DistroScale Goes Over The Top In North America

A company describing itself as "a comprehensive video-as-a-service provider" has just launched a streaming over-the-top (OTT) service "built to feed the insatiable curiosities, passions and pursuits of globally-minded viewers" in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

DPP Pacts With Ooyala For Metadata Use

The DPP’s initiative, Metadata Exchange for News, is designed to help establish standards for application in every step of delivering news content – from planning and newsgathering to production, distribution, display and archive.

A ‘Digital Audio Expert Program’ Is Coming

A global technology provider for digital audio advertising solutions is putting the finishing touches on a "Digital Audio Expert Program" designed for advertisers, with an expert program for publishers coming later this year.

Innovation Challenge Met For These PILOT Participants

The innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters has revealed the winners of its third annual PILOT Innovation Challenge at the NAB Futures conference in Seattle. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content.

VITEC Takes T-21, Adds Ancelin As Broadcast Sales VP

A top provider of OTT streaming media tools for media companies has just been snapped up by advanced video encoding and streaming tech firm VITEC. The acquisition means this company's founder and CEO is coming on board at VITEC, as VP of Worldwide Broadcast Sales. 

Wheatstone Wins In France For ScreenBuilder 2.0

The French are often maligned for having a dislike of Americans. That's certainly not the case when it comes to an American tech product featuring scripting tools and GUI for developing virtual news desks, producer workstations, control panels and other virtual interfaces.

‘Breakthrough’ Console Gets A Debut In Paris

Attendees at the just-concluded Salon de la Radio Conference in Paris were among the first to look at the new Axia iQx AoIP Broadcast Console and the Livewire partner IP-studio, a console that combines a control surface and mix engine into a single AES67-compliant networked source and device.

Verance Partners With Fincons On ATSC 3.0

One of the world's top international IT business consulting and systems integration firms has teamed up with Verance Corporation on the acceleration and expansion of the development of next-generation broadcast TV in the U.S., and in Europe.

An Irish Win For Wedel

Ireland’s premier media company and the home of some of Europe’s leading commercial media brands has selected Wedel Software's MediaSales platform to unify station operations -- and to streamline its workflow.

Apple CarPlay Connectivity Comes To KENWOOD

Until now, a USB-to-Lightning cable was needed to connect a iPhone to the receiver and enable CarPlay features. KENWOOD is eschewing this, as iPhone users now have the choice to go wire-free or charge their phones with a direct connection.
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SK, Sinclair Team For ATSC 3.0

SK Telecom and Sinclair at CES 2019 signed a joint venture agreement to lead the next-generation broadcasting solutions market in the U.S. and globally. Here's what will happen next as the two companies have agreed to  jointly fund and manage a joint venture company within Q1 2019.

A Data Center Expansion For MOBITV

A data center that currently serves as a pop location for MOBITV’s managed service connectivity will become a new redundant site for its Sacramento-based data center. It's a win for the Peachtree State.

Media Tech and Innovation Scholarships Fly From PILOT

The NAB innovation initiative granted its first media technology and innovation scholarships to nine undergraduate and graduate students, for pursuit of studies related to broadcast engineering, media technology and innovation. The scholarships are administered in partnership with the BEA.

The OTT Market: ‘Far From Oversaturated’

While there’s a limit to how many SVOD services users are ready to pay for, it is far from being reached. This is one key finding from Ooyala’s just-released State of the Broadcast Industry 2019 report, which maps out the challenges for content creators and distributors as they strive to maintain and grow audiences.

Tap Now Fully Operative, Thanks To Triton Pact

Audio publishers are always looking for ways to further optimize and streamline the order management process. Look no further than what Triton Digital just did for its Tap Advertising Server platform.

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