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Ericsson, IMDb metadata distribution deal

Ericsson, IMDb metadata distribution deal

Ericsson has signed a global metadata distribution agreement with IMDb, the world’s most popular source for movie, TV and celebrity content. Ericsson will integrate IMDb’s metadata, including ratings and rankings,…

IBM debuts Watson Media at US Open Tennis

IT giant IBM has launched IBM Watson Media, a new suite of AI-powered solutions on the IBM Cloud that analyse images, video, language, sentiment and tone, at the US Open…

Nativ founders launch AI venture

Jon Folland, Gordon Ashworth and Nick Ryan – the founders of media logistics company Nativ, which was acquired by Ooyala in 2015 – have chosen IBC 2017 to debut their…

YouTube rolls out redesign

To mark 12 years since its launch, Google’s online video portal YouTube is undergoing a redesign – with a brand new logo – and adding a raft of new features.…

EBS signs metadata deal with ITV

EBS signs metadata deal with ITV

EBS, a full-service provider of EPG and VoD metadata, has announced a major new deal with the ITV that sees EBS providing its extensive range of EPG metadata services to…

Netgem integrates Amazon Alexa

Netgem, the connected entertainment solution provider for telecom operators, has added integration of Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service to its cloud-based entertainment software provider. The integration means a new Netgem-developed Alexa…

EE TV offers Amazon Alexa hands-free

EE TV offers Amazon Alexa hands-free

UK OTT service EE TV has become one of the first operators to offer a skill for Amazon Alexa via its set-top box. EE TV will support Alexa voice control…

Monetisation tool from Xstream

OTT and TV Everywhere enabler Xstream has launched a new customer engagement tool designed to enable video providers to boost subscriber acquisition, speed up conversion into paying customers and to…

TiVo Q2 revenue up 67% YoY

TiVo Q2 revenue up 67% YoY

TiVo has reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30th 2017. “TiVo executed well in the second quarter with strong financial results,” said Tom Carson, President and CEO…

TalkTalk Kids TV Remote

TalkTalk Kids TV Remote

TalkTalk TV has unveiled its TV remote specifically for children. Designed to combat both parents’ and children’s frustrations with standard TV remotes, the TalkTalk Kids TV Remote has been specially…