Synacor, Siemens, EveMeta integrate platforms for OTT

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 16 July 2015

Synacor has signed a strategic partnership with Siemens Convergence Creators and EveMeta, which provides low-bandwidth video solutions.

Synacor has integrated its platforms for search and discovery, cloud ID authentication, streaming linear TV technology and consumer experiences with Siemens OTT SWIPEtm business management systems (BMS) and the encoding capabilities of EveMeta, to support advanced multiscreen video workflow, policy management, lookback services and device distribution.

The platform will support a broad array of consumer devices including iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, gaming consoles such as PS4 and Xbox One, OTT devices such as Roku and Android set-top boxes, and connected TVs.

This partnership will enable Synacor's customers to extend their pay-TV and content businesses by enabling scalable solutions to support OTT, TV everywhere and broadband video services that can be hosted on premises or in any private or public cloud.

"Synacor is excited to partner with Siemens Convergence Creators to deliver the groundbreaking and proven user experience of the OTT SWIPE platform," said Himesh Bhise, CEO of Synacor. "Siemens OTT SWIPEtm is a carrier-grade, battle-tested solution that is already deployed with several large providers around the world. Based on Siemens' technical support, Synacor will enable operators and content distributors to deliver high quality, multi-platform, live-linear, VOD, transactional and authenticated viewing experiences."