Tencent Cloud has launched the Tencent Cloud Media Services that provide enterprises with solutions to lower costs, increase efficiency and drive innovation in their businesses.
The suite of services aims to make content creation, processing, and distribution more efficient in real-time, and create engaging audience experiences around the world.
With the emergence and rapid development of 4K/8K videos and the pressure on network bandwidth, video encoding technology has been a key research area for most internet companies. Tencent Cloud’s Media Processing Service (MPS) – which helps reduce bandwidth and storage costs by 50 percent without compromising video quality.
MPS’ features include support for frame interpolation, super-resolution, and frame/colour enhancement, among other capabilities, which help to breathe more life into users’ images.
Tencent Cloud Stream Services provide a stable and high-quality live streaming media processing platform for global users. Live audio and video streaming such as live sports, esports, and other live shows require high-quality transcoding, accelerated delivery services and instant loading of live streams. The streaming services combine its self-developed audio and video technology platform and the computing resources of Tencent Cloud’s global deployment of many availability zones to support stable live streaming services with a latency as low as 800ms.
Tencent Cloud EdgeOne fully supports the massive concurrency of live broadcast business at the peak, through edge nodes all over the world, providing a stable, smooth, and rich viewing experience. It draws from more than 20 years of experience in technology solutions to build an extensive audio and video communication network that meets market needs.
Media Services Developer Suite optimise the experience of developers. Developers can leverage Tencent Cloud’s Media Services SDKs with various abilities such as audio & video calls, live streaming, short video, media player, and beautify effects to build applications for social entertainment, online education, enterprise services, and telehealth. They can also make full use of the aPaaS UIKits with scenario-specified user interfaces that are open-source, pre-built, and runnable.
Enterprises can also benefit from powerful and feature-rich chat APIs, SDKs and UIKit
components by using Instant Messaging (IM), which allows them to create one-to-one and group chats, notifications, and other real-time social messaging capabilities for their applications and websites. The Virtual World Developer Suite can further boost users’ advantages by enabling developers to quickly create immersive metaverse applications and build a customised virtual world in-house through avatar SDKs, cloud renderings, and more.
Complementing these solutions and services is Tencent Cloud Online Video Platform, which provides one-stop, end-to-end online video media services. The platform offers audio and
video services to OTT operators, content owners, publishers, media, and broadcasters. Through global CDN networks, the service allows users to distribute live audio and video, articles, and other content to mobile devices, H5 websites, smart TV, and multi-screen devices, and helps customers deploy media services quickly with zero code.