat / Q&A)
  • Multi-language Audio Tracks for Live Streams
  • Automatic Closed Captions for Live and VOD
  • WebVTT Caption File Support
  • CEA-608 Caption Support
  • Cisco Webex / Bluejeans / Zoom / Teams Integration
  • RTMP Encoder Support / Device Passwords
  • Simulated Live
  • Auto Archiving
  • Aspera Connect for bulk uploads
  • Video Editing / Trimming
  • Custom Metadata Fields
  • Dynamic and Manual Video Playlists
  • HTML5 Player
  • HLS.js Player
  • Responsive Video Player
  • Playback Speed Control
  • Continue Watching Where Liftoff
  • Event Registration Forms
  • Email Confirmation / Add to Calendar
  • SSO Integration / Authentication
  • Geo-blocking
  • Password Protection
  • Chat / Q&A
  • Breakout Chat Rooms
  • Live Polling
  • Live CTA Video Overlays
  • Video Chapters
  • Channel Page Branding
  • Registration Page Branding
  • Video Portal with Access Control
  • Event Microsite with branding templates
  • AI-driven Search
  • User Generated Content
  • File Sharing
  • Virtually Real-time Analytics
  • Individual Viewer Tracking
  • Video Channel APIs
  • Viewer Authentication APIs
  • Analytics and Viewer Tracking APIs
  • Video Player SDKs
  • Direct HLS Video
  • Streaming to M3U8
  • Live Monitoring Panel
  • Marketo/Salesforce Integration



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