SeaChange and Vubiquity Integrate to Deliver Subscription VOD, Premium and Network Video Content to Any Device Via the Cloud
October 23, 2013 --
ACTON, Mass. and SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SeaChange International (Nasdaq:SEAC) and Vubiquity, Inc. will offer an integrated cloud-based multi-screen video-on-demand (VOD) solution to television service providers. The combined solution integrates the SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin™ pay-as-you-grow OPEX service with Vubiquity's AnyVU™ Streaming service, ViewNow™ subscription VOD movie package, as well as a vast library of content from their premium and network partners. Cloud Adrenalin makes its U.S. debut in demonstrations with SeaChange Cloud Ecosystem partner Vubiquity during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this week in Atlanta (SeaChange booth 1542).
The full complement of SeaChange's deployment proven multi-screen capabilities for delivery, analytics, promotions and system monitoring are available in SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin's SaaS (software-as-a-service) service. Vubiquity's AnyVU Streaming brings SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin customers a ready-to-launch, high-quality catalog of pre-encoded and encrypted titles to support all popular consumer video devices. SeaChange's integrations allow customers to incrementally add service layers (content, ratings, recommendations, subscriber interface by platform, etc.) to optimize subscriber value.
"Going to market with a compelling offering of differentiated multi-screen services is essential for providers of all sizes to retain subscribers and attract new ones," said Sud Kaushik, Director of Product Management, SeaChange. "SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin gives providers a platform to continue to add new content choices and build a tier-one class of service through our ecosystem."
"Vubiquity's AnyVU Streaming delivers a rich library of content and makes it easy for any service provider to quickly, and cost effectively, launch a compelling multi-screen service," said Dana Forté, Vice President of Product Management at Vubiquity. "Combining AnyVU Streaming, with our ViewNow subscription movies package, and the SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin service delivers a complete solution that serves up the deep content catalog that consumers want, directly to their device of choice."
AnyVU Streaming is a multiplatform video solution that manages the distribution and streaming of a deep catalog of licensed movie assets, trailers, metadata and artwork directly to an end-user's connected device. ViewNow, which is currently available to more than 12 million U.S. households, offers thousands of hours of movie content from major and independent studios that can be delivered in Mezzanine, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 as well as in a range of adaptive bitrate (ABR) profiles to allow for delivery to traditional set-top boxes and connected consumer devices such as smart TVs, PC and Mac, iOS and Android phones and tablet. In addition to multiplatform rights, the service includes download rights.
SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin features the fully customizable SeaChange Nitro™ subscriber experience client for navigation and access to a range of blended entertainment services and apps on PCs, OTT streaming players, and Apple and Android tablets and smartphones. Other components include the SeaChange Adrenalin Business Management Suite™ for content marketing and asset lifecycle/catalog management, and SeaChange Adrenalin Business Intelligence™ for content performance reporting, as well as industry-standard Digital Rights Management for device-level authorization, single sign-on with social log-in capabilities and Content Delivery Network integration – all put together with qualified, tested and certified partners in the SeaChange Cloud Ecosystem.
Join in the SeaChange Tech Talks on cloud infrastructure and multi-screen advertising during Cable-Tec Expo (SeaChange booth 1542): http://info.schange.com/scte-cable-tec-2013-seachange-tech-talks-rsvp.
About Vubiquity Inc.
Vubiquity is the largest global provider of multiplatform video services, working closely with both content owners and service providers to meet consumers' evolving demands for anytime, anywhere access to content. Through our experience, expertise, cross-industry relationships and technology platforms, we help our customers more quickly and efficiently connect to and monetize opportunity in the areas of video-on-demand, linear content delivery, TV Everywhere, advanced advertising, and data services. For more information, please visit www.vubiquity.com
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 customers include 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.
CONTACT: Jim Sheehan
Media Strategies for Vubiquity