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Sky Italia chooses Harmonic cloud media processing for OTT

Sky Italia has tapped Harmonic to provide its cloud-native media processing software and content-aware encoding technology for its OTT streaming services. The Harmonic solution is integrated into the Sky Italia hybrid cloud software-defined streaming platform. Sky Italia’s solution for its linear video streaming platform is based on Kubernetes and microservices to serve event-based and 24/7 […]

ITV taps Imagine for advertising upgrade

Imagine Communications’ Landmark II advertising sales solution has been chosen by UK commercial broadcaster ITV as an upgrade to better manage linear airtime sales across its advertising ecosystem. The implementation leverages existing API-based touch points that have been developed by Imagine for key ITV systems, enabling the integration of Landmark II into the ITV advertising technology platform and […]

Harmonic boosts live streaming offering

Harmonic has added live video streaming as a managed service to its VOS cloud-native offerings. The company says the new capability has been deployed by a mobile network operator to deliver live sports content utilizing a multi-CDN approach with Harmonic’s CDN partners. Operated as a fully managed service, the live video delivery functionality utilizes a single […]

Intertrust marks DRM milestone, signs up Fransat and HD+

Intertrust’s ExpressPlay DRM now protects the over-the-top (OTT) TV content for one-quarter of the world’s population, supporting a viewing experience for more than two billion people, the company has claimed.  Intertrust also said its platform can now handle transaction loads peaking over 50,000 requests per second in multi-operator, multi-DRM settings across several continents. Intertrust used […]

Limelight introduces enhancements to Video Delivery Services product

Cloud services provider Limelight is adding a range of enhancements to its Video Delivery Services product. The company says that its realtime, live and on-demand video delivery services integrate its industry-leading global private network with advanced video delivery and management capabilities, providing live and VOD media management, packaging, and delivery of broadcast-quality video to “virtually […]

M2A Media introduces cloud-based 4K Live Streaming

Cloud-based video solutions provider M2A Media has announced the launch of M2A 4K Live Streaming. The company says that this will enable broadcasters and sports rights holders to meet the demands of 4K-ready audiences. The solution is designed with the latest HEVC codecs, which M2A says makes it 50% more efficient, without the need for […]

Tech4home to demonstrate smart voice remote control solutions at IBC 2019

Remote control manufacturer Tech4home is to showcase its latest Smart Voice Remote at IBC 2019. In addition, the company will also present the latest additions to its Notus RCU Family Series which come with a new design and voice feature integration.  Smart Voice Remote is a hands-free voice remote control that does not require pressing […]

HD+ first to deploy Nagra’s TVkey Cloud

Germany’s HD+ has become the first operator to deploy Nagra’s TVkey Cloud offering, enabling it to deliver an operator-branded TV user interface with HD+ on Samsung smart TVs. The TVkey Cloud offering enables HD+ to provide its HD+ Komfort-Funktion value-added service with instant restart of programmes, access to seven-day-catch-up TV and a TV guide to […]

Amplia taps XroadMedia for recommendation

Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean TV service provider Amplia has tapped XroadMedia, a specialist provider of content discovery, recommendations and personalization services, to deliver personalized user experiences to consumers. Amplia is using XroadMedia’s Ncanto solution, which is pre-integrated and delivered via the Nexx 4.0 platform from technology provider Zappware, to provide content discovery across […]

Verzion Media to debut new Media Platform features

Verizon Media is set to debut its new Media Platform features at IBC 2019. The new media platform will feature advanced capabilities for delivery optimisation, ad performance visibility, content personalization and blackout control  A headline feature of the platform is what the company calls Verizon Smartplay. This is a stream routing system that delivers video […]