Playout 2.0 Wins NAB Show Product of the Year Award

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Named Best New Streaming Technology, Playout 2.0 Makes it Easy to Build and Monetize Linear TV Channels for Digital Streaming Platforms

Zype’s cloud-based playout software Playout 2.0 is a Best New Streaming Technology winner in the 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. This annual awards program from the NAB Show recognizes the most significant and promising new products and technologies showcased by the NAB Show. 

Zype Playout 2.0 allows users to easily build and monetize linear TV channels through drag-and-drop programming of live or on-demand video into linear streams for distribution across broadcast and digital platforms. 

With Playout 2.0, companies can take advantage of the growth in consumer viewing of digital linear channels across web, mobile, OTT, connected TV, and social platforms and leverage real time analytics to optimize streams for maximum engagement and monetization. 

Companies use Playout 2.0 to build and grow curated linear FAST channels, whether for always-on, pop-up, seasonal or programming marathon use cases. Customers can also integrate Zype's playout Analytics API with their own data warehouse to get real time updates for key business users to make smarter programming and business decisions. 

Playout 2.0 provides intuitive tools designed to make operating playout a breeze such as drag-and-drop scheduling of live or VOD content, automatic content ingestion, easy ad-break setup and insertion capabilities, and flexible distribution destinations, all accessible from a user-friendly interface. Within Playout 2.0, users can easily manipulate playout channels and group content into reusable program blocks, automatically fill program gaps, override scheduled content and loop assets, with the ability to export programming rundowns before publishing. 

Differentiators of Playout 2.0 include smart content organization tools, a horizontal timeline schedule UI, and a tight integration with Zype’s API-first digital infrastructure tools. Unlike other playout solutions, programming changes in Playout 2.0 can update in seconds so making changes on the fly is efficient and optimizing programming in real-time is easy. Combined with Zype’s ability to sync content between our CMS and Playout 2.0, our CRM and subscriber management solutions, our wide ecosystem of connectors, our best-in-class full technical support and enablement of first-party data collection, Zype offers an unbeatable solution for end-to-end video distribution.

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