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Brightcove in Deal to Power Broadband Video for Philly.com

Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , has secured another deal to power video on a newspaper company's Web site (note: the company's platform is also used by the New York Times and the Washington Post in the US; the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian in the UK; La Vanguardia in Spain; and 60 regional newspapers in Germany): the company announced Monday that Philly.com , the Web portal for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia...

Brightcove Secures its First Broadband Video Deal in Spain

Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , has secured yet another deal to power video on a newspaper's Web site (note: the company's newspaper customers include the New York Times and the Washington Post in the US; the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian in the UK; and 60 regional newspapers in Germany): the company announced Thursday that Barcelona-based newspaper, La Vanguardia , has chosen its platform to power its advertising-supported online video initiatives, and will...

Brightcove in Broadband Video Deal with Tokyo Gas

--New Deal is Latest in a Series of Japanese Wins for the Company
In a posting on its corporate blog, Wednesday, broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , announced that Japanese utility company, Tokyo Gas , has chosen the Brightcove platform to power its broadband video initiatives. Tokyo Gas--which has five business divisions and 60 subsidiaries in such areas as natural gas, electricity, gas appliances and real estate--will use the platform for a range of applications, including marketing and corporate communications. Brightcove appears to have been making significant...

Adobe Says Multiple Companies Supporting its New Framework for Building Media Players

Adobe announced Wednesday that over 20 companies are "embracing" its recently announced open framework for building media players (note: for more on the new framework, see the article posted on itvt.com April 21st ). The company bills the framework, code-named "Strobe," as helping establish an open industry standard for media players and as offering production-ready software components to streamline the development of custom media players, thus reducing the time content publishers spend creating their own...

Brightcove Partners with Vudu to Bring Ad-Supported Internet Video to the Living-Room TV

Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , announced a partnership with over-the-top-TV specialist, Vudu , Tuesday, which the companies say will enable Brightcove customers to distribute their video content directly to the living-room television set via Vudu's platform (note: Vudu claims to have relationships in place with every major US movie studio and over 50 independent studios, enabling its OTT service to offer over 15,000 on-demand movies and TV episodes, of which around 1,800 are...

Brightcove in Internet Video Deals with Two More German Companies

At the Next09 conference in Hamburg, Germany Wednesday, broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , announced deals with two more German media companies: Discovery Networks Germany and sevenload . Brightcove, which opened a German office in Hamburg late last year, has previously announced deals with OMS, an online sales and marketing network for around 60 German regional newspapers; German magazine publisher, Gruner + Jahr; and German sports portal, Spox.com. Discovery Networks Germany (DNG) plans to...

Adobe Extends Flash to the Television Set

In what could be a major boost for the emerging over-the-top-TV space, Adobe Systems announced at the NAB show in Las Vegas, Monday, that it is launching an implementation of Adobe Flash that will enable rich interactive applications and high-definition broadband video on Internet-connected TV sets, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players and other connected digital home devices. The company has lined up a number of major system-on-chip vendors, OEM's, cable operators and content providers to announce...

Brightcove Sees Surge in Broadband Video on Newspaper Web Sites

--Round-Up of Recent News from Brightcove
In a posting on its corporate blog last week, broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove--which claims to power broadband video for over 30 major newspaper publishers across North America, Europe and Asia (note: its US customers include Cox Newspapers, Freedom Communications, Hearst Communications, Media News Group, the New York Times Company and New York Times Regional Newspapers, Tribune Total Media and the Washington Post)--provided some figures on how its newspaper customers are deploying broadband video...

Brightcove Launches New Version of its Platform, Brightcove 3

--Forms "Brightcove Alliance"
--Closes Down its Free Service, the Brightcove Network
--Cuts Workforce by 15%
--Secures New Deals with AOL, Conde Nast, MTV Italia Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove, has launched a new version of its platform which it bills as "address[ing] the new reality of pervasive video on the Web." According to the company, Brightcove 3, as the new version is called, is an open platform designed for easy integration...

Brightcove in Deals with 10 Downing Street, Five, QVC UK, OMS

--Appoints New General Manager for its Japanese Subsidiary Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove, has announced a number of new deals over the past few weeks, including three in the UK (a market which it has been targeting over the past few months and where its existing customers include BSkyB, Channel 4, Emap, Guardian News & Media, Hachette Filipacchi, IPC Media, ITV, Sony BMG, Telegraph Media Group and UKTV):

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