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GfK find one quarter of TV viewers want to buy products advertised on their first screen via a synchronized app on a second screen

Second screening is changing the way we engage with – and respond to – advertising, according to the latest data from GfK’s Connected Consumer research. Almost two thirds (64%) of people have used a second device when watching TV. Of these second screeners, almost four in 10 (38%) would like TV ads to be targeted […]

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ERICSSON DRIVES video NETWORK innovation AT IBC 2014

Platform PR Client Ericson

·      Ericsson launches next application of in-house developed chip for contribution and distribution market to ensure best possible picture quality ·       Demonstrates range of solutions which ensure optimized networks for video delivery ·       Enables improved video quality across all screens for consumers Ericsson’s (NASDAQ: ERIC) June 2014 Mobility Report estimates a tenfold growth in mobile data […]

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ruwido launches ‘leaf’ remote control at IBC 2014

Platform PR Client Ruwido

Neumarkt, Austria – 2014-09-08 – IBC 2014 will mark the debut of the ‘leaf’ remote control, which combines the essence of design and technology. The ‘leaf’ input device was created as a direct result of ruwido’s design and development approach: ‘thinsizing’. By launching ‘leaf’, ruwido is demonstrating its passion for most precise technology and manufacturing, […]

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IBC Launch of Appear TV High VQ Encoder Raises Bar for Live Broadcast Encoding Quality

Platform PR Client Appear TV

Oslo, Norway, 10th September 2014 - Appear TV (IBC stand 1.C61), a leading global provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and IP television, today announced the launch of its High VQ (Video Quality) Encoder at IBC 2014. The latest encoder for its XC5000 Series Platform delivers robust compression with industry-leading video quality to provide content and network […]

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ACCESS and YuMe to Showcase Multi-screen Advertising at IBC

Platform PR Client Access

 The IBC demonstration of the new ACCESS Twine multi-screen platform shows operators how to leverage advanced data analytics to make advertising more relevant and targeted on OTT devices including STBs, TVs, tablets, mobile phones and desktop applications Oberhausen, Germany, 10th September 2014 − ACCESS CO., LTD. (IBC stand Hall 14, Booth D14), a global provider […]

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Civolution SyncNow is selected for leading Japanese broadcaster WOWOW’s new English-language TV-syncronized app

Platform PR Client Ciolution

TV-synced trend expands in Asia as IT Access facilitates adoption of Civolution’s Automatic Content Recognition technology by Japan’s leading broadcaster Tokyo, Japan, September 8th, 2014 - Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, WOWOW Inc., Japan’s first 24/7, three-channel, full high-definition broadcaster, and IT Access., Co., Ltd., distribution partner […]

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ContentWise brings advanced personalization to maxdome, Germany’s largest VOD service

Platform PR Clients - Content Wise

ContentWise solution delivers personalization across 60,000 titles Enhanced user experience critical to increased user retention SaaS deployment brings personalized discovery to maxdome in just 30 days September 9, 2014, Milan – ContentWise™, the personalization, discovery and recommendations solution for digital TV content, has been selected by maxdome to power personalized recommendation and discovery for its online Video on […]

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PayWizard powers payments for Curzon Home Cinemas

Platform PR Client Pay Wizard

The MyPayWizard e-Wallet provides simple and easy-to-use payment processing for Curzon viewers London, 9 September 2014 - PayWizard, the specialists in next generation subscriber management for multiscreen pay-TV, is powering payments for Curzon’s Video on Demand (VOD) service Curzon Home Cinema. As the chosen payment provider for the Curzon Home Cinema service, PayWizard makes it easy for Curzon […]

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