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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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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Dejero keeps Ironman Australia connected in challenging conditions

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, recently provided five HEVC capable EnGo mobile transmitters and a 4-channel WayPoint receiver to Next Up Digital, for the 8-camera remote

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GO Malta transforms TV with Edgeware technology

Edgeware has announced that GO, Malta’s leading communications services company and first quad play provider, is extending its partnership with Edgeware to help it shape the future of TV in the country.

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SMPTE names Frank Kunkle as director of marketing

SMPTE has announced that Frank Kunkle has joined the society as its new director of marketing.

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IABM launches Technology and Trends Roadmap

The IABM has unveiled the result of a major initiative that is designed to aid both technology vendors and buyers in developing their technology and business strategies: the Technology and Trends Roadmap.

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Broadpeak expands leadership team

Broadpeak has appointed Xavier Leclercq as vice president of business development.

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LTN Global enters agreement to acquire Crystal

LTN Global, a global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal, a provider of software that automates the monitoring, control, and metadata management of end-to-end broadcast and digital media operations.

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Broadpeak opens Dubai office

Broadpeak has opened a new office in Dubai in order to address the unprecedented growth in OTT video consumption and an increased demand for its innovative technologies.

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IABM announces new board of directors

IABM, the international broadcast and media technology association with more than 550 members worldwide, has announced the results of its biennial election of board directors.

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Broadpeak raises 10 million euros from Eutelsat

Eutelsat Communications and Broadpeak have announced a circa 20% investment in Broadpeak, an industry leader in video content delivery solutions. Broadpeak is a supplier of CDN technologies optimising the delivery of video content over terrestrial and satellite networks to provide end-users with

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IABM announces new DACH Members’ Council

IABM has announced the line-up for its newly formed DACH Members’ Council. The formation of the new council was driven by the result of the recent EMEA Members’ Council elections.

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Control of Hulu was missing piece for Disney streaming strategy - report

Gaining full operational control of Hulu was the missing piece in Disney’s streaming strategy, according to a report by Ampere Analysis.

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Advertising fraud losses to reach $42 billion in 2019: report

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that advertisers will lose $42 billion of ad spend globally this year to fraudulent activities committed via online, mobile and in-app advertising. This is a 21% increase from the $35 billion lost to advertising fraud in 2018.

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Telstra and Broadpeak launch innovative device detection and LTE-broadcast/HEVC enabling solution for mobile and fixed networks

Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications provider, in partnership with Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, have announced the launch of the Intelligent Device Optimization (IDO)

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