In Broadcast - February 2014 - 14
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WWW.INBROADCAST.COM | ISSUE 28 - FEBRUARY 2014
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AllDigital And Iris.TV Enhance
igital broadcasting solutions
spe cialist A llDigital has
announced a partnership with
video recommendation engine Iris.
TV to deliver seamless streaming
video recommendations across
The collaboration will aim
to enhance end-user viewer
experiences and increase video
monetisation by providing media
companies with the ability to stream
and intelligently recommend robust
content to audiences across devices.
AllDigital's content management
platform (CMS) branded as AllDigital
Cloud platform provides high-speed
data transfer, scalable storage,
encoding / transcoding, video-ondemand (VoD), linear programming,
and real-time reporting.
AllDigital Cloud can be used as
a cloud-based service or as an onpremises content management tool
to power private or public facing
virtual digital broadcasting networks.
Adaptive Stream, Iris.TV's
Collaboration promises an all-device recommendation experience
innovative software is designed
to increase revenue and simplify
operations for web and mobile
video distribution by matching
personalised content and ads based
on audience preferences.
The Adaptive stream technology
will be supported by AllDigital's
CMS offering, giving clients the
ability to utilise the technology
with little disruption to their current
The end goal is the potential for
media companies to be able to
analyse each individual viewer and
deliver the most appropriate piece
of video content to them.
This promises a simple lean-back
experience for their audience while
providing expanded monetisation
through increased views and
Visual Unity Enhances vuMobile Platform
isual Unity Global is launching
version 4.0 of their cloud-based
mobile web publishing and mobile
marketing platform called vuMobile.
The new release will allow users
to publish a responsive web design
in just five minutes.
Visual Unity Global CEO Tomas
Petru said: "This new platform will
make it signiﬁcantly easier and more
efﬁcient for end users to publish
websites that ﬁt all screen sizes
"This includes support for feature
phones through to smart phones,
tablets and the latest 4K televisions.
Fast design via vuMobile
The vuMobile platform quickly builds
a mobile web presence, without the
need for expensive IT resources."
vuMobile version 4.0 introduces
capabilities that are designed to
rapidly mobilise businesses and
empower partners and resellers.
The latest version includes the
The Mobile Site Editor enables
a responsive web-design which
covers any resolution and screen
size from tiny phones to large
4K smart TVs;
The vuMobile platform introduces
a powerful new m-commerce
plugin, supporting multiple global
payment gateways so that users can
incorporate shopping carts directly
into their responsive websites;
The new Loyalty mobile card
program for SMBs, allows partners
to dynamically grow their customer
portfolio, and provides much more
ﬂexibility in monetising their assets.
AUS: Teradek has claimed a
live streaming world first with a
Remote Control Tourist project.
The campaign on behalf of
Tourism Victoria involved four RCTs
equipped with an HD camera and
Teradek Bond cellular solutions.
Content was ingested using a
Teradek Sputnik server and streamed
onto the Internet in seconds using
the New.Livestream platform.
The four Remote Control Tourists
were directed by tweets and
Facebook posts roved and around
Melbourne for eight hours a day over
ﬁve consecutive days.
USA: SeaChange International
and ThinkAnalytics have agreed on
the integration of the SeaChange
Adrenalin multi-screen video platform
with the ThinkAnalytics Search
and Recommendations Engine.
The joint solution will enable video
service providers and content owners
to deliver multi-screen television with
the advantages of personalised
and intuitive content discovery.
SeaChange Adrenalin enables
operators to deliver and manage
personalised multi-screen television
experiences to set-top boxes,
mobile devices, OTT players and
other IP connected devices.
Mustard TV Hub
GBR / USA: Mustard TV has chosen
a NewTek TriCaster 8000 multicamera production system as the
hub of its broadcast operations.
The station, a winner of one of 23
local UK TV licences awarded by
Ofcom, is preparing to broadcast to
Norwich and the surrounding area
on Freeview Channel 8 beginning
in March 2014.