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Nielsen to measure YouTube mobile app ads in UK, France and Germany

Ratings agency Nielsen has launched advertising measurement on YouTube’s mobile app via its digital ad ratings service in the UK, France and Germany. The launch of ad measurement on the mobile app adds to Nielsen’s current offering, which encompasses measurement of YouTube ads on desktop and desktop computers and mobile web browsers. Nielsen says the […]

Yospace targets OTT advertising with NexStreaming partnership

Advertising technology provider Yospace has teamed up with OTT TV video player provider NexStreaming to enable OTT providers to make money from their offerings more easily, according to the pair. The agreement sees Yospace’s HTML5 SDK pre-integrated into the NexPlayer HTML5 player, allowing Yospace’s server-side dynamic ad insertion to be accompanied by real-time, client-side tracking. […]

TV2U to launch white label OTT service, 4G set-top box

Over-the-top media services company TV2U is set to launch a white label OTT service and has announced plans for a multimedia 4G set-top box. The company said it is on-course to launch the white label OTT service in partnership with US-based content delivery specialist, StackPath. This follows a successful proof of concept deployment in late […]

EBU to test HEVC rivals as compression battle heats up

Public broadcasters organisation the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has commissioned the University of Applied Sciences of Wiesbaden to carry out a subjective evaluation of competing video compression technologies following growth of interest in the Alliance for Open Media’s AOMedia Video 1 (AV1) codec and the Joint Exploration Model (JEM), developed by the ISO and ITU. […]

TiVo files new patent lawsuits against Comcast

TiVo has filed new patent lawsuits against Comcast in the US, claiming that the pay TV operator’s X1 platform infringes technology invented and patented by Rovi. The lawsuits cover technology related to pausing and resuming shows on different devices, restarting live programming in progress, advanced DVR recording features, and advanced search and voice functionality. Tivo […]

SpotX server-side insertion interoperable with AWS

Video ad serving platform SpotX has announced interoperability with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power server-side insertion for streaming video advertisements with the AWS Elemental MediaTailor service. AWS Elemental MediaTailor is a personalisation and monetisation service that is designed to enable video to be served with targeted ads to end users while maintaining broadcast quality-of-service […]

Irdeto launches ‘next-generation’ Piracy Control

Irdeto has used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to launch its next-generation Piracy Control solution for detection and enforcement of online piracy. The security offering now provides data-driven web video discovery tools with analyst oversight, multi-language site searches, integrated social media and search engine discovery, as well as peer-to-peer stream discovery such as SopCast and […]

Orange Moldova taps VO for new TV service

Orange Moldova has launched a new TV offering following its 2016 acquisition of local cable operator Sun Communications, and has tapped Orange Group sister-company Viaccess-Orca to provide content security. Orange has launched a new convergent, TV, internet and mobile offering using Viaccess-Orca’s Adaptive Sentinel conditional access system along with set-top boxes from Hi-Global Technology and […]

Delta taps Amino for Move TV

Dutch cable operator Delta has tapped Amino to provide its Move TV delivery platform for the operator’s recently-launched TV service. Amino worked with Delta to help it migrate its existing cable TV subscriber base to an all IP-based service model – and enable a range of advanced service features and user experience improvements alongside an […]

Vewd launches smart TV OS

Vewd – the technology provider formerly known as Opera – has launched Vewd OS, its new operating system for smart TVs. According to Vewd, its new smart TV OS provides an integrated platform that unites premium VOD, live TV, native internet content, and over a thousand leading apps into a single experience. The UI includes an opening […]

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