Brightcove becomes Certified Widevine Implementation Partner

Online video technology company Brightcove has become a Certified Widevine Implementation Partner, which it says will open the door for Brightcove Video Cloud online video platform customers to package, securely distribute, and protect playback of video content on more than 440 million consumer electronics devices through Google’s Widevine multi-platform digital rights management (DRM). With Widevine, […]

Pace upbeat for 2012

Pace’s revenues for the year to-date are in line with expectations, according to chairman Allan Leighton. Speaking at the set-top vendor’s AGM yesterday, Leighton said Pace had seen “an encouraging start” to the year. “The business is benefitting from a stronger operational focus and this is delivering tangible benefits in procurement, operating efficiency and costs,” […]

Wohler acquires transcoding and workflow specialist

Video monitoring specialist Wohler Technologies has acquired RadiantGrid Technologies, a provider of transcoding, transformation and new media automation service platforms. Wohler said the acquisition would enable the two companies to streamline IT-centric workflows with a range of video, audio, data and QC solutions. “Our customers are increasingly making the move to more IT-centric infrastructures and […]

Envivo launches Muse iTV for multiscreen

Envivio has used the NAB show in Las Vegas to launch Muse iTV, its new multiscreen video processing platform. Muse iTV is a transcoder for broadcast and over-the-top TV applications, and is designed to simplify the launch of multiscreen OTT services by content owners and broadcasters in particular. Arnaud Perrier, vice-president of solutions at Envivio, […]

Pilat Media launches new automated metadata management worflow

Broadcast management software provider Pilat Media has launched a new automated metadata management and media preparation workflow for the company’s Integrated Broadcast Management System (IBMS). Now included with IBMS:OnDemand, an IBMS add-on module that provides centralised business management for multiplatform on-demand services, the new workflow streamlines preparation of media for fast-paced content factories, according to […]

Digital Rapids unveils Kayak workflow platform

Video technology company Digital Rapids has launched its new Kayak workflow platform at the  NAB Show. Kayak enables customers, systems integrators and software developers to design, deploy and manage customised workflows in an expanding multi-screen media landscape, according to Digital Rapids. The Kayak platform powers the upcoming version 2.0 of the Digital Rapids Transcode Managersoftware. […]

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 […]