Verizon launches Verizon Media ConnectID

2020-12-04T10:04:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Verizon Media has announced the introduction of its new unified identity solution, Verizon Media ConnectID, designed to support advertisers, publishers and consumers as the digital landscape evolves away from cookies as a way to manage and reach audiences online.


NativeWaves and Stats Perform announce partnership

2020-11-25T12:36:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Stats Perform, a leader in AI and data technology, and streaming solutions provider NativeWaves have announced a new partnership and the launch of a product that gives sports fans an enhanced viewing experience on their mobile devices.


Canal+ Group and Kudelski announce shutdown of illegal on-demand content distributor

2020-11-17T14:23:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Kudelski Group and Canal+ Group have shutdown a Switzerland-based piracy organisation in Canton of Vaud, that delivered French-speaking on-demand content to thousands of customers.


Synamedia names Paul Segre as CEO

2020-10-23T10:51:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Video software provider Synamedia has appointed Paul Segre as CEO with immediate effect. Previously CEO of Genesys, Segre succeeds Yves Padrines, who is stepping down after two years in the role.


MediaScouting Broadcast and News Insight make for easier content analysis


DataScouting has released the new version of its MediaScouting Broadcast platform, claiming to have made it more intelligent, easy to use, efficient and reliable.

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Intelligent media monitoring platform from DataScouting takes 360° view


DataScouting, which develops and designs intelligent software solutions for media monitoring, has unveiled its MediaScouting suite to cover ‘360° media monitoring’, minimising the time and effort needed to search and find actionable information in broadcast, online, social and print media.


Grupo Express chooses Nagra to support new OTT services


Nagra has announced that Grupo Express, one of Argentina’s leading cable and broadband providers, selected Nagra to enable NOW Express, a new OTT streaming service to its customers on set-top boxes and portable devices.


Whip Media Group takes on GrayMeta as strategic partner


GrayMeta, which specialises in creating meaningful metadata using machine learning and artificial intelligence, has become a Strategic Supply Chain Partner for Whip Media Group, to help extend its data-driven Content Value Management (CVM) platform.


Synamedia addresses advertising revenue with Iris


Video software provider Synamedia has launched Iris, a new addressable advertising product.


US piracy report released by Nagra and Digital Citizens Alliance


Digital Citizens Alliance and Nagra have jointly released an investigative report showcasing how illegal piracy subscription services in the United States have grown into a billion-dollar industry that steals from creators, circumvents legitimate TV operators, and poses risks for consumers.


A+E Networks moves European broadcast ops to the cloud


Cloud-based technology company Amagi has announced that A+E Networks UK has transitioned playout and service delivery for its entire portfolio of 30 channels in Europe to Amagi’s cloud platform running on Amazon Web Services (AWS).


Arvato regroups under Vidispine


IT specialist Arvato Systems has launched Vidispine as the main go-to-market brand for its media management and monetisation product portfolio.


Norigin launches new AdScan tool


Video streaming specialist Norigin Media has launched its new AdScan tool, which is designed to detect and mark advertising breaks on catch-up TV content.


Brat TV chooses Amagi as cloud partner


Cloud-based technology specialist Amagi has announced that it has enabled LA-based digital media network Brat TV to distribute its content to leading streaming TV platforms, including The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus and Vizio.


Nagra makes mark with NexGuard in MediaConvert


Nagra has announced API integration of its NexGuard forensic watermarking technologies into file-based video transcoding service AWS Elemental MediaConvert.


Altibox Norway secures Verimatrix deal


Verimatrix has announced that Altibox Norway, one of the largest regional telecommunication operators throughout Norway and Denmark, is among the latest European customers to move its security framework into the Verimatrix Secure Cloud.


Amagi assists Qwest in monetising music content


Cloud-based technology company Amagi has released details of a new partnership with music VoD service Qwest TV to distribute and monetise the latter’s music content to CTV platforms.


Nagra helps kick out pirates as illegal IPTV streamer is shut down


Nagra, the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), the Spanish Football League (LaLiga), and Nordic Content Protection have announced the shutdown of an illegal IPTV streaming network based in Spain that served more than two million paying subscribers worldwide.


Team effort makes mark on Oscar security


Nagra, Brightcove, Akamai and BuyDRM have worked together to provide a new security feature for the Academy Screening Room, a platform for Academy members used as part of the screening process for the Oscars.


UHP reports record revenue


Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a major economic downturn unfolding in the last quarter, UHP Networks (UHP) recorded the highest revenue and profitability in its history.