Zype Product Updates: MAZ Joins the Zype Family, Playout 2.0 Revealed, New Destination Connectors and more!

The Zype team is hard at work delivering the most comprehensive end-to-end video infrastructure platform available. Read on for the latest product updates and a preview of what's to come next month.

Our recent acquisition of MAZ Systems, a leading OTT app publishing platform changes the game for video publishers everywhere by providing one comprehensive platform to manage and distribute video for maximum engagement and monetization. Our latest webinar previewed our Playout 2.0 product which makes it easy to build and monetize linear channels in the cloud. We also made some updates to the Zype platform to further enhance the experience for our users, improving the login page experience, enhancing the customer storefront and enabling linear video delivery to even more destinations.

ZYPE + MAZ: Easily Launch Beautiful Streaming Apps Without Coding Experience

At Zype, we empower video publishers to grow reach and revenue across digital video destinations with flexible and efficient cloud-based infrastructure solutions. With our acquisition of MAZ Systems, Zype makes it easier than ever to launch and monetize streaming video applications with automated publishing across even more major mobile, tablet, connected TV, gaming console devices and browser experiences including iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung Tizen, Vizio, LG, Android TV and Xbox. Read more on why we feel this acquisition will improve efficiencies for video publishers everywhere here.

Zype Acquires MAZ Systems

Build Digital Linear Channels with Playout 2.0

We recently previewed Playout 2.0, which makes it easy to build and monetize linear tv channels by  dragging-and-dropping on-demand programming and outputting a linear stream. Watch our latest webinar to learn how Playout 2.0’s advanced tools like a horizontal timeline scheduler and instantaneous programming updates make operating playout streams a breeze.

Zype Playout 2.0

New Destination Connectors: Hulu + Live TV, The Roku Channel and more

At Zype we pride ourselves on offering the largest ecosystem of video connectors so you can distribute live and on-demand video everywhere your consumer is watching. This month, we added a slew of new destination connectors for distribution including Hulu + Live TV, the Roku Channel, LocalNow, Plex, and Zeasn. Now you can easily configure streams and get to desirable endpoints faster using Zype and MAZ’s video apps and distribution connectors. 

A Refreshed Login Experience 

We’ve updated the UX for the zype.com login page with a sleeker look and feel. Need to set up an account? Now you can click to create a Zype X account right from the login page. 

Zype Admin Login Page


Access More Features in Zype Marketplace 

A new “Zype Add-Ons” section in the Marketplace makes it easy for all customers to activate add-ons to enhance their existing plans with new offerings like Playout 2.0 or DRM Content Protection. 

Not sure which add-on would add value to your use case? Reach out to your Account Manager for more info and to determine which services will best meet your needs.

mer Storefront px

Coming Soon!

We’re not done innovating our product offering! Here’s a preview of some enhancements we’re working on this month:

  • Multi-Factor Authentication - Enable MFA to enhance login security for Zype dashboard users at your organization
  • Live Video Enhancements in Playout 2.0 - Program a live event on a Playout 2.0 channel timeline and allow play-through of a live video stream for a specified time block

Is there a feature you’d like to see that would help improve your video workflows? Let us know by taking this short survey.

Have questions, feedback or additional requests? Please contact us!

The Zype Team