Advanced Television


SeaChange, Triller in $5bn merger

Video software specialist SeaChange International, together with short video app company Triller Hold (TrillerVerz), have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger to combine SeaChange with TrillerVerz. The proposed business combination is expected to ultimately result in a value of the combined company at approximately $5 billion (€4.41bn). TrillerVerz believes it is positioned […]

December 23, 2021By Colin Mann

Synamedia powers Sangli expansion

Video software provider Synamedia has confirmed that Sangli Media Communication, the largest independent cable company (MSO) in Sangli Maharastra, India, has deployed its video network solutions as it adds services and grows its business. Synamedia’s technology is allowing Sangli Media to increase the number of channels it delivers to local cable operators while reducing bandwidth. […]

December 16, 2021

Stringr launches Iconiq video sourcing and production platform

Video SaaS platform Stringr has launched its new creator-focused video sourcing and production platform, Iconiq, saying that marketers, brands, creatives, and entertainment companies can now source and produce original video content with the same speed and ease previously only available to broadcast news organisations. Currently available for select users in a closed beta, Iconiq empowers […]

December 15, 2021

Campaign highlights new home ent releases

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has launched a three-month cross-category media campaign to capture consumer attention and drive awareness of the packed new release slate coming to the high street and digital retailers across the coming months. For the first time on broadcast radio, a multi-layered marketing and PR campaign will deliver the […]

October 8, 2021By Colin Mann

Report: Pandemic accelerated demand for visual-first experiences

Findings from brand media experience platform Cloudinary’s third State of Visual Media report reveal a substantial increase in images and video content publishing during the pandemic. For example, video views nearly doubled and video bandwidth grew almost 140 per cent in Q2 2020, when the pandemic first began. At the same time, brands are just […]

September 30, 2021

Synamedia supports Fox’s Orlando ATSC 3.0 rollout

Video software provider Synamedia has confirmed that Fox Television Stations has chosen its advanced technology solutions to support the rollout of the broadcaster’s ATSC 3.0 deployment in the Orlando, Florida market. Together with partner Triveni Digital, Synamedia is helping enable Fox stations to launch new and better services, and generate new sources of revenue as […]

August 24, 2021

Peach launches developer API

Video ad management platform Peach has unveiled its new Developer API, which enables partners to build apps and integrations on top of their video advertising platform. The API is designed to automate the integration of ad metadata and video assets via public links, then files are quality checked and distributed to broadcasters and platforms. “There’s […]

June 24, 2021

Deltatre: OTT player fan engagement functionality

Fan-first video experiences specialist Deltatre has confirmed that a new suite of fan engagement functionality is now available to sport and media clients in its over-the-top (OTT) video player, DIVA. This update comes as a result of the company’s long-standing relationship with audience engagement platform LiveLike and focuses on two key areas of functionality – […]

June 1, 2021

Zoom becomes F1 Official Partner

Formula 1 and Zoom Video Communications have agreed a new extensive, multi-year partnership consisting of multiple touchpoints across the upcoming 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship racing season and beyond. As part of the partnership, video-first unified communications platform Zoom will deliver comprehensive communications services and is working with Formula 1 to provide new business […]

March 26, 2021By Colin Mann

Streaming video ‘datatecture’ from Datazoom

Enterprise video data platform Datazoom has released what it says is the industry’s first streaming video datatecture and microsite, an effort to inventory the core components, services, technologies, and companies that come together to create the streaming video industry. The goal is to create content and other resources that offer insights and observations about the […]

March 24, 2021