LOS ANGELES – Utelogy Corporation has added Media Manager, the fully integrated content management system developed by MediaStar Systems, to its Utelligence Program. The program is Utelogy’s way of driving the industry to meet a higher level of standards-based security in connectivity and communications for AV and UC devices, offer more robust APIs, as well as improve the user experience by generating meaningful metrics.
Utelogy and MediaStar systems deliver joint remote control and AVoIP content solutions for oil rigs and offshore locations
“Utelogy’s appeal to the enterprise, actionable intelligence notwithstanding, is its agnostic and standards-based approach to the meeting room and beyond” said Frank Pellkofer, President and Co-Founder at Utelogy. “MediaStar understands the importance of what we aim to do with the Utelligence Program, and we are pleased to partner with them and acknowledge their commitment to these stringent standards.”
This alliance with Utelogy enables the Utelligence platform to leverage a secure Representational State Transfer (REST) API interface to Media Manager providing status information on the MediaStar AVoIP system and individual devices with asynchronous notification of changes. Utelogy’s specialism in enterprise control dovetails with MediaStar Systems’ expertise in IPTV, streaming and digital signage, allowing both companies to work together to offer an exceptional experience by providing customers with deeper diagnostics for proactive response to potential maintenance requirements. This joint solution has been deployed on oil rigs and offshore drilling locations, delivering a flexible and secure method of distributing audio-video over IP (AVOIP) content across a site.
“The secure protocols were designed in collaboration with Utelogy, following our successful deployment of SIPI-based Utelogy drivers for mutual project implementations,” said Vince Schuster, Vice President of Sales for the Americas at MediaStar Systems. “Therefore, it was a natural fit to further our technology alliance.”
The combined technologies of Utelogy and MediaStar deliver total AV system efficiencies including lower costs, reduced downtime, faster device connectivity, access to actionable business intelligence, and an enhanced user experience. They also offer a higher level of security and the ability for IT teams to troubleshoot issues without internet connectivity since these structures are in deep water ocean areas where Wi-Fi is unavailable.