OTT Video Distribution Platform VHX Opens Developer API

Feb 18, 2016


Video distribution platform VHX unveiled itsnew white­label OTT apps at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, enabling anyone to launch their own subscription streaming service on the web, iPhone/iPad, Android, AppleTV and Roku. Now the Brooklyn­based video startup is announcing the public launch of their API and invites anyone to leverage VHX's technology platform and build their own custom apps and websites.

With the new VHX API developers and media companies looking to build custom, high­quality SVOD services like HBO NOW or Netflix can quickly get to market across all major consumer platforms. Instead of working with a half­dozen different vendors who only solve for one part of the problem, VHX offers a full­stack, end­to­end solution in a single, developer­friendly API.

? Video management and encoding for playback across all major devices and platforms

? Global CDN delivery for fast, reliable video streaming

? Metadata and tagging capabilities for content management

? Branded HTML5 video player, Roku, AppleTV, iOS, and Android apps

? Industry­standard DRM (optional)

? Video analytics per device, geography and customer engagement

? Customer insights and messaging

? Entitlements (management of rights for a given customer to access specific content)

? Simple, pay­-as-­you-­go pricing

? Developer support via email, Slack, and IRC

? Up­to­date documentation and sample code

Programming languages that are currently supported include Ruby, Node.js, and PHP, and more languages will be added over time. Anyone can register for an API key by visiting http://dev.vhx.tv/.

(vhx.tv)