makalu cloud playout: Create new linear channels. Fast, easy and secure.
Deliver compelling content quickly, reliably and at the highest quality on any given device: makalu is the software-defined cloud playout automation that helps you succeed in a competitive media landscape with changing audience habits.
makalu enables a full-featured end-to-end signal workflow – from ingest to distribution – and covers further media tasks such as storage, media management, transcoding, graphics, planning, playout and streaming.
makalu is designed for managing and distributing linear content to broadcast, IPTV, OTT and social media platforms. It runs on most public or hosted private clouds as well as on virtualized environments.
Great features, great benefits, great experience
Easy deployment through cloud-native modeling.
Last minute changes
Rundown changes concerning clips, graphics, subtitles, audio, live and metadata.
Easy to integrate into existing infrastructure, e.g. traffic, graphics and MAM systems.
Broad audience reach via satellite, cable, smart TV apps, OTT and IPTV.
Pay as you grow
Usage-based pricing model allows to spin up pop-up and event channels and to test new formats at moderate costs.
Customizable & flexible
Tailor-made solution through customization. Highly scalable and OTT-ready.
Cloud architecture ensures a secured 24/7 signal distribution.
Full set of broadcast-grade functionality
End-to-end workflow with ingest, schedule, transcoding, graphics, playout, ad insertion.
All-in-one Cloud Playout Automation
for broadcasters, publishers and content owners
What do you want to create?
Linear live channel
Pop-up & event channel
What is your business?
makalu meets your needs
Taking many different perspectives is key to drive innovation. makalu offers lots of benefits for lots of people. To find out which ones are the most important for you, tell us what’s your job.
Easy handling, seamless functionality and maximum user experience for operators.
Multi-channel planning tool
Quickly build primary and and opt-out schedules for your program.
Web-based, location-independent configuration and usage. Operate from anywhere at any time.
Full service needed?
If desired, we take care of your playout business.
makalu is a Qvest product
makalu is a pure software-defined, cost effective and highly automated cloud playout solution developed by Qvest. Our team consists of experienced broadcast technology experts and highly skilled software developers. This allows us to provide maximum performance, technology and expertise for any kind of media project.