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MediaKind Launches Aquila On-Demand Solution

Aquila On-Demand enables the encode, transformation, processing, packaging and delivery of file-based video content, addressing VOD applications. Addresses the challenges of delivering OTT based high-end, premium-quality user experiences by optimizing distribution costs. Delivers premium on demand streaming services whilst enabling fast provisioning for content, ultimate scalability, reduced operational complexity and flexible deployment choices. MediaKind, a global media technology leader, has launched Aquila…

The American Council of the Blind Honors Disney+ for Immersive Audio Description

Popular subscription Video on-demand (VOD) streaming service provider Disney+ is entertaining millions of users with great content. But, the platform has earned special recognition from an unexpected quarter. The American Council of the Blind (ACB) has recognized Disney+’s immersive content delivery campaigns and honored it with the 2020 Achievement Award in Audio Description. The ACB is an independent US-based organization which strives to provide security and equality of opportunity to all blind and visually-impaired…

LiveXLive And PodcastOne Team Up For First Global Vodcast Network Combining Audio And Live Streaming

Expands Relationship with Adam Carolla to Take His Podcast to Variety Show Live LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and PodcastOne, announced another music-comedy Vodcast (video podcast) special with Adam Carolla as part of the "The Adam Carolla Show Live" taking place in Nashville June 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. The announcement follows the record-setting viewership of 1.1 million streams for LiveXLive and…

LiveXLive And PodcastOne Team Up For First Global Vodcast Network Combining Audio And Live Streaming

Expands Relationship with Adam Carolla to Take His Podcast to Variety Show Live LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and PodcastOne, announced another music-comedy Vodcast (video podcast) special with Adam Carolla as part of the "The Adam Carolla Show Live" taking place in Nashville June 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. The announcement follows the record-setting viewership of 1.1 million streams for LiveXLive and…

LiveXLive Releases New Unified Audio-Video Smart TV App Experience On Apple TV, Roku And Samsung TV, With Amazon Fire

New Upgraded Apps Deliver Songs, Shows and Podcasts in Personalized Dashboard to Over 90 Million Consumers in United States and Canada LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, announced today that it has released a new unified audio-video Smart TV app experience on Samsung TV, Apple TV and Roku, with Amazon Fire soon to follow. Reaching an estimated 90 million monthly active users though such distribution platforms, and nearly…

IAB Unveils the Now and Future of Video, Audio, and Streaming at Totally Revamped 2020 NewFronts

The “New NewFronts” will Showcase Eight Days of Groundbreaking Digital Content, Advertising Opportunities, & Education This year’s IAB NewFronts have been reimagined to address the explosion of new streaming content, data, targeting, and measurement options now available to buyers and sellers. From April 27 through May 6 in New York City, industry leaders will come together to develop relationships that ignite collaboration, strategic discussion, and generate unique ideas to address this radically new and modern content…

Video-on-demand (VOD) in the Car with the Worldwide Introduction of Cinemo Web Browser Pro for Automotive

In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) with DRM and Video-On-Demand to Augment the Experience as Cinemo Becomes a Key Enabler in the Way Content Is Delivered in the Car Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management, connectivity and cloud middleware, have announced that Cinemo Web Browser Pro™, a dedicated Chromium based web browser embedded integration for automotive, will be featured at CES2020, to be held in Las Vegas Jan 7 – 10, 2020, paving the way for…

Triton Digital Integrates with Rubicon Project to Increase Global Access to Digital Audio and Podcast Supply

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the inclusion of Triton’s marketplace in the Rubicon Project’s exchange. Through this integration, buyers that use the Rubicon Project exchange can now access audio supply from online audio services, platforms, networks, radio and TV broadcasters, audio content publishers, and pro audio producers leveraging Triton’s SSP (supply-side platform). This integration increases buyers’ access to premium audio inventory,…

Audioboom Selects Voxnest As Exclusive Advertising Technology Partner

Global on-demand audio and podcasting platform announces partnership with Voxnest that streamlines the delivery of ads to their podcast listeners Podcast technology company Voxnest and Audioboom, a platform that distributes, monetizes and produces podcasts, unveiled their advertising technology partnership. The two companies worked hand-in-hand to develop a scalable podcast advertising system that can quickly deliver ads to Audioboom's inventory of podcasts. Last year, Audioboom began the search for a tool that could…

The Future of Audio

Mary Meeker Shows the Promise of Podcasts - If Spotify Doesn’t Take Over. Publishers took the medium mainstream, and shouldn’t let a tech platform take all the profit. Mary Meeker’s recent Internet Trends report showed that 70 million Americans listened to at least one podcast per month in 2018 - more than triple the number from a decade before. That should represent a massive opportunity for publishers who produce high-quality podcasts like The Daily and Fresh Air.  Podcasts are anything but new. They’ve existed in…

Will On-Demand AI Solutions Design Cloud for Data Scientists

Core Scientific Has Announced This Week’s Most Exciting AI News for It Cloud Computing. the Company Launched the Cloud for Data Scientists From now on, Core Scientific will be providing accelerated GPU compute tuned to the demands of deep learning and AI. Core Scientific announced it has launched the Cloud for Data Scientists™ that combines the best-in-class NVIDIA DGX-2 Systems and the latest Flash Blade solutions to deliver an on-demand AI solution for advanced Data Science work. It is a complete solution for deep…

Digital Audio Can Be An Advertising MVP – If Navigated Correctly

Mobile is the ideal catalyst for audio consumption affording the average adult over 50 minutes of listening time via mobile apps each day. Portability and the on-demand characteristics of this medium have shifted consumer attention, positioning audio ahead of social networking, mobile videos, gaming or messaging, according to eMarketer’s 2018 Mobile Time Spent Report. What’s more, 25% of all consumer time spent on mobile devices is now going to music, podcasts and other audio. With consumers tuning into audio…

POST Launches POST Video, Empowering Partners to Create Turnkey Video from Audio Content

The New System Enables Seamless Creation of Station-Branded Video Using Fully-Licensed Footage from Major Events Futuri Media, a global leader in audience engagement and sales intelligence technology designed to drive audience and revenue growth for broadcasters, announced the launch of POST Video, a major enhancement to POST, its groundbreaking podcasting and on-demand audio platform. Now, every station using POST will have the option to automatically turn on-demand audio into video segments, using fully-licensed…

Scripps to Acquire Triton, the Industry Leader in Digital Audio Infrastructure; Measurement

The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services, helping Scripps advance its strategies for near- and long-term value creation. Triton serves the growing digital audio marketplace through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) business-to-business revenue model. Triton powers or measures streaming music and podcasting for many of the biggest names in audio, including Pandora, Spotify, NPR, iHeart, Entercom, Cumulus, Prisa (Spain), Mediacorp (Singapore) and…

SPLICE Software Launches SynthIA, an Intelligent Audio Platform to Power Voice-First Solutions

Now Accepting Beta Users, SPLICE Makes SynthIA Available so Brands Can Create, Store and Manage Voice Dialogs Across All Channels, Including Voice First SPLICE Software announced that its groundbreaking SynthIA platform is accepting applications for beta users. SynthIA, which stands for "synthesized intelligent audio," creates, stores and manages voice audio segments for all channels, with release 1 focusing on voice-first channels like Amazon Echo and Google Home. SynthIA is a workflow automation platform that enables …

How Adding Audio Advertising to Your Channels Will Mute the Competition

In the not-so-distant past, advertisers aiming to reach audiophiles had a straightforward task. Depending on their target audiences, they’d negotiate ad buys with local or national radio stations, place the ads, and that would be that. Amid the streaming revolution, however, advertisers’ work isn’t so simple. The digital audio universe is vast, from online radio to on-demand music services like Pandora, TuneIn, and Spotify, to the ever-expanding world of podcasts. All told, an estimated 180 million Americans stream music,…

Android Users Can Now Access On-Demand Content and PR with the Spry Mobile App

Spry for Android Signals Growth for the Tech Startup Spry, the first mobile public relations network, extended its reach with the launch of a Spry Client app for Android. Spry's innovative on-demand platform is now available to virtually all smartphone users, whether on an Android or an iOS device. With more than two billion active Android devices worldwide, Spry now reaches a much larger set of organizations and businesses that, regardless of size, need affordable communications services from proven PR and journalism…

Tektronix Brings Live and On-Demand Video Content Quality Assurance to Cloud, Virtual Workflows

Sentry Simplifies Quality Monitoring with Expanded Support for OTT/Video Cloud Workflows, Ad Insertion Monitoring, CMAF Support and More Tektronix Inc., an industry-leading innovator of video test, monitoring and diagnostics solutions, announced that its Sentry real-time video quality content monitoring solution now delivers live and on-demand video quality assurance across cloud and virtual streaming workflows. With its latest enhancements, Sentry simplifies quality monitoring across today's complex environments giving…

LiveXLive’s Exclusive PPV Digital Concert Series Total Ticket Sales Surpass $850,000 And Over 32,000 Tickets

Delivers an ‘Arena Style’ LiveXLive Performance to Fans Worldwide at Home During COVID-19 LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, announced that since launching its livestream Pay-Per-View (PPV) and digital touring platform in May 2020, LiveXLive has sold over 32,000 PPV tickets in over 96 countries at an average price of $27, generating over $850,000 in ticket sales. LiveXLive PPV initiative was created as a revenue-share…

LiveXLive And Live From Out There Set Sights On Reinventing Digital Events

With Over 100 Shows Already Produced and Sold, Live From Out There and LiveXLive Continue to Announce New Shows including 'Vote Now', a live streaming event featuring The War On Drugs, Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes), Kam Franklin (The Suffers), Waxahatchee, Daniel Rossen & Christopher Bear (Grizzly Bear), Kyp Malone & Jaleel Bunton (TV on the Radio) and many more LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and leading 'Virtual…