AI


Media Distillery signs Eutelsat up for new global cloud AI platform

Artificial intelligence specialist Media Distillery has launched a global cloud-based AI platform aimed at delivering  an enhanced on-demand experience on a large scale to broadcasters and TV operators, with Eutelsat as its first customer. Media Distillery’s AI technology uses the company’s Deep Content Understanding technology to analyse audiovisual content in real-time at scale to provide […]

Denmark’s YouSee taps Media Distillery for AI-infused video-on-demand

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee cable division has tapped artificial intelligence specialist Media Distillery to help it provide an improved video-on-demand experience. Media Distillery provides an AI-based way of accurately identifying the true start times of TV programmes in order to facilitate catch-up and on-demand programming. Using real-time analysis across multiple channels, EPG Correction from Media […]

3SS and Media Distillery tie up AI TV deal

Android TV STB software solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), and AI specialist Media Distillery, have announced a partnership to launch and co-commercialise a new pre-integrated AI-based end-to-end platform. The AI-based solution comprises a combination of machine learning methodologies to recognise every visual and audial aspect inside video, including faces, speech, topics, logos and text. […]

IHS Markit lists video everywhere among its top technology trends

Video everywhere, artificial intelligence and edge computing are the three key technology trends that will have a major effect on the commercial and consumer markets in the coming year, according to IHS Markit. The research firm’s ‘Top Trends of 2019’ report claims that the increasing ubiquity of video is forcing significant industry change as a […]

LG to unveil latest AI-powered TVs at CES

LG Electronics is set to introduce its latest flagship TVs with ThinQ artificial intelligence technology and algorithmically-enhanced image quality at CES next week. The new TVs will run LG’s second-generation Alpha 9 processor (α9 Gen 2) and will use a new algorithm to analyse source content and recognise ambient conditions in order to enhance picture […]

Orange sets out innovation strategy at Show Hello event

Orange set out its ‘inclusive innovation’ strategy at its Show Hello event in Paris yesterday, highlighting connected home innovations like its forthcoming Djingo smart speaker and detailing its 5G rollout plans. Orange said that 5G is gradually being deployed on existing 4G sites and will be installed in 17 European cities in 2019 and ready […]

Agama introduces AI anomaly detection

Video service quality and customer experience company, Agama Technologies, has introduced artificial intelligence-powered anomaly detection. The AI and machine learning-based offering is an extension to the Agama solution that is designed to provide anomaly alarms with “unprecedented precision”. “Separating actual anomalies from normal variations in KPIs is an excellent example of how AI and machine […]

Telenet taps Media Distillery AI to improve user experience

Liberty Global-majority owned Belgian cable operator Telenet is teaming up with artificial intelligence specialist Media Distillery to use AI to improve the TV experience for users of digital video recorders and catch-up TV services. Telenet will tap into Media Distillery’s technology that accurately identifies when programmes actually start. This is a pain point for viewers […]

BBC R&D tests AI in live audience setting

The BBC’s research unit, BBC R&D, is testing how AI and machine learning can be applied in live audience environments by conducting an experiment at the BBC, LFCI and Alan Turing Institute’s conference on AI, Society and the Media. The goal of the experiment is to gain a greater understanding of how AI and machine […]

TCL unveils AI-enabled and 8K TVs at IFA

TCL unveiled its new AI-powered television sets at IFA in Berlin, including its first 8K TV. The manufacturer said that the expanded range of AI-powered products is part of TCL’s efforts to build a smart home ecosystem that provides consumers with “a simple, personalised life experience.” The new TV models incorporate TCL’s latest 8K and […]