OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial announced that its Elevate cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) video platform received TV Tech Global’s Best of Show Award at IBC2017 in Amsterdam. Elevate won the award for its innovation in providing IPTV, cable, and OTT operators with a proven, cloud, multi-tenant solution to deliver next generation video services. With Elevate, operators can deliver a richer and immersive video experience to subscribers across multiple devices including set-top boxes and consumer-owned screens in the most flexible, scalable and cost-efficient manner possible.
“IBC is a hotspot for technology innovation, and we are proud to be among the top innovators honored at the show,” said Kirk Edwardson, head of marketing at Espial. “As operators face increased OTT competition, they need a cloud platform that provides predictable costs and a roadmap driven by a large community to achieve web scale and speed. Espial Elevate addresses these requirements and more, enabling operators to attract and retain subscribers as well as drive new revenue streams.”
Espial Elevate video-as-a-service platform has successfully been deployed by 40 operators and features several new enhancements, including voice control, RDK and Android TV set-top box support, which allow operators to deliver the most advanced experience with rapid time to market.
TV Tech Global is a well-renowned industry publication that covers media production, workflow and distribution tools and tech. Its IBC2017 Best of Show Awards contest recognizes and rewards the latest achievements and innovations in product and service development. Products are judged based on a variety of criteria, including ease of use and maintenance, performance, richness and relevance of the feature set, value and ROI, versatility, and anticipated reliability.
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Espial is transforming viewing experiences worldwide by enabling video services to be delivered at web speed and web scale. From immersive user experience and discovery solutions to advanced cloud-based platforms, Espial innovations are helping service providers better manage and monetize video and entertainment services. Espial’s customers span six continents, have deployed over 50 million devices, and are serviced through Espial’s global sales, support and innovation centers across North America, Europe and Asia. www.espial.com
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