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Concurrent boosts video patent awards

Concurrent, an expert in multi-screen video delivery and media data intelligence solutions, has been awarded US Patent No. 8,695,031 entitled ‘System, Device, and Method for Delivering Multimedia’. The patent defines a process for coordinating the retrieval of multimedia content such as video files, advertisements, and metadata over a public or private network in support of live, video-on-demand, and time-shifted streaming [...]

Digital programming initiative from NBCU

NBCUniversal has revealed a video programming initiative that will see original series from its broadcast and cable entertainment groups promoted by entire portfolio of television networks and digital platforms. Débuting first on various digital platforms including channel websites, Hulu and video-on-demand, the companywide initiative is designed to connect advertising brands with consumers in the most engaging and immersive ways. In [...]

Le Figaro selects Brightcove Video Cloud

Le Figaro, France’s first national newspaper, has selected the Brightcove Video Cloud online video platform to power the mobile version of its news and entertainment channel Le Figaro TV. According to Le Figaro, nearly a third of its website traffic comes from mobile devices, and Le Figaro is now able to extend the reach of its growing library of self-produced, [...]

Piksel, J-Stream partner for video solutions expansion

Piksel, a global provider of video monetisation software and services, has agreed a partnership with J-Stream, Japan’s largest content delivery network, to become an official reseller of the Piksel Video Platform and white-label it as J-Stream MediaLize. “We are pleased to formalise our partnership with J-Stream and assist them in launching MediaLize. There’s no question that through this partnership Japanese [...]

Media managed service market hit $24bn in 2013

The global market for media managed services reached $24 billion in 2013, up nearly threefold from just $9 billion in 2006, driven by the need for online and digital video, according to new information from the IHS Technology Professional Video research practice. While media services cover activities such as storing, processing and preparing video content, the transport of video represents [...]

Cisco announces Videoscape Virtualized video processing

Cisco has announced plans to virtualise and cloud-enable the video processing elements of its industry leading Videoscape TV service delivery platform, taking another step in the Evolved Services Platform strategy unveiled earlier this year. In addition, the company announced enhancements to the Videoscape AnyRes encoding solution to support full-frame rate 4K/Ultra High Definition (UltraHD) content for higher quality and the [...]

Elemental ushers in the future of software-definedvideo

Elemental Technologies, a supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced that its video processing software runs on multiple processing architectures including appliances, blade solutions, virtual machines and the cloud. The announcement frees customers around the world to economically optimize infrastructure for their particular video processing application. Software-defined video (SDV) solutions take an infrastructure-agnostic approach to implementing [...]

Harmonic unveils VOS Technology at the NAB Show

Harmonic, a specialist in video delivery infrastructure, has announced Harmonic VOS, a powerful, extensible software platform and architecture designed to shape the future of video production and delivery. VOS will enable completely virtualised media processing from a single software platform, encompassing historically discreet functions from ingest to playout, graphics, branding, compression, packaging, and delivery for broadcast and multiscreen applications. Harmonic [...]

BAFTA wins online video quality research

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has confirmed that BAFTA Research, a commercial business unit operating within the organisation, has won funding from the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, for its latest research project entitled ‘Resolving Visual Quality for Media’ (REVQUAL). Following BAFTA’s success in the Technology Strategy Board’s ‘Cross-platform Production in Digital Media’ competition, [...]

Ericsson: Delivering the future of TV Anywhere at NAB 2014

Ericsson will demonstrate at NAB Show 2014, April 5th-10th April, Las Vegas (booth #SU721) how it is making TV Anywhere a reality with its unique blend of innovative solutions, services and deep industry knowledge and vision. The company will highlight how it is enabling the creation of compelling TV Anywhere experiences through the delivery of pay-TV at web speed, and [...]

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