Leading content owners seek fast turnkey global distribution through the world’s
largest connected TV ecosystem
Oslo, Norway, and Singapore – October 15, 2018 – Vewd, the world’s largest smart TV OTT software provider, and iVideoSmart, the leading independent premium video publisher in South East Asia, have jointly launched more than a 100 new Vewd certified apps. iVideoSmart premium partners such as GMA, Yan News, Cinemania, Bounty Films, Adagio are already live on the platform. And through iVideoSmart’s collaboration with VideoElephant, Automoto TV, the LA Times, Hollywood Reporter and more are coming through.
This milestone comes just three months after iVideoSmart integrated Vewd Snap, which creates apps that work seamlessly across all Vewd-enabled devices. Since then, content owners have embraced iVideoSmart’s turnkey solution because it provides quick and easy access to the world’s largest connected TV ecosystem – nearly 50 million Vewd-enabled devices ship each year in more than 150 countries.
“In three short months after we announced our partnership, we see content owners from every corner of the globe choosing iVideoSmart and Vewd,” said Vincent Martin, Chief Operating Officer, iVideoSmart. “Working together, we have removed much of the difficulty and complexity in expanding reach and increasing viewership of smart TV apps. Our Partners are all about premium reach and together with Vewd we are well placed to serve their needs.”
Leading manufacturers like Sony, Tivo, HiSense, Vestel and more rely on Vewd to bring streaming video apps to consumers. Working together, iVideoSmart and Vewd provide content owners a one-stop shop to get their app built, distributed, managed and monetized, fully based on revenue share.
“iVideoSmart launching more than 100 apps in less than 100 days shows just how keen the world’s most prominent content owners are to accelerate their distribution through the Vewd ecosystem, where our OEM and operator partners are hungry to add the latest content to their devices,” said Daniel Nordberg, SVP Partnerships, Vewd. “Working together with iVideoSmart, we can enable content owners to take their videos and turn them into a monetized smart TV app in a snap.”
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iVideoSmart provides a video-in-a-box solution leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to enable better video recommendation, delivery and monetization. The company has deployed its solutions in 6 markets including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Major online media like Kompas, GMA, Taiwan TV and Sinchew use iVideoSmart widgets to increase their user engagement and video inventory. iVideoSmart is one of the companies accredited by Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) in 2017 under its Accreditation@SG Digital programme, in recognition of its innovative product.
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