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Pixellot raises $161m

Pixellot has completed a $161 million (€153.7m) funding round led by PSG, a growth equity firm partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth, with the participation of existing investor Israeli Secondary Fund (ISF). The round also includes secondary capital from existing investors. As part of the transaction, Ronen Nir, Managing […]

June 13, 2022

Inria, InterDigital launch Nemo.AI Common Lab

To engage and employ scientists and engineers across the Brittany region in researching the technologies that will shape the metaverse, Inria, the French National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology, and InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, announced the launch of the Nemo.AI Common Lab. This public-private partnership is […]

June 13, 2022

Papercup announces $20m Series A funding.

Papercup, a UK artificial intelligence start-up, has set an ambitious goal of bringing human emotion to AI dubbing services, as it receives a $20 million (€18.6m) Series A investment round. The company intends to use the funding to make global video content watchable in any language through emotive and realistic synthetic voices and AI dubbing. […]

June 9, 2022

Fiverr launches Togetherr

Togetherr, a new platform for building world-class creative teams and connecting them with global brands and agencies, has gone live. The platform, designed and built by Fiverr, and backed by industry leaders, uses proprietary technology, the Creative Genome, to construct award-winning teams, from an exclusive group of creative talent. These teams will be curated and […]

June 9, 2022

WSC Sports, FC Barcelona partner on AI basketball highlights

WSC Sports, a global player in AI sports video technology, has announced that its platform will be used by FC Barcelona to create automated basketball highlights and engaging social content, from both the Liga Endesa and Copa del Rey competitions, to be shared across FC Barcelona’s owned and operated platforms. Powered by WSC Sports’ award-winning […]

June 8, 2022

Synamedia acquires Utelly

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced the acquisition of Utelly, a UK-based privately-owned content discovery platform provider with products targeted at the entertainment industry. Its offerings include metadata aggregation, search and recommendations, as well as content management and a content promotion engine. Utelly’s solution simplifies the complexity of users’ content discovery across TV […]

May 25, 2022

Report: 1 in 5 new telco customers are value-destroyers

Data solutions expert, Sagacity, has revealed that >20 per cent of newly acquired telecom customers have a forecasted negative lifetime value and drain around 40 per cent of company profits every year. While the remaining > 80 per cent of new customers turn a profit, Sagacity emphasises their value still varies widely, with the top […]

May 24, 2022

3SS, ContentWise partnership

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for STBs and multiscreen entertainment, and ContentWise, a provider of user experience (UX) personalisation and audience analytics technologies, have announced their new partnership. Together they intend to transform UX personalisation possibilities through the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to the benefit of […]

May 18, 2022

Watching That launches AI Powered Monitoring Module

Watching That, the independent monitoring and optimisation platform for the streaming video industry, has announced the addition of a new Monitoring Module with machine learning-powered alerts to its platform that allows ad operations teams to simplify tracking of ad inventory performance and speed up response time to any issues, ensuring continuous peak ad performance, even […]

May 12, 2022

Serie A, WSC Sports partner on AI highlights

Lega Serie A, the top flight football league in Italy, has announced a three-year partnership with WSC Sports, a global player in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven sports video technology, to automatically create highlights in real-time of all Serie A, Supercoppa Frecciarossa, and Coppa Italia Frecciarossa matches. WSC Sports’ machine learning technology analyses actions as they happen, […]

May 9, 2022