Amino is a trusted partner and global provider of innovative, scalable media and entertainment technology solutions. As an IPTV pioneer, working with over 250 operator customers in 100-plus countries, Amino continuously innovates to help customers deliver modern video experiences. Drawing on more than 20 years’ experience delivering IP/cloud innovation, Amino enables customers to fulfill consumer demand for broadcast content and online video via IP/cloud platforms. We understand the issues facing our operator customers as their subscribers demand convenient access to linear and streaming content. With insight gained from having deployed over 10 million customer premise devices, we continue to deliver intrinsic value through software enabling aggregated content services, simplified device deployment and ongoing management. We ‘upcycle’ platform devices to support the most advanced services and we integrate seamlessly with evolving technologies. The result is fresh consumer offerings building brand reputation, stemming churn, growing subscribers and increasing average revenue per user.
DTVKit is a not for profit membership-based organisation; this model means that it is run solely for the benefit of the members. Through cooperation, we create royalty-free high-quality DVB software for the consumer STB and TV market. Our members base is growing year on year, and we currently have 20 members who contribute to the continued development of our software. Since being formed, DTVKit has the ongoing aim of standardising the software to allow the members to develop products with minimal development time and cost. The DVB Core software is integrated within Android TV, RDK, and recently we have released CI Plus 2.0 to its members. We are working on releasing a version of DVB Core that will be an application in future versions of Android, and we are in the process of adding multicast support to DVB Core. Our unique model allows us to deliver these features at a low cost to our members, giving our members access to features and platforms.
Today’s consumers have an insatiable appetite for high-quality, on demand content. This hunger to watch what they want, when they want, and how they want, has fueled an explosion in new streaming services; the “Streaming Wars”.
Now, in addition to the well-known players Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, major studios and tech-giants such as Warner Media, Disney, NBC Universal, and Apple have all launched (or will launch) their own streaming platforms. As of March 2019, it’s estimated there were more than 300 over-the-top (OTT) video options in the US alone.
That number only continues to grow.
By Oliver Jorda (Global Media Industry Lead, Oracle)
Pay TV providers were once the 800-pound gorillas of the media industry. Not only did they deliver television content via cable, satellite, and telephone lines, but they were also the primary aggregators of content, including basic and premium channels and pay-per-view…
Written by Oliver Jorda (Global Media Industry Lead, Oracle).
This article has been taken from The Wall Street Journal.
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