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IBC Day 2: Where's Your Headend At?

It's day two of IBC 2015 and those product announcements just keep on comin'. We'll add more as they catch our eye.

  • Vietnam's largest cable operator, VTVcab, has picked Nagra 's multiscreen video solution and content protection software to support its next-gen rollout of VoD, DVR, multiscreen and OTT video services. More details here.

  • Sagemcom SAS , a relatively new player in the cable market, has come out with a hybrid cable modem gateway that supports both DOCSIS 3.1 and DOCSIS 3.0 specs, as well as 4x4 MU-MIMO 802.11ac WiFi. More details here.

  • Conax AS and 24i Media are teaming up to support the launch of an OTT video service for connected TVs by Nuevo Siglo, a leading Uruguayan cable operator. More details here.

  • Supercanal, a leading Argentinian cable operator and broadband provider, will use TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq: TIVO)'s Cubiware middleware to help it go all-digital and deliver multiscreen video service. More details here.

  • Broadpeak , a CDN and VoD provider, is debuting a new off-net CDN service designed to optimize video delivery for content providers by letting them dynamically select the most appropriate CDN to deliver content outside of the operator's footprint. More details here.

  • Keepixo, which provides software-based headend solutions for IPTV and OTT, has added HDR (High Dynamic Range) to its Genova software based transcoders and AL2000 product. More details here.

  • Like many others, Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) is going all in on New IP technology. Among the company's IBC announcements, Cisco launched a new Virtualized Video Processing (V2P) platform, as well as two cloud-powered video solutions -- one for managed networks called Infinite Home, and one for unmanaged networks called Infinite Video. More information here and here. Cisco also announced an extension of its relationship with Sky , supporting that company with set-top middleware solutions. More details here.

    — The Staff, Light Reading

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