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Streamroot & castLabs partner to provide robust delivery and a better viewer experience

castLabs, a global partner in premium digital video technology, and Streamroot, the provider of the world’s most extensive distributed delivery network for OTT video, announced today their new product integrations. Streamroot DNA™ is now fully compatible with PRESTOplay, castLabs’ suite of player SDKs which includes an HTML5 player for browsers, as well as SDKs for Android/iOS and desktop apps.

Streaming providers using PRESTOplay SDKs can now benefit from easy deployment of Streamroot’s distributed delivery network for OTT video. Advantages include unrivalled CDN offload and cost reduction, improved QoS and increased delivery capacity during peak traffic, ensuring a smooth, hiccup-free streaming experience for viewers worldwide. From now on, Streamroot DNA™ libraries are built-in to all of PRESTOplay SDKs – customers are only a toggle away from harnessing the power of distributed delivery.

“We are happy to offer castLabs customers a seamless, truly plug-and-play integration of Streamroot DNA™. PRESTOplay support demonstrates our commitment to being compatible with 100% of both commercial and open-source players on the market,” says Streamroot Co-Founder and CEO Pierre-Louis Théron. “Our partnership with castLabs strengthens our global position as the leading provider of distributed video delivery, offering the best QoS on the widest range of players, devices and operating-systems on the market.”

PRESTOplay player SDKs are designed to greatly simplify playback application development, facilitating offline, VoD, and live playback. Additionally, PRESTOplay SDKs offer MPEG-DASH, HLS, and Smooth Streaming ABR support; DRM support for studio content; multi-language audio & subtitles; fully customizable UI; common ABR algorithm for consistent cross-platform experience, IMA/VAST ads support and QoE & analytics integrations.

“PRESTOplay player SDKs enable top broadcasters to provide premium playback features and adhere to the latest standards across all platforms,” said Michael Stattmann, CEO at castLabs. “We are very excited to partner up with Streamroot, and to be able to offer our customers a simplified, pre-integration of Streamroot’s next generation video delivery solution, providing their millions of viewers a better streaming experience across all devices.”

Streamroot and castLabs will be showcasing their joint solution at the NAB Show between April 9-12, with a special presentation at 15:30 on Tuesday April 10. For more information, or if you can’t wait to see how well we play together, request a demo of Streamroot’s integration with castLabs today.

About Streamroot

Streamroot is a leading provider of innovative OTT delivery technologies for media groups, content publishers and enterprise customers. Powering over 20 million video sessions every day, Streamroot’s Distributed Network Architecture – Streamroot DNA™ – offers broadcasters a key competitive advantage through improved quality of service, greater audience reach and infinite delivery capacity with zero infrastructure investment. Plug-in free for viewers, Streamroot delivery solutions integrate seamlessly into broadcasters’ existing video workflows. Streamroot is supported on all major web and mobile platforms, as well as Android and iOS set-top boxes, providing the most comprehensive user coverage on the market.

Founded in 2013 in France, the company today benefits from top-tier VC funding and serves premier media groups from its offices in Paris, New York and Denver.

For more information visit streamroot.io.

About castLabs

castLabs pioneers software and cloud services for digital video markets worldwide. We provide solutions to easily enable the secure distribution of premium movie, TV, and audio assets for high-quality video experiences. Our range of applications and services are designed to help businesses through the complexities of implementing video technology across a large selection of consumer devices and platforms. We have been operating since 2007 and have offices in Berlin and Los Angeles.

For more information on castLabs solutions, visit castlabs.com.