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Android TV now has 180 operator customers worldwide.

Android TV Customer Growth Slows As Google Focuses On Scale And Monetization February 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The growth in customer numbers for Android TV has slowed over the last 18 months as Google aims to consolidate by scaling the middleware platform up and promoting revenue generation among its existing operator base.

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Veset Nimbus is the company’s flagship linear playout SaaS product for professional broadcasters.

The Resurrection Of Live Linear TV And How To Playout From The Cloud February 3rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

One of the surprises from the latest research published by Nielsen was the significant rise in audiences watching live linear TV. Lockdown has not only sent SVOD viewing soaring through the roof but linear TV is expanding rapidly. One reason for this, according to Nielsen, has been greater adoption of streaming by older age groups. Moreover, they aren’t expected just to revert back again. Even Netflix launched a scheduled programming feature recently targeting older audiences in France in a move likely to be replicated in other territories. The move is also seen as a response to advertising video on demand services. There’s one playout provider focussed on playout for linear TV channel management with a groundbreaking SaaS cloud playout platform. We spoke with Veset CEO Igor Krol to learn more.

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Targeting Offers Traditional Pay TV Hope Of Stemming Advertising Loss To Digital January 29th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Recent survey data charting loss of viewers and revenues to OTT service providers and digital platforms makes grim reading for traditional commercial broadcasters and pay TV operators, as the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic accelerates these trends that were already taking place.

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Essential Guide: PTP V2.1 – New Security & Monitoring For IP Broadcast Infrastructures January 27th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Timing accuracy has been a fundamental component of broadcast infrastructures for as long as we’ve transmitted television pictures and sound. The time invariant nature of frame sampling still requires us to provide timing references with sub microsecond accuracy.

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The Sponsors Perspective: Protecting Content Is A Never-Ending Battle January 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

For content providers (studios, content owners, content aggregators, or other content licensors) and their licensees (affiliates) operating in a multiplatform world - and pirates looking to obtain illegal access to the most popular content - it’s an unrelenting game of cat and mouse. While the internet has provided a cost-effective and easy way to deliver content to consumers, it also opens up new vulnerabilities that content pirates are eager to expose.

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Actors Michael Sheen and David Tennant played in Staged, the BBC drama series made with social distancing in mind.

Covid Shuffles The Broadcasting Pack January 7th 2021 - 09:00 AM

All industry sectors have been impacted by Covid-19 during 2020 and broadcasting is no exception, with a common theme being acceleration of trends already in train, both positive and negative.

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