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SeaChange to provide Horizon VOD solutions

SeaChange International has confirmed that it has been selected by Liberty Global to provide its Adrenaline multi-screen video back office and client publishing solutions for the cable operator’s Horizon next generation platform. SeaChange’s Adrenalin video back office is being deployed to automate Horizon’s on-demand TV platform. SeaChange already provides various software solutions for Liberty Global […]

IneoQuest launches mobile video QA

Quality assurance technology provider IneoQuest has launched a set of products to provide quality assurance for mobile video. The new product includes a software library that can be built into video applications for mobile devices, computers and connected TVs. Through a cloud platform called cMAC, performance and usage data are collected in the cloud and […]

Pace adds Helium software for home networking

Pace has launched new software called Helium for gateways and set-top boxes. The set-top specialist said Helium enables operators to manage their services through any gateway or next generation ‘smartbox’ system, regardless of vendor, and provides advanced home networking services to consumers in an operator-defined environment. 
Helium, a new addition to Pace’s Elements platform, is […]

Eurovision chooses MPEG-4 4:2:2 10-bit contribution from ATEME

The Eurovision organization has chosen ATEME’s Kyrion CM4104 encoder to provide MPEG-4 4:2:2 10-bit contribution feeds over the EBU Eurovision network. ATEME said the deal confirmed the maturity of MPEG-4 4:2:2 10-bit compression two years after its introduction. MPEG-4 4:2:2 10-bit offers an alternative to the widely used JPEG2000 compression format for contribution.

Leap in UK digital homes as switchover progresses

The number of all-digital TV homes in the UK has leapt from 50% to 63% this week. Transmission company Arqiva said it had completed the switchover of two key transmitters in the UK, accounting for the large overnight gain in digital-only homes. By the end of 2011, 11 of the 15 TV regions in the […]

SES-2 ready for launch

SES’s latest satellite, SES-2, is scheduled to launch from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana tomorrow. It will launch on board an Ariane 5 ECA rocket between 18:38 and 20:02 local time. SES-2 will carry 24 C-Band transponders and 24 Ku-Band transponders. It will replace SES’ AMC-3 spacecraft at 87° West and provide coverage […]

Telenor reshuffle sees Conax chief named CEO Telenor Norway

  Berit Svendsen, the CEO of Telenor-owned conditional access company Conax is becoming executive vice-president and CEO of the telco’s Norwegian business. Svendsen joined Telenor in 1988 as a research scientist, becoming executive vice-president and chief technology officer of Telenor and chair of Telenor R&D in 2000. She joined Conax as CEO in May 2008. […]

PlayJam to launch on Viera Connect TV

Interactive TV games provider PlayJam is to launch an app on Panasonic’s Viera Connect TV platform, bringing its games to viewers via the main user interface on Viera connected TVs. The service will launch in November. PlayJam has said it is engaged with a large number of third party games developers to offer a mix […]

Irdeto launches TV Everywhere solution

Content security specialist Irdeto has launched an open standards cloud-based TV Services platform with reference applications for tablets, smartphones and other iOS and Android devices. The company has also announced the launch of a new content management solution, Irdeto MediaManager. Offering search and recommendation, powered by Aprico, for a personalised discovery experience, the Irdeto TV […]

Viewster expands on Samsung devices

Switzerland-based video-on-demand operator Viewster is launching its platform across all Samsung connected devices in all markets, including connected TVs, smartphones and tablets. The Viewster application, which gives access to Viewster’s on demand catalogue of movies and TV shows will be available through Samsung Apps for 2010 and 2011 Smart TVs, as well as on Blu-ray […]