The Streaming Experts
Defining next generation video distribution.
mediathand is a video streaming solution partner which is changing the face of video distribution.
Our pioneering technology specification, which combines the best from OTT and broadcast is breaking new ground to minimise bandwidth usage and maximise spectrum efficiency, while ensuring the best video quality across all devices.
From live broadcast to on-demand, we are committed to delivering value for our clients while helping them transform to the next generation and navigate the ever-changing media landscape.
Whether it’s the first mile or the last, support with interoperability, or help with legacy technology, mediathand can deliver high quality streaming via any distribution technology, to any screen, at any time.
The right help is always at hand.
The mediathand team is exceptional, we are delighted to be working with such consummate professionals. Not only do they deliver, but they do it with class!
Why partner with us
Video streaming is exploding* and will continue to do so. An Infrastructure bottleneck is paralysing the industry by impeding service and driving up costs.
These problems can only be solved with the right technology, which is what mediathand is striving to achieve. By combining the best from OTT and broadcast, spectrum can be used far more efficiently – saving money and improving quality.
mediathand’s world class service is completely scalable and can deliver razor sharp uninterrupted HD streaming to big screens, desktops, smartphones and tablets.
* Time spent streaming increased by 58% before the coronavirus pandemic. Q4 2019 (Nielsen)
Our solutions are all IP based, while building on clients’ existing systems. Your simple shortcut to an all-IP infrastructure.
We create partnerships and innovate at the right pace for you to solve immediate and future problems.
Get in touch to find out how our solution will increase your bandwidth efficiency by more than 50%, helping to improve your business and save you money.
TV screens, tablets, smartphones, laptops, Android TVs, Apple TVs… Wherever you want your video content, we’ve got you covered.
mediathand is at the forefront of Danish telecommunications research operating from the University of Aalborg in Copenhagen. Meet our team of co-founders.
Gert Skov Petersen
Chief Executive Officer
Gert brings over 25 years’ experience of ICT management to mediathand. Having previously co-founded an ICT VC fund and managed commercialisation of a variety of intellectual assets, his knowledge of the industry is second only to his love of delicious ale, fine food and having a team smarter than he is.
Chief Technical Officer
Gil is the ever-present technical eyes and ears of mediathand. Alongside his love of board games and single malt whisky with friends, he has found time to develop a PlayStation emulator and a complete video broadcast platform during his 20 years of software architecture and system administration.
Chief Operating Officer
There is little Allan doesn’t know about video streaming standards, which stands him in good stead for his role at the heart of operations for mediathand. His enthusiasm for telecommunications research projects, broadcast standards and encoding technologies is eclipsed only by a Champions League game.
Chief Product Officer
Emil’s background in electronics and mobile media technologies is the perfect foundation for his focus on product development. He brings an analytical and creative approach to problem solving together with delivering media to customers in new ways. He is also the company’s resident foodie and coffee expert.
What we do
Our groundbreaking technology redefines unicast, multicast and broadcast, from any distribution format to any screen, any time, anywhere.
mediathand’s streaming system is based on international professional industry standards and is always adapted to customers’ existing systems, workflows and requirements.
Whether you need a few key components for your service or a full, end-to-end solution, all our services offer access to mediathand’s premium streaming technology.
Streaming Encoding/ Transcoding
Live Event Streaming Service
Consultancy & Training
- Transition to an all-IP infrastructure and boost your business
- Upgrade to broadcast standard? It’s easier than you think.
- From TV channels to pre-distributed flow TV playlist
- Mix unicast and broadcast for flexibility and reliability
- Stay ahead with the world’s best streaming quality
- Reduce costs with advanced distribution and encoding
- Cloud based or on prem – we provide both
- A tailored approach to suit all levels of integration
- Plug and play modules for fastest route to market
- Fully managed and maintained solutions
- mediathand’s world class video encoding
- Transformational partnership to evolve your business
Live Event Streaming Service
- Instant, portable live broadcast streaming service
- Cloud-based, provided locally and globally
- Breaking news, press conferences, sports and concerts
- Smooth integration with your existing user interfaces
Consultancy & Training
- We can identify, audit and support your streaming needs
- Training packages for your teams in a changing industry
- OTT Broadcast – the convergence of broadcast and OTT services
- The how and why of Native IP in broadcast television
LEAF™ Smart Home represents a new way to approach the challenges that have beset the transition from traditional video distribution to OTT streaming, until now.
By merging traditional OTT architecture and broadcast architecture, creating OTT Broadcast, LEAF™ is capable of turning a router into a streaming gateway for all connected devices in the home.
This small box has huge potential and represents a viable solution to the legacy of out-dated STBs and spiralling demands on bandwidth.
I have worked very closely with the team at mediathand for many years as a technology partner spanning three companies. I can definitely say that they are one of the thought leaders in streaming media. They are now pioneering a hybrid approach of OTT Broadcast that provides service integration across multi-channel distribution of content. With mediathand technology, television is now truly an App.
Dr. Jay Yogeshwar, CEO
Media Translation Inc.
Having worked on numerous projects over the last decade with mediathand, they are always one step ahead of the curve with every technology progression in all video distribution technologies and have already worked out the solutions to our future challenges, way before we have them. They have a deep pool of technical expertise and all projects get the same level of discipline in their design. No task is too complex or simple and mediathand will solve any puzzle you throw at them.
mediathand works with a range of partners and clients across the global telecommunications industry. Our streaming expertise has led to long term, collaborative partnerships with international broadcasting bodies and associations, multinational technology firms, news agencies and media companies.
When it comes to streaming, mediathand is a safe place to be.