Half of online video viewers driven by content

More than half of viewers are driven by “content-related” factors when looking for a preferred online video service, according to a new study by Strategy Analytics and Piksel. The report ranked content issues – such as the availability of full TV series, of full-length movies, a large content library and live content – as the […]

Liberty Global taps Piksel for new Horizon Go in Slovakia

Liberty Global has tapped Piksel to deliver online video to Horizon Go subscribers in Slovakia. UPC Slovakia is the 10th Liberty Global affiliate to offer Horizon Go, the mobile version of the group’s advanced TV platform.  Applications made available through the use of Piksel’s Orion Enterprise Service Platform include a new user interface, the ability […]

Piksel teams up with metadata specialist Lingospot

Online video platform provider Piksel has teamed up with TV metadata specialist Lingospot to deliver personalisation, search, targeted advertising and content discovery. The partnership will make it possible to derive rich, scene-level metadata for each piece of content, comprising the subjects, themes, topics and concepts contained within it, and to use this compiled intelligence within […]

Piksel provides BYOD in-flight entertainment with Transavia

Online video specialist Piksel has teamed up with European airline Transavia to provide enhanced in-flight entertainment. Transavia is using Piksel Voyage, the company’s mass transit video-on-demand product to offer on-demand content to passengers’ own devices in-flight. Using the Piksel Palette technology and Voyage, Transavia is enabling consumers to select and download video content on to […]

Channel 4 taps Piksel for new All 4 service

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has continued a long-standing relationship with Piksel to support the launch of All 4, the new platform that replaces Channel 4’s previous 4oD online video offering.  Developed with support from Piksel, All 4 uses the cloud to deliver portal consistent user experience, creating a digital hub for its 11 million registered […]

UK local TV operator Made Television launches catch-up TV

Made Television, the UK’s largest local TV broadcaster, is launching its first catch-up services, branded as OnView, in partnership with OTT TV specialist Piksel.  Made Television’s OnView catch up service is due for official launch April 2015. Using the Piksel Digital Enterprise video platform, Made Television has  rolled out four VoD channels for Bristol, Cardiff, […]

Piksel launches redesigned asset management system

Piksel has launched Piksel Digital Enterprise 6.0, a redesigned version of its cloud-based asset management system.  The video software and solutions firm said the new system streamlines the process for organising and sharing on-demand and live video content with a new interface, design and set of features. “By rebuilding Digital Enterprise 6.0 within the Piksel […]

Piksel to acquire content for OTT providers

OTT TV technology specialist Piksel is branching out into content acquisition for OTT players. The company has set up a new unit, Piksel Content Services, to help telcos, internet service providers, cable operators and media companies to launch OTT ventures by taking over the task of negotiating content rights for them.  Piksel will manage all […]

Piksel signs up JB&A as reseller

Digital media consultancy and reseller JB&A has formed a partnership with online video platform provider Piksel and has become an official sales partner of Piksel’s product portfolio, including the Piksel Video Platform. Piksel’s suite of products and services will be made available through JB&A’s network of solution providers. “We are very excited to have partnered […]

Piksel hires channel partner boss

OTT TV technology specialist Piksel has appointed former Kodak executive Don Whaley as its as vice-president of global channels. Whaley will lead Piksel’s channel partner business, developing a global strategy for Piksel’s video and digital signage SaaS products and maximising reach for these video services. “We are looking to invest in channel sales significantly as […]