#IBCShow 2016: Siemens Convergence Creators and Imagine Communications Announce Strategic Partnership!

IBC Show LogoIn a collaborative effort to deliver absolute product for end-to-end OTT solutions, the strategic partnership of Siemens Convergence
Creators and Imagine Communications has been announced! The showcased solution will be the integration of Siemens Convergence Creators’ Smart Video Engine and the Imagine Communications‘ CloudXtream suite will be showcased at IBCShow 2016!

The open online video platform of Siemens Convergence Creators will allow for a complete, end-to-end solution for service providers that require VOD, live/linear, and cloud DVR services all this is possible by incorporating the extreme power of Imagine Communications‘ CloudXtream! One primary piece to the merge is the Smart Video Engine suite, that incorporates Business Management System (BMS), Data Hub and Applications modules with CloudXtream solutions that integrates live, cloud DVR and VOD services- Ad-Insertion is integrated and offers multi-language, multi-currency, end-to-end offerings for global OTT services with no boundaries!

“The Smart Video Engine integrated with Imagine’s CloudXtream offerings opens up new perspectives not only for broadcasters but for virtually 26514-applications-8eb789every company having a stake in media. This strategic partnership has been a perfect fit from the beginning as it further enables a framework that encourages quick adaptation of the technologies needed to deliver content according to today’s and tomorrow’s demands. We invite everyone in the industry to visit us at IBC2016 to see for themselves how the joint offering will help them realize the most agile, versatile and future-proof operation environment available today,“ says Sean Parkinson, CEO of Siemens Convergence Creators USA.

“This strategic pairing holds the potential to transform the OTT operations of VSPs around the world,” says Imagine Communications CEO Charlie Vogt. “Siemens Convergence Creators’ middleware and backend integration expertise is the perfect complement to our encoding, processing and delivery technologies, as well as Imagine’s revenue-generating targeted ad insertion capabilities.”

For more information and interactive demonstrations checkout the Siemens Convergence Creators stand 14.K18 and for the core showcasing don’t miss the Imagine Communicationsvstand 4.A01!

About the Smart Video Engine

The Smart Video Engine is Siemens Convergence Creators’ online video platform that powers OTT and TV everywhere businesses operating worldwide and maximizes revenue streams for the valuable content of video service providers. It offers maximum flexibility for business models, product bundling, and content packaging.

The Smart Video Engine’s advanced data analysis and recommendations provide sophisticated business intelligence and monetization options. Its unparalleled modular, unbound and open design allows for systems ranging from end-to-end solutions to best-in-breed ecosystem integration.

For more information about the Smart Video Engine, please visit

About Siemens Convergence Creators

siemensindexSiemens Convergence Creators GmbH, headquartered in Vienna, provides their customers with innovative products, turnkey solutions and services in the fields of communication networks, service and customer management, public safety and security, multimedia infotainment, as well as space technology. Among the most important customers are the top players in their respective industrial sectors, i.e. telecommunications, media (TV, publishing houses), transport (railways, aircraft manufacturers, airlines and airports), space, public safety (action forces) and energy (wind power, oil and gas). Siemens Convergence Creators presence in emerging and mature markets like Central and Eastern Europe, Germany, USA, India, and China together with their powerful network of partners provide a strong basis for activities all over the world.

For more information about Siemens Convergence Creators please visit www.convergence-

About Imagine Communications

imaginecommunications_full-colorImagine Communications empowers the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation. Broadcasters, networks, video service providers and enterprises around the world rely on our optimized, future-proof, multiscreen video and revenue enablement solutions every day to support their mission-critical operations. Today, nearly half of the world’s video channels traverse our products, and our software solutions drive close to a third of global ad revenue. Through continuous innovation we are delivering the most advanced IP, cloud-enabled, software-defined network and workflow solutions in the industry. Visit for more information, and follow us on Twitter @imagine_comms.

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