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XMOS helps Skyworth create a voice-enabled, always-on AI TV Posted: 29/10/2018
XMOS helps Skyworth create a voice-enabled, always-on AI TV

2018 marks Skyworth’s 30th anniversary. A leading brand in China's colour-TV industry, Skyworth is taking a bold step forward within the market. At their 2018 new product strategy event, the runaway success across all product launches on the day was Skyworth's always-on AI TV.

Tags: XMOS | Skyworth | TV | AI | voice-enabled | Baidu
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Friend MTS appoints Justin Paul as Chief Marketing Officer Posted: 11/10/2018
Friend MTS appoints Justin Paul as Chief Marketing Officer

Friend MTS, the Emmy Award winning content and revenue protection specialist, has appointed Justin Paul to the new position of Chief Marketing Officer. Paul, who has over 20 years’ experience in technology marketing, will lead the company’s marketing functions, including strategy, brand development, and marketing communications.

Tags: Friend MTS | content protection | video piracy | streaming piracy | broadcast | broadcast industry
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Vewd names Sascha Pruter, former head of product for Google Android TV, as Chief Product Officer Posted: 04/09/2018
Vewd names Sascha Pr and uuml;ter, former head of product for Google and rsquo;s Android TV, as Chief Product Officer

 Vewd, the world’s largest smart TV OTT software provider, today announced that Sascha Prüter has joined the company as Chief Product Officer. Previously, Mr. Prüter led Google’s product and engineering efforts for Android TV and worked directly with the world’s leading smart TV OEMs, OTT providers and pay TV operators to establish the platform as one of the leading smart TV and set-top box operating systems globally.

Tags: Sascha Pruter | Vewd | Google | Android TV | OTT | pay-TV IPTV | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Tymphany and XMOS to Showcase New Soundbar at IFA with Alexa Built-In Posted: 28/08/2018
Tymphany and XMOS to Showcase New Soundbar at IFA with Alexa Built-In

Tymphany, a global premier audio ODM, and XMOS, a leading supplier of advanced embedded voice solutions, announced the latest project in building a new Alexa Built-In soundbar that will be demonstrated at Amazon’s exhibit at IFA in Berlin, 31 August to 5 September 2018.

Tags: Tymphany | XMOS | soundbar | IFA | Alexa | voice | virtual assistant | Amazon | Berlin | demo
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Vewd OS Arrives for Android TV Posted: 22/08/2018
Vewd OS Arrives for Android TV

Vewd, the world’s largest provider of OTT software for TVs, today announced Vewd OS for Android TV operator tier, bringing the company’s signature smart TV technology and essential modules to Android TV.

Tags: Vewd | entertainment | consumers | OTT | Android | TV | OS | operating system | media | operator | Vewd Cloud | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Bitmovins player streamlines Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland online platforms Posted: 30/07/2018
Bitmovins player streamlines Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland online platforms

Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, has announced that CBC is using Bitmovin’s HTML5 web player and SDKs across multiple web, mobile and online platforms of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland to increase the reach of their content beyond TV screens.

Tags: Bitmovin | CBC | RTL | video | DRM | technology | HTML5 web player | SDK | web | mobile | online | MedienGruppe | Deutschland | TV
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Veteran TV Exec, Andy Kaplan, appointed Chairman of Board of Directors for QYOU India Posted: 25/07/2018
Veteran TV Exec, Andy Kaplan, appointed Chairman of Board of Directors for QYOU India

QYOU Media Inc. today announces that it has named former President of Sony Pictures Worldwide Networks, Andy Kaplan, as Chairman of Board of Directors for QYOU India Pvt (“QYOU India”), a newly formed subsidiary of QYOU Media which delivers highly localized and expertly curated digital-first video content to an Indian audience of over 185 million mobile and TV subscribers.

Tags: QYOU Media | Andy Kaplan | Curt Marvis | QYOU India | Sony
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QYOU launches Heads Up Daily (HUD) esports format on Instagram TV Posted: 17/07/2018
QYOU launches Heads Up Daily (HUD) esports format on Instagram TV
QYOU Media today announces it has extended the reach of its HUD format by introducing HeadsUpDailyTV on IGTV, Instagram’s TV platform launched in June 2018. IGTV aims to deliver long-form formats optimized for mobile viewing to its user base of 1 billion. HUD’s launch on the platform dramatically bolsters its global reach, allowing millennial and Gen-Z audiences to access the best esports entertainment and news on-the-go wherever and whenever.
Tags: QYOU Media | HUD | Heads up Daily | millennials | TV | IGTV | Instagram | mobile | gen-z | eSports | video games | YouTube | Twitch | Curt Marvia
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QYOU and Frequency partner to offer custom OTT programming globally Posted: 06/06/2018
QYOU and Frequency partner to offer custom OTT programming globally

QYOU Media (TSXV: QYOU OTC: QYOUF), the world’s leading curator of premium ‘best-of-the-web’ video for multiscreen distribution has announced a partnership with Frequency, the cloud-based internet video platform that manages video from hundreds of providers, and powers the world’s leading pay TV platforms.

Tags: QYOU Media | GoMedia | online | video | content | curator | multiscreen | Frequency
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QYOU flagship esports format Heads Up Daily (HUD) licensed into 13 Eastern European territories Posted: 11/05/2018
QYOU flagship esports format Heads Up Daily (HUD)  licensed into 13 Eastern European territories

QYOU Media, the world’s leading curator of premium ‘best-of-web’ video for multiscreen distribution, announced today it has partnered with a major global distributor to license its flagship esports format Heads Up Daily (HUD) in 13 countries across Eastern Europe, as it looks to capitalize on the popularity and growth of the esports genre. Details of the partnership will follow upon future launch of the series in the summer of 2018.

Tags: QYOU Media | HUD | esports | Eastern Europe | 2018 | best of web | video
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QYOU accelerates growth in India with new content and distribution partnerships Posted: 17/04/2018
QYOU accelerates growth in India with new content and distribution partnerships

QYOU Media, the world’s leading curator of premium ‘best-of-web’ video for multiscreen distribution is growing its operations in India following the successful launch of QYOU India on Tata Sky, by adding a block of new content partnerships. Rebranding as Q India, the company’s localized service recently also launched on Jio TV, India’s fastest growing mobile service with 168 million subscribers.

Tags: QYOU Media | India | Jio | TV mobile | HD | The Q | Curt Marvis | media | video | multiscreen | subscriber | Q India | best of web | distribution
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WPT Distribution USA selects QYOU Media and rsquo;s format Heads Up Daily (HUD) to build global TV franchise for esports Posted: 12/04/2018
WPT Distribution USA selects QYOU Media and rsquo;s format Heads Up Daily (HUD) to build global TV franchise for esports

QYOU Media, the world’s leading curator of premium ‘best-of-web’ video for multiscreen distribution, announced today it has partnered with WPT® Distribution USA to promote and distribute QYOU’s dedicated esports program Heads Up Daily (HUD). WPT, the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment, will distribute HUD as part of its global push into the televised esports genre.

Tags: QYOU Media | WPT | Heads Up Daily | TV | esports | gaming | 2020 | Ourgame | GINX | millennials
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iflix selects Bitmovin to deliver HD experience to mobile subscribers Posted: 11/04/2018
iflix selects Bitmovin to deliver HD experience to mobile subscribers

Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces that iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, will use Bitmovin encoding to enable the delivery of TV shows, movies and sport in high definition video over low bandwidth mobile networks across the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Tags: Bitmovin | iflix | TV | encoding | Asia | APAC | MPEG | HTML5 | multi-codec | streaming | per-scene adaptation | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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Ericsson Media Solutions selected by Telef and oacute;nica to transform its TV services Posted: 10/04/2018
Ericsson Media Solutions selected by Telef and oacute;nica to transform its TV services

Ericsson has been selected by Telefónica to power a range of advanced TV services across its operating businesses in Latin America. The solution will be rolled out in 13 countries and will be available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru by the end of this year, with eight other Latin America countries to follow by the end of 2020.

Tags: Ericsson | Telefonica | TV | LATAM | video | storage | processing | VOD | HD | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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Ericsson Integrates Fraunhofer and rsquo;s MPEG-H TV Audio System Into Its Contribution-Encoder Decoder Solution Posted: 10/04/2018
Ericsson Integrates Fraunhofer and rsquo;s MPEG-H TV Audio System Into Its Contribution-Encoder Decoder Solution

At the NAB Show, Ericsson introduces its AVP 2000 Contribution Encoder and companion MediaFirst Content Processing (MFCP) Decoder as the industry’s first contribution-path encode/decode solution with support of the MPEG-H TV Audio System, substantially developed by Fraunhofer IIS. MPEG-H is the only next-generation broadcast audio system in regular operation in the world, having been launched by South Korean terrestrial UHD broadcasters in May 2017.

Tags: Ericsson Media Solutions | encoding | encoder | NAB 2018 | Fraunhofer | broadcast | MPEG-H | 4K | HEVC | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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