ACTON, Mass. & LOS ANGELES (Jan. 15, 2014) – SeaChange International (Nasdaq: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, and ThinkAnalytics™, developer of the world’s most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, today announced their global reseller agreement and integration of the SeaChange Adrenalin™ multi-screen video platform with the ThinkAnalytics Search and Recommendations Engine. The joint solution will enable video service providers and content owners to deliver multi-screen television with the advantages of personalized and intuitive content discovery.
“Multi-screen television content is going deeper and incorporating OTT, so rapid presentation of the right content amid limitless choices is more vital than ever for subscriber satisfaction,” said George Kajos, General Manager, Platform Business, SeaChange. “SeaChange and ThinkAnalytics are already showing successful collaboration in deployments with large cable providers in the U.S. and Europe and we’re in pursuit of new opportunities together. We anticipate this partnership will help motivate more providers to establish rich multi-screen services.”
“Working on this solution with SeaChange was a natural choice, as both companies have a history of working side-by-side in customer deployments around the world,” said Peter Docherty, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, ThinkAnalytics. “The solution enables delivery of more personal and targeted experiences, including multi-lingual, linear, VOD, OTT and sports content, across multiple screens for service providers around the globe.”
SeaChange Adrenalin enables operators of every size to deliver and manage personalized multi-screen television experiences to set-top boxes, mobile devices, OTT players and other IP connected devices. Combining Adrenalin and the SeaChange Nitro™ subscriber experience with ThinkAnalytics’ Search and Recommendation Engine helps service providers and content owners to accelerate the deployment and streamline the management of personalized services across the device ecosystem.
ThinkAnalytics has a customer base of over 50 operators worldwide serving more than 130 million licensed subscribers. The company offers personalized recommendations that are based on the industry’s most comprehensive data and text mining platform. The company’s Recommendations Engine enables broadcasters, pay-TV operators and OTT providers to deliver highly personalized TV recommendations that combine multiple sources of data across screens in 17 languages. The platform is available as a cloud-based or on-premise solution.
ThinkAnalytics is the leading provider and most widely deployed real-time personalized content and recommendations engine in the market today, bringing together intelligent search with comprehensive media content recommendations. ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine broadens customers’ tastes with a unique personalised experience for live linear TV, VOD and over-the-top, delivered through multiple platforms including the set-top box, Web, IPTV, tablet, mobile, and more. ThinkAnalytics’ technology services more than 130 million subscribers worldwide. ThinkAnalytics is a private, employee-owned company. ThinkAnalytics is jointly headquartered in the US and United Kingdom with offices in London, Glasgow and Los Angeles, and has partnerships with leading media corporations worldwide. For more information please go to: www.ThinkAnalytics.com.
About SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Company’s superior video platform, advertising and in-home offerings. SeaChange’s customers include many of the world’s most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.