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There’s no business, like (trade) show business

1st Stop Cannes, 2nd Stop Vegas!

Monday sees the start of MIPTV in Cannes, swiftly followed by NAB in Las Vegas, making April a very busy month for the industry, our clients and Platform.

Content creation, content consumption, targeted advertising, multiscreen TV, broadcasting platforms and post production are just some of the topics of discussion flying around the office in the lead up to the shows.

We are representing clients at both events so please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting and see the latest and leading demonstrations in the industry.

Lucky we have three bank holidays to look forward to after all this – thanks Kate and Wills!


Racana will be demonstrating how it provides an end-to-end technology and service offering, including a commercially deployed cloud-based platform, so that a content owner, network operator or service provider can maximize revenues through distributing all formats of digital content to consumers, either directly or through third party channels.

justAd.TV (19.09), who enable more effective advertising across multiple connected devices, is making its MIPTV debut this month, addressing the growing need of content owners to monetize VOD content libraries. justAd.TV will be demonstrating the success of its advanced TV advertising systems which enables Pay-TV providers (cable, IPTV and satellite) and HbbTV broadcasters to apply internet-style advertising to non-linear entertainment.


Appear TV (SU5517) a global provider of next-generation head-ends for broadcast and IP television, will show two of the latest editions to its product range designed to help North American broadcasters and operators to overcome the challenges associated the expansion of TV services. The company will show a high density bulk descrambler and an advanced MPEG-2/4 SD and HD decoder, designed to help cable operators/cable MSOs to evolve, innovate and grow smarter.

Civolution (SU7917), the content protection expert and unrivalled leader in watermarking and fingerprinting solutions, will be launching and demonstrating Content Recognition (ACR) applications, which enable synchronization of content between TV and other devices – such as tablets and mobiles – but also to automatically trigger events such as advertisement insertions and TV overlays.

Ericsson (SU3308) will be demonstrating its visionary ‘End-to-Endless’ Television, from content acquisition and management, efficient delivery networks to the ultimate consumer experience on the screen of choice. Ericsson’s booth will feature the industry’s broadest portfolio of solutions that enable operators, broadcasters and content owners to harness greater efficiencies, launch new services and grow revenues.

T-VIPS (SU7807) the IP contribution and distribution experts will be showing exciting new products for Transport Stream distribution over IP, exciting new IP solutions that support the industry’s growing requirement for video-centric IP solutions and a new product that’s the first of an entire new range of products.