Press Release (ePRNews.com) - PARIS, France - May 17, 2016 - Squadeo, a global provider of secure cross-platform OTT video solutions to the Broadcast- and TV-industry, has been chosen as supplier by Selevision, the leading technology and service provider for the global broadcast industry and the multi-platform entertainment company in the Middle East and North Africa, to power the video play-out on mobile, laptops and set-top box devices in the United Arab Emirates for its Entertainment service aptly called Seevii.
“As a technology and content provider, we are constantly innovating behind the scenes, developing products and services to improve both the access to premium content and the user experience. We are delighted to partner with Squadeo to reinforce this strategy by adopting this enriched video experience; a cost-effective solution with the ability to deploy the same player with our existing Digital Rights Management (DRM) over HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) across mobiles, tablets and laptops” said Dr. Raed Khusheim, CEO of Selevision.
Seevii offers up to 200 TV channels in both HD and SD. This, in addition to Video on Demand (VoD), Restart TV, Catch-up TV and a fully advanced Electronic Program. The service is delivered via different HEVC-based set-top boxes, iOS and Android smartphones and tablets in addition to a web portal, enabling users to seamlessly consume broadcast video, VOD and DVR content on additional screens anywhere and at any time.
Squadeo was chosen due to its strong video player expertise resulting into elegant and market-fit video solutions for Android, iOS and Web for PC and Mac, providing a player product that is secure, robust and with differentiating features like fixing device issues remotely from the cloud and YouTube-like scrubbing experience.
“The success of Video Service Providers in the near future will rely on innovative, best-in-class and pragmatic approaches that put the User Experience and Security at the very heart of the company’s missions. We are delighted to accompany Selevision in this exciting journey” commented Benoit Brieussel, director of Sales & Marketing at Squadeo.
Selevision, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Khusheim Holdings, is a leading Technology and Service provider for the global broadcast industry, and multi-platform Entertainment company which delivers premium content to customers across the Middle East and North Africa via Video on Demand, Live TV, Restart TV and Catch-up TV.
The Company has secured agreements with global content owners, developers and distributors and leading regional media operators such as Hollywood’s major studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, The Twentieth Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers and a broad selection of the best content from Bollywood and the Middle East.
Its B2B offerings span the range of Hybrid Broadband Broadcast TV (HbbTV), Content Delivery Systems, Targeted Advertising and Monitoring Platforms, Set-top boxes and Advanced Electronic Programming Guides.
Selevision is headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with development and sales offices in the United Arab Emirates.
For more information about Selevision solutions, please visit: www.selevision.net
Squadeo is a global provider of secure cross platform video software solutions to the broadcast and TV-industry worldwide. Squadeo’s mission is to solve today’s and tomorrow’s OTT challenges by providing premium video players on open platforms, with a constant focus on enhanced visual experience in compliance with Studio requirements, and pre-integrated with major DRMs.
Squadeo is made up of a team of professionals originating from Philips and NXP with extensive expertise in its domains, and a track record of creating valuable products and IP. Squadeo is a privately held company with headquarters in Paris La Defense, France.
For more information about Squadeo’s solutions, please visit: www.squadeo.tv
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