ACTON, Mass., Aug. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eleven multichannel video service providers operating in four countries have selected SeaChange International's (Nasdaq:SEAC) content management solutions as essential components of their service delivery platforms. These customers include five of the largest cable, telco and satellite providers in North America, who have chosen SeaChange AssetFlow and AdFlow solutions to optimize the intake and preparation of movies, TV shows and advertising for on-demand and linear delivery.
"Multiplatform consumption of television is on a sharp upward trajectory which, by orders of magnitude, is increasing the need for content that's formatted and ready to serve any device at any time," said Venkat Krishnan, Vice President, Products, SeaChange. "AssetFlow and AdFlow are being designed into our customers' service delivery platforms to ensure complete control of the proliferation of variants driven by encoding formats, screen size and many other factors. Our solutions introduce a layer of operation-wide visibility and scalability that allows service providers to orchestrate centralized content workflows for greater cost efficiency in video-on-demand, multi-screen and advertising."
In today's television enterprise, a show, movie or ad and its associated metadata (poster, description, pricing, etc.) have to be reproduced with numerous variants to serve the unique requirements of multiple network types, consumer devices and geographies. At the point of content ingest, AssetFlow is used to receive, manage and publish content for on-demand viewing on TVs, tablets, PCs and other consumer devices. With a focus on monetization of on-demand and linear TV, AdFlow ingests ads, processes ad schedule files, transcodes ad variants for insertion, and verifies playout.
Service providers can use AssetFlow and AdFlow in concert with their SeaChange platforms, including Adrenalin for multi-screen video and SeaChange Infusion for advertising, to create the most comprehensive video service delivery platform available. SeaChange content management solutions support a wide selection of third-party products for transcoding, quality assurance, streaming, storage, audio normalization, adaptive streaming, watermarking and content protection, thereby enabling seamless integration with content workflows that may already be in place.
About SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (Nasdaq:SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Company's superior video platform, advertising and in-home offerings.
SeaChange's hundreds of customers are many of the world's most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.
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