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  • Forscene and Take 1 confirm partnership goes live (Take 1)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Forbidden Technologies, the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene and UK-based Take 1, provider of transcription, captioning, and translation services, have confirmed the partnership that connects Take 1’s transcription capability to Forscene is now live. Forscene users are now able to access Take 1’s service directly from the Forscene interface […]

  • Unified Streaming and StreamOne partner for International FashionWeek (MESA Europe)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Smart video-streaming provider Unified Streaming is proud to join forces with online video platform StreamOne to help clients monetise their internet content and International FashionWeek Amsterdam is one new such client. FashionWeek Amsterdam grabs the attention of the Dutch and Flemish fashion world’s biggest names and rising stars. But for all those who can’t experience […]

  • Sohonet, Bluescape & Optika demonstrate ‘cutting edge’ of visual collaboration at NAB (MESA Europe)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Sohonet – global expert in connected cloud services for Media and Entertainment –has announced it will demonstrate the integration of ClearView Flex into Bluescape visual collaboration software, using Optika Collaborate touchscreen displays at NAB. The combination of these three powerful technologies offers unprecedented collaboration capabilities for film and entertainment creators. Bluescape cloud-based, visual collaboration software […]

  • Ofcom consults on opening up BT infrastructure (Advanced Television)

    Published April 20, 2017

    The UK regulator Ofcom has set out detailed plans for improving access to the infrastructure of BT’s network arm Openreach, making it cheaper and easier for competing providers to connect their own fibre broadband directly to homes and offices. Network competition can deliver significant benefits to consumers through choice and innovation, which can deliver higher […]

  • Virgin Media Business customers to get 350Mbps broadband as standard (Cable.co.uk)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Virgin Media is to give its business customers 350Mbps broadband as standard, the company has announced today. From May 2, new and existing customers will get download speeds of up to 350Mbps and be able to choose from a range of additional options. “Voom Fibre,” a new service for small and medium-sized enterprises, will come […]

  • Telegraaf to launch OTT video platform (Broadband TV News)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Dutch newspaper publisher Telegraaf Media Group will launch its new OTT video platform, Telegraaf VNDG, on May 1. The platform will offer news, sports, lifestyle, automotive, and entertainment content, and is available free to view on any connected device, as well as on computers. Subscribers to the Telegraaf newspaper can access additional premium content. The […]

  • Timecode continues GoPro collaboration (4rfv)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Timecode Systems has continued its collaboration with GoPro’s Kolor team to implement a new timecode sync feature into its Autopano Video Pro stitching software. By sharing and combining technology, the companies have developed a virtual reality workflow solution that delivers the benefits of professional standard timecode synchronisation to VR and 360 filming. Time-aligning files from […]

  • Vision president Thompson receives Special Recognition Award (Broadcast Tech)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Peter Thompson, president of the Vision Charity, has been awarded a “Broadcast Special Recognition Award” for his work over more than 40 years in raising funds for blind children. Thompson is the former MD of Vision Broadcast, the video production and distribution company that was one of the founding members of the Association of Professional […]

  • Global pubcasters prep online distribution platform (TBI Vision)

    Published April 20, 2017

    A group of public broadcasters from Europe, Asia and North America is to join forces to launch a new online distribution platform – Panora.tv. The group includes Canada’s CBC and National Film Board, Australia’s ABC, Portugal’s RTP, Switzerland’s RTS, YLE from Finland and RTVE from Spain. Each will contribute programming from their territory to create […]

  • Sky VR to turn Sir David Attenborough into a hologram (TVB Europe)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Sky VR Studio has commissioned Factory 42 to create a three-dimensional hologram of Sir David Attenborough, which will debut at London’s Natural History Museum later this year. The “Hold the World” VR experience will allow visitors to get hands-on access to rare objects, while a three-dimensional hologram of Sir David offers his own unique insight […]

  • Touchstream debuts advanced monitoring platform (Connected Media News)

    Published April 20, 2017

    Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company behind Touchstream – which identifies video streaming glitches before they become issues for end-consumers – will use NAB to debut its all-new, cloud-based monitoring and management system for dynamic live video streams. This is an ideal monitoring system for all sports and 24/7 linear streaming. The Touchstream platform checks […]

  • MediaCityUK team behind “Danger Mouse” Ultimate app (Prolific North)

    Published April 20, 2017

    A team from BBC North has built a new platform gaming app based on CBBC’s “Danger Mouse”. “Danger Mouse Ultimate” is a child-friendly app, which will be available on Android, iOS and Amazon Fire devices. It was created by an in-house team in Salford, alongside external agency GoodBoy. Developers created a “wrapper” that enables BBC […]

  • Cord cutting loses its appeal in Poland (Broadband TV News)

    Published April 20, 2017

    The idea of cord cutting is waning in Poland, with fewer than a quarter (23%) of pay-TV subscribers now favouring such an option. This, according to the findings of MEC’s Projekt Cyfrowizja lll, compares to 27% in 2015 and 30% in 2014. At the same time, there has been little change in the interest from […]

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