Published April 3rd, 2019
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), April 3rd, 2019 – Today 24i Media, an industry-leading, global video app developer, showcased how customers can quickly and easily extract insights from videos using Smart OTT and Microsoft Azure Media Services: Video Indexer. 24i will this new solution at the Microsoft booth (#SL6716) and at the 24i booth (#SU9610) at the 2019 NAB Show in Vegas.
In a move to empower its customers to make their video services even more personalized, powerful and intuitive, 24i Media has integrated Video Indexer into their product line. This integration will empower customers to build enhanced search experiences in their video apps, with embedded insights, that increase user engagement.
“Media companies with large archives often struggle with the challenge of transforming those archives into business value, particularly given the challenges of content discovery at scale. Content categorization is often flawed and manual tagging is expensive, error-prone and scales badly,” said Martijn van Horssen, CEO at 24i Media. “By integrating Video Indexer to our modular suite of OTT components, we’re making it easier for customers to unleash the power of their content, improving viewer interaction and engagement.”
Video Indexer builds upon media AI technologies to make it easier to extract insights from videos. Customers can use it to search for spoken words, faces, characters, emotions and enrich apps with embedded video insights to drive user engagement. When paired with 24i’s technology, metadata is automatically created by the Indexer and imported as tags into 24i’s SmartOTT. For broadcasters for example, this can help create more impactful promotion clips and drive viewers to their content.
“Be it live or on-demand, video is a great way for media companies to engage with viewers whose consumption habits have evolved beyond the linear experience,” said Sudheer Sirivara, General Manager, Azure Media, Microsoft Corp. “We’re excited to partner with 24i Media to deliver a personalized viewing experience to audiences, anytime, anywhere, on any device.”
The 24i team will be attending the NAB show, booth SU9610. If online video is an integral part of your business, we would love to talk to you! Schedule a meeting today.
24i Media’s turnkey solution to build and launch streaming video applications comes with a wealth of features and innovations. Designed to accelerate time to market, reduce cost, simplify deployment and optimize personalization and monetization across all devices and brands, 24i enables operators, content owners and broadcasters to expand, scale and grow their Internet TV offerings with flexible and powerful OTT Apps.
Apart from showcasing and demoing our new innovations, including our voice integration, ATSC 3.0 solution and AI solution to enhance video content for better discovery and personalization, we would also love to show off our awesome products, powering some of the leading brands in the world today, including: Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Tennis Channel, Pure Flix, Globo, RTL, iflix, Entel and many more.
Schedule a meeting with our streaming video experts and learn how we can help you turn your viewers into dedicated fans.
A few ways to connect with 24i at NAB:
Monday April 8 through Wednesday April 10 from 9:00am to 6.00pm, Thursday April 11 9:00am to 2:00pm. Schedule your meeting here.
Schedule a meeting with us to see our products in action. We’ll show you how our technology framework helps you create and launch modular and flexible, state-of-the-art streaming video applications. Solutions tailored to meet your needs.
Join our CEO and partners for media-focused panels at the NAB Show
Panel: Winning Hearts and Minds to Compete in the TV Battleground |
When: Monday April 8 | 12:00 PM – 12:40 PM | Read more
Panel: Niche finds its Niche: The Direct-to-Consumer Revolution |
When: Tuesday April 9 | 2:20 PM – 2:40 PM | Read more
Stop by the 24i booth in South Upper hall, SU9610 and get a live demo of our award winning video app products and check out our new innovations.
Sunday April 7 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Join us for a fun networking event where you'll get to meet with industry professionals from across the world in a relaxed environment with drinks and snacks in one of the finest penthouse suites in Vegas. More details and registration here.
We are excited about joining Bitmovin as sponsor fort heir NAB party on Monday April 8 at Intrigue at the Encore hotel. You are of course invited to join! Register here today to join.
We’re super excited for yet another awesome NAB and look forward to see industry friends and peers again. If you have questions, please reach out to us email@example.com
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Sep 13, 2017
Sep 13, 2014
Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 13, 2014 – Uruguayan cable operator Nuevo Siglo has contracted Amsterdam-based developer 24i to implement their ‘Smart Operator’ solution, thus enabling the operator to add Smart TVs and game consoles to their OTT service ‘NS Now’. The Smart Operator is a TV Everywhere front-end solution that enables operators to deliver an enriched TV experience to any screen.
Nuevo Siglo already provided OTT content on tablet and mobile and is now partnering with 24i to include Connected TV screens in their offering. 24i’s Smart Operator enables OTT delivery of a rich TV experience to all connected devices, including Smart TVs and game consoles. It delivers the familiar experience of live TV and video-on-demand, and extends it with many features, including Pause & Restart TV, personalized user profiles & recommendations, Cloud PVR, and SocialTV. The Smart Operator technology ensures the user enjoys a uniform experience on all devices. With the appointment, 24i and Nuevo Siglo enter into a long-term agreement, as the Smart Operator is employed in a license-based model.
Eduardo Mandía del Castillo, Sales & Programming Director of Nuevo Siglo, comments: “To serve our customers with the most complete offering, it was vital for us to extend the reach of NS Now to include Smart TVs and game consoles. While doing this, we wanted to keep the same interface that users recognize from their tablet and mobile. 24i’s track record shows that they are more than capable of delivering on this goal.”
Martijn van Horssen, CEO of 24i, says: “Our Smart Operator is suitable for this project because it is a platform-agnostic product that can be fitted to any back-end system. It can be integrated with Nuevo Siglo’s current technology framework without adjustments from their side. We are excited to work with Nuevo Siglo, our first Uruguayan client, on this project.”
24i demonstrates its Smart Operator solution at the IBC trade fair in Amsterdam, hall 14, booth L05 until September 16th.
Mar 21, 2019
24i Media acquires StreamOne
Fast-growing video app developer strengthens and extends its innovative technology stack
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), March 21st, 2019 - 24i Media, one of the industry-leading video app developers, has extended its platform’s capabilities by the acquisition of StreamOne, the young and innovative media technology provider that fuels the video applications of one of the largest publishers in the Netherlands, TMG. With the acquisition, 24i gets full access to the cutting-edge knowledge and technology of StreamOne, strengthening its capabilities to integrate with its strategic partners like OVPs and streaming video providers, and to optimize the end user experience.
This is 24i’s third acquisition in twelve months. It is part of its ambitious strategic plan and technology vision to continue to revolutionize the OTT ecosystem with technology innovations and to provide customers and partners with powerful new tools to better manage assets, maximize efficiencies, deliver new capabilities and optimize OTT value creation and monetization.
“The acquisition of StreamOne’s technology is a leap forward for 24i in its ambition to innovate and optimize the user experience, user interaction and consumer value of tomorrow’s OTT services. The OTT chain is really complex especially for broadcasters and content owners. With this acquisition we can simplify the creation and launch of video services for our customers,” said Martijn van Horssen, CEO at 24i. “The StreamOne architecture and expertise throughout the OTT production chain improves our cooperation with and services to our strategic partners. With the StreamOne technology we can create future-proof and seamless integrations with our technology partners. StreamOne’s technology stack also accelerates our product roadmap with new modular functionalities and strengthens the architecture of our technology stack.”
Founded in 2012, StreamOne deploys a powerful suite of tools to publish videos to any device, anytime and anywhere. StreamOne offers a robust interface that has plug & play integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
“Today marks a transformational moment for StreamOne, and I'm delighted to join forces with one of the leading providers of video streaming apps - a global brand that is shaping the future of OTT. 24i’s proven track record, its extensive partner network and its continuous drive for innovation, guarantees a strong fundament and fertile soil for our creative ideas and technology vision to accelerate the value creation of our innovative technology stack,” said Ruud van der Linden, Founder and CEO of StreamOne. “I am excited for this incredible opportunity to contribute to accelerate and scale 24i’s business and provide a new class of next-generation OTT technology to enhance our partner and customer relationships worldwide.”
From April 8th to 11th during the NAB Show in Las Vegas (booth SU9610), 24i Media and StreamOne will show a sneak preview of their future joint products, including 24i’s fully renewed and integrated technology stack after its recent acquisitions of Vigour and Mautilus. 24i’s module-based technology framework allows broadcasters, operators and media companies to create and launch personalized streaming video services on all screens, tailored to their needs. With this modular approach, customers can build their apps with state-of-the-art components, or they can purchase a fully completed package.