Category archives for: Middleware

mirada launches Iris solution in Mexico


mirada, the audiovisual interaction specialist, has confirmed the commercial launch of the company’s multiscreen product Iris for Cablevisión in Mexico. This is the first of the cable network deployments agreed as part of the announcement dated May 19th 2014, which enables Cablevisión to launch its renewed pay-TV service based on mirada’s Iris end-to-end solution. The solution encompasses Inspire state-of-the-art User […]

EBS EPG data for Racing TV


EBS, the full-service provider of EPG data for platforms and channels worldwide, has been chosen by Racing UK to supply EPG data listings to the Sky platform. EBS already provides EPG data listings to Freeview on behalf of Racing UK and this further contract expansion enables the broadcaster to send all of its EPG data to Freeview and Sky, as […]

ThinkAnalytics profits up 200%

ThinkAnalytics, developer of a multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, has announced year-on-year revenue growth of 50 per cent for the year ending December 31st 2014; profits were up by 200 per cent over the same period. New customers that signed in 2014 include Fox, Sony, Sunrise, Get and Viaplay.  The company also won several major new OTT contracts in […]

Live TV recommendations from Tank Top TV

Tank Top TV has announced the release of cloud-based API services enabling TV operators to provide their viewers with personalised recommendations for what to watch on live TV. The new live TV recommendation solution complements the existing personalisation offerings from the company, and was developed in response to customer and market needs. “Recommendations and personalised offerings for real-time programming is […]

EBS EPG data for Motors TV


EBS, the full-service provider of EPG data for platforms and channels worldwide, has further expanded its contract with dedicated motorsport channel Motors TV. EBS has worked with Motors TV for a number of years, supplying EPG data via its Pawa software solution and portfolio of EPG data services to the Sky and Virgin platforms. This latest expansion sees EBS further […]

Snapchat introduces discovery function


Messaging app Snapchat has introduced Discover, which it describes as a new way to explore stories from different editorial teams. In a Blog Post, the Snapchat Team describes the initiative as the result of collaboration with world-class leaders in media to build a storytelling format that puts the narrative first. “This is not social media,” they assert. According to Snapchat, […]

Ninth Rovi patent claim defeated by Virgin Media


Virgin Media has successfully overcome the latest in a series of unsuccessful patent infringement claims by Rovi Corporation against the company. Rovi has agreed to the revocation of a patent centred on a system for recommending television content to viewers based on their past interactions with the TV programme guide. This is the ninth successful defence by Virgin Media. Every […]

Cisco Videoscape for beIN

Global sports pay-TV provider beIN SPORTS has selected the Cisco Videoscape TV services delivery platform to deliver advanced sports video experiences across more than 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Cisco provides software and hardware solutions, along with prime system integration services to beIN SPORTS to help support millions of new subscriptions across MENA. beIN […]

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.  

Kudelski, Netflix resolve patent litigation


Online entertainment streaming service Netflix and digital security specialist the Kudelski Group have entered into a comprehensive product relationship enabling the Kudelski Group to pre-integrate its NAGRA anyCAST content protection and OpenTV connectware products with the Netflix service for the benefit of Kudelski’s customers and prospects. Under the agreement, the parties will dismiss all pending patent litigation in the United […]

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