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Imagine acquires RGB Networks

In a move that boosts its end-to-end video distribution capability with Dynamic Ad Insertion, Just-in-Time Packaging and Cloud DVR Technology, advertising management and video infrastructure solutions specialist Imagine Communications has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of RGB Networks, Inc., a leading provider of multiscreen video delivery solutions based in Sunnyvale, California. The transaction, subject to customary approvals […]

Elemental selected by TVB

Elemental Technologies, asupplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has announced that Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), Hong Kong’s largest independent broadcaster, is using Elemental software to process and manage live linear broadcast channels in real time for its OTT content delivery service. Regional Elemental partner Mediatech is providing training and overseeing integration and configuration of Elemental video processing […]

Embracing the cloud

Advanced Television talks to Yvette Kanouff, SVP Cisco Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, about Cisco’s increasing commitment to the cloud, V2P and the benefit of comprehensive virtualization, RDK and bringing Internet speed innovation to cable, data security in the age of the IoE and encouraging more women into technology careers.  

MENA: Multiscreen innovation drives consumption

Video consumption in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has increased in recent times as a result of content availability on alternative media besides TV. With the availability of localised online content and targeted on-demand services for the diaspora on the rise, traditional broadcasters and service operators are exploring new avenues and services to retain the fickle modern viewer. […]

Facebook acquires QuickFire Networks

Facebook has acquired video infrastructure specialist QuickFire Networks in a move that reflects the growing importance of video to the social networking site. An announcement on QuickFire’s website from Craig Y. Lee, CEO, noted that QuickFire Networks was founded on the premise that the current network infrastructure is not sufficient to support the massive consumption of video that is happening […]

Genstar Capital to acquire Telestream

Private equity investment firm Genstar Capital has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions provider Telestream for an undisclosed sum. The transaction recognises the Company’s significant growth and positions it well for the next phase of expansion and is expected to close mid-January. “Genstar’s mid-market focus and deep expertise in the […]

ViXS, Harmonic demo HybridDASH

ViXS Systems, a specialist in media processing solutions, has teamed up with Harmonic, an expert in video delivery infrastructure, to demonstrate a hybrid AVC/HEVC, MPEG-DASH technology – called HybridDASH – at CES. By deploying a HybridDASH solution, providers will be able to reduce upfront capital costs by using existing equipment and infrastructure. The companies will also demonstrate 1920×1080 interlaced (1080i) […]

Thomson demos France DTTV

This week, Thomson Video Networks is conducting France’s first demonstration of high-quality video broadcast of five HD channels in a DTTV 24.8 Mbps multiplex, enabled by the company’s ViBE EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder and NetProcessor multiplexer/video processor. The demonstration is being managed by the HD Forum at the NRJ main broadcasting facility in Paris. Thomson Video Networks created the demonstration […]

Vidible acquisition boosts AOL’s video content management

AOL has acquired Vidible, a specialist in cross-screen video management and exchange platform for buyers and sellers of digital media, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition further extends AOL’s leadership position in video content management and syndication, and creates the most comprehensive set of video content management tools in the marketplace for creators and publishers. Vidible’s cross-screen platform offers a […]

Multiscreen TV providers moving to NFV

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its 2014 Multiscreen TV Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey, which provides insight into pay-TV operator plans for multiscreen video services and delivering live and file-based video content to subscribers over multiple devices. “Service providers want flexibility in the processing platforms they use to encode and play out video […]

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