Synamedia, a startup formed late 2018 via a buyout of Cisco Systems’ video software unit, has announced two extensions of existing deals in Asia with Indian telco Bharti Airtel and Malaysian satellite TV operator Astro.
As consumers flock from linear to on-demand viewing, operators are under pressure to ensure their assets conform with these changing consumption patterns by being available for TV Everywhere as soon as possible. Many broadcasters face the same challenges as they deploy direct to consumer online services where most content is consumed on demand after the scheduled time, even sometimes for major sporting events.
Clippers CourtVision, the live, augmented streaming platform created by the Los Angeles Clippers and Second Spectrum, the official video tracking technology provider for the NBA will use AWS machine-learning and data analytics services.
Magine TV has completed its withdrawal from OTT after announcing termination of its video streaming service in Germany at the end of February 2019.
Last Fall, “Orbital Redux” broke new ground for streaming entertainment as a live, scripted multi-episode sci-fi drama in which the audience determined the outcome of the action.
MediaKind and Deutsche Telekom have given their audience a unique 2nd screen OTT experience by adding two cameras of 360-degree video to a basketball broadcast.