Wednesday, December 11, 2019

VRV Adds DramaFever to SVOD Lineup

Streaming video on demand service, DramaFever, is joining VRV’s lineup of premium SVOD channels and expertly-curated content experiences.

VRV Adds MUBI to Channel Offerings, Launches CuriosityStream

VRV, the OTT service catering to “superfans” of anime, animation, comedy, horror, science and technology, have announced the addition of MUBI, an OTT channel featuring top-rated classic films, and the platform availablity of the previously announced science, history, nature, and tech documentary channel CuriosityStream. 

A Talk With VRV GM Arlen Marmel On Their First Anniversary and Adding New Channel Partners

The multichannel streaming service for niche genres, VRV, recently celebrated one year online. We talked to VRV GM Arlen Marmel who explained the origins of VRV to Next TV News.

NAB NY 2017: Avid Showcases Cloud-Based Production Tools

At NAB NY 2017's Avid booth, we sat down with R. Alan Hoff, Vice President, Market Solutions at Avid, who explained how Avid is evolving their products to embracing cloud-based production.

NAB NY 2017: Paul Martin of Concurrent talks Next TV Distribution Technologies

We talked to Paul Martin, VP of Engagement, Media and Entertainment at Concurrent during NAB NY 2017, who gave us a background of the company, where and how it is deployed in the current industry, and how it's working to meet the needs of Next TV.

NAB NY 2017: IBM Watson Media Brings AI Technology to the Media and Entertainment Spaces

IBM's newly launched Watson Media division had a strong presence at NAB NY 2017 in New York, showcasing examples of their cognitive and artificial Intelligence technologies in applications for media and entertainment companies.

NAB NY 2017: Snell Advanced Media Demos SAM VIBE Multiplatform Production Tool

At NAB NY 2017, we sat down with John Shike, from Snell Advanced Media, and discussed their multiplatform production solution called SAM VIBE, and discussed the future of broadcast.

NAB NY 2017: Xytech Demonstrates MediaPulse Features and Sky Express Solutions

In addition to showing Mediapulse,  Xytech's comprehensive operations management system for larger houses and broadcasters,, Xytech's Sky Express was demostrated for nexttv.news at NAB NY 2017.

NAB NY 2017: Talking Cloud-Based Production With Prime Focus Technologies

At NAB NY 2017, we talked cloud-based production and its challenges with T Shobhana, VP and head of Global Marketing and Communications for Prime Focus Technologies.

“Being a Control Freak Won’t Expand Your Business.” Didja’s Jim Long On the Evolution of Broadcast and Social TV

Just before the launch of his new "LocalBTV" product, we talked to Jim Long at NAB NY 2017 about the current state of "broadcast."  He's bearish on what he calls the end of the "second screen era," and believes that the pendulum is swinging once again back to local.

NAB NY 2017: Cantemo’s Mike Szumlinski Discusses Their Portal and Iconik Products

At the 2017 NAB NYC show, we spoke to Cantemo's Mike Szumlinski about how the company is just doing that with their Portal product.  We also discussed Cantemo's upcoming cloud-based Iconik solution.

The State of Social TV: A Discussion with Jason George, CEO, Telescope

Next TV News had the opportunity to as Jason a few questions about the current state of "Social TV" from Telescope's perspective and discuss the future of audience participation on both linear and OTT networks.