Synamedia acquires content discovery platform provider Utelly

Video software provider Synamedia has announced the acquisition of content discovery platform provider Utelly. Synamedia said that the acquisition of the UK-based privately-owned Utelly will boost Synamedia Go’s content discovery capabilities.  Utelly’s offerings include metadata aggregation, search and recommendations, along with content management and a content promotion engine. Its SaaS-based technology is already pre-integrated with […]

Allente taps Synamedia for streaming security

Nordic pay TV provider Allente has tapped technology provider Synamedia’s latest SaaS products to protect its streamed TV and video content.  Synamedia’s OTT ServiceGuard and multi-DRM products will allow Allente to securely stream content across open platforms and to all devices, including phones, tablets, and smart TVs. OTT ServiceGuard is designed to addresse the  weaknesses in […]

Synamedia targets streamers with new SaaS offering

TV technology provider Synamedia has launched Synamedia Go, a new SaaS offering designed to make it a significant player in the OTT world as well as with its traditional pay TV base. The cloud video suite includes Go.Foundation, an entry level service, that is complemented by a suite of new packs, including Go.Monetize, Go.Personalize and […]

Etisalat UAE launches Switch TV streamer with Synamedia and 3SS

e&’s UAE-based business Etisalat UAE has agreed a tech partnership with Synamedia and 3 Screen Solutions (3SS). The companies will collaborate to add a lean back TV experience for the operator’s DTC streaming service Switch TV, currently available on LG and Smart TVs along with Apple TV STBs.  The smart TV app is based on […]

Synamedia tech behind BT Sport’s 8K UHD broadcast

TV technology outfit Synamedia’s VIVID Compression platform, powered by AMD EPYC 7763 processors, distributed BT Sport’s 8K-UHD broadcast of the Saracens vs. Bristol Bears Gallagher Premiership Rugby on March 26, 2022, the company has revealed. The broadcast was the UK’s first live 8K home broadcast of a top-tier sporting event delivered in 8K using a […]

Ex-Synamedia chief Padrines lands at Maxon-owner Nemetschek Group

Construction-to-media digital technology outfit Nemetschek Group has hired former Synamedia chief Yves Padrines as its new CEO. Padrines was until recently CEO of TV technology outfit Synamedia, where he is credited with building a high-performing business and global executive leadership team while also developing a full range of corporate functions, stabilizing its global operations and […]

Cgates taps Synamedia as it targets video services expansion

Lithuanian cable operator Cgates has tapped video tech specialist Synamedia to provide a range of solutions for its pay TV offerings. Synamedia’s tech will support live and time-shifted viewing on set-top boxes and OTT as Cgates grows its offerings. During the first phase of the pair’s engagement, Cgates went live with Synamedia’s virtualised DCM platform to […]

Synamedia integrates Ateliere tech into VIVID WaaS portfolio

Synamedia has announced that it is integrating Ateliere Creative Technologies technologies into its VIVID Workflow-as-a-Service portfolio (WaaS). The integration will provide VIVID users with enhanced delivery of low-latency OTT solutions, and promises to bring new integrated streaming and on-demand offerings to the market. Ateliere said that the solution will allow consumers to access live or […]

Astro Malaysia turns to Synamedia for region’s first addressable TV advertising service

Synamedia has announced a partnership with Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro) to launch the first addressable TV advertising service in South East Asia. The partnership will allow advertisers to show different ads to different households while they are watching the same programme, based on data including location and demographics. The tech will utilise Synamedia Iris’s […]

Synamedia claims 8K milestone 

Technology outfit Synamedia claims to have achieved 8K real-time encoding and streaming without resorting to technology techniques such as screen-splitting which are said to reduce video quality.   Synamedia used its VIVID Compression platform powered by AMD EP 7763 processors to achieve what it said was an industry milestone. Synamedia built compression algorithms specifically to […]

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