Another year, another IBC and my first impressions were that this one would be interesting only for its lack of interestingness. I was mistaken -- in a good way.
TiVo has announced that Vodafone Group is deploying TiVo’s Personalized Content Discovery (PCD) to deliver engaging, highly-relevant entertainment experiences to its subscribers. Vodafone offers broadband, TV, mobile and telephone services to 640 million customers in 24 countries as one of the world’s leading mobile communications providers.
Vodafone is introducing PCD as part of the new Vodafone TV service in Portugal, the first country to deploy its new “Intelligent Voice Search” feature. It uses TiVo’s Conversation,
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that it’s continuing to expand its TV Everywhere OTT video platform via the integration of additional server-side dynamic ad insertion (SSDAI) capabilities, partnering with Switzerland-based Ad Insertion Platform (AIP) in Europe.
Frédéric Torasso, Product Manager TV Everywhere OTT Video with Globecast, said, “The growth in viewer numbers for OTT video services can be seen around the world. However, the monetisation of those services has
At IBC, Synamedia, the world’s largest independent video software provider, will unveil a torrent of new additions to its video network (formerly video processing) portfolio designed to ratchet up the quality and cost effectiveness of live streaming. New solutions will also help customers make more intelligent use of virtualization and cloud, as well as smooth service providers’ infrastructure transformation journey to IP.
As the industry moves closer to achieving synchonized latency between live broadcast
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a leading provider of software solutions for set-top box (STB) and multiscreen digital entertainment, has announced that a multiservice provider in Northern Europe has selected 3READY Android TV combined with Technicolor middleware and hardware to power its upcoming TV service.
The operator is soon to launch its hybrid, next generation service with 100+ channels to serve subscribers via digital terrestrial (DVB-T), digital cable (DVB-C), IPTV and streaming OTT, all via a
Amazon, in collaboration with several of the industry’s most recognizable brands, today announced a lineup of more than 15 new Fire TV Edition products for customers around the globe, including the world’s first Fire TV Edition smart TV with built-in far-field voice control, the first OLED Fire TV Edition smart TV, and the first-ever Fire TV Edition soundbar.
“Customers have told us how much they use and love Fire TV Edition smart TVs in
At IBC 2019 ThinkAnalytics™ will launch ThinkAdvertising, a new addressable advertising solution that provides pay-TV and OTT providers with deep insights from rich viewing, behavioral and demographic data, supported by ThinkAnalytics viewer personalization and segmentation models. Available now, it will be demonstrated publicly for the first time on the ThinkAnalytics booth (hall 1, stand A74).
By combining data-driven learnings from ThinkAdvertising with their in-house customer and demographic data, TV operators can offer advertisers the
ThinkAnalytics™ today announced that its cloud-based personalized content discovery platform is the first in the industry to scale to over 100 million monthly active users in the cloud.
ThinkAnalytics’ customers rely on this ability to deal with massive scale to power personalized user experiences as they undergo rapid growth in both audience numbers and the number of hours each user spends viewing content.
Four of the firm’s OTT customers – BBC, DAZN, Tata Sky
Today at the Channel 4 Upfronts event at London’s Roundhouse, Chief Commercial Officer, Jonathan Allan announced to 1,200 members of the advertising community the development of a new first in broadcaster VOD advertising.
Codenamed “Project Agora”, this Channel 4-developed technology will enable advertisers to match their own custom audience segments across Channel 4 platforms in a cookie-less, GDPR compliant way for the first time. Channel 4’s 20 million active registered viewer base offers a segmentation
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and ProSiebenSat.1 are entering into a groundbreaking partnership that will drive long-term growth in the addressable TV and online video advertising market in Germany. Advertisers will be able to target relevant audiences in the area of addressable TV and online video across the complete portfolio of ProSiebenSat.1 and Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, directly and individually, with just a few clicks. The portfolio includes the digital offerings of both media houses as well as