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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

Synamedia taps AWS for next phase of VIVID portfolio

Synamedia, an independent video software provider, has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider to host its VIVID Software-Defined Workflows. As video service providers’ journey to the cloud continues to accelerate, flexible and portable cloud-based video workflows become an even more critical part of their transformation. The combination of Synamedia’s technologies and […]

April 26, 2022

Allente deploys Synamedia’s SaaS security solutions for OTT

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced that Allente, a pay-TV provider in the Nordics, is deploying Synamedia’s latest SaaS solutions to protect all streamed TV and video content. Synamedia OTT ServiceGuard and multi-DRM solutions will allow Allente to securely stream content across any open platform and to all devices, including phones, tablets, and […]

April 26, 2022

Synamedia launches Synamedia Go cloud video suite

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced the launch of its complete Synamedia Go cloud video suite. Go.Foundation, the entry level service is complemented by a suite of new packs, including Go.Monetize, Go.Personalize and Go.Recommend. Synamedia says that the full suite of Synamedia Go reflects the need for an agile, flexivergble SaaS platform that […]

April 25, 2022

Synamedia brings intelligence to the CDN’s edge

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has unveiled a new set of Artificial Intelligence-based (AI) traffic management features for its Edge CDN solution. These advanced capabilities will transform the way video streams are delivered and will enable a plethora of new consumption experiences by simplifying the process of onboarding new services, all while delivering a […]

April 25, 2022

Etisalat selects Synamedia, 3SS for Switch TV

UAE satellite operator, Etisalat, part of e&, has chosen technologies and services from Synamedia and 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to add a lean back TV experience for its direct-to-consumer (D2C) streaming service, Switch TV. With the addition of smart TV apps, developed by 3SS and Synamedia for LG smart TVs and Samsung TVs running the […]

April 19, 2022

Synamedia, AMD help deliver UK 8K broadcast

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced that its VIVID Compression platform, powered by AMD EPYC 7763 processors, distributed BT Sport’s 8K-UHD broadcast of the Saracens vs. Bristol Bears Gallagher Premiership Rugby on March 26th. This accomplishment was the UK’s first live 8K home broadcast of a top-tier sporting event delivered in 8K using […]

April 14, 2022

BT scores 8K first

BT Sport, working with a range of partners, has successfully delivered the UK’s first live 8K broadcast of a top-tier sporting event into the home. BT Sport broadcast the Saracens v Bristol Bears Gallagher Premiership Rugby match on March 26th live in 8K into selected homes – building on its ongoing 8K leadership which in […]

April 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Industry players deploy edge apps using LiveEdge Compute

Videon, a specialist in edge computing for video, has announced that technology providers across the industry, including Net Insight, EZDRM, Synamedia, Zixi, V-Nova, Red5 Pro, Techex, THEO Technologies, and Livepeer and others are deploying edge apps using LiveEdge Compute to simplify on-premise-to-cloud workflows for media companies, cloud providers, and integrators. These apps take full advantage […]

April 5, 2022

Synamedia: ‘Huge cultural transformation’

Video software provider Synamedia has fundamentally changed its customer and product development approach, according to senior company executives. Briefing industry journalists at its West London HQ, Paul Segre, CEO, said the pay-TV sector now needed to be quick and agile in responding to user demands and competition. Whereas the company and its predecessor entities (NDS […]

March 16, 2022By Colin Mann