At the recent 2017 NAB Show, Globecast teamed up with Harmonic to demonstrate the first ultra-high-definition (UHD) high dynamic range (HDR) OTT managed platform as a service (PaaS) for the delivery of linear content over the internet to connected TVs. The VIVE Lifestyle Network, a 24/7 linear TV network available globally that offers lifestyle series and programs in the 4K/UHD format, said it plans to use the platform to deploy its new OTT service.
Amagi’s Skylight, is a cloud-managed broadcast services platform positioned for playout services. It offers TV networks cloud-led services encompassing content preparation, channel playout, content delivery, and monetization for both linear TV and OTT.
Decentrix has announced the release of CloudMBI RetransFx, a comprehensive set of interactive analytical tools for broadcasters designed exclusively to manage program retransmission billing, payments, and reverse retransmission calculations.
Genius Digital has announced the official launch of its brand new Offline Viewing Analytics product. The new product is designed to help operators understand how their subscribers are viewing downloaded and offline content, and how offline viewing fits into the wider consumption profile of subscribers. The launch follows hot on the heels of the recent announcement from Netflix, which recently launched offline viewing functionality for its subscribers - allowing them to download content to their smart devices and watch without the need to connect to the Internet.
The Acrodyne PROGIRA plan is a user-friendly planning tool with all the functionality necessary for pre-study, planning and evaluation of broadcast networks. Powered by ESRI’s ArcGIS, PROGIRA plan handles all map data formats and features the most advanced GIS functionality in comparison available.
For every media organization, accurately valuing media assets is critical to understanding and maximizing potential revenues. This is particularly true given the costs and challenges of creating, distributing, and monetizing content — whether TV series, news programming, or feature film — from production and premiere through syndication.