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Veset delivering

Veset is powering a new channel dedicated to fine wine created by 67 Pall Mall. Founded by Grant Ashton, the Club was created to offer its members a diverse wine experience, showcasing the lesser-known to the most iconic wines. The Club offers over 6,000 wines from 50 countries. Faced with the challenge of pandemic, 67 Pall Mall […]

July 22, 2021

Zoom acquires Five9 for $14.7bn

Zoom Video Communications has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Five9, a provider of the intelligent cloud contact centre, in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $14.7 billion (€12.4bn). Zoom says that combining Five9’s Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solution with Zoom’s communications platform will transform how businesses connect with their customers, building […]

July 19, 2021

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021 to unleash power of limitless connectivity

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), a CableLabs subsidiary, gas announced SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021 will take place October 11-14 in Atlanta as a hybrid experience to bring the cable telecommunications community back together, safely. Returning as a hybrid experience, the largest cable telecommunications and technology trade show in the Americas will enable attendees […]

July 15, 2021

Research: Youth keen on co-viewing apps

Findings from Hub Entertainment Research’s third annual Evolution of the TV Set report show that co-viewing apps are increasingly popular with young audiences, leading the firm to ask whether the long-gestating vision of television viewing integrated with social media been delivered by the digital equivalent of sitting on a couch and talking about what’s on […]

July 13, 2021

Study: Tech brands ranked most valuable

The world’s most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7.1 trillion – equivalent to the combined GDP of France and Germany. The 42 per cent increase; more than four times the study’s annual average percentage increase over the past […]

June 22, 2021

SES won’t have a stand at IBC

Satellite giant SES will not be present in IBC’s Hall 1 this coming December. SES, for the past year or more, has curtailed any non-essential outside activity and depended more or less on Zoom meetings. The IBC decision seems wholly based on Covid worries more than any withdrawal from IBC itself. A source says: “Our […]

June 18, 2021By Chris Forrester

XR Studios pioneers disguise’s virtual zoom feature for Katy Perry performance

For the past year, the world has been preoccupied with Zoom meetings. disguise, the technology innovator in extended reality (xR) and virtual production, has been looking at a very different type of zoom. Instead of video meetings, disguise allows its users to zoom in and out of a virtual world on camera.  disguise’s award-winning extended […]

May 18, 2021

Zoom partners with European Tour

The European Tour has announced a multi-year partnership with Zoom Video Communications.   As the European Tour’s Official Unified Communications Partner, Zoom will provide communications services including virtual and collaborative experiences for media, commercial partners, hospitality guests and the Tour’s global fanbase, through exclusive live-sport experiences.  Zoom will deliver virtual press conferences and facilitate key stakeholder […]

May 11, 2021

Quickchannel launches WebRTC on its platform

Quickchannel, a provider of high performance online streaming and recording services, has announced the launch of WebRTC on its video platform, which allows users to live stream secure, branded and high quality video. As an open-source technology supported by renowned software brands such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla, the launch of WebRTC means Quickchannel’s […]

May 4, 2021

Minim, Irdeto expand Trusted Home platform in Europe

Zoom Telephonics, doing business as Minim, a creator of innovative connectivity products, and Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform and cybersecurity, have announced the expansion of the AI-driven Trusted Home platform with new data centres in Amsterdam and Moscow. The expansion will deliver faster AI-driven services and improved reliability for Trusted Home, developed by Minim […]

April 22, 2021