The media company will use Critical Media’s video publishing, syndication and licensing solutions at its local newspapers, television and radio stations. Critical Media will also help Schurz monetize content through syndication to enterprises and vertical websites while also extending distribution opportunities in the over-the-top TV market.
The new agreement renews a partnership for 56 TV stations and is expanded to include 49 radio stations.
By next March 30, stations must provide captioning for the hearing impaired of any full-length newscasts that they simulcast online live or stream within 24 hours of their original broadcast. A number of vendors are working on solutions to this difficult task and say they’ll be ready by the spring deadline.
With growing needs to repurpose traditional news broadcasts for online and social media, TV stations are turning to tech companies like Grass Valley (left), Ross Video and Critical Media. They offer products to segment newscasts into clips, either as part of news production automation systems or as stand-alone products.
Critical Media’s Syndicaster unit introduced today a live HD streaming solution for television stations to identify and extract over-the-air commercials in real time, and replace them with geo-targeted digital ads for delivery to Web, mobile devices and connected televisions. “To date, the live streaming of news programming has been a cost center for broadcasters,” said […]
A new platform from Critical Media makes every word spoken during broadcasts keyword-searchable within moments of airtime.