Although nominally dedicated to cable, ANGA COM also illuminates trends common to the whole pay TV industry and in the 2019 event just gone, there was a strong focus on cybersecurity security and low latency streaming. The other major theme with more of a cable focus was the resurgence of RDK originally developed by Comcast to expedite migration to IP for cable TV operators through standardization of core components in set top boxes and broadband gateways for the connected home.
Germany’s Android set top box (STB) software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) is integrating machine learning technology for metadata creation from Media Distillery to enable deeper content search on the basis of audio or visual objects down to the frame level.
Comark is appointed as authorized reseller of Triveni Digital hardware and software products.
Luxembourg’s broadcaster and content producer RTL Group has acquired UK-based provider of advanced advertising technology Yospace in a bid to boost revenues.
Gracenote, subsidiary of video audience measurement and analytics group Nielsen, has released the first in a series of metadata-based products for content search and recommendation under its Advanced Discovery brand.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a German based provider of software for video services, has announced enhancements for its Android TV platform that give operators more control over their deployments.