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Broadcom joins RDK Video Accelerator programme with new portfolio

Broadcom has announced an expanded relationship with open source platform creator RDK that sees it join the RDK Video Accelerator programme. In addition, Broadcom has introduced a portfolio of pre-integrated RDK-based chipset solutions.   RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardises core functions used in broadband, video, and IoT connected […]

MediaKind launches range of packaged solutions

MediaKind has launched what it describes as a range of application-specific packaged solutions from the MediaKind Universe portfolio – Aquila Streaming, Cygnus 360° Events, Cygnus Contribution, and Cygnus Distribution. The company said that the solutions packages address specific needs for core broadcast contribution and distribution applications and for delivering OTT streaming services, multichannel HD or single […]

WISI to showcase range of hospitality products

WISI is using IBC to unveil a number of new products for the hospitality industry. IBC will see the launch of WISIon, an end-to-end IPTV system for hotels, head offices and student campuses. The WISIon solution is offered as licensed software enabling IPTV middleware that integrates with WISI headends. WISIon also supports an IP based […]

Ownzones to highlight AI content library tool and IMF

Cloud content supply chains specialist Ownzones Entertainment Technologies is teaming up with AWS at IBC2019 to highlight its AI-driven content library tool, FrameDNA and showcase how it can help content owners and broadcasters store and augment their libraries for different markets, according to the company.  Ownzones will also showcase its capability in Interoperable Master Format […]

Blockchain company SingularDTV to launch distribution portal

Blockchain entertainment studio, SingularDTV, has unveiled plans to launch a digital distribution portal next year. Speaking at IBC, Singular DTV’s co-founder and president of entertainment, Kim Jackson, discussed its development of a peer-to-peer exchange that will directly benefits artists and rights holders. “Simply, what we are up to is creating a digital supply chain from […]

Sky launches latest VR experience

Sky has launched its latest VR experience, a tie-in to new Sky One drama A Discovery of Witches. The VR experience premiered earlier this month as part of the virtual reality section of the Venice Film Festival earlier this month and was on display over the weekend at London Waterloo for viewers to try. Speaking […]

Airtel turns to Irdeto to secure TV content

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications service provider, has turned to Irdeto to secure all content offered on Airtel’s digital TV services. As part of the strategic partnership, Irdeto will deploy its security solutions to secure the linear channels offered on the set-top-box and the content offered on Airtel’s hybrid Android TV platform. Irdeto will implement […]

NTT DOCOMO taps iWedia for Hikari TV launch

TV software provider iWedia has been providing STB software products and integration services to Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO for the launch of its new Hikari TV for docomo service. iWedia announced the collaboration at IBC and demonstrated the product at the show. Hikari TV for docomo gives access to a wide choice of linear HD […]

Nagra claims digital cinema world first

Content security and TV technology specialist Nagra has claimed a world-first in the history of digital cinema with the successful use of cloud technology and HEVC compression with myCinema, the company’s cloud-based Content as a Service (CaaS) offering. Emagine Entertainment, a US movie theatre circuit and myCinema exhibition licensee, collaborated in the deployment of the […]

Newtec and Arabsat expand partnership

Satellite equipment specialist Newtec and Middle East satellite operator Arabsat have signed a new multi-million Euro contract, expanding their long-term partnership. The new agreement will enable the launch of new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa, including Enterprise and VNO services, IP Trunking and mobile backhaul for 3G and 4G […]