Digital TV News: Zixi

AIP's SGAI intgerated with castLabs' PRESTOplay video player
Apr 12, 2024 – Ad Insertion Platform (AIP) has announced that castLabs' PRESTOplay is the first video player fully compatible with its Server-Guided Ad Insertion (SGAI) technology: AdBlendr.
News categories: Ad Insertion Platform, castLabs, Laurent Potesta, Christophe Kind, Advertising, Digital TV, Media Player, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

Ad Insertion Platform unveils server-guided ad insertion (SGAI) product
Apr 9, 2024 – Ad Insertion Platform has announced AdBlendr, a Server-Guided Ad Insertion (SGAI) product. AdBlendr ensures a flawless targeted ad insertion experience while maintaining optimal latency levels.
News categories: Ad Insertion Platform, Laurent Potesta, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Worldwide

Bitmovin and Akamai team up to optimize live streaming
Mar 27, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced availability of its Live Encoder running on Akamai Cloud Computing. The combination can help lower operation costs by as much as 90%.
News categories: Bitmovin, Akamai, Stefan Lederer, Dan Lawrence, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

Bitmovin and Yospace launch live streaming ad partnership
Mar 14, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced a partnership with Yospace to deliver a joint solution for live streaming, empowering broadcasters to offer better ad solutions, with a seamless customer experience.
News categories: Bitmovin, Yospace, Stefan Lederer, Tim Sewell, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

Zapping deploys Zixi for OTT content delivery
Mar 12, 2024 – Zapping is deploying Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP) for unified control and orchestration and universal ingest of channels from diverse content providers into its OTT service.
News categories: Zixi, Zapping, Bruno Forchieri, Ignacio Opazo, Jose Pedro Ricalde, Brazil, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming

MainConcept launches live encoder with VVC and LCEVC
Nov 21, 2023 – MainConcept has announced the latest version of its real-time encoding application for OTT and TV broadcasting workflows. It comes with two additions: support for VVC/H.266 and MPEG-5 LCEVC.
News categories: MainConcept, Thorsten Schumann, Guido Meardi, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Worldwide

Vivaro chooses Appear encoding for 2023 Pan American Games
Oct 19, 2023 – Vivaro Media has chosen Appear to support its 2023 Pan American Games live contribution. Vivaro has deployed Appear's X Platform to encode 10 live HD channels during the competition.
News categories: Appear, Vivaro, Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen, Carlos Jurado, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Latin America

Visaic integrates Zixi video platform for live distribution
Oct 10, 2023 – Visaic has integrated Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP) into the Visaic Interactive Platform (VIP). VIP enables live sports streaming at scale to reach fans wherever they are.
News categories: Zixi, Visaic, Peter Dawidzik, Abhishek Shivadas, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

Streaming technology vendors pre-integrate workflows with Edgio
Sep 11, 2023 – Edgio, Accedo, Bitmovin, Grabyo and Vimond have announced an integration covering the entire streaming tech stack – from content production, personalization and distribution to UX and monetization.
News categories: Edgio, Accedo, Bitmovin, Grabyo, Vimond, Eric Black, Apps, Big Data, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2023, Streaming