SeaChange highlights ways to monetise multiscreen services

TV software company SeaChange International (Stand O28) is using ANGA Cable to highlight how various screens can be used to monetise content. One of the solutions on display, SeaChange Adrenalin, is a unified back office based on an open service-oriented architecture enabling operators to manage, monetise and deliver a multi-screen experience to subscribers. The platform […]

SeaChange sees revenues and income down

Video software provider SeaChange International posted revenues of US$36.6 million (€29.3 million) for the first quarter, down from US$40.2 million last year, and operating income of US$1.8 million, down from US$2 million. The figures did not include discontinued operations, including its broadcast servers and storage and media service businesses, which were sold in May. “During […]

Starman to launch VOD with SeaChange

Estonian cable operator Starman is rolling out a VOD platform based on the SeaChange Adrenalin back office. The offering, scheduled to launch this year, will include VOD, catch-up and nDVR services. Separately, Starman is also rolling out SeaChange’s eventIS CASIS system to update its DVB Service Information operation.

SeaChange sells On Demand Group to Carlyle-backed Avail-TVN

SeaChange is selling On Demand Group (ODG) to US-based digital video service provider Avail-TVN for US$27 million (€21 million) on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The UK-based video-on-demand aggregator will become part of Avail-TVN with immediate effect. SeaChange said the move was in line with a strategic shift be focus purely on its software products. “This […]

SeaChange completes sale of server and storage business

SeaChange has completed the sale of its broadcast server and storage business. The VOD technology company has also announced a customer win in Poland. The company’s sale of its broadcast server and storage business to XOR Media closed yesterday following regulatory approval. SeaChange is restructuring its business to focus on its software and services operations. […]

SeaChange boosts set-top performance with Nitro Now software

TV technology company SeaChange has developed a software solution for deployed set-top boxes. The company claims that Nitro Now enhances QAM-based set-top boxes with a user interface that can compete with more advanced receivers. The software includes fast launch and screen rendering, high-resolution graphics along with intuitive search and discovery. “Nitro Now is a pre-integrated […]

SeaChange licenses Aprico IPR

TV technology provider SeaChange International has agreed to license Aprico’s content recommendation source code and other intellectual property rights from Royal Philips Electronics. The agreement allows SeaChange to integrate Aprico’s personalised recommendation functionality into its Adrenalin multi-screen video back office platform. Aprico’s system finds, recommends and delivers personalised content to viewers via TV, PC or […]

SeaChange names Rau as permanent CEO

TV technology company SeaChange International has named Raghu Rau as its permanent CEO. Rau was appointed interim CEO in November last year, replacing Bill Styslinger. “Raghu’s leadership and excellent grasp of our business was apparent from the moment he assumed responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the company.  In a matter of just a few […]

SeaChange supplying Cablenet Cyprus with back office

Video technology provider SeaChange International is supplying its Adrenalin back-office infrastructure to Cyprus service provider Cablenet. The solution supports video-on-demand services, time-shift TV (start over TV, catch-up TV and network DVR) and price promotions.  SeaChange installed the back office and integrated with Cablenet’s existing SeaChange STAGIS and CASIS solutions. Cablenet provides cable TV, internet and […]

SeaChange preparing On Demand Group sale

Just over a week after video-on-demand technology company SeaChange announced that it would be selling its broadcast server and storage business, CEO Raghu Rau said the company will attempt to sell its media services business, including On Demand Group. Speaking on a conference call announcing SeaChange’s full year results, Rau said, “We are…actively engaged in […]