Civolution to showcase second screen apps

Content identification technology provider Civolution is to showcase synchronised second-screen applications developed by some of its partners including Ex Machina, Miso and Vejo Park, based on Civolution’s VideoSync watermarking technology at IBC.
 Civolution’s VideoSync second screen product allows for the automatic identification of the TV channel being watched and content being played. Upon identification it […]

Vimond adds connected TV support

Vimond Media Solutions has added support for connected TVs to the Vimond online TV platform, allowing users to publish services on connected TVs through the use of widgets or TV apps. A broadcaster or operator with an existing OTT service powered by the Vimond platform will be able to adapt the same to a new […]

DVB to highlight DVB-T2 Lite

The DVB will highlight for the first time progress made in the DVB-T2 Lite profile. T2 Lite is a new subset of DVB-T2, which pares down DVB-T2 parameter settings for what is required for mobile/portable reception. This chosen subset allows the reduction of the complexity of T2 Lite-specific receiver chips by 50%, resulting in lower […]

Fetch TV to launch on Panasonic connected TVs

The VOD portal of UK service provider IP Vision’s hybrid OTT/IPTV platform Fetch TV will launch on Panasonic Viera connected TVs later this year. The portal will be available via an app that has been customised to simplify content discovery. Viewers will be able to watch trailers, sample services and select and view FetchTV content. […]

Amino to showcase extended OTT range

Set-top box manufacturer Amino Communications will showcase a range of enhanced IPTV set-top boxes offering OTT capability at IBC. All Amino devices – from its high-end Freedom media centres offering OTT functionality to the cable, satellite and terrestrial markets through to the Aminet IPTV range – will now provide operators with the ability to offer […]

Thomson launches new ViBE encoder

Thomson Video Networks has launched the ViBE EM4000 multichannel HD encoder, the latest addition to the company’s range of MPEG broadcast reference-grade encoding solutions. Incorporating a more powerful evolution of its Mustang compression engine, Thomson says ViBE EM4000’s performance delivers significant operational cost savings through better use of satellite or terrestrial bandwidth. Offering an increase […]

Faroese Telecom chooses Agama

Faroese telecom provider Faroese Telecom has chosen Agama Technologies to provide quality assurance technology for its linear IPTV service. Faroese Telecom already provides a TV service on a terrestrial DVB-T network, and has recently launched an IPTV service. It will deploy the Agama Analyzer and embedded monitoring probes, integrated with its base of Amino 140 […]

MoCA certification passes 100 products

The Multimedia-over-Coax Alliance (MoCA), which provides specifications for home networking over in-home coax, has announced that over 100 MoCa products have been certified. More than 45% of all certifications have occurred since the start of 2010. The majority, about 85%, of the MoCA-certified products, which are all video-specific, are used by pay TV operators. The […]

Espial powers OTE’s on-demand platform

Espial has announced that Greek telco and pay TV operator OTE is using its MediaBase solution to deliver its Conn-X on-demand platform. OTE is using MediaBase to deliver multi-tier video streaming, content delivery networking and automated asset transfer based on popularity. The telco has deployed one central site and several edge sites and Espial said […]

SeaChange focusing on multi-screen experience

SeaChange International will use IBC to demo various software, applications and services that tap into the industry’s continued shift to multi-screen video. Multi-screen video technologies on display at IBC will include Nitro, SeaChange’s software that enables video operators to provide consumers with control over linear and on-demand content across mobile, PC, tablet and TV screens. […]