Axinom is a leader in software development serving many of the world’s leading brands in the aviation, telecommunications, and media and entertainment industry with tailor-made solutions built on Axinom’s platform.
It consists of five main components – content management system (Axinom CMS), multi-DRM service (Axinom DRM), ingest and processing (Axinom VIP), content delivery system (Axinom CDS), in-flight services (Axinom IFS) – and custom on-board software and interfaces for IFEC portals.
Encoding As A Service
The diversity of client devices capable of playing streaming videos has seen a sharp increase, including a variety of mobile devices and laptops. Having the latest Hollywood movies prepared in time for on-board entertainment is vital for every service provider. Unfortunately, licensing agreements for premium content used by Hollywood studios require an MPAA-grade pipeline for encoding and packaging. With Axinom VIP (Video Ingest and Processing), as a brand new software component in the concept of digital platforms built on Axinom, customers rely on comprehensive abilities to manage and optimise encoding and transcoding workflows on-premise and in the cloud. Axinom VIP represents a quick and easy way for service providers to deliver the best movies faster and more easily to the passengers.
Content Management For Wireless, In-Seat and Portable IFE Systems
Based on Axinom CMS, an extensible content management system designed to cover the full end-to-end media workflow, Axinom is building digital platforms for management of existing wireless and in-seat IFE systems, as well as for portable on-board servers since several years for clients around the world.
Studio-Grade DRM Protected Content Stores
The path to premium video content fresh from theatres provided by Hollywood studios and streamed to devices on flights features a set of stringent requirements in relation to data security in order to safeguard content copyright. Axinom works since years very closely with leading Hollywood studios to build secure content stores for premium video content stored on-premises data centres and in the cloud.
Axinom DRM is highly scalable multi-DRM service. It is the first multi-DRM product that can operate in a disconnected fashion enabling premium video on board of more than a hundred aircraft in the world today. It supports leading DRM technologies on laptops and mobile devices. Axinom is providing access to best of breed free secure players for Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX/MacOS and the majority of popular client devices – tablets, mobile phones, game consoles and Smart TVs.
Content Synchronization And Delivery
Today’s services in an aircraft have several challenges. Networks can be slow and unreliable, bandwidth can be changing or costly, data can be personal and critical. A world with ubiquitous connectivity will never exist. Traffic quotas, allocated bandwidth, availability of connectivity, storage space, computational power, data security, privacy and many other resources and requirements cannot be taken for granted.
Axinom provides digital platforms with foundational data management services on top of the communication layer enabling the creation of new and extension of existing services.
Second Screen And Payment Gateways
Axinom is building second screen applications (companion apps) which allow passengers to control their seatback IFE monitor using the in-flight Wi-Fi network onboard the aircraft.
As a PCI compliant software vendor, Axinom is building mobile applications connected to payment gateways allowing e-commerce transaction in online and offline scenarios on board of the aircraft.
Next Generation of In-Flight Entertainment Solutions
Worldwide Business kathy ireland®, a business show that focuses on the most innovative and forward-thinking business leaders, examines the next generation of in-flight entertainment, infotainment, and aerospace connectivity solutions.
In this episode, host Kathy Ireland interviews Ralph Wagner, Axinom’s Aerospace CEO. Wagner begins by noting that today’s travelers want to have all of their home entertainment, personal connectivity, and office information readily available at all times, even when traveling by plane, train, or other disconnected environment. Axinom addresses this need, he says, by preparing the content on the ground, adding the necessary security protections, and distributing it to the vehicle in question.