Agora and Wipro Announce Partnership to Power Real-Time Engagement Through Voice and Video Services

Agora, Inc. , a pioneer and leading platform for real-time engagement APIs, announced a partnership with Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to power the company's real-time engagement (RTE) and communication solutions. Through the partnership, Wipro furthers its commitment to fast, high-quality, and reliable real-time voice and video capabilities. Marketing Technology News: AtScale Delivers “Live” Connection Experience for Microsoft Power BI "We're excited…

Universal Electronics Inc. to Work with Instreamatic to Deliver Voice-Enabled Interactive Advertising to Smart TV Manufacturers and Video…

Universal Electronics Inc. , the global leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, is entering a development relationship with Instreamatic, the voice dialogue marketing platform powered by AI technology, to bring Instreamatic’s interactive voice-enabled advertising to home entertainment devices such as set-top boxes and smart TVs. Instreamatic’s flexible platform includes an ad exchange for publishers and advertisers to manage, measure and monetize their content with conversational ads,…

Global Consumer Spending on Media Content & Tech Defies Pandemic, Surges 6.1% to $2.01T in 2020, Fueled by Streaming Audio & Video…

Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew an estimated 6.1% to $2.012 trillion in 2020, driven by the COVID-19 lockdown that kept consumers at home binging on multiple forms of digital entertainment as relief from the pandemic, according to new research from PQ Media®. Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew an estimated 6.1% to $2.012 trillion in 2020, driven by the COVID-19 lockdown that kept consumers at home binging on multiple forms of digital entertainment as…

MCTV Selects MOBITV to Offer Innovative Video Services to Residential Customers

New MOBITV Partnership Enables MCTV to Cap and Replace End-of-Life Cable Plant and Offer Full Suite of Advanced Television and Internet-based Services MOBITV, a global leader in app-based TV video delivery solutions, today announces that MCTV of Massillon, OH, has selected MOBITV Connect managed services for delivery of MCTV Stream, its streaming video content and Internet-based services to residential subscribers in throughout Ohio. MCTV turned to MOBITV to replace end-of-life legacy technology and to offer more advanced…

AWS Announces Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS)

Amazon IVS gives customers the ability to add live and interactive video in their mobile and web applications in minutes, using the same technology as Twitch (one of the most popular live streaming services in the world) Amazon Live, Blackboard, 17Live, DeNa, and ScreenCloud among customers using Amazon IVS Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a new fully managed service that makes it easy to set up live, interactive…

Product Launch: Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) with Live-Streaming Capabilities

User generated Content to build engaging live stream experiences -- Video, Podcast and Audio Books are Perfect Ways to Interact with Audience Groups and Generate Revenue with Scalable Effectiveness “Hey, create your own Amazon Prime Videos Series!” How would you feel if someone from Amazon Web Services informs you can actually do this now? OK, joking right? Oh, really, it’s awesome. I like watching videos, but can’t create one. I want to do it… let’s do it. That’s OK… The truth is, AWS has actually…

GoDog Sports Announces Launch of Live Streaming Video Service for Youth Sports Leagues, Schools, Facilities & Tournaments

Sports Facilities Looking to Implement Social Distancing Measures and Remote Viewing Can Now Deploy GoDog GameStream, a Live Sports Streaming Service with DVR, Archiving and Highlight Creation GoDog Sports, a live streaming service provider for youth sports leagues, schools, tournaments and private sports complexes, announced the availability of GoDog GameStream throughout United States. As youth sports prepares to return to fields and video increasingly aides in social distancing, live streaming video for youth sports…

Vidaa and OTTera’s Streaming Video Service Join Power on Hisense Smart TVs with Vidaa Platform

Consumer electronics company Hisense and their subsidiary Vidaa have chosen OTTera, the white label OTT streaming video service, to onboard onto the Hisense VIDAA platform. Vidaa will work with OTTera to integrate long tail providers and utilize OTTera's simple-to-use integration and already integrated advertising solution for a speedier onboarding to its platform. "Hisense and Vidaa have been very aggressive since their entry into the connected TV space, and as an early partner, we are very happy to be a continued part…

Kukui Launches Premium Video Service for Auto Shops

Kukui Corporation, the maker of the All-in-One Success Platform, has launched a new video-based marketing application for the independent automotive industry that allows business owners to dominate their local market. As competition for consumer screen time continues to heat up, the Kukui Shop Video program provides repair shops with a fantastic opportunity to make their brand stand out from the crowd. When a consumer visits a website, there is a small window in which to entice them to interact. Shop owners need to tell…

Parks Associates: Quality of User Interface (UI) More Important Than Content Recommendations in Video Service Satisfaction

New Study Examines Consumer Preferences Related to New UI Options New research from Parks Associates finds 70% of US broadband households with a major video service consider its user interface to be good, with 48% rating it "very good," and these scores impact their willingness to recommend the service to others. Analysis of consumer responses reveals quality of the UI and the ease of finding content are the most likely factors to drive willingness to recommend a video service. UI Preferences and Content Discovery …

Parks Associates: Free Trials Influence Over Half of OTT Video Service Subscriptions

Future of Video features AT&T VP as Keynote New Parks Associates research finds that over 50% of US broadband households that subscribed to an OTT video service within the past year indicate that the service trial played a key role in their subscription decision. Parks Associates will host its second annual Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media, taking place December 9-11 at the Marina del Rey Marriott in Marina del Rey, California, to examine the factors influencing consumer decisions in their video…

Speedcast and In Aria! Networks Join Forces with Telespazio on Large-Scale, High-Capacity Video Services

New Managed Service Enables Secure, Flexible, and Efficient Digital TV Contribution, Cloud-Based Video Processing, Playout, and Multi-Platform Distribution Speedcast, the world's largest provider of remote communications and IT services, announced a joint service offering with In Aria! Networks, one of Europe's leading service providers in managed broadcast video contribution over IP, and Telespazio, a leading provider of digital TV platforms and satellite transmission in Europe. Relying on a combination of In Aria!…

Getty Images and APO Group Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Innovative and Integrated Text, Photo and Video Services to Companies…

The Strategic Partnership – the First of Its Kind in Africa and the Middle East - Brings Together Two Leading Players in Their Respective Fields Providing Customers with Powerful Turnkey Solutions Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and APO Group, a leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, have announced a wide-reaching collaboration to promote integrated text, photo and video solutions to organizations operating across Africa and the Middle East. The two companies…

Lacework Selected by Brightcove for Automation of Security at Scale for Its AWS-Hosted Video Service

Using Lacework, Brightcove Automates Security and Compliance Across Multiple AWS Accounts Covering Development, Testing, and Production Lacework, the industry's first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced that Brightcove Inc. has selected Lacework to provide continuous security for its cloud-based online video platform hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). With Lacework, Brightcove automates security monitoring and host-level intrusion detection at scale across its thousands of…

Parks Associates: More Than 85% of Millennials Subscribe to at Least One OTT Video Service

Parks Associates' OTT Video Tracker Identifies Consumer Adoption of Multiple OTT Service Subscriptions as Key to Future Growth New video research from Parks Associates finds more than 85% of Millennials in US broadband households subscribe to at least one OTT video service. This research comes from Parks Associates' OTT Video Market Tracker, which includes an exhaustive analysis of market trends and profiles of OTT video service providers in the US and Canada, such as Netflix, HBO, YouTube, and Amazon. The Tracker…

Reuters Launches Next Generation Live Video Service For News Broadcasters And Digital Publishers

Reuters Connect Platform Is Designed To Allow Publishers To Stream Live Coverage To Television, Websites And Social Media Platforms From One Simple, Easy-To-Use Source Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news provider, launched a new live video service providing real-time coverage of up to six concurrent news events for use by television broadcasters and professional video publishers. Available via the Reuters Connect platform for media publishers—which now features access to more than 13 million…

SundaySky Launches Self-Service Video Offerings for Turnkey Customer Experiences from Brands of Any Size

SundaySky, the leading platform for video-powered experiences, today announced the launch of its self-service Editor solution, which allows digital marketers to easily create and modify video experiences (VX) without the technical expertise, time and costs of traditional video production. Brands across retail, banking, healthcare, financial services and other industries have the option to start video experiences from industry-specific templates or from scratch in a self-service editing platform, reducing the barrier of entry…

Proximus Selects Velocix’s CDN To Scale-out IP Video Streaming Services

Belgium’s largest telecoms operator leverages Velocix to support subscriber growth Velocix, the market’s leading provider of carrier-grade video streaming and advertising technology, today announced that Proximus, Belgium’s largest convergent telecoms player, has scaled-out its Pickx multi-screen video service using Velocix’s content delivery network (CDN) technology. Marketing Technology News: TVEyes Adds Listenership Data to its Global Podcast Monitoring Service and Expands into New… Driven by rapidly rising…

FreeConferenceCall.com Debuts Huddle.Team: A Better Full-Service Video Conferencing System

The collaborative business tool combines messaging, team chat, video conferencing and virtual phone all from one screen FreeConferenceCall.com, the world’s leading free conferencing service, has launched Huddle.Team, a complete communication and collaboration solution that goes beyond other videoconferencing systems with features that include world-class audio and video conferencing, a virtual phone for each member of a team, team chat and cutting-edge sharing tools. With permanent remote work and hybrid…

Entel Deploys Velocix Solution to Power Chile’s Newest IP Video Streaming Service

Velocix’s CDN, Origin, and Recording Manager power OTT TV services targeted at Chile’s 42M connected users Velocix, the market’s leading provider of carrier-grade video streaming and advertising technology, has announced that Entel, the largest telecommunications company in Chile, has launched Velocix’s IP CDN, origin server and video recording management software to support the country’s newest OTT streaming service, which uses the first Android TV Operator Tier Box in the country. Marketing Technology News: EY…