Scripps Networks International has selected Encompass CloudVOD, a cloud-based video-on-demand service, as its solution for delivering VOD content to the EMEA region.
Vodafone has continued its pan European pay TV expansion by launching in Italy with the help of Kaltura, which supplied the OTT TV platform. This echoes the expansion of Vodafone TV in Spain almost two years ago in September 2015, when New York-based Kaltura was chosen to support VoD and catch up services via OTT over existing TiVo-made set top boxes, without having to deploy new hardware.
Vimond IO enables proxy editing in the cloud with background rendering for immediate delivery.
Crystal has announced that it has completed deployment for one of America’s leading television networks of an advanced software platform that allows the broadcaster to enforce distribution rights, provide dynamic ad insertion, manage C3, D4 and C7 rating metrics and provide accurate Video on Demand (VOD) across its network of owned and operated stations.
Broadcasters face a bewildering range of new technologies in an ever more competitive landscape. With new delivery platforms, OTT, streaming, cellular, VOD and others, broadcast professionals need to adopt the newest technology solutions to remain competitive.
One key decision is which new technologies to support, ATSC 3.0, UHD, 4K, others. The Broadcast Bridge has a full-range of tutorials on many of these new technologies. Below are two that may be key to broadcasting’s future.
Swiss IP video technology and service provider Zattoo has complemented its existing white label IPTV platform for network operators in its home country with a VOD (Video-on-Demand) package.