IBC 2019: IT Services, Cloud Breakthroughs and More From MESA Members

From the biggest cloud tech breakthroughs to the smallest, crucial changes in how digital supply chains are managed, members of the Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will have it all at IBC.

This is the third of three stories covering what MESA’s members are up to in the Hollywood IT Society arena, with previews for DXC Technology, Google Cloud, Sony, Technicolor, Teradici, ThinkAnalytics, Veritone, Verizon Media, Wasabi and ZOO Digital. Read the first stories here and here.

DXC Technology

End-to-end IT services firm DXC Technology will be on hand showing how it manages and modernizes mission-critical systems, and integrates them with new digital solutions, all in order to produce better business outcomes. DXC’s global reach and talent, platforms, tech independence and extensive partner network enables more than 6,000 private- and public-sector clients, across 70 countries, to thrive. Hall 14.D51

Google Cloud

Google Cloud will be among the more busy companies at IBC, featuring nearly two dozen partners at its booth, regular booth sessions on machine learning, CDNs, security and more, and executives speaking on panels all week. The company will share how clients can thrive in the new age of video, by delivering video seamlessly, adding intelligence to content, and extracting value from data. Hall 14.E01


At the Sony booth, learn more about Sony New Media Solutions and how its supporting new cloud-based distribution workflows in the entertainment and sports sectors. Ven.ue, the company’s digital supply chain and OTT/e-commerce solution, will be front and center. Currently, Sony NMS is managing and ingesting content from 435 content providers, handling nearly 90 audio languages and 68 subtitle languages, and serving more than five million streaming video users. Hall 13.A10


Technicolor experts and executives will be on hand to demo and discuss the latest developments on a range of innovative solutions including Wi-Fi 6 Gateways, extenders, DOCSIS 3.1, and GPON. The company’s gotten a jump on the show, announcing that 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for set-top box (STB) and multiscreen digital entertainment, announced that a multiservice provider in Northern Europe has selected 3READY Android TV combined with Technicolor middleware and hardware to power its upcoming TV service. Hall15.MS15


At IBC, Teradici will retun to feature its latest PCoIP Ultra protocol enhancements via Cloud Access Software, showing how organizations can transform the process and production of content, for film, online, TV, and more. Leverage global talent — or scale and de-scale workflows — without the extra CAPEX, all while securing valuable IP. Teradici will demonstrate how its solutions can make these and many more efficiencies possible in the context of the media and entertainment industry. Hall 1.C27


ThinkAnalytics will use IBC 2019 to launch ThinkAdvertising, its new addressable advertising solution, one that provides pay TV and OTT providers with deep insights from viewing, behavioral and demographic data, and supported by ThinkAnalytics viewer personalization and segmentation models.

By combining data-driven learnings from ThinkAdvertising with their in-house customer and demographic data, TV operators can offer advertisers the ability to target precise consumer segments, creating incremental revenue streams and allowing brands and advertisers to focus on their desired business outcomes.

The service is available now. Hall 1.A74.


At IBC 2019, Veritone will highlight Veritone Digital Media Hub, focusing on two main use cases: access and delivery, and monetization. Digital Media Hub is an intuitive white-label portal fueled by Veritone aiWARE, the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence. With Digital Media Hub, rights holders can offer secure, cloud-native global access to their content to key stakeholders — including news media and corporate partners — and monetize their content via e-commerce functionality.

Powered by aiWARE, users have a means to enrich metadata cognitively upon ingest, making critical assets available for immediate access, delivery, and monetization. Hall 5.C24

Verizon Media

Verizon Media will use IBC to share how it helps companies deliver TV-like quality video streams that are ultra-personalized; offers a single, efficient workflow that easily encodes and delivers broadcast-quality linear, live, and on-demand video, even in 4K; provides flawless, low latency, uninterrupted streams everywhere in the world on any device; and offers server-side ad insertion to bypass ad blockers, reach larger audiences, and generate more revenue. Hall 5.B64


Some of Wasbai’s top people will be on hand at IBC to demonstrate how XenData plus Wasabi offers a highly scalable service to archive files to Wasabi hot cloud storage. Wasabi delivers disruptive storage technology that promises no fees for egress or API requests, and focuses solely on providing the world’s best cloud storage platform. Hall 7.A48


Yangaroo, a company dedicated to digital media management, will show off its patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS), a leading, secure B2B digital cloud-based solution, focused on the music and advertising industries. The solution provides more accountable, effective, and less costly digital management of broadcast-quality media, via the internet, replacing physical, satellite and closed network distribution and management of audio and video content. Hall 8.B20

ZOO Digital

At IBC, localization provider ZOO Digital will share how it’s helping service providers deliver seamless, collaborative services to localize and distribute huge volumes of OTT content for audiences around the world. ZOOstudio offers the next step in localization collaboration and management – enabling genuine connections between service providers and delivering full transparency across workflows. As an all-in-one project management system, ZOOstudio empowers content owners to manage all their vendors, projects and end-to-end localization in one central system. Hall 5.B48