Advanced Television


SSIMWAVE: FOX Sports App a big winner at Super Bowl LVII

Viewers using the FOX Sports App were the big winners during the 2023 Super Bowl, according to SSIMWAVE, an IMAX company, that used its Emmy Award-winning technology to measure video quality of more than a half-dozen broadcast and OTT streams of The Big Game. SSIMWAVE’s patented technology that replicates the human visual system scored the […]

February 14, 2023

SSIMWAVE to compare broadcast and OTT streams for Super Bowl

SSIMWAVE, an IMAX company, will show which video providers bring their ‘A Game’ to this Sunday’s pro football championship game when its Emmy Award-winning technology compares the video quality of more than a half-dozen broadcast and OTT streams of this Sunday’s game. SSIMWAVE will use its patented technology to measure every second and every frame […]

February 7, 2023

Jamal returns to SSIMWAVE as VP, Marketing

Saj Jamal, who has helped to shape the fortunes of blue chip and technology companies during a 30-year marketing career, has returned to SSIMWAVE as Vice President, Marketing as the company is poised to advance the filmmaker-to-fan streaming experience following its acquisition by IMAX. IMAX is trusted by top filmmakers and studios to deliver innovative […]

January 25, 2023

Arqiva: 2023 broadcast predictions

Greg Burns, Head of Media products at Arqiva, has shared his broadcast predictions: 1. Battling the buffering dilemma In 2023, viewers expectations around seamless watching experiences will continue to heighten. Already we’re seeing audiences become increasingly frustrated with issues related to buffering. This is already costing streaming platforms eyeballs – almost two-fifths of steaming consumers […]

December 13, 2022

Are streamers delivering their A-game for sports video quality?

Are streaming providers delivering their A-game when it comes to the video quality of the most-watched sports event of the year? While the world was counting the goals in the first World Cup match of Qatar vs. Ecuador, our virtual eyes were scoring the perceptual video quality. The result: all three streaming providers scored below […]

November 30, 2022

AWS, SSIMWAVE tackle sports streaming quality in webinar

Optimising live sports video quality to give streaming services a competitive edge will headline the agenda when AWS Principal Solutions Architect Thomas Edwards joins SSIMWAVE CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Abdul Rehman for a special webinar on December 5th. Edwards and Rehman will discuss how video quality has emerged as a critical differentiator in the high-stakes […]

November 29, 2022


Entertainment technologist IMAX has acquired AI-driven video quality solutions specialist SSIMWAVE. IMAX says the move marks a significant expansion of its strategy to deliver the highest quality video images on any screen; to drive new, recurring revenue; and grow its global leadership in entertainment technology. Under the terms of agreement, IMAX acquired SSIMWAVE for $18.5 […]

September 23, 2022

SSIMWAVE granted patent for image and video banding detection

SSIMWAVE, a specialist in Viewer Experience QC and Automation, has been awarded a patent for image and video banding detection. US Patent No. No.63/008, 257, ‘Image and Video Banding Assessment,’ is intended to help live and VoD streaming services detect and eradicate one of the most difficult-to-solve video quality impairments in OTT streams. The solution […]

August 23, 2022

SSIMWAVE live sports benchmarking heading for IBC 2022

Using actual live streams of major international sporting events SSIMWAVE will show at IBC 2022 how its award-winning products can provide streaming providers with the video quality insights and competitive comparisons they need to make strategic decisions to manage and optimize subscriber satisfaction and engagement. Expanding on SSIMWAVE’s ongoing analysis of sports telecasts, the IBC […]

August 10, 2022

SSIMWAVE to compare content quality from streaming services at Streaming Media East

Fresh off capturing a second straight NAB Show Product of the Year Award, SSIMWAVE will bring its innovation leadership in Video Experience Automation at the Streaming Media East conference May 24-25 in Boston. In presentations and panel discussions at the Westin Copley Plaza, SSIMWAVE’s leadership team will provide real-world insights into how streaming quality can […]

May 16, 2022