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OTT Market is Far From Oversaturation, Per Ooyala Report

  Lines Between Broadcast and OTT Blur as Media Companies and Consumers Increasingly Adopt Streaming Video Report Highlights: There will be more than 777 million global SVOD subscriptions by 2023, more than double from 2017 The Disney/Fox and Comcast/Sky mergers will result in a combined spend of $43B in new content — 20% of global spending Among adults 50-64, OTT ...

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Hisense brings TV Games, powered by 24i, to all next generation Smart TVs

24i Media, an industry-leading, global streaming video app developer, today announced that they have partnered with Hisense, a global electronics giant and one of the world’s leading TV manufactures and technology leader. Hisense’s next generation of Smart TV models equipped with a VIDAA system will have the TV GAMES portal, powered by 24i Media, preinstalled as of March 2019. The ...

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ENCOMPASS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ZIXI

Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, announces its partnership with Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over the internet. Zixi’s proven, best-of-breed solutions coupled with Encompass’ broadcast expertise gives its clients additional economical methods to acquire and deliver content. “We have ...

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Guigo TV selects Globecast as content partner for its new Brazilian OTT platform

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has partnered with Såo Paulo, Brazil-based Guigo TV to provide 12 channels in Brazil for Guigo TV’s new OTT platform. The channels cover various genres including sports, lifestyle and children’s programming. The channels include Bloomberg, Combat Go, Freckle, Global Fashion Channel, HallyPOP, Hard Knocks Fighting, Kartoon Circus, Kid Central, Mens7, Sky ...

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Simplestream enhances VOD in a Box platform with offline downloads and chromecast for iOS and Android

THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY 2019 – LONDON – Simplestream, the leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, has strengthened its VOD in a Box technology with download for offline viewing and Chromecast integration across its mobile services. Today’s fast-evolving mediascape has propelled the high expectations consumers have for quality viewing experiences – anytime, anywhere and on any device. In its ...

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New Cobalt Digital Customizable 4K Encoder Cards Now Shipping

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Jan. 14, 2019 – Cobalt Digital today announced the availability of its 9992‑ENC series of HEVC/H.264/MPEG-5 encoders for openGear® frames. Designed for a variety of broadcast applications, the dual-slot card offers customized I/O options and extensive audio support for cost-effective contribution, distribution, ENG, IPTV, and OTT solutions. The 9992-ENC base model supports both MPEG-2 and H.264 (AVC), with ...

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Video Content Owners and Service Providers Gain Agility With Harmonic OTT, SaaS and UHD Solutions at Convergence India 2019

Service providers are facing several challenges in the traditional broadcast and video streaming businesses: how to be more agile, how to enhance video quality, how to cost-effectively deliver live and VOD content to a wide range of devices and how to boost monetization. At Convergence India 2019, Harmonic‘s software-based approach for media processing, playout and delivery will offer solutions for ...

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Insight TV Launches Linear Channel in the US on Samsung TV Plus Linear Live Streaming Service

Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, is building upon its highly-valued relationship with Samsung Electronics. Co., Ltd. by making its linear channel available on Samsung’s unique TV Plus linear, live streaming service to viewers in the US. Following Samsung’s recent channel update, Insight TV’s channel will reach 10 million American connected ...

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Pikolo Systems and Mediaproxy Partner to Deliver Advanced Incident Management

Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, has announced a new partnership with Pikolo Systems, the advanced workflow automation solutions provider based in Addison, Texas. Pikolo’s ITracker, an industry leading discrepancy reporting workflow, allows broadcasters to easily manage their complex operations. The collaboration enhances the monitoring confidence levels of enterprise scale content management. Mediaproxy develops compliance recording systems ...

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2019 HPA Tech Retreat Program Announced

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) unveiled the schedule for its 2019 HPA Tech Retreat®, set for February 11-15 2019. The Tech Retreat, which marks its 25th year in 2019, takes place over the course of a week in Palm Springs and offers an incomparable opportunity to meet and engage with well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business. ...

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WOIO Improves Coverage of Breaking News for Web Viewers with JVC ProHD Studio 4000

WAYNE, NJ (Jan. 3, 2019) – Live streaming of breaking news is nothing new in the Cleveland-Akron market (DMA #19), but WOIO wanted to provide its viewers with more than just a video feed. In December, the Raycom Media-owned CBS affiliate began using its new ProHD Studio 4000 live production and streaming studio from JVC Professional Video, a division of ...

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Great Video Requires Talent and Lots of Fast, Reliable Storage

Now, my point is that the lack of a silver spoon has set you on a certain path that you needn’t stay on. If you’re prepared to adapt and learn, you can transform. – Harry Hart – “Kingsmen: The Secret Service,” 20th Century Fox, 2014   After catching the glitz and beauty of TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), we visited ...

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Beeline Chooses Broadpeak Solutions for TV Everywhere Service

RENNES, France — Dec. 19, 2018 — Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that Beeline, one of the largest telecom operators in Russia, has selected Broadpeak to power its Beeline TV service. Using high-capacity CDN solutions from Broadpeak, Beeline can deliver high-quality live, VOD, ...

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ATEME Solutions Enable Advanced ATSC 3.0 field research at the NAB/CTA Test Station in Cleveland

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SAO PAULO, 18 December, 2018 – ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT is enabling real-world ATSC 3.0 field research and testing of next-generation television features at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)/Consumer Technology Association (CTA®) test station in Cleveland, OH. Utilizing ATEME’s software-based TITAN solution, NAB/CTA is testing multi-channel ...

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Launch of ACCESS Twine™ for Car 2.0 accelerates in-car infotainment revolution

Tokyo, Japan, 18 December 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD  today announced the launch of  ACCESS Twine™ for Car 2.0, a unique solution that combines a white-labelled content streaming service with an infotainment services platform, enabling OEMs to brand and personalize each journey. ACCESS Twine for Car 2.0 will make its worldwide debut at SAE International Connect2Car at CES 2019 (Las Vegas, January 8, 2019). Key new features include a ...

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Alkemy X’s Brittany George Honored with Cablefax “People to Watch” Award

aCreative content company’s Director of TV and Digital Content recognized as a rising star in the media industry. NEW YORK CITY—Alkemy X Director of TV and Digital Content Brittany George was among the honorees at Cablefax Magazine’s 2018 People to Watch Awards, recognizing “Overachievers Under 30” in the broadcast television industry. George was recognized for her contributions to Alkemy X’s ...

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