Category archives for: Middleware

FOXXUM integrates XroadMedia’s Content Discovery and Recommendation technology

FOXXUM, a global player in delivering Smart TV solutions, and XroadMedia, a provider of content discovery and recommendation services, have joined forces to offer a complete and fully featured turnkey solution to device manufacturers and service providers for their Smart TV products. This new partnership will see Ncanto, XroadMedia’s cloud-based content discovery and recommendation solution, integrated into FOXXUM’s advanced Smart […]

Amino certified for YouTube on TV

Amino’s latest range of IPTV/OTT devices now support YouTube on TV – allowing consumers to view videos from the online video portal full screen on their televisions.   The A150/A550 and Live Advanced Media Platform device series both completed certification approval recently and will now include the YouTube on TV HTML5 application.   An Amino API allows easy integration with […]

Infomir launches HEVC STBs

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Infomir has unveiled new HEVC Set-Top boxes: The high-powered MAG257 (successor to MAG254) with STiH301 processor, and the premium IPTV/OTT set-top box MAG350 featuring a Broadcom processor. Infomir has also launched a new version of its free Stalker Middleware that is even simpler and more convenient to use. The STBS will be shown at the TV Connect event in London […]

Rovi powers DISH’s voice-based TV interface

Rovi Corporation has revealed that DISH plans to add Rovi Conversation Services’ natural-language spoken-voice interface to a portfolio of products. Throughout 2015, DISH plans to integrate Rovi’s voice technology into its DISH Explorer second-screen app for iPad, Hopper Voice remote, and DISH Anywhere app for on-the-go viewing from mobile devices. This will enable DISH customers to use everyday spoken language […]

Ooyala syndication for Amazon Fire TV

Ooyala, a Telstra subsidiary and innovator in video publishing, analytics and monetisation, is making it fast and simple for Ooyala customers to syndicate video to the Amazon Fire TV line of devices. Ooyala’s syndication feeds are one of the fastest ways for publishers to distribute content to the living room, and Fire TV, which is available in the US, UK […]

Sky extends F5 usage


F5 Networks has confirmed that Sky has extended its use of F5 technology to continue to ensure a high quality service for its rapidly growing on demand services. F5 technology – specifically the VIPRION platform and Local Traffic Manager (LTM) – allows Sky to deal with surges in demand for its services, balancing data center workloads caused by up to […]

X-Ray for Amazon Fire TV

Amazon has confirmed announced that X-Ray – a customer-favourite feature since it launched on Fire tablets – is now available directly on TV screens in the UK using Amazon Fire TV, and will also be available on Fire TV Stick when it ships in the UK this week. Exclusive to Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant Video, X-Ray for Movies […]

Beamly exceeds 10m users in 12 months


Beamly, the social discovery platform for TV, has unveiled new features that further meet the Millennial need to engage with their favourite TV programmes. The release of these new features comes on the heels of record growth for Beamly that has enjoyed an 11x lift in growth to 10.4 million unique users since its relaunch in April 2014. A major […]

ContentWise brings contextual personalisation to broadcasters at NAB 2015

ContentWise, the personalisation, discovery and recommendations solution for digital TV content, will be bringing the next-generation of its solution to this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. ContentWise 5.2 has been developed to deliver context-based predictions for on-demand content and also features real-time content activation, recommending viewers’ favorite content just minutes after linear broadcast. The new updates ensure ContentWise […]

Roku enhances search options

Entertainment streaming platform Roku has unveiled two new ways for consumers in the UK and the Republic of Ireland to find and discover streaming entertainment on their Roku players. The first feature, ‘Roku Search’, enables consumers to search for movies, TV shows, actors and directors and view pricing and availability details across top streaming channels. The second feature ‘Roku Feed’ […]

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