PerceptionTV and XroadMedia have announced that the Perception platform will deliver advanced content discovery, recommendations and personalisation features using the Ncanto cloud solution from XroadMedia. Initial activity will be a joint promotional campaign during the last quarter of this year with integration and initial customer projects planned during Q1 2018.
Perception delivers high quality multiscreen TV entertainment that combines live TV, catch up TV, video on demand, cloud-based personal video recorder all delivered via a private CDN module or OTT to wireless devices through a single intuitive user interface, offering the most flexible and effective internet television platform available today.
XroadMedia’s content discovery and recommendation solution, Ncanto, is a cloud- or server-based back-end solution that helps operators to deliver the right content to the right audience. Offering metadata enrichment, content discovery, recommendations and data analytics services, Ncanto seamlessly integrates into any content delivery platform, is easy and affordable to operate and offers a variety of advanced functionalities to deliver a rapid return on investment to content and service providers of digital media assets.
John Mills, CEO of PerceptionTV Ltd comments: “We already have customers with more than 300 live channels available, not to mention video on demand and access to online platforms. Add to that the explosion in social media around TV consumption and the requirements become all too clear. The ability to target users and recommend relevant content is critical for this generation of TV consumers. Our partnership with XroadMedia is key to the ongoing success of the Perception platform”.
Adolf Proidl, CEO and Co-Founder, XroadMedia says: “By integrating Ncanto into the Perception™ platform, together we will be able to address new markets and customers. Our partnership will allow content and service providers to offer personalised TV and video services as cloud-based services to their users in the shortest time to market possible. By fully utilising the cloud, our combined solution offers our customers an innovative and low-cost option to flexibly manage and roadmap their services during any stage of the operation.”