Amino and XroadMedia collaborate in delivery of personalised OTT services
(Cambridge, UK/Vienna, IBC – 9 September 2016) Amino, leaders in hybrid TV and cloud solutions, and XroadMedia, a leading provider of content discovery, recommendation and targeting services, are to collaborate in delivering personalised OTT services to video and TV service providers worldwide.
XroadMedia will integrate its advanced personalisation service Ncanto with the Amino Move cloud TV platform. The joint solution will provide advanced search, recommendation and content discovery services through the Amino Move platform to video and TV operators around the globe.
XroadMedia’s Ncanto can be seen at Amino’s stand – hall 14 K.20 – at IBC 2016.
The inclusion of XroadMedia’s Ncanto service will enable content owners, broadcasters and operators using the AminoMove platform to present their viewers with an advanced experience in their content search and discovery journey, with highly focused and accurate, personalised recommendations.
“Simple search methods and relevant recommendations at an individual level are now make or break features for users of any OTT platform,” said Michael Clegg, Amino’s Executive Vice President Cloud Services and Solutions.
“Amino Move is increasingly being deployed with content from multiple sources including live, on demand, the web and third party applications where any single content item can be discoverable through multiple routes.
Amino Move is pleased to be able to offer this leading edge capability by partnering with XroadMedia that will in turn enable content owners, broadcasters and operators to deliver a compelling capability when they deploy Amino Move as their Cloud TV platform.”
“We are excited about this partnership with Amino, a company that has very innovative and advanced solutions for the connected life of consumers. This partnership will enable service providers to maximize their revenues and profits while assisting their consumers to find and watch content they are really interested in. Together we will also be able to provide personalisation to consumers in other areas of the connected world – especially around the Internet of Things (IoT), as it is called today,” said Adolf Proidl, CEO and Co-Founder, XroadMedia.
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Amino Communications is a global leader in innovative hybrid TV and cloud solutions that enable service providers to connect with consumers. As pioneers of IPTV and with over seven million devices sold worldwide, Amino has a proven track record for rock-solid reliability, innovation and best-in-class customer care. Over 1,000 of the world’s leading service providers, across 100 countries have relied on Amino to provide a seamless delivery of rich entertainment experiences. Amino Communications is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amino Technologies PLC and listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (AIM: symbol AMO), with headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom and global offices in California, Finland, Hong Kong and Portugal.
XroadMedia has developed the next generation of content discovery, recommendation and targeting solution - Ncanto. Based on more than a decade of product and market research, as well as customer deployments in the Internet, media and broadcast industries, Ncanto is an innovative back-end solution, which is optimized for cloud- and server-based deployments. XroadMedia was founded by leading industry experts and its core business is to help customers strengthen their existing revenue streams and to generate new opportunities by assisting their customers – the consumer – in mastering the flood of digital assets and diversity of content consumption devices. XroadMedia is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, with a second office in London, United Kingdom.