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Wyplay embraces Android Operator TierJune 19, 2018Wyplay has become the latest set-top middleware and UX vendor to embrace the Android TV platform, and market a custom launcher for Android TV’s Operator Tier. Debuted in Q1 2017, and formalized in the second and third quarters of the same year, Operator Tier affords Android TV adoptees considerably more latitude in designing a device’s home-screen, app carousel, icons, and content placement.Subscribers Only
Cisco exits video - rationale and implicationsMay 02, 2018Subsequent to a lengthy review of its Service Provider video business, Cisco is divesting its Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) segment. Private equity firm Permira will acquire Cisco’s video security, video experience, and video processing assets. While neither the name of the new entity, nor the value of transaction has been disclosed, it is known that Abraham Peled – NDS’ former CEO and Chairman – will reclaim his role as Chairman of the new company. Subject to regulatory approval, Cisco anticipates that the sale will complete by the end of October 2018, or within Q1 of Cisco’s 2019 financial year.Subscribers Only
Broadcast & Internet Video Software, Security and Analytics Market Monitor - Q4 2016June 23, 2017The broadcast & internet video software, security and analytics market monitor provides a high level overview of the video software market value and major trends across various technology segments and regions.Subscribers Only
Broadcast & Internet Video Software, Security and Analytics Market Monitor - Q3 2016April 07, 2017The broadcast & internet video software, security and analytics market monitor provides a high level overview of the video software market value and major trends across various technology segments and regions.Subscribers Only
The outlook for Android STBsJuly 14, 2016This report provides a holistic view of Android OS across the pay TV and OTT retail STB landscape - focusing on the strategies and rationale of pay TV operators who have chosen Android implementations. The report also analyses the OTT STB market and the impact of Google's current vision of its Android platform.Subscribers Only
Rovi acquires TiVoMay 04, 2016The heavens have aligned for two of the media-and-entertainment industry’s technology giants. Analytics, program guide and IP-licensing kingpin Rovi will acquire OTT software, UI pioneer and DVR progenitor TiVo. Valued at roughly USD 1.1 billion, the deal remains subject to closing conditions, is expected to conclude by the end of the third quarter, 2016, and will usher in the disappearance of the Rovi brand entirely.Subscribers Only
The Future of Multiscreen Delivery & MonetizationMarch 17, 2015Connectable consumer devices are continuing to drive content consumption online and multiscreen. 2015 will see video accounting for over half of all internet traffic. This new behaviour has resulted in additional costs in processing and distribution, as such linear TV remains the more favourable method in creating new revenue. However, new monetisation opportunities such as analytics-based programming advertising and recommendations-based content delivery can offset these additional costs. The monetisation of connected devices is also leading service operators to diversify their service provisions.Subscribers Only
Dish Network launches next-gen user experience and smartphone-like voice control with UHD set-top boxJanuary 29, 2015US satellite pay TV operator Dish Network will launch a UHD set-top box (STB) in Q2 2015. Branded the 4K Joey, it will be a thin client design to be used in conjunction with its Hopper multimedia home gateway (MHG) and is compatible with all second generation UHD TVs: those with HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2. The 4K Joey is based on a Broadcom system-on-chip (SoC) and supports UHDp60 with 10bit colour, as well as simultaneous decoding...
Swisscom moves multiscreen platform to the main TV screenApril 30, 2014Swisscom has launched a new iteration of its IPTV service, which it has branded TV 2.0. The next generation TV experience employs a set-top box with Android-based Teatro-3.5 software platform from Switzerland’s i-Wedia, and supports network DVR. The box uses Verimatrix VCAS and Microsoft PlayReady for content protection. The STB is powered by Marvell’s ARMADA 1500 Plus system-on-a-chip (SoC), and is 802.11ac Wi-Fi-enabled.
Rovi and Veveo: A Vertical Integration That Makes SenseMarch 11, 2014Rovi’s acquiring Veveo brings competitive benefits to the latter, and a compelling search, discovery, recommendation, and voice-control portfolio to the formerSubscribers Only
TiVo to acquire DigitalsmithsMarch 03, 2014Set-top box (STB) and middleware vendor TiVo is to acquire Digitalsmiths, a search and recommendation engine company for $135m in cash, in a transaction expected to be completed during Q1 of 2015. The acquisition is likely to serve several strategic purposes for TiVo...
Apple acquires PrimeSense, looks to gesture controlJanuary 02, 2014This report examines the implications of Apple's acquisition of PrimeSense, a company specializing in active camera-based gesture control solutions.Subscribers Only
The Opportunity for Next-Generation TVNovember 30, 2013TV is changing, but the dynamics of this change are far from clear. Is traditional TV really dying? Is OTT and VoD the cause? How will traditional broadcast technologies respond, and can they be relevant in the future? This presentation addresses the core opportunities that will define the next-generation of TV technologies.Subscribers Only