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TV3 ShowPal App's Tight Sync
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xonista and Civolution have
launched ShowPal, a second
screen app developed with TV3,
Ireland's largest commercial
television broadcaster.
Axonista collaborated with TV3
to develop ShowPal, Ireland's first
broadcaster branded TV viewing
companion app.
Civolution's Automatic Content
Recognition (ACR) technology
SyncNow synchronises the app
with TV3's broadcast.
To enhance the TV viewing
experience, the app delivers a
mix of content and social media
interaction related to the channel's
programmes and allows viewers to
interact with shows by taking part
in quizzes, games, voting and polls.
Stephen Grant, TV3 Group
Director of Online, and Head of
ShowPal, said: "As a broadcaster,
TV3 recognises that secondscreening is a mainstream activity
and we sought to develop an
app that would deliver relevant,
engaging and entertaining content
to the second screen synchronous

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ShowPal - TV3's viewing
companion app

with what is happening on the TV
screen. Using Civolution's Audio
Watermarking technology enabled
Axonista, our development partners
in ShowPal, to power this element of
the app. This has worked brilliantly
to allow us deliver this additional
content to the app synched
perfectly to broadcast."
ShowPal is built on Axonista's
Ediflo platform, which enables
broadcasters such as ESPN, MTV,
SPI, Setanta Sports and TV3

to create and launch
their own branded
second screen apps for
various platforms.
Claire McHugh, CEO
and Co-founder of
Axonista said: "Our
collaboration with TV3
on ShowPal demonstrates
how broadcasters can use
our Ediflo CMS to build
compelling viewer-centric
companion apps to meet
those goals."
ShowPal and Ediflo make
use of Civolution's SyncNow (ACR)
solution, leveraging Civolution's live
Axon-based embedding solution at
their head-end, to sync the content
between linear and non-linear TV
viewing and the companion app.
It ensures that the app delivers
contextual real-time gaming,
advertising and social content to
viewers even with live-produced
content and TV programming drifts.
ShowPal is available on iOS
devices and will be available on
Android in 2014.

Cospective Launches Frankie 2.1 Review Tool
C

ospective has announced that a
new version of its video review
tool, Frankie, is now available.
Frankie 2.1 offers new features,
including zooming and panning,
custom branding in the review
interface, while also doubling
storage to 20 GB.
"These powerful new zoom and
pan features have taken Frankie to
a new level," said Jeremy Pollard,
Frankie Product Manager. "Having
the option to zoom into very specific
objects that need to be discussed
will be a boon to project managers.
Being able to isolate any component
of an image will focus the longdistance conversations that they

have with their team and clients."
Frankie is a browser-based review
and approval system that provides
interactive, collaborative video
review from any location.
Frankie 2.1 allows any team

Frankie allows content viewing,
notation and sketches on the
video image

member to initiate a review at their
convenience and save their markedup video, including session notes
that are saved as a PDF, for reference
or sharing. Videos are uploaded and
reviews are initiated by sending a
URL to other collaborators.
Users access Frankie through
their browser and can play or pause
content, make notes and sketch
their ideas directly on the video
image. With Frankie 2.1, users can
now zoom in for greater detail, or
pan across an image to isolate
critical components for review.
The trial period for Frankie 2.1 has
been extended to 21 day.

Clearleap Secures
US $36M Funding
USA: Clearleap has announced
that it has closed a US$20 million
round of funding, bringing its
total financing to US$36 million.
Susquehanna Growth Equity led
the round with participation from
Clearleap's existing investors:
Trinity Ventures and Noro-Moseley.
The funding round follows the
company's recent launch into the
European market and will help
further accelerate global expansion.
Clearleap's multiscreen platform
provides the framework for content
owners and television providers
as they enhance their existing
video services.

Mobeon Live
On Wirecast
USA: Mobeon has selected
Telestream's Wirecast to capture
and live stream the conference
sessions and keynotes from the
2013 Streaming Media West.
Telestream recently released
Wirecast version 5, a major
upgrade for its Wirecast live
streaming production software.
Wirecast 5 adds enhanced
encoding and playback options;
a more efficient UI; high-quality
screen capture; and more flexible I/O
integrations for easier live streaming.

S&T OTT
Streaming
USA: Strategy & Technology (S&T)
has brought new tools to the US
market at Streaming Media West.
S&T Media Manager supports
live streaming, live to VOD and
standalone VOD management
within a single workflow, enabling
simplified deployments of
otherwise complex simulcast, ondemand and "catchup" services.
S&T Media Manager is a joint
venture with Simplestream Group.


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InNews: Vizrt to Acquire Mosart Medialab
InNews: NTP Dad Ax32 Captures Wagner
InReply: Seesense on Miniature Cameras
InStudio: Q-Ball Captures Historic Vettel Victory
InGear: Bluebell’s Fibre Optic Solutions
InGear: Grass Valley K2 Dyno Changes the Game
InMedia: Pixitmedia – More Partner Than Supplier
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In Broadcast - December 2013 - InNews: Vizrt to Acquire Mosart Medialab
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