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yes Go says yes to Viaccess-Orca

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  Just a few weeks ago, yes in Israel announced its first multiscreen TV offering, yes Go. The new service from the country’s satellite provider yes is supported by Viaccess-Orca’s COMPASS content discovery platform and delivers personalized video streams to consumers’ TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones.The yes G...

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Fifty Shades of Recommendations: A Trilogy – Part 2

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A Casual Fling can come back to haunt you!! The Five Dangers that will Doom your Recommendations In the last post, we examined the rush towards Recommendation solutions and the motivation behind it. I also hinted that due to a variety of limitations, many of the early implementations of Recommendations have been premed...

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CEO View from IBC 2012

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This year at IBC, Viaccess-Orca had a lot to prove. We wanted to show the world that our merger in June was more than a new face. We wanted to show our customers and partners that Viaccess-Orca, as one unified brand, was about solutions and innovation.  And, in just three months we did that at IBC! Our business strateg...

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OTT Wake Up Call!

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Remember when people thought OTT was just the latest flashy fad? Remember when it seemed extravagant and over the top? Well, OTT now holds incredible promise for new business models. The seemingly unstoppable rise of Netflix, despite its recent pricing blunders, is a cause for concern for many throughout the content in...

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The Second Screen and Sports – What’s Next?

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The French author André Maurois said that business is a combination of war and sports. When it comes to second screen applications, the prolific author was correct. Second screen applications that transform passive television viewing into an interactive experience have never before been so popular. This recent surge in...

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Mirrors All Around Us

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If there's something on your mind, something of specific interest to you at some point in time, often the entire world suddenly seems flooded with it - for instance that nice new car you are about to buy or that lovely new clothing brand you enjoy. You have no doubt experienced this special feeling; this phenomenon is cal...

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Four Awards, Six Months, We Gladly Accept

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We take great pride in the work we do here at Viaccess-Orca. By combining years of technology expertise with our dedicated team of employees, we have created innovative Over-the-Top (OTT) and IPTV technology solutions that give our customers the tools they need to control piracy and delivery a truly compelling TV experien...

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The Road to IBC: Making Sense of the Second Screen

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Last week on our blog, we published an infographic aimed to better understand the second screen phenomenon. Our infographic demonstrates that second screen viewing is becoming increasingly popular with 70% of tablet owners and 68% of smartphone owners using additional companion devices while watching TV. A LinkedIn com...

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The Road to IBC: “Multi-Screening”, When the Kindle Really Fires Up!

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When launched in the early 2000's, the e-book was expected to revolutionize the publishing world. Consumers would be able to stroll through the world's largest libraries with the click of a button, the low costs associated with electronic publishing would lead to a dramatic reduction in prices and the struggling publishin...

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The Road to IBC: Video Content – Behind the Scenes (Video)

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Did you know that people spend an average of 5 hours per day watching television? That’s nine years in the life of an average person. And did you know that more video is uploaded to the web every 60 days than the three major US TV networks produced in 60 years? For some more amazing facts about broadcast, piracy and vide...

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