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Unleashing Media Innovation: Streamlines Channel Launches at NAB 2023 Stream announces a flexible and powerful streaming and playout SaaS

As the global media and entertainment industry gathers in Las Vegas for NAB 2023, excitement is building to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this monumental event. NAB Show has long been a cornerstone for showcasing cutting-edge technology and creative storytelling, and this year is no exception.

As participants explore the exhibition floor, attend keynote presentations, and engage in insightful discussions, they’ll gain valuable insights into the latest trends and advancements revolutionizing the world of broadcast, streaming, and content creation. NAB 2023 is truly a celebration of a century of innovation and a glimpse into the bright future of media and entertainment.

Revolutionizing Channel Launches: at NAB 2023

Burlington, Ontario based Evertz will showcase, a powerful Software as a Service (SaaS) transforming the industry’s approach to launching new channels and monetizing content across various applications. Stream offers a versatile monthly channel streaming service, featuring audio, captioning, and branding options, along with the ability to stream in stunning 4K UHD with HDR.

A true Canadian success story, Evertz employs over 1,500 professionals in more than 30 countries, spanning four continents. Their innovative technical and creative solutions empower their worldwide customer base to produce and distribute content that reaches viewers in over 200 countries and territories across six continents.’s Unique Agility Attracts High-Demand Channels with Serverless Microservices.

With live sports, entertainment, and linear channels in high demand,’s unique agility and flexibility attract customers. The platform’s hyper-scalable serverless microservices enable growth, scaling, and channel launching with pay-per-use services, reducing time to market and minimizing costs associated with cloud native playout, streaming, and digital distribution technologies.

Serverless microservices are an innovative approach to application development and deployment, enabling developers to build, scale, and maintain applications without worrying about the underlying infrastructure. By leveraging cloud-based computing resources, serverless microservices automatically scale with demand, providing a highly responsive and cost-effective solution. This architecture allows developers to focus on writing code and delivering functionality, while the cloud provider takes care of infrastructure management, ensuring optimal performance and efficient resource utilization.

Agile and Flexible Solutions: Stream for OTT, DTC, and FAST Services Stream, a key feature, is a groundbreaking streaming and playout SaaS catering to OTT, DTC, and Free Ad-Supported TV (FAST) services. With flexible pricing models, it offers features such as live inputs, multi-language captioning, subtitling, graphics, branding, and pre-built recipes for OTT and FAST TV channel delivery. The user-friendly interface allows content owners and broadcast launch services to quickly monetize live and archived content across various platforms.

Transforming Monetization:’s Impact on Media Entertainment

Martin Whittaker, Technical Product Director at Evertz, highlights the platform’s 30+ new features since IBC 2022, covering linear broadcast and OTT/FAST TV use cases. These customer-collaborated features enable exploration and monetization of previously too costly or niche channels, maximizing assets and revenues for broadcasters and content creators.

“Since IBC 2022, has added over 30+ new features to cover both linear broadcast and OTT/FAST TV use cases. These features are all built in collaboration with our customers and are easily configurable by our customers using the Self-Service toolset built into the core of Customers choosing our cutting-edge solutions can be much more creative with their distribution strategy because they have the freedom to take risks. Specialty, alternative and hyper-targeted channels that would previously have been too costly or too niche to launch can now be explored and monetized, enabling broadcasters and content creators to maximize their assets and increase revenues.”

Martin Whittaker, Technical Product Director, MAM and Automation at Evertz

Revolutionizing Channel Launch: Streamlines OTT and Broadcast Distribution

Evertz has a long history of providing innovative and industry-leading products for the media and entertainment industry. From its early beginnings in video production and distribution, Evertz has expanded into a wide range of areas, including live production, playout automation, master control, content management, and more. Evertz has developed a number of groundbreaking products over the years, such as the VIP10G, which was the world’s first 10 Gigabit Ethernet-based video router, and the DreamCatcher, a multi-camera replay system used by broadcasters and sports teams around the world.

Developed by the Emmy® Award-winning Evertz playout technology team, Stream is the only service that combines Traditional Broadcast Channels and Conventional OTT Channels into one platform. It supports file-based playback, advanced live events, 4K UHD with HDR, common transport protocols, and is ideal for ‘Pop-Up’ Channels, Pay-Per-View events, limited-duration sporting events, and disaster recovery.


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