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Metaliquid and Minerva Networks Deliver AI-Driven Highlights Creator Solution

Milan, Italy, October 13, 2020 –(PR.com)– Metaliquid, the EU leading video recognition and content intelligence company, announced today the development of a deep learning platform that automatically creates television highlights in real-time. Working with Minerva, a leading provider of management platforms for the delivery of next-generation television services, Metaliquid AI tools analyzed the 2020 Vice Presidential debate and fed metadata to Minerva’s Smart Highlights service, which was also announced today. Viewers then enjoyed custom highlight reels based on speaker, topics and desired playback time.

Smart Highlights technology gives a new level of control to television subscribers. The Metaliquid technology features a sophisticated set of AI, Deep Learning, and computer vision algorithms that analyze video streams and generate metadata with predefined timestamped descriptive tags.

The integration of Minerva’s platform with Metaliquid’s technology unlocks unprecedented hyper-personalized content consumption by enabling users to select highlight reels that fit within the time available, or focus on topics of interest. Moreover, this unique solution opens up possibilities for Television service providers, media companies and broadcasters worldwide to:

· Increase fan engagement
· Index media contents to enhance workflow efficiencies
· Unlock hidden revenue streams via advertising or subscriptions

“A tailored, adaptive customer experience is critical to building long-term, profitable relationships with subscribers. Unlock videos’ metadata, make it simple, and flexible for customers’ needs is the key to success. In partnership with Minerva, we have assembled a best-of-breed, turnkey solution to create customized highlights automatically,” Maria Lodolo, Head of Sales at Metaliquid stated. “Metaliquid technology has proven that AI-driven solutions are mature enough to disrupt the media and entertainment industry and to increase viewers’ enthusiasm, interaction, and social sharing.”

“Smart Highlights not only make content more valuable for operators and advertisers, but it also creates a more personalized and engaging experience for consumers,” said Fabrizio Capobianco, Chief Innovation Officer at Minerva. “Along with our partners at Metaliquid, we are redefining the way people will consume ‘appointment TV.’”

About Metaliquid
Metaliquid is a leading computer vision company that aims to unlock videos’ metadata and to disrupt the media industry by developing flexible AI solutions to automate content description and content generation. The innovative and patented AI algorithms underpinning the technology platform enables content owners to enhance fan engagement and monetize content more efficiently. Metaliquid has been named as a Cool Vendor in the “Cool Vendors in AI for Computer Vision: Creating Viable Technology Across Industries” [1] report by the world’s leading research and advisory company, Gartner Inc. For more information, please visit www.meta-liquid.com.

Contact:
Maria Lodolo D’Oria – Head of Sales
[email protected]meta-liquid.com

About Minerva Networks
Minerva is the leading provider of management platforms for the delivery of next-generation television services. Over 300 operators worldwide have deployed Minerva’s solutions to power advanced entertainment services that delight millions of subscribers. Minerva enables operators and content providers to transform their video offerings and deliver unique experiences anywhere and on any device. For more information, please visit www.minervanetworks.com.

[1] Gartner “Cool Vendors in AI for Computer Vision: Creating Viable Technology Across Industries,” Saniye Alaybeyi, et al, 24 September 2019.

Contact Information:
Minerva Networks
Matt Cuson
(408) 567-9400
Contact via Email
www.minervanetworks.com

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Minerva Networks Redefines Appointment Television with the Introduction of Smart Highlights

San Jose, CA, October 13, 2020 –(PR.com)– Minerva Networks, the leading provider of management platforms for the delivery of advanced television services, today announced the availability of Smart Highlights. Smart Highlights increases engagement for sports fans, by allowing them to enjoy personalized highlight reels based on length of time, individual player, or type of play. A demo of the service with highlights from a soccer match between Real Madrid vs. Liverpool can be found here.

The new feature is now available to subscribers of pay TV services powered by the Company’s YourTV Now solution. Minerva YourTV Now is a turnkey cloud service for the delivery of video entertainment including Live TV, VOD, Network DVR, Catch-up, Restart TV, and now Smart Highlights, to popular mobile and streaming media devices, as well as set-top boxes.

“Our team continues to develop disruptive technologies that give operators the ability to deliver more personalized and engaging experiences,” said Fabrizio Capobianco, Chief Innovation Officer at Minerva. “Everyone feels pressed for time these days and with sports leagues all over the world restarting amid the COVID crisis, Smart Highlights lets viewers keep up with all the games.”

“Pay TV providers need to provide more engaging experiences to their subscribers. Higher engagement drives satisfaction and reduces churn,” said Matt Cuson, VP of Marketing for Minerva. “With Smart Highlights, operators can increase both revenue and retention regardless whether they are offering ad-sponsored freemium packages, premium subscriptions or pay-per-view events.”

Minerva is also demonstrating examples of how its new highlights technology can be used for non-sports programming. In collaboration with Metaliquid, a leading video recognition and content intelligence company, the technology was used to create highlights from the Vice Presidential Debate. The demo can be found here. The debate highlights were created using a combination of Metaliquid’s deep learning platform, which automatically analyzes and tags video streams in real time, and Minerva’s technology for building personalized playlists. Together, these technologies enable the creation of personalized playback experiences for any type of content.

About Minerva Networks
Minerva is the leading provider of management platforms for the delivery of next-generation television services. Over 300 operators worldwide have deployed Minerva’s solutions to power advanced entertainment services that delight millions of subscribers. Minerva enables operators and content providers to transform their video offerings and deliver unique experiences anywhere and on any device. For more information, please visit www.minervanetworks.com.

Contact Information:
Minerva Networks
Matt Cuson
(408) 567-9400
Contact via Email
www.minervanetworks.com

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