Sam Blackman, the inspirational leader of Elemental Technologies, has died suddenly at the age of 41.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has agreed to buy Elemental Technologies, with the deal, for an undisclosed fee, expected to close in the fourth quarter.
IBC 2015 (Hall 4, Stand 4.B80). Elemental Technologies says its IBC portfolio will include MPEG-DASH implementation, automatic provisioning of live channels in the cloud, and “second-generation” 4K with high dynamic range (HDR) and workflows.
Telstra is leading a $14.5 million financing round for video delivery firm Elemental. The Australian telecommunications company is joined in the series D financing round by Sky and existing investors General Catalyst Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Voyager Capital.
German a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network provider Deutsche Glasfaser wants to launch an IPTV platform with around 100 SD channels, 50 HD channels and 100 radio stations in September 2014.