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Youku Tudou, Alibaba marketing collaboration

Youku Tudou, China’s leading Internet television company, and e-commerce specialist Alibaba Group are to work together to drive the adoption of big data in marketing in China. Alibaba Group’s online marketing technology platform, Alimama, will use its data and technology to support innovative online video marketing techniques, i.e. View and Buy developed by Youku, and Merchants’ Video Channel developed by […]

Artesyn SharpMedia 2U platform eEnables higher density voice and video Services

Artesyn Embedded Technologies gas announced the SharpMedia 2U Platform, a carrier grade media processing acceleration appliance that enables communications service providers to add high density voice and video processing to their networks using a standard rack server architecture. Applications such as session border controller, media gateway, media resource function, video/content optimization, WebRTC voice, network video conferencing and interactive voice and […]

Mobile video on LTE surpasses 3G

Citrix has released its Mobile Analytics Report for the second half of 2014. The Mobile Analytics Report provides insight into subscriber behaviour and related factors that determine quality of experience (QoE) for mobile data services. Key findings from the report include: LTE Surpasses 3G Mobile subscribers on LTE networks are 1.5 times more likely to watch video than subscribers on […]

Envivio Nuage SAAS solution

Envivio has unveiled Envivio Nuage – its advanced fully virtualised cloud-based software-as-a-service (SAAS) video solution. Envivio Nuage is designed to manage content for video service and content providers – from content acquisition to the consumer – on any screen. It supports live linear and on-demand video, and operates as a service on private, operator-owned networks, on the public cloud, or […]

Thomson brings MediaFlexOS to the Cloud

Thomson Video Networks has released its MediaFlexOS video operating system that includes support for virtual machines (VMs) and cloud-based video processing resources. The updated MediaFlexOS is an important component in the company’s new Behind Every Screen strategy — an all-encompassing video infrastructure for broadcast and multi-screen services that leverages both on-premises and cloud resources for the highest video quality and […]

Thomson launches ViBE XT1000

Thomson Video Networks has confirmed the launch of the ViBE XT1000 Xtream Transcoder, an all-new high-density video transcoder for live content. The ViBE XT1000 supports up to 54 HD channels or 180 SD channels with transcoding from any format to any format including MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC, making it ideal for linear broadcasts on cable, IPTV, DTH, and DTTV services, […]

Harmonic 100,000 channels of Electra shipped

Harmonic, a provider of video compression solutions, has surpassed 100,000 channels shipped with its Electra broadcast encoder family. Since its launch in 2004, the Electra platform has been deployed by broadcast, satellite, telco, and cable operators worldwide to deliver SD, HD, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 AVC services. “The video compression market is very competitive and Harmonic’s 100,000 channel milestone is a […]

Streaming demand drives device purchases

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The most important determining factor among consumers in purchasing a new TV or video device is the ability for it to connect to the Internet and stream content, a study has found. Smart TVs were selected by the majority of households participating in the qualitative study, an acceleration ethnography designed to help determine consumers’ likely future video-device purchases, conducted for […]

People-powered cinema arrives in Britain

A new service drawing on the power of social media and the growing demand for movies on demand will let film fans around the UK take control of their local cinema. ourscreen allows users to create and attend screenings of their favourite films at their local cinema on the big screen and in all their glory. Now available in 13 […]

Bell Labs boost for video research

Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs has opened a new ‘antenna’ office in Cambridge, UK, to concentrate on video-centric networking innovation. The unit will be led by Bo Olofsson, formerly Director, Product Research Group at BSkyB. At Sky, his team was responsible for research and experimentation on emerging consumer technologies and their potential future application and implications for Sky and its product and […]

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