|[September 10, 2013]
Viacom Adopts Brightcove Video Cloud Platform to Deliver Video Experiences Across Devices
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud services for
video, today announced that Viacom (News - Alert) is using Brightcove Video Cloud to
deliver native app video experiences across multiple device platforms.
Viacom media brands including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, are
using Video Cloud and Brightcove native video player solutions for Apple (News - Alert)
iOS, Google Android and Xbox devices to deliver high-quality, long-form
video experiences that include support for closed-captioning,
authentication, audience measurement and in-stream advertising.
"Consumers today want to access their favorite shows from any device at
any location," said David Kline, CIO at Viacom. "Brightcove's solutions
remove the complexity of video publishing and distribution across
devices and makes it easy for us to expand our second screen and TV
Everywhere offerings. Brightcove's flexible, modular platform
capabilities also help our brands achieve their specific objectives and
fulfill their complex requirements for delivering high-quality video
The first brands to launch with Brightcove-powered video app experiences
include MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central native video apps for the
iPhone (News - Alert), iPad and Xbox devices, with future plans to expand to Android
smartphones and tablets. Te apps feature TV Everywhere authentication
support as well, enabling Viacom to deliver long-form premium content to
cable and satellite subscribers on these devices.
"Viacom is a market and innovation leader with some of the most popular
media brands in the world," said David Mendels (News - Alert), CEO at Brightcove.
"Viacom has continued to evolve to meet the fast-growing appetite for
premium programming on every screen. We are proud to partner with such a
media industry powerhouse to help engage consumers on every device and
deliver the highest quality viewing experiences for both video
programming and apps."
With Brightcove Video Cloud, Viacom has access to the most comprehensive
and advanced features for publishing and distributing premium video
content to audiences across device platforms. Brightcove's native video
player solutions for iOS and Android (News - Alert) devices are also integrated with
industry-leading advertising, analytics, audience measurement and
digital rights management providers, enabling Viacom to rapidly deliver
apps that integrate with the third-party services required for success.
Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud
services for video, offers a family of products used to revolutionize
the way organizations deliver video experiences. The company's products
include Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform and
Zencoder, a leading cloud-based media processing service and HTML5 video
player technology. Brightcove has more than 6,300 customers in over 65
countries that rely on Brightcove cloud content services to build and
operate video experiences across PCs, smartphones, tablets and connected
TVs. For more information, visit http://www.brightcove.com.
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