OTT and Social

Bundesliga Interactive Feed relies on AWS and TeraVolt

Recognising that personalisation is paramount to audience engagement, at the start of the 2021-22 season, DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga launched several fan-first offerings, many of which use Amazon Web Services (AWS). Among these is the league’s Interactive Feed, which is built on TeraVolt’s TVXray. Leveraging a host of AWS Media and AI services, the solution personalises […]  More

Vitec to launch 4K/multichannel HD openGear encoder card at NAB

The MGW Diamond+ OG broadcast-quality openGear (OG) encoder card from Vitec will make its debut at NAB 2022. The MGW Diamond+ OG is a 4K/multichannel HD, HEVC, H.264 and MPEG-2 encoder with SDI and SMPTE-2110 input in an openGear card format. This latest addition to Vitec’s encoding range is suitable for any contribution or point-to-point streaming […]  More

Dizplai partners with Reddit to offer access to community-based content for live producers

Dizplai and Reddit have agreed a new partnership that enables live producers to tap into Reddit’s community-based content. The integration of Reddit’s API with Dizplai gives content creators access to over 100,000 active communities on the platform. Producers can source and display authentic, real-time conversations and curate topical discussions, themes or reactions in their live […]  More

Imagine to debut Aviator monetisation platform at NAB 2022

Imagine Communications has introduced Imagine Aviator, the first truly cloud-native platform that enables broadcasters, MVPDs and digital-first providers to plan, make and monetise premium-quality linear and OTT content from a single, unified platform. It will make its debut at the 2022 NAB Show. Aviator is designed to enable media companies to optimise ad delivery, improve […]  More

Evertz to showcase SaaS solutions at NAB 2022  

Evertz will use NAB 2022 to highlight a range of solutions that are helping live sports, live entertainment and linear channel customers monetise content across a wide range of over-the-top (OTT), direct-to-consumer (DTC), connected TV and traditional broadcast distribution/streaming applications. The company will demonstrate its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution. Launched in October 2021, as part […]  More

Rethinking recommendations: Synamedia looks at taking back control over content streaming models

By Nick Thexton, CTO, Synamedia and Simon Brydon, senior director, security business development – sports, Synamedia In the seminal ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ we found an answer to Life, the Universe and Everything. However, fans will recall that the enigmatic answer (’42’) wasn’t quite what we were expecting or needed. Frequently, this is exactly […]  More

LaLiga and Movistar+ now able to react to pirated content with speed thanks to new court ruling

LaLiga and Movistar+ are now able to request the immediate blocking of pirated platforms that stream football content. A ruling from a Barcelona Commercial Court has established a weekly procedure for blocking pirated websites, with the cooperation of mobile operators Vodafone, Orange, MásMóvil (R, Telecable, Euskaltel), Digimóbil and Telefónica España. This will allow LaLiga and […]  More

Taking out the guesswork: Synamedia on how streaming piracy is putting sports to the test

By Simon Brydon, senior director, security business development – sports, Synamedia It’s the season to dust off the boxes, roll up your sleeves, and get down to the serious sport of board-games. A personal favourite is the quiz Linkee; you win by working out what the answers to the questions have in common. For example, […]  More

Ateliere and Synamedia partner to bring low-latency OTT solutions to market

Synamedia is integrating Ateliere’s technologies into its Vivid Workflow-as-a-Service portfolio (WaaS) for enhanced delivery of low-latency over-the-top (OTT) solutions. The partnership brings new integrated streaming and on-demand offerings to the market, providing video service providers with a streamlined and simplified viewing experience across all screens. With the new solution, consumers can access live or on-demand OTT […]  More

TIM delivers enhanced quality of experience with Broadpeak’s multicast ABR solution

Italian telco operator TIM is optimising its live sports OTT delivery with a multicast ABR (mABR) solution from Broadpeak. “Thanks to Broadpeak’s mABR solution, which optimises network performance for streaming services, we provide the best technology for assuring an excellent customer quality of experience,” said Crescenzo Micheli, head of technology and innovation at TIM. “As […]  More