Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications is a leading provider of highly scalable, software-based playout solutions that speed channel deployment time and easily upgrade with no costly hardware replacement — ensuring today’s investment fits an operation’s requirements well into the future.

Every day, the media industry creates millions of media moments all over the world — moments that inform, entertain and change the way we experience the world.  Imagine Communications develop the technologies and solutions that make it easier and more profitable for customers to deliver all these moments.  Anywhere, any time, on any device.

Imagine Communications has a committed roadmap to lead the media and entertainment market to a future defined by IP, software, virtualisation and the cloud, with an architecture vision for accelerating delivery and monetization of TV Everywhere.  Leveraging our unmatched breadth of technology, solutions and intellectual property, Imagine Communications is uniquely positioned to help customers make a seamless transition via open, software-inherent solutions that support both legacy and next-generation multiscreen services.

In July 2014 it acquired Digital Rapids’ a software-based workflow management, transcoding and encoding solutions and integrated it with Imagine Communications’ existing mezzanine quality origination encoding, adaptive bit rate (ABR) transcoding technology and content delivery network.  Imagine Communications product portfolio includes:  Integrated Playout, Automation & Asset Management; Video Servers; Master Control Branding & Graphics Digital Signage.