Connected Media News

Connected Media News

Connected Media News reports on companies developing technologies that enable audiences to receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere. It also offers an insight into the connected media market through commentary and analysis, and through the review of market reports.

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Appear TV launches Zixi video transport over IP on X platform

Appear TV, a leading provider of next-generation high-quality video processing platforms for broadcast and streaming, has launched Zixi input and output support on the X platform.

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Broadpeak drives higher-quality television experiences in the Android TV environment

Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, has announced that its nanoCDN multicast ABR and umbrellaCDN CDN selection solutions are gaining significant momentum in the Android TV environment.

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Viaccess-Orca strengthens leadership team with appointment of CSO

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced the appointment of Guillaume Forbin as chief security officer.

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IABM Buying Trends Report shows confident broadcast and media industry despite squeeze on revenues and profits

IABM has recently released its latest Buying Trends Report. The report is built on analysis of qualitative evidence gathered from broadcast and media companies immediately prior to IBC2019 together with quantitative data drawn from their latest financial filings. 

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LTN Global promotes Rick Young to SVP, global products

LTN Global, a global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has promoted Rick Young to the role of senior vice president, global products. In this new role, Young will be responsible for the LTN Global product portfolio across all divisions.

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IABM calls for entries for annual awards

IABM has opened entries for its annual awards. The winners will be announced at IABM’s Annual International Business Conference and Awards at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London on 4 December. Nominations can be made by anyone in the industry via the IABM website.

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Witbe partners with Sofrecom to support customers in Indonesia

Witbe has announced a new partnership with PT Sofrecom Indonesia a consulting and engineering firm specializing in telecommunications.

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Harmonic powers Sky Italia OTT services

Harmonic has announced that its cloud-native media processing software and content-aware encoding (CAE) technology is powering Sky Italia's OTT streaming services. The Harmonic solution is integrated into the Sky Italia hybrid cloud software-defined streaming platform.

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Viaccess-Orca and Broadpeak power new NPVR service for Orange Poland

Viaccess-Orca (VO) is powering a new NPVR service for Orange Poland in partnership with Broadpeak.

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LTN Global appoints CTO and head of strategy

LTN Global, a leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has announced the appointment of Alan Young as the company's chief technology officer and head of strategy. Young joined LTN following its acquisition of Crystal, where he served as chief operating officer.

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Turkcell selects Witbe to monitor the QoE of its video services

Witbe has been selected by Turkcell, a digital operator headquartered in Turkey, to automate the analysis and testing of their main end-user digital services such as BiP, TV+, Fizy and many others.

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Hulu in Japan selects Bitmovin to deliver next-generation online experiences

Bitmovin has announced that Hulu in Japan (HJ) has selected Bitmovin encoding to deliver high-quality video to any device at massively optimised bitrates.

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LTN Global enters agreement to acquire Make.TV

LTN Global has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.

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Bitmovin announces availability of its encoding and player solutions on Microsoft Azure

Bitmovin has announced that at IBC2019 it will debut Bitmovin Encoding and Player integration on Microsoft Azure.

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nanocosmos takes interactive live streaming to the next level

At IBC2019, nanocosmos will introduce new enhancements to its nanoStream Cloud end-to-end solution for ultra-low-latency (ULL) live streaming that enable a more interactive and engaging experience for end users, supporting a range of interactive business use cases such as iGaming, webcasts, and a

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OTT video platform for Channel 4 Parasport and 2020 Paralympics online service

Simplestream, a leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, has built an accessible video platform and responsive website for Channel 4's online coverage of Para Sport and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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AIMS introduces updated IP standards roadmap

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has released a significant update to the AIMS roadmap for a standards-based approach to applying IP technologies in broadcast operations. The latest roadmap includes an important addition: JT-NM TR-1001-1, also known as the JT-NM Tech Stack Part 1.

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IABM announces shortlisted entries for BaM Awards at IBC2019

IABM has announced the shortlisted entries for the IBC2019 edition of it BaM Awards. The shortlist has been selected by the judges from yet another record number of entries – 197 – a clear indication of the value that technology developers place on the recognition provided by the BaM Awards.

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Change. Innovate. Adapt - fresh perspectives, first-hand insights and new connections at IABM 2019 conference and awards

IABM has announced that its 2019 Annual International Business Conference and Awards will take place this year at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, London on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 December. Under the banner Change. Innovate.

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