Commenting on the development, Guney Yasavur COO at SPI International, said: “We were looking for state of art technology that would be more flexible and helpful to reduce time to market. By starting to broadcast Gametoon HD from the Evrideo platform we were able to first test the ground with our new channel’s concept, present it quickly and simply to potential customers and audiences, then deliver the commercial feed easily with Evrideo’s unique tools”.
Avi Zenou, founder and CEO of Evrideo, added: “Evrideo lets any broadcaster to ingest, QC, manage its content, live events, scheduling and graphics on a cloud-based platform running on Amazon AWS with full flexibility to manage the TV channel from anywhere in the world using a web browser and simple internet connectivity. We are thrilled to serve SPI as a leading European broadcaster which joins many other broadcasters and more than 30 commercial channels”.
Gametoon HD, which is the first SPI/FilmBox channel to employ Evrideo’s cloud-based playout platform, covers e-Sports and computer games and it is IP-distributed to a pay-TV platforms in Europe and the Middle East with multiple audio languages.
Meanwhile, Evrideo is an end-to-end cloud-based broadcast platform that can get TV channels up and running, manage content and deliver professional grade TV feeds to any distribution platform such as cable TV, DTH, DTT, IPTV, OTT and social media networks Facebook and YouTube.