TV Genius partners with Netgem

Content discovery specialist TV Genius has announced partnerships with technology and software companies Netgem and Marmalade in a move it said would enhance consumers’ content discovery experience across different devices and into the connected home. Red Bee Media-owned TV Genius has teamed up with connected home specialist Netgem to combine its Content Discovery Platform with […]

Ruwido launches companion device

Remote control specialist Ruwido has launched a ‘companion box’, a solution that connects smartphones to the TV to individualise content and personalise the viewing experience. The companion box consists of hardware and software solutions. The hardware component is able to send infrared commands and connect to the living room or set-top box WLAN. The software […]

Televideocom chooses Irdeto for OTT

Televideocom has chosen content security specialist Irdeto’s ActiveCloak for Media to secure content delivery to connected platforms. 
Irdeto will help to secure Televideocom’s retail offering for access to premium on-demand content on iOS and Android platforms
. Televideocom specialises in the distribution of premium content over-the-top such as movies, music, ebooks and games for leading retailers […]

Teleste to highlight cable OTT solutions

Broadband video technology company Teleste will use IBC to showcase solutions and concepts that enable cable operators to combine over-the-top delivery services to their existing DVB/IPTV networks. The company will focus on the Teleste MyCast multi-screen service platform and the Teleste Luminato distribution headend for cable TV and IPTV delivery. It will also highlight its […]

Bridge Technologies adds graphic option

Bridge Technologies has added a graphics option for the VideoBRIDGE Controller (VBC) digital media monitoring system, which is designed to make it easier for users to create a bespoke graphic front end tailored to their monitoring environment. With the Bridge Technologies GFX-OPT module, users can create a graphic interface without needing specialist skills, scripting or […]

Agama launches version 4.1 of monitoring solution

Quality assurance specialist Agama is launching version 4.1 of the Agama DTV Monitoring Solution for IPTV, cable, broadcast and OTT operators at IBC. With version 4.1 Agama expands its monitoring offering to cover new digital video distribution technologies. One area of focus has been to add support for end-to-end quality assurance of OTT services and […]

Pace supplying DVB-T2 boxes for MultiChoice GOtv

UK set-top provider Pace is supplying boxes to MultiChoice Africa to support the launch of GOtv, MultiChoice’s new digital-terrestrial pay TV service for sub-Saharan Africa. The GOtv service is being delivered to customers via Pace’s next generation set-top boxes, capable of receiving DVB-T2 standard transmissions. Pace set-top boxes have so far supported the launch of […]

UPC Austria tops 1Gbps broadband speed

UPC Austria has become the latest cable operator to trial broadband speeds in excess of 1Gbps. In a field trail, the company achieved a maximum broadband speed of 1.3Gbps. It follows Finish operator DNA’s 1.58Gbps trial last month, which it claimed to be a world record. In July, UK cable operator Virgin Media successfully delivered […]

Traffic congestion – channel playout in the multiscreen era

The proliferation of devices capable of playing back professional video content is making life more complex for channel playout providers, writes Anna Tobin. Playout traffic controls across the world are experiencing congestion and it is likely to get worse before it gets better. Platform operators are under pressure to deliver high-resolution video and high quality […]

IBC 2011 Q&A: Tom Lattie, vice-president product management, Harmonic

Tom Lattie, vice-president product management at Harmonic, spoke to DTVE to discuss the company’s plans for the show. What has been the most significant development in pay TV technology since last year’s IBC? The acceleration of multiscreen services. Not only the proliferation of connected devices and maturity of multiscreen ecosystems, but also the aggressive deployment […]