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Comigo to demo its Multiscreen TV platform and HEVC/4K Android STB solution

Multiscreen specialist Comigo will be demonstrating its Multiscreen TV Platform at IBC and also showing off its HEVC/4K Android set-top box solution. 

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Ooyala to focus on expansion of video analytics and media logistics lines

On its IBC stand, Ooyala will be running demos of both Ooyala Pulse and Ooyala IQ, products that have been chosen by Accenture to strengthen its cloud-TV technology stack. 

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Viaccess-Orca to show how service providers can quickly address market change

At IBC, content protection firm Viaccess-Orca will base its appeal around the notion that in today's rapidly evolving Pay TV environment, content service providers have a need for speed when it com

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Envivio seeks to show that software and cloud solutions are re-defining the TV landscape

Envivio’s IBC stand will feature demonstrations of the video compression specialist’s software video processing, delivery, and monetization solutions, explaining how these can be leveraged to conve

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NexGuard to focus on use of forensic watermarking to tackle pirated premium content

Civolution company NexGuard aims to demonstrate at IBC why forensic watermarking is a critical tool in operators’ armoury for tackling what it describes as “today’s greatest content threat,” the il

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Ericsson puts consumers centre-stage in new Internet era of TV

At IBC, Ericsson will aim to show its customers how they can address the “huge change” being driven by consumers’ increasingly high expectations of what today’s TV experience should be.

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Media companies warned: Consumers ditch streaming video after just a minute of poor quality video

Based on a UK consumer study, Conviva, the OTT experience optimization specialist, has concluded that viewers of streaming video are looking for a TV-like experience

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Twentieth Century Fox and ATEME enable UHD with HDR for movie releases

ATEME and film studio Twentieth Century Fox have enhanced development of the French compression specialist’s TITAN Software Transcoder to enable distribution of the

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Com Hem unifies its classic and multiscreen video for linear services with a combined headend

Com Hem, the Swedish Pay TV and triple-play provider with 625,000 digital TV subscribers, has chosen Elemental Technologies’ software-defined video processing system

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Cross MediaWorks acquires BlackArrow; Will help maximize ad revenue from all inventory

Cross MediaWorks, one of the largest independent media services firms in the United States and owner of Cadent Network, the national unwired TV advertising network,

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Black ethnic channel broadens its market with IP-only delivery into hybrid DTT set-tops in UK

Illustrating how special interest channels can reach a wider market using OTT delivery but into mass-market set-top box platforms, the Black ethnic television progra

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3SS-developed apps will be published in the Metrological App Library

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), which provides customised multiscreen software and services, has joined Metrological’s preferred content partnership programme to develop n

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Ericsson builds new multiscreen playout platform for ITV and extends all-channel services contract to 2024

Ericsson has renewed its playout services contract with ITV, the UK's leading commercial television network.

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MTG: The anatomy of a digital innovator

MTG has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house, for EUR 88 million. It is the latest in a long list of digital investments that makes the broadcast group one of the most digitally-minded 'traditional' media companies in the world.

 
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TDC using TITAN File for virtualized video processing of VOD

TDC, the Scandinavian communications provider, is to begin using TITAN File for OTT VOD, SVOD, TVOD and Playout file processing.

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Consumers getting more demanding when it comes to Wi-Fi, says ARRIS consumer index

The 2015 ARRIS Consumer Entertainment Index (CEI), unveiled this week, reveals that consumers demand “Wi-Fi without limits”, as ARRIS puts it, and highlights a growi

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Ultra HD Forum triples its membership and prepares for IBC MasterClass

The Ultra HD Forum, a global advocacy body with a mission to facilitate the adoption of Ultra HD (UHD) and related technologies, has tripled its membership to 20 com

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Cisco to sell its CPE business to Technicolor as it focuses on the cloud

Technicolor has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cisco to acquire its customer premises equipment (CPE) business for EUR 550 million, mainly in cash.

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Amino Technologies to acquire Entone and pursue shared vision for the connected home

Amino Technologies, the set-top box and gateway provider, has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Entone for £46.7 million (approximately EUR 66 million).

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Videology recruits ITV’s Jon Block; will help broadcasters and agencies work together on programmatic

Videology, whose advertising software is used by agencies, trading desks and marketers to reach consumers with relevant video advertising across screens, has expande

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Local ads, news and weather can be inserted at transmitter sites on DTT networks, helping to monetise linear TV

ENENSYS Technologies, which designs and manufactures digital TV transmission technologies, has introduced a solution for the insertion of local content, such as adverts, news and weather forecasts,

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Mediaset makes its broadband and broadcast services available on non-connected televisions thanks to Wi-Fi CAM

Mediaset has launched a CI Plus Wi-Fi CAM that provides access to both Mediaset Premium broadcast services and Mediaset Premium Play broadband services in the same conditional access module.

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Subscription bouquet added to TVPlayer, the UK OTT service that currently offers 55 free-to-air channels

TVPlayer, the OTT service in the UK that offers 55 free-to-air streamed channels and has over 500,000 regular users today (according to Simplestream, the company behind the service), is adding an o

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Espial acquires Bluestreak Technologies to add more OTT integration expertise to existing RDK and UEX capabilities

Espial, known for its HTML5 based UEX development and its RDK solutions and services, has acquired Bluestreak Technologies, a software and services provider speciali

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MediaMelon QBR technology integrated with Media Excel encoders to improve ABR streaming efficiency

MediaMelon, which provides the QBR technology that helps to manage adaptive bit rate client device decisions so they ask for the bandwidth they need rather than the

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