Live event scheduling, in a cloud-based, centralised management platform.
Full control of your live event schedule with a clear view of all events - whether upcoming, starting soon, on air, or recently ended.
Variety of scheduling types - Schedule single pop up, series, sequential, and even up to 16 concurrent live events.
Cross platform scheduling - Schedule and update event details once for all platforms. Add event details, and metadata including - title, subtitle, description, venue, times, country information, custom artwork, entitlements, and stream feed.
Automatic localisation - Display of dates and times in the end user's physical time zone, with automatic in-app countdown timer and transition to live.
Short notice event setup - Set up one-off and pop-up live events at very short notice.
Flexible Video Source Management
We provide seamless facilitation of your live event workflow.
Multiple stream sources and formats? No problem! Truly source agnostic, we can ingest the live stream from almost anywhere, whether a stadium or OB truck, an on-prem encoded source or pre-encoded HLS stream.
With Digital Rights Management (DRM) support including Apple Fairplay, Microsoft Playready and Google Widevine, secure your event and your revenue.
Restrict the number of devices or streams per user account with Device Limitations.
Full control of your regional rights: with our Geo Security, clear your event for exclusive streaming, only in the territories you choose.
Manage your live events from the Media Manager Events module. Control your stream source easily through our intuitive UI. Monitor multiple events from a single control interface. Realtime access to extend or reduce the running time.
Through our insights and analytics integrations, see how well your live event is performing. Maximise your return through data-led improvements to understand how you can keep your audience engaged, and continually improve your offering.
Maximise revenue for your live event with our wide range of monetisation options.
Deliver Pay-Per-View (PPV), subscription (SVOD), Free Ad-Supported (AVOD), TVOD, and In-App purchase events with ease.
Flexible Purchase Options - Use our entitlements system to decide how you want to charge for an event.
We can flexibly pre-assign your appropriate audience viewing package, allowing your users to access the content they are entitled to as part of their specific package.
Even supporting one-off purchases (via Recurly) is made simple with our Live Events module, meaning your users can make single purchases with or without a subscription.
Stream at scale - Stream, manage, and monitor, up to 16 live events concurrently.
Meet demand - Our network of autoscaling cloud-based encoders can spin up to handle any level of live event demand, allowing you to maximise your audience, deliver on every ticket sold, and leave no ‘money on the table’.
Live event streaming: global, cross-platform, out of the box distribution to over 20 syndication connectors – give your live event maximum reach.
Simplestream’s App Platform: powered by the live events module in Media Manager, delivers a consistent user interface available across all App Platform devices.
The Live2VOD service can automatically capture your live event, making it available for instant remonetisation, or delivering instant replays so that your audience can instantly relive the action!
Post-event you can easily link through to VOD content from the live event, allowing your end-users to easily find content to catch up on any missed live events.
Promote your event or event series with dynamic cross-platform event posters - with automatic localisation, display dates and times in each viewers’ physical time zone and target language.
Dynamic event posters feature automatic countdown timers that transition to live – once the main event begins.
Send audience event reminders and notifications as the event approaches and unfolds.
A high-quality Pop-Up Promotional overlay can be triggered on app startup or at other optimal user navigation flow points to prominently advertise your event (or event series) - complete with deep links (supported by the Simplestream Deep Link Schema) to trailers and In-App purchase options.
Control and target your event promotion via a full range of metrics.