If there’s one thing that became very apparent during the Mayweather-McGregor pay-per-view experience, it’s that delivering live streaming premium events to large-scale audiences is inherently difficult. And notoriously unpredictable.
Hubee, a French company specialised in video platforms and services, is launching its new cloud platform called Beemix. This platform groups together features required to launch premium video services live, VOD/SVOD, catch-up, NPVR and statistics.
Actus Digital has found a way with Clip-Factory-Pro to simplify the re-purposing of linear broadcast content for nonlinear VOD or social media delivery.
Set-top boxes, there must be a billion of them and, in most respects, they all pretty much do the same thing. Yet, with today’s rapid-pace rollout of new services and features, choosing the right operating system for the set-top box is crucial for business success.
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.