Cinram acquires Saffron Digital

Najafi Companies-owned Cinram has acquired video delivery technology specialist Saffron Digital for US$47 million (€36 million) from HTC. Toronto-based Cinram is one of the largest global manufacturers and distributors of Blu-rays, DVDs and CDs. Cinram, acquired by Najafi Companies earlier this year, also provides digital and creative services through its Los Angeles-based digital media agency, […]

Elemental and Teleste deploy multiscreen for Anvia TV

Elemental has teamed up with Teleste to deploy an integrated multiscreen solution for Finnish digital-terrestrial platform provider Anvia TV. The solution streams content for all-IP video delivery from the headend to homes for viewing on set-top boxes, PCs, and smart phones and tablets. Using Optimo transcoding technology, Anvia TV smoothly transitioned to a fully IP-based […]

Pace to showcase Ultra-HD HEVC platform

Broadcast technologies firm Pace will showcase its new Ultra HD, High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) platform at IBC. The platform is designed to deliver sharp detail and smooth movement at resolutions up to four times higher than normal HD, said Pace. HEVC’s H.265 compression technology gives operators bandwidth savings for Ultra HD broadcast and existing […]

ADB launches multiscreen solution with nc+ as first customer

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) has unveiled ADB Multi-Screen, a software suite that combines broadcast and broadband delivery with home network content redistribution for an enhanced user experience across multiple screens at home and on the move. ADB Multi-Screen has already been deployed by Poland’s largest satellite operator, nc+.  nc+ has remotely configured its deployed ADB […]

Bridge Technologies launches new version of OTT Engine

Bridge Technologies has launched a new version of its OTT Engine featuring MPEG-DASH monitoring. According to the company, the new OTT Engine makes MPEG-DASH support a core part of the user’s OTT monitoring capability, is compatible with all Bridge Technologies 1G and 10G probes, and is embedded within the iOS and Android PocketProbe mobile monitoring […]

OTTilus launches new OTT platform release

Pilat Media-owned OTTilus has launched a new release of its over-the-top (OTT) video platform. The OTTilus video platform encompasses solution components from content acquisition to player applications, which are deployable separately or as an end-to-end implementation. The solution can be deployed as a cloud service or to drive a local OTT headend, according to the […]

Rovi and Nuance team up for voice-enabled content

Rovi and Nuance Communications have teamed up to advance voice activated guidance and content discovery applications for digital entertainment customers. Nuance has signed a multi-year data licensing agreement for Rovi Video and Rovi Music and plans to integrate Rovi’s rich entertainment data for multiple countries with Nuance’s Dragon TV as well as Nuance’s mobile voice […]

IneoQuest to launch cloud-based quality assurance

IneoQuest Technologies will use IBC to preview its new global cloud-based video service assurance solution. The company will also showcase its solutions for Multiscreen/OTT and hybrid video networks. From this month, IneoQuest will begin offering a new global cloud-based video service assurance solution that it says provides complete visibility into post-CDN video quality. According to […]

Nobeo chooses Digital Rapids

German production services provider nobeo has deployed Digital Rapids’ StreamZ Live adaptive streaming encoders for live streaming production both within nobeo’s studios and in the field with nobeo’s new @-car compact production vehicle. Based in Hürth, Germany, nobeo provides studio production, outside production and post-production services, including a fleet of mobile control units and HD […]

Arris to highlight multiscreen, HEVC and CCAP

Technology provider Arris, now combined with the former Motorola Home division it acquired, will use IBC to highlight multiscreen demos as well as HEVC and CCAP technologies. Arris will demonstrate various aspects of the multiscreen experience on its stand. It will also highlight the latest HEVC and CCAP technologies, including the advanced transcoders and E6000 […]