Global Takeoff Inc., a provider of converged digital entertainment and advertising solutions, announced YCast.TV, an over-the-top (OTT) service that delivers live TV and video-on-demand to TVs, PCs, smartphones. and internet tablets. The solution provides broadcasters and content owners with a seamless solution for monetizing video content, seeking to eliminate the long time delays traditionally associated with video content distribution.
YCast.TV lets content owners and aggregators acquire the source signal, encode, and stream video to more than a billion internet-enabled devices, including desktop and laptop PCs (Windows, Macintosh), internet set-top boxes (Roku, Boxee), smartphones (iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows), internet-enabled tablets (iPad, Android), gaming consoles through an application (XBOX, PS3, Wii), iPod/iPod Touch and ConnectedTV (Samsung).
The YCast.TV service produces instantaneous content monetization through advertising and subscriptions. YCast.TV content partners can also configure geo-blocking content and DRM (digital rights management) security systems. Content providers have access to online subscriber management and customer profile reports.