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SMPTE Expands Access to Educational Programs, Events, and Standards Documents Posted: 24/04/2020
SMPTE Expands Access to Educational Programs, Events, and Standards Documents

SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced changes to its educational programming designed to make it easier for industry professionals to keep up with the latest technology and to learn new skills. In addition to supporting professional development, the Society's robust array of webcasts, meetings, and online courses offers members a way to connect with colleagues and to prepare for future opportunities in a changing industry and world.

 

 

 

Tags: SMPTE | Educational Programs | Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers | Online Courses | Webcasts | eLearning
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PMC Appoints Sweetwater Sound As A Full Line US Dealer Posted: 23/04/2020
PMC Appoints Sweetwater Sound As A Full Line US Dealer

UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC has appointed Sweetwater Sound as a full-line US dealer for its entire range of professional studio monitoring products.

Established in 1979, Sweetwater Sound is the leading online musical instrument and pro audio equipment retailer in the US and has experienced unprecedented growth for over a decade. It is a perfect fit for PMC because it is always looking for the best products to offer its dedicated customer base.

PMC is already trusted by discerning audio professionals worldwide as the idea monitoring solution for accurate and transparent mixing and mastering. Since the release of its twotwo range of nearfield monitors and the subsequent release of its Result6 compact nearfield monitors, PMC has been searching for the right US partner to help introduce more people to its high quality professional product range.

 

Tags: The leading online retailer will work closely with PMC to introduce the company’s high quality professional monitoring products to a much wider audience.
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New ChyronHego Academy Provides Convenient Online Training, Zero-Cost Pathway to Certification Posted: 14/04/2020
New ChyronHego Academy Provides Convenient Online Training, Zero-Cost Pathway to Certification

 ChyronHego today announced the launch of ChyronHego Academy, a training resource designed to help industry professionals acquire and update essential skills in working with the company's graphics products. Offering a self-paced online curriculum created by product experts, ChyronHego Academy provides a pathway to becoming a certified ChyronHego product designer or operator. The initial ChyronHego Academy courses focus on PRIME Graphics and will be followed by courses on additional products from the ChyronHego portfolio.

"Over the years, ChyronHego has been a trusted partner of Lyric freelancers, as well as the many designers and operators working with ChyronHego's Lyric and PRIME Graphics solutions at broadcast and production facilities worldwide," said Carol Bettencourt, manager of strategic marketing projects at ChyronHego. "With ChyronHego Academy we're extending support for these users, giving them the tools to increase their knowledge and expand their career opportunities from the comfort of their home. To support the broadcast community as a whole during the COVID-19 crisis, we're making ChyronHego Academy courses and certification available at no cost."

 

Tags: ChyronHego | COVID-19 | ChyronHego Academy | Online Training | Certification
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Switch Media Partners with SpringServe to Enable Effective OTT Monetization Posted: 25/03/2020
Switch Media Partners with SpringServe to Enable Effective OTT Monetization

Switch Media, a world leader in online video technology, has partnered with SpringServe, a leading US-based independent ad platform provider whose technology is purpose-built for video and OTT. Switch Media’s server-side ad insertion (SSAI) technology has been fully integrated with SpringServe’s ad platform to provide value-added services to OTT providers.

OTT companies that require dynamic ad insertion (DAI) also need an ad server. DAI enriches the current ad inventory – creating more addressable non-cookie-based advertising opportunities. SpringServe’s advertising platform integrated with Switch Media’s SSAI capability helps content owners to monetize their inventory effectively. Using the combined solution means that no additional time is required to test and validate integration. Users have the flexibility to add new data and features to drive targeting and additional platforms can easily be added using a centralized solution.

 

Tags: MediaHQ Lite | Switch Media | online video | encoding | VOD | SSAI | ad insertion | OTT | SpringServe | Dynamic Ad Insertion | DAI
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Mediaproxy organizes compliance monitoring webinar program Posted: 18/03/2020
Mediaproxy organizes compliance monitoring webinar program

Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will host a series of webinars to connect with customers and prospects it would have otherwise met during the now cancelled NAB Show. The aim behind the online sessions is to allow people to hear about the latest version of the globally leading LogServer logging, monitoring and analysis system.

Tags: Mediaproxy | Virtual NAB | NAB Show | Webinar | Online Conference | LogServer | Logging | Monitoring | Analysis | OTT | Streaming | SMPTE | 4k | HDR | 8K | Workflows | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
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Connecting the Digital Congregation: Promethean introduces new Donation Video Overlays Posted: 04/02/2020
Connecting the Digital Congregation: Promethean introduces new Donation Video Overlays

Promethean, a digital solution to dynamically deliver interactive video, has introduced Donation Overlay Templates for easily collecting donations during video streams without disrupting messages. Ideal for Houses of Worship, the new Donation Overlays will connect digital congregations and encourage generosity while streaming LIVE or via VOD content. 

Users can set up Donation Templates via a new editor and easily customise their Donation Overlay appearance with unique assets, key messages and edit the layout or appearance with intuitive fields and sliders. These templates can then be assigned to Donation Overlays which are scheduled onto their stream of choice ready for viewer interaction. Without disrupting the message, viewers will be greeted at key moments with a donation widget at the top of the screen that will let them leave a donation amount set in advance, or can be variable and chosen by the user.

Tags: Promethean | Houses of Worship | Interactive Video | Donation Overlay Templates | Online
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LiveU Solo Helps Isha Foundation Connect with Millions of People in India and Around the World Posted: 14/01/2020
LiveU Solo Helps Isha Foundation Connect with Millions of People in India and Around the World

LiveU’s wireless video encoder, Solo, is being used by Isha Foundation – a non-profit, public service organization founded by Sadhguru – to connect with millions of well-wishers and volunteers in India and around the world. The Foundation uses Solo to stream live events, notably the night-long Mahashivaratri festival at Isha Yoga Center – which is watched by around 50 million viewers – and the Cauvery Calling and Rally for Rivers projects to revitalize India’s depleting rivers.

Rally for Rivers was launched by Sadhguru in September 2017 when he personally drove over 9300 kms in 30 days to raise awareness about the dire situation of Indian rivers. Today it is the world’s largest ecological movement, supported by over 162 million people, and is a major force in shaping river revitalization policy in national governments and world bodies such as the United Nations. Cauvery Calling is an on-ground implementation of Rally for Rivers, to revitalize river Cauvery, the lifeline for 84 million people in southern India.

Tags: cellular bonding | online media | India | live streaming | streaming
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Edgeware and ENENSYS Technologies Form Product Sales Alliance Posted: 21/11/2019
Edgeware and amp; ENENSYS Technologies Form Product and amp; Sales Alliance

Edgeware & ENENSYS Technologies ('ENENSYS') announced today that the two companies are forming a technological and global sales alliance. Edgeware, the leading provider of content preparation, unicast CDN and streaming solutions for broadband operators, and ENENSYS, the leading provider of Multicast ABR and LTE Broadcast media streaming solutions to network operators, will cooperate on key opportunities which leverage the strengths of each in their respective markets.

Edgeware has deployed over 200 private unicast CDNs globally and continues to innovate in the area of internet TV delivery, which requires unicast (one to one) streaming technology. ENENSYS has been a leader in the deployment of 4G/5G Broadcast and OTT Multicast solutions for mobile operators globally, leveraging the multicast capabilities of their private networks. Together, the two companies can offer a truly unique media delivery portfolio – to both the broadband fixed line and mobile operator markets.

Customers interested in knowing more about the integrated solutions now available thanks to this new Edgeware-ENENSYS collaboration are invited to contact their local sales representative, or submit a request via https://www.enensys.com/contact/ or https://www.edgeware.tv/contact/

Tags: Edgeware | ENENSYS | TV | OTT | online | streaming | CDN | 4G | 5G | partnership | alliance
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Switch Media Unveils Cost-Effective Fast-to-Market OTT Platform MediaHQ Lite Posted: 16/10/2019
Switch Media Unveils Cost-Effective Fast-to-Market OTT Platform MediaHQ Lite

Switch Media, a world leader in online video technology, is announcing the launch of MediaHQ Lite. This is an end-to-end OTT platform that provides a comprehensive feature set at a cost-effective price point allowing an OTT service to be delivered swiftly. MediaHQ Lite keeps complexity to a minimum while satisfying core OTT requirements, reducing overheads and providing the opportunity to test new ideas with minimal budget.

Premium OTT services have become complex and fragmented. Many broadcasters and content owners struggle with bespoke integrations, finger pointing between vendors, the high costs of app development and progressively increased overhead costs. MediaHQ Lite is aimed at new OTT offerings where time-to-market is critical, and budgets are realistic. The platform provides the ability to extend reach, free up operational resources and adapt to the changing OTT landscape and consumer expectations.

Using MediaHQ Lite, an OTT service can be launched quickly and easily without any kind of customisation. Users simply rebrand according to their own brand guidelines. Features include secure VOD and live streaming with DRM, a global CDN service, analytics reports, comprehensive metadata, high definition ABR encoding and use of the Switch Media applications, or their own apps if they have them. What really sets MediaHQ Lite apart is a full featured server-side ad insertion integration with AdEase providing uncompromised addressable ad experiences.

Tags: MediaHQ Lite | Switch Media | online video | encoding | VOD | SSAI | ad insertion | OTT
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Switch Media Launches Sophisticated Encoding Tool Watcha for its Powerful MediaHQ Product Suite Posted: 23/07/2019
Switch Media Launches Sophisticated Encoding Tool Watcha for its Powerful MediaHQ Product Suite

Switch Media, a world leader in online video technology has launched Watcha, a key new feature for its product suite, MediaHQ, which was unveiled at NAB this year. The Watcha tool provides broadcasters and content owners with a solution that automatically highlights and reports issues during the encoding process. It was designed to answer the changing needs of broadcasters as they continue to adapt to on-demand services.

Tags: Watcha | MediaHQ | Switch Media | online video | encoding | VOD | SSAI | ad insertion
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Cox Media Group Chooses Veritone for AI-Driven Advertising Analytics and Online Content Curation Posted: 15/07/2019
Cox Media Group Chooses Veritone for AI-Driven Advertising Analytics and Online Content Curation

Veritone, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, today announced that Cox Media Group (CMG) has selected the aiWARE-powered Veritone Essentials suite of applications to use across its 60+ radio stations in 11 markets. CMG Radio is the latest major broadcast group to join leading broadcasters and thousands of stations in deploying Veritone's applications to streamline content curation and demonstrate ROI for advertisers.

Tags: Cox Media Group | Veritone | AI-Driven Advertising Analytics | Online Content Curation | CMG | aiWARE | Veritone Essentials
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Amino acquires online video specialist 24i Posted: 15/07/2019
Amino acquires online video specialist 24i

Amino Communications, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired the privately-held Amsterdam headquartered 24i, an industry leading provider of online video solutions and services.

Tags: Amino | 24i | TV | Video | UI | UK | Online
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MX1 and Minerva Networks Power Next-Generation OTT TV Services Posted: 10/04/2019
MX1 and Minerva Networks Power Next-Generation OTT TV Services
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today a partnership with Minerva Networks, a leading online video platform (OVP) provider, to offer turnkey, subscription-based and ad-funded over-the-top (OTT) video services. The integration of Minerva's market leading platform with MX1's proven content management services and global delivery infrastructure will enable media companies, broadcasters, mobile service providers, ISPs, and pay TV operators worldwide to launch robust, flexible, and scalable OTT video services quickly and cost effectively. The companies will demonstrate their joint solution at the 2019 NAB Show, April 8-11, in Las Vegas at the SES Booth SU1410.
Tags: MX1 | Minerva Networks | Next-Generation | OTT TV Services | Seamless Integration | Online Video Platform | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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MX1 and Nowtilus Team Up to Empower Personalized and Ad-Funded TV Posted: 10/04/2019
MX1 and Nowtilus Team Up to Empower Personalized and Ad-Funded TV
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today a partnership with Nowtilus, a leading provider of ad delivery for targeted dynamic in-stream ad insertion. By working together, the companies are combining Nowtilus' innovative server-side ad insertion (SSAI) solution with MX1's global media services for broadcasters, TV networks, and OTT service providers. This will create an end-to-end solution bringing personalized TV and targeted advertising services to the big screens and mobile devices in broadcast-grade quality. The targeted and dynamic ad insertion solution will enable service providers to increase ad revenues with their live TV and VOD content. The companies will demonstrate the solution at the 2019 NAB Show, April 8-11, in Las Vegas at the SES Booth SU1410.
Tags: MX1 | Nowtilus | TV | OTT Content Distribution | Online Video Platform | Server-Side Ad Insertion Technology | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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MX1 at the 2019 NAB Show Posted: 10/04/2019
MX1 at the 2019 NAB Show
At the 2019 NAB Show, MX1, together with SES, will highlight powerful new solutions that address the challenges of managing, distributing, and monetising content in an increasingly complex broadcast environment. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, MX1 is a trusted partner for broadcasters, content owners, and TV platform operators, as well as content aggregators for the sports and news industry. MX1 focuses on helping its customers reduce their efforts and costs and increase their ROI by tapping new sources of revenue.
Tags: MX1 | 2019 NAB Show | OTT Monetisation | Online Video Platform | Live Events | broadcast | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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