Motama GmbH

PolyCaster™

Application areas
  • Streaming server for live content
  • Internet / Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming
  • Optimized for high-performance HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • HLS-AES encryption including key rotation
  • Adaptive Bitrate Streaming (ABR)
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PolyCaster™ by Motama offers optimized streaming servers for high-performance HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) to client devices. PolyCaster™ is available as turn-key 19-inch rack mountable server appliance or as software-only version.

PolyCaster™ supports HLS with standard-compliant audio/video formats (AVC/H.264 and AAC) but also non-standard-compliant combinations of audio/video formats (such as original MPEG-2 Video and MPEG audio, or AVC/H.264 with Dolby Digital audio as received from DVB).

PolyCaster™ allows for securing live streams with HLS-AES encryption including key rotation. PolyCaster™ offers additional features, such as an IP filter (black-list/white-list) and a geographical IP filter for regional blocking of streams, an account filter (user name and password), and a token-based authentication mechanism to secure access to streams.

Product Size Streaming interfaces
PolyCaster NG-1 1 U 1x   1 Gigabit : Up to 900 Mbit / 1000 users
PolyCaster NG-2 1 U 2x   1 Gigabit : Up to 1800 Mbit / 2000 users
PolyCaster NG-3 1 U 3x   1 Gigabit : Up to 2700 Mbit / 3000 users
PolyCaster NG-10 1 U 1x 10 Gigabit : Up to 8000 Mbit / 8000 users
PolyCaster NG-20 1 U 2x 10 Gigabit : Up to 16000 Mbit / 16000 users
PolyCaster Software-Only Unlimited number of network interfaces, streams and users; performance depends on customer’s hardware

Within Motama's OTT backbone, PolyCaster™ is used as edge server for Over-the-Top (OTT) streaming in the Internet. PolyCaster™ can be seamlessly combined with Motama's TVCaster™, CodecCaster™, and RelayCaster™ servers.

This product includes GeoLite2 data created by MaxMind, available from http://www.maxmind.com. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. (http://www.openssl.org/) This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com) Third party product names and related marks are either registered trademarks or trademarks of such third parties.
Appliances
PolyCaster NG-1
PolyCaster NG-2
PolyCaster NG-3
PolyCaster NG-10
PolyCaster NG-20
Software
PolyCaster NG Software-Only
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