May 24, 2022

Zoom acquires broadcast instruments to reinforce digital and hybrid occasion protection

Through the pandemic, a number of in-person occasions needed to be canceled and rethought for digital platforms. Even now there are nonetheless many digital and hybrid occasions being held, and since it is a pattern that’s right here to remain, the favored video conferencing platform Zoom has acquired broadcast instruments to reinforce the protection of those hybrid occasions.

As introduced by the corporate on its official blog, Zoom has acquired two belongings from Liminal, a startup firm that gives instruments primarily based on the Zoom SDK. The 2 instruments acquired are ZoomOSC and ZoomISO, each add-ons that assist customers create and manage digital and hybrid occasions.

Whereas ZoomOSC allows integration of Zoom’s platform with OSC controllers and media servers, ZoomISO brings superior controls to generate particular person HD video output of individuals in a Zoom convention.

Amongst different issues, Liminal’s software program can join a number of HD video feeds from Zoom to production-grade {hardware} and purposes. By including these capabilities and extra to our occasions administration and manufacturing choices, we consider we’ll proceed to be the main complete, one-stop, hybrid occasions administration platform available in the market.

Along with the acquisition of ZoomOSC and ZoomISO, two of Liminal’s co-founders, Andy Carluccio and Jonathan Kokotajlo, may also be part of the Zoom staff. Earlier this yr, Zoom announced “Zoom Events” to assist customers host digital occasions, so the acquisition of Liminal’s instruments will definitely improve associated options.

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