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Video Exchange Series
2019

2019

We're delighted to announce the shortlist for the TV Connect Awards 2018!

Below you can view the shortlist for the TV Connect Awards 2018. Winners will be announced on 9th May during the Awards Ceremony at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel South Kensington. To book a ticket for the ceremony, or enquire about a table for your guests, please contact Marc Wallentin at marc.wallentin@knect365.com

TV Connect Awards 2018: Shortlist

Below you can view the shortlist for the TV Connect Awards 2018. Winners will be announced on 9th May during the Awards Ceremony at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel South Kensington. To book a ticket for the ceremony, or enquire about a table for your guests, please contact Marc Wallentin at marc.wallentin@knect365.com 

Breakthrough advertising technology

Advertising is becoming more and more intelligent. This award is reserved for the best example of smart advertising placement.

Shortlisted companies:

  • Inside Secure
  • Appiness NV (Commercial name Spott™)
  • SoftAtHome
  • Stealth Micro

Leading content discovery and personalisation platform

This award will recognise a platform that has led the field in personalisation and content discovery.

Shortlisted companies:

  • Sri Lanka Telecom Visioncom PVT Ltd
  • Think Analytics
  • Kaltura

Most cutting edge encoding solution

This award is open to the company that has demonstrated a new and highly effective approach to video encoding.

Shortlisted companies:

  • Bitmovin
  • Cisco
  • Beamr

Best OTT platform service

Having a strong OTT strategy is essential in today’s market. This award will go to the service or solution that best positions their OTT customer among the competition.

Shortlisted companies:

  • Intertrust Technologies
  • United Cloud
  • Simplestream
  • BT
  • Vewd
  • Magine

Most innovative in-home device

The lines between smart home solutions and entertainment are starting to blur. This award recognises a truly unique and trailblazing solution.

Shortlisted companies:

  • China Telecom Smart Home Operation Center & ZTE Corporation
  • M7 Group
  • AirTies Wireless Networks
  • Netgem SoundBox

Best in-class AI use case

This award recognises the best use of machine learning/data analytics in media distribution.

Shortlisted companies:

  • Bitmovin
  • Conviva
  • NPAW (NIce People At Work)
  • Metaliquid

Best network optimisation implementation


Delivering a great service all the time across the network is essential in maintaining viewers. This award recognises the solution implemented to get the most out of a network.

Shortlisted companies:

  • Hughes Systique 
  • Conviva
  • ZTE Corporation
  • Qarva

Best multiscreen service

This award goes to the company that has brought the most compelling multiscreen service to market.

Shortlisted Companies:

  • Simplestream
  • BT
  • CSG
  • GoMedia
  • Qarva

Excellence in Content Protection Award

Securing content is essential in a IP-first world. This award recognises the best use of security software.

Shortlisted Companies:

  • Intertrust Technologies Corporation
  • tivù s.r.l.
  • Cleeng