Televes chooses Civolution watermarking

Spanish TV reception technology provider Televes has chosen to deploy content security and identification specialist Civolution’s NexGuard system to protect its multi-dwelling unit broadcasting and signal distribution systems.  Televes has developed live encoders and modulators that are deployed and used in headends of MDU broadcasting signal distribution systems to distribute original satellite signals over QAM/COFDM/ISDB-T/IP […]

Civolution teams up with Applicaster

Content identification specialist Civolution has teamed up with cross-screen technology provider Applicaster to integrate their technologies to enable broadcasters to launch second screen activities synced with content and ads being watched on TV, whether live or on-demand. The joint solution is based on integration of Applicaster’s second screen products and Civolution’s SyncNow automatic content recognition […]

Civolution names Teletrax sales chief

Content security and second screen synchronisation technology specialist Civolution has named Luke Boyles as sales director of its Teletrax media analytics unit. Boyle founded sports consultancy ArkSports in 2003. Following ArkSports’ acquisition by SportBusiness Group, he led business development activities at PA Sport, Kantar Sport and Fantasy League Ltd. Teletrax uses Civolution’s fingerprinting and watermarking technologies  […]

Samsung Turkey launches second screen app

Samsung Turkey has launched a multiscreen TV app for mobile devices in partnership with technology providers Civolution and Tagvance. The app, for the Galaxy S5 handset, has been produced for the finale of popular TV series Kara Para Aşk. The app was developed by Tagvance and integrates Civolution’s SyncNow audio watermarking-based automatic content recognition technology, […]

Warner Bros France partners with Civolution on second screen app

Warner Bros France has partnered with Civolution, which will provide automatic content recognition for the My Warner second screen app.  Warner will integrate Civolution’s SyncNow technology into the app so that it will recognise Warner content including live or time-shifted TV shows, video-on-demand and DVDs. “While a majority of people are watching content as aired […]

CBBC partners with SyncScreen and Civolution on play-along app

The BBC’s children’s channel, CBBC, has partnered with SyncScreen and Civolution to power a play-along quiz app called Gory Games.  The iOS and Android smartphone and tablet app is designed to be used with the Horrible Histories spin-off quiz show Gory Games and lets viewers test their knowledge of “gruesome facts” and win virtual prizes […]

Turkish cross-channel second screen app launches

Operator-focused tech firm Tagvance has partnered with content identification company Civolution and second screen specialists Monterosa to launch a cross-channel TV app in Turkey. The Tagvance-developed mobile app is designed to let viewers interact with live or pre-recorded TV programmes and purchase items displayed on-screen and during ad breaks, and is built using Monterosa’s LViS […]

De Agostini launches second-screen app for Super!

Italian publisher, content creation company and channel provider De Agostini has launched a second-screen app targeted at the country’s youth market. The app, which was developed by Vetrya and taps Civolution’s second-screen synchronisation technology, is being deployed by De Agostini’s Super! digital-terrestrial channel and enables teenagers to use an avatar to interact with their favourite […]

TV3 Ireland launches second screen app

Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 has launched a second screen app in partnership with social TV technology firm Axonista and media identification firm Civolution. The ShowPal companion app is designed to work as a single second screen app for a wide variety of TV3 programmes. It delivers a mix of content and social media related to […]

Optimal and Civolution launch TV ad synchronisation on Facebook

Advertisers can now implement second-screen advertising on Facebook that is synchronised with TV commercials thanks to technology provided by social advertising and analytics platform Optimal and content security and second-screen synchronisation specialist Civolution.  Civolution’s second screen synchronisation technology, SyncNow, which monitors TV channels and identifies TV ads in real time, has been integrated with Optimal’s […]