IBC, broadcasters
Metadata one of top trends at IBC
Oct 30 2017

Streaming content was the bread and butter of this year’s IBC, topped with a big dollop of data. In our most recent white paper, Top Trends from IBC 2017, join me as we take a deeper dive into what is – and isn’t – hot in the broadcast industry. (You can download the paper here.)

IBC, Pay TV, Content, OTT
The perfect UI for TV? A crucial moving target
Sep 13 2016

Here’s an acronym that, if you’re not familiar with it now, you will be soon, because it increasingly describes vendors in the media industry: B2B4C… business-to-business for the consumer. Call it part of the consumer revolution, the move from “content is king” to “consumer is king.”

It’s a term you’ll often hear when designers of user interfaces get together to talk about the future.

User Experience, Pay TV, IBC, OTT
You.i gets $12M Series B round to help with global growth
Sep 13 2016

Canadian startup You.i has landed $12 million in Series B funding in a round led by Time Warner Investments, with plans to use the funds its global sales channels and IP.

Existing investor Vistara Capital Partners and new investor Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors joined in the round.

Changing pay-TV demands prompt Cisco to respond with SaaS delivery options
Sep 09 2016

Pay-TV operators increasingly are looking for easier ways to deliver video to their customers, and are beginning to understand the value of the SaaS model.

Ken Morse, Cisco’s CTO of video software, said more operators are getting comfortable with the idea of transitioning to a software delivery model that helps eliminate the silos the companies face today.