Streaming HD Videos Over the Internet – The MX 1100 PC viewer is designed to stream videos over the Internet. It is designed to work over any broadband IP connection, wireless wifi connection, wireless LTE networks, and other broadband networks. The MX 1100 PC player is designed to deal with network congestion and traffic bursts.
Full Digital Video Experience Over the Internet – The MX 1100 PC viewer works seamlessly with MatrixCast streaming servers to support video content encoded in industry-standard H.264/HEVC video codec and AC 3/AAC multichannel 5.1 digital sound. Using MatrixStream’s revolutionary MatrixCast streaming protocol, IPTV service providers are no longer limited by today’s IPTV technology that only supports streaming in a closed network with QoS. The MatrixStream MatrixCast streaming system allows any IPTV provider to stream highest quality video (up to HD1080p) over any “best effort” IP network without QoS.
Forward, Rewind, and Pause Videos Over the Internet – Unlike most lower quality streaming videos over the Internet today that are based on progressive download technology, the MX 1100 PC player features such as pause, fast forward, and rewind at multiple speeds. Viewers will feel like they have full control over what they are watching at all times.
Instant Video Loading and Channel Changing – Unlike IPTV solutions today that feature slow video loading and channel changing, viewers of the MX 1100 player can experience instant video loads after pressing play as well as fast-channel changing of live streaming videos. The goal is to duplicate and surpass today’s digital TV experience while offering full, rich features of IPTV simultaneously.
Easy to Deploy with Full Security – The MX 1100 PC player is fully integrated with other MatrixStream IPTV products. IPTV providers can deploy an HD PC streaming service over the Internet with the MX 1100 players and MX 3 IP set top boxes. The MatrixStream MatrixCast streaming solution is easy to deploy over existing IP networks. The MatrixCast streaming protocol is firewall and NAT friendly. At the same time, the IMX MatrixCast streaming solution comes with a built-in MatrixCrypt encryption protocol to protect video streams and supports full conditional access. As a native IPTV streaming client, the MX 1100 PC player is far more secure than many Web video clients that are unsuitable for premium video contents. In fact, it is a must have requirement by many content providers that PC clients must be native with full security built-in. With additional integration, the MatrixCast streaming system is capable of supporting third-party DRM (Digital Rights Management) systems.
Fully Customizable User Interface – The MX 1100 comes with latest Metro style user interface. The Metro style UI is the touch-and-tile interface that was designed to focus on content, information, and movement. The look-and-feel of the MX 1100 can be totally customized to fit the needs of the IPTV provider. In addition, the MX 1100 supports double-byte and all the foreign languages. Additional NRE fees might apply depending on the requirements.
Management – MX 1100 PC players are managed by IMX M2200 middleware servers. Operators manage all aspects of the IPTV system and the PC players through the Web-based management interface.
Authentication – Authentication including user password login. Membership database using localDB SQL or remoteDB SQL support. Automatic denial of user sharing of accounts. User logs are saved in XML format for futher data mining and management.
Electronic Program Guide – The EPG gude is cached locally on the client to reduce traffic to the server. EPG guide is updated automatically. Any EPG update is real-time and controlled by the IMX M2200 middleware servers.
Multilingual Support – The IMX 1100 PC player has built-in multilingual support. All the menus on the EPG can easily be changed to another language, including full double-byte support for languages such as Japanese or Chinese.
Content Security – The MX 1100 PC viewer supports the built-in MatrixCrypt encryption protocol. MX 1100 also supports Windows Media DRM. In addition, the MX 1100 is capable of supporting other 3rd party DRM system with additional NRE fee.
High Performance – The IMX MatrixCast streaming system is highly efficient in delivering HD videos over the Internet. As long as there are enough bandwidth available, the IMX MatrixCast system will deliver the videos seamlessly over the IP network. It is recommended that users have 3 times of the total amount of video stream
bandwidth available. For example, a 500 kbps video should have at least 1.5 mbps of bandwidth available.
Server Support – The MX 1100 PC player works seamlessly with rest of the IMX IPTV servers. MX 1100 works with IMX M2200 middleware servers. MX 1100 supports IMX i2410/X1i and IMX v2420/X1v MatrixCast streaming servers. The MX 1100 is fully capable of receiving live TV streaming from IPTV Processors such as the IMX e4090.
Video/Audio Codec Support – The MX 1100 player supports the following H.264, MPEG 4 Part 10, and HEVC video codec and AC3/AAC multichannel 5.1 digital sound via MatrixCast streaming protocol. Additionally, the MX 1100 can support other video and audio codecs such as the Windows Media codec that has been installed on the PC.
Firewall Friendly – The MX 1100 is firewall-friendly. Please make sure the following ports are open: Port 80, Port 8080, and Port 7139.
Hardware and Software Requirements
SD and ED Videos
- Pentium 4 – 2.4 Ghz or higher
- 512 MB Ram
- 256 MB Video Card or Better
- Broadband Speed 1.5 Mbps or faster
- Windows 8/7/2000/XP/VISTA
HD 720p/1080i Videos
- Dual Core 1.6 Ghz or better
- 512 MB Ram
- 256 MB Video Card or Better
- 2.5 Mbps Broadband Speed or Better (3 Mbps recommended)
- Windows 8/7/2000/XP/VISTA’
- Dual Core 2.0 Ghz or better
- 1 GB Ram
- 512 MB Video Card or Better
- 5 Mbps Broadband Speed or Better (6 Mbps recommended)
- Windows 8/7/2000/XP/VISTA
The IMX solution solves the online piracy problem by creating an easy method to protect and securely distribute digital content on the internet. The IMX solution provides sophisticated reporting and tracking so content providers can develop a one-to-one relationship with their user base. Features include:
- Multi-layer Security
- Authentication and AES encryption
- Built-in MatrixCast Streaming encryption support
- Membership security
Below are some sample deployments for the IMX 1100 PC Player:
- Distance Learning – Teachers can offer students live video learning or on-demand educational videos. n Ethnic Content Foreign-born nationals can watch movies and news from their countries anywhere right over the Internet.
- Campus Entertainment – Students on campus can view taped lectures, movies, and sporting events over the campus IP network.
- Multi-Site Corporate Training – Corporations can provide high quality video training to customers and employees over their existing broadband IP network.
- Hospitality – Hotels can offer HD IPTV to guests over their in-room TVs. IPTV servers allow visitors to access a huge library of videos.
- Multi Dwelling – Apartment complexes can offer HD live TV and VOD IPTV services to all the renters.
- Localized Content – Local service providers can offer local events on-demand to subscribers over the Internet. Events such as local town hall meetings, high school football games, and basketball games can now be available over the Internet live or on-demand.