Driving change in TV: Top 4 challenges in streaming services

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

Every home has its own recipe for streaming content, with data showing that 63% of US consumers watch premium TV shows and movies in a typical week and two-thirds of families stream video weekly (1).

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Driving change in TV: Top 4 challenges in streaming services

Register for the DTVE Digital Symposium

Topic: Webinar, Opinion

TV apps are now a mainstream way of watching video content, and service providers are looking to establish themselves as content super-aggregators. But how can they deliver app-based TV at scale to their existing subscribers as well as new joiners without breaking the bank?

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Register for the DTVE Digital Symposium

Adopting a lowest common denominator approach to client development

Topic: Opinion, Business of OTT

Chris Linden and Martin Gibson pick up the conversation in the second part of their Business of OTT edition which delves into ActiveVideo's design philosophy and the different approaches used to accomplish client development activity. Martin explains the benefits of adopting a lowest common denominator approach in...

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Adopting a lowest common denominator approach to client development

Approaching OTT app integration at scale

Martin Gibson joins Chris Linden in episode 8 of The Business of OTT, to discuss what it takes to integrate or define an OTT application. Martin shares his experience of app development from the perspective of the integrator and the definer of the application.

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Approaching OTT app integration at scale

Riding a new wave of innovation to launch AppCloud

Topic: AppCloud, Opinion, Business of OTT

In the second part of their discussion in the Business of OTT series, Chris Linden and Ronald Brockmann discuss some of the technological challenges they faced when launching AppCloud, ActiveVideo’s new solution for delivering OTT content to the TV. AppCloud lives in the public cloud and delivers apps from a...

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Riding a new wave of innovation to launch AppCloud

Leveraging the cloud for a multitude of benefits

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion, Business of OTT

Ronald Brockmann, CTO of ActiveVideo joins Chris Linden, COO, in this edition of the Business of OTT. They discuss the challenges faced by content providers and operators delivering OTT apps to their customers, and how ActiveVideo stands out in its approach to helping overcome these challenges.

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Leveraging the cloud for a multitude of benefits

Client Integration: An Exercise in Lego Building

Topic: Insider, AppCloud, OTT

Many of the stumbling blocks faced during integration projects - in this case integrating local streaming clients onto set top boxes and digital media players - are not technology issues, but people issues. Habits, clarity, and interpretation can become enemies or friends on the journey. And once we accept this and...

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Client Integration: An Exercise in Lego Building

Why cloud-based delivery of OTT video applications makes sense

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

The TV experience is increasingly becoming app-driven, which presents challenges for both pay TV providers and content providers alike when it comes to reaching the living room TV screen at scale. As OTT apps are now essential to the viewing experience, a key question is how best to provide apps at scale to the...

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Why cloud-based delivery of OTT video applications makes sense

Webinar: Dealing with Dueling Devices

Topic: OTT, Webinar, Opinion

With the streaming video giants and other consumer electronics super powers all producing different streaming devices with their own video player software and specific requirements, streaming providers and OTT platform operators are often left in a precarious position: How is it possible to support them all while...

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Webinar: Dealing with Dueling Devices

Overcoming Device Fragmentation to Deliver OTT Content Applications

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

Device fragmentation refers to the wide variety of devices that are in use at any given time and occurs when some users are using devices with older versions of an operating system or chipset while others have the latest and greatest. 

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Overcoming Device Fragmentation to Deliver OTT Content Applications