ThinkAnalytics recognized for its work on Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery (PREVD) for MVPDs
LONDON and LOS ANGELES – August 11, 2014 ThinkAnalytics™, developer of the world’s most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, today announced that it has received an Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
ThinkAnalytics was recognized for its engineering creativity on “Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery (PREVD) for MVPDs“. ThinkAnalytics’ Recommendations Engine enables content providers, over-the-top providers and pay-TV operators to deliver highly personalized content recommendations that combine multiple sources of data (e.g. linear TV consumption, VOD, DVR, Web, tablets, mobile, social media, etc.). The platform, available as a cloud-based or on-premise solution, is based on the industry’s most comprehensive data and text mining platform.
“We are tremendously honored to receive an Emmy® Award for innovations in personalized recommendations and video discovery technology,” said Peter Docherty, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, ThinkAnalytics. “This recognition further validates our work and continued commitment to delivering real-time, personalized content recommendations that are personalizing and transforming multiscreen experiences worldwide.”
“Each year, we seek out companies and individuals whose innovation and vision have materially affected the way audiences view TV, and set the standard for technological excellence,” said Robert P. Seidel, Vice President of CBS Engineering and Advanced Technology, and Chairman, Engineering Achievement Committee, NATAS. “We congratulate ThinkAnalytics as one of the select few to be honored this year with an Emmy® for Technology and Engineering excellence.”
The Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards are given to “tool makers” of the industry, honor development and innovation in broadcast technology, and recognize breakthrough technologies that have a significant effect on the TV viewing experience. Recipients of the 66th annual Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards will be honored during a banquet at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 8, 2015 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.
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 personalized 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.