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OTT market to reach US$330 billion by 2025

The fast-growing OTT market is set to reach new heights in the coming years, a new report has claimed. According to a new study from Allied Market Research, the global OTT market reached US$97.43 billion (€86.97 billion) in 2017 and is projected to reach US$332.52 billion (€296.81 billion) by 2025. This translates to a compound […]

Vualto integrates with AWS Media Services

Video orchestration and transport technology specialist Vualto has implemented integration of APIs between its VUDRM digital rights management service and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Media Services, including AWS Elemental MediaConvert, AWS Elemental MediaPackage, AWS Elemental Live, and AWS Elemental Delta. This API integration enables broadcasters and content owners to apply Vualto’s multi-DRM protection to content […]

V-Nova unveils Perseus Plus SaaS

Video compression technology specialist V-Nova has unveiled a cloud-based SaaS transcoding and delivery platform for enhanced Perseus Plus H.264 and native H.264 encoding. Perseus Plus is V-Nova’s proprietary encoding technology that is designed to enhance the compression and computational performance of existing codecs such as AVC/H.264, HEVC, VP9 and in the future AV1. Supported by […]

Guinness Six Nations Championship taps AWS for rugby analytics

The Guinness Six Nations Championship has selected AWS’s analytics, machine learning, and deep learning services to deliver a more in-depth insight into the rugby competition. As the official technology provider of the Six Nations, AWS will provide the technology behind the live broadcast of on-screen match data and statistics and power other aspects of the Six […]

Arqiva launches AWS-powered virtualised services

Arqiva has announced its first suite of virtualised media management services, covering playout, OTT managed head-end, and video-on-demand processing. Arqiva is using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power the services, which are designed to let customers quickly trial, adopt and integrate new services on a short- and long-term basis depending on market demands. “We are […]

Friend MTS now interoperable with AWS

Friend MTS’s Distribution iD watermarking service is now interoperable with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental MediaConvert. The move means that content owners can now use Friend MTS to provide an added layer of security against streaming piracy for their AWS-hosted on-demand video. Friend MTS’s distributor-level watermarking, along with its content monitoring service, enables providers of […]

SpotX server-side insertion interoperable with AWS

Video ad serving platform SpotX has announced interoperability with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power server-side insertion for streaming video advertisements with the AWS Elemental MediaTailor service. AWS Elemental MediaTailor is a personalisation and monetisation service that is designed to enable video to be served with targeted ads to end users while maintaining broadcast quality-of-service […]

Turner heads for the cloud with AWS

Turner is tapping Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider and is migrating infrastructure for channels including TBS, TNT and Cartoon Network to the AWS cloud. Turner joins a growing list of media outfits – including Amazon Video, the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, Hulu and Netflix – that have tapped AWS to host […]

Amazon launches VR and AR app platform

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has unveiled Amazon Sumerian, a service designed for developers to build virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D applications. Developers can use Sumerian’s editor to build virtual environments, populate them with 3D objects and animated characters, and script how they interact with each other and with users. The apps can run on […]

AWS Elemental launches suite of media services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has unveiled a suite of five AWS Elemental Media Services that are designed to make it easy for video providers to create cloud-based video offerings. Amazon announced the news to coincide with its AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas and said that customers can use the suite to build customised video applications, […]