NAB 2012

Kit Digital launches social programme guide

Cloud based TV software company kit Digital has launched a social TV solution, the Kit Social Program Guide (SPG). The Kit SPG integrates users’ social networks with their service provider’s electronic programme guide, allowing viewers to use various social TV functions, as well as change the channel, through a single  interface. The solution supports  cloud-based […]

Civolution NexGuard – OMD to run on Windows Azure

Content identification technology provider Civolution has announced that its NexGuard – Online Media Delivery (OMD) video watermarking technology will run on Windows Azure Media Services. Windows Azure Media Services is a new set of cloud-based media technologies that enable Microsoft customers and partners to create, distribute and manage customised media solutions across various devices and […]

DG and Civolution launch second screen ad solution

Ad management and distribution platform DG has announced  that advertisers can trigger ads on second screen companion devices based on live TV content, using Civolution’s SyncNow media interaction technology.  The dual-screen video ad platform allows apps running on second screens, such as smartphones and tablets, to automatically recognise the content being played on the ‘first’ […]

Harmonic updates ACE compression engine

Video technology provider Harmonic has launched the next generation of its Agile Compression Engine (ACE) product. The new version of ACE along with the ProStream 1000 is capable of transcoding up to 20 HD streams and 80 adaptive streaming profiles in a single 1RU appliance, according to Harmonic. The ProStream 1000 with ACE is integrated […]