NBC News renews broadcast deal with Civolution

NBC News has signed a renewed multi-year contract with TV technology firm Civolution to use its global broadcast intelligence solution, Teletrax. NBC News will use Teletrax to track the use of its news – both pre-recorded and live – by the NBC affiliates, US domestic and international channel clients, Civolution said. “With our growing video […]

TV app developer Axonista partners with Civolution

Irish TV app developer Axonista has partnered with content management technology firm Civolution to use the latter’s synchronisation technology in its Ediflo platform. The deal is designed to boost viewer engagement on the second screen apps built by Axonista, with its Ediflo platform already used to power branded apps by broadcasters like ESPN, MTV and […]

Deltatre chooses Civolution for second screen synchronisation

Digital sports services provider Deltatre has integrated content security specialist Civolution’s SyncNow audio content recognition system into its Diva platform for second screen applications. Diva is a video player that has been developed for the online sports market, including synchronised data, video and social integration. According to Civolution, the integration of SyncNow, by enabling real-time […]

Civolution teams up with LVL Studio for second-screen synch

Content security and second-screen synchronisation specialist Civolution has teamed up with Canadian TV user experience design company LVL Studio to allow the latter to use Civolution’s SynNow ad synchronisation platform in its Purple second-screen TV content platform. Purple enables broadcasters and operators to create custom second-screen experiences for their programming. With Civolution’s SyncNow integration, Purple-based […]

Civolution supporting La3, looks to next stage of synched TV app development

Italian free-to-air channel La3 is offering a synchronized TV app using technology from Civolution and Italian multiscreen TV technology specialist Vetrya. La3 is using technology provided by the pair to deliver the customised HyperSync app, which presents viewers with synchronized content on a variety of devices. The app, developed by Vetrya and powered by Civolution’s […]

Civolution teams with Broadcom for content aware devices

TV technology company Civolution is partnering with set-top box chipset manufacturer Broadcom to create a new generation of “content aware” devices. Civolution’s automatic content recognition (ACR) technology will combine with Broadcom’s flexible set-top box platforms for the cable, satellite, IP and terrestrial markets. The firms said this would allow companies to trigger synchronised and interactive […]

Civolution names sales chief

TV technology company Civolution has named Dennis Guiry as senior vice-president of worldwide sales. Based in New York, Guiry will be charged with spearheading Civolution’s worldwide sales drive as well as expanding its presence in North America. Guiry was previously head of North American sales at Technicolor. “The addition of Dennis to our talented team […]

Civolution and SyncNow supply companion app for cinema

Digital watermarking specialist Civolution is to supply its SyncNow product to enable a second-screen application in cinemas for film company’s 2CFilm’s release App. Civolution and Service2Media will supply technology to enable a companion screen app that will allow cinema audiences to follow a parallel storyline via the app content. The apps will be available on […]

HyperTV teams with Civolution for second screen

Second-screen specialist HyperTV has teamed up with watermarking specialist Civolution to deliver real-time social gaming for TV broadcasters. Italian pay TV operator Sky Italia is using the joint platform to deliver a social gaming experience running alongside the X Factor 2012 talent show. Synchronisation between screens is based on Civolution’s SyncNow watermarking-based system. “We’re excited […]

Kit Digital and Civolution launch social TV solution

Cloud based TV software company Kit Digital and content identification technology provider Civolution have jointly developed a solution that brings second-screen interactivity to consumers with non-connected TV sets. Kit Digital has integrated Civolution’s automatic content recognition technology, SyncNow, into its Cosmos video management software. Cosmos supports live and on-demand video delivery and second screen interactive […]