ericsson (lm) tel-sp adr (ERIC) Key Developments
Ericsson Unveils New Live Captioning Platform
Sep 15 14
Ericsson has unveiled its new platform that supports live captioning in various languages for broadcasters using speech-to-text, newsroom integration, and offline content preparation. The enterprise-level, schedule-driven software platform, which was developed in-house, uses the best possible speech recognition and stenography technologies to power Ericsson's live captioning services. It allows multiple captioners to prepare and deliver real-time services for clients while maximizing re-use of the caption data after it has been broadcast - for example, by helping to power content discovery and enrich archive search. The platform is currently being used to deliver live captioning services for major broadcast clients, including the BBC.
Ericsson Introduces Ericsson MediaFirst
Sep 11 14
Ericsson introduced Ericsson MediaFirst, a new end-to-end cloud-based platform that embraces all content sources and delivery networks. The announcement, made at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, realizes Ericsson's vision for the future of cloud-driven TV experiences where TV is on any device and the experience evolves with the consumer, which was shared earlier this year. The introduction of Ericsson MediaFirst TV Platform builds on Ericsson Mediaroom 2.5, which extends the Mediaroom platform to all screens. Together, Ericsson MediaFirst and Ericsson Mediaroom provide TV operators the ability to deploy TV services, representing the significant investments Ericsson is making to further extend its TV and Media leadership.
Ericsson and SAP SE Announce Solution for Enterprise Mobility Management
Sep 10 14
Ericsson announced an agreement with SAP SE to securely deliver network-enabled cloud solutions, which will provide users with secure access to their business apps and content on mobile devices. For the growing Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) market which is expected to reach $2.1 billion by 2016 (Radicati Group), this joint offering will help businesses across all industries to better manage and secure organizational effectiveness and employee productivity. Ericsson will offer SAP(R) Mobile Secure, a set of cloud-based solutions, combined with an IT managed service offering, expanding its portfolio of services available for its 400+ mobile network operators. This offering combines the power and simplicity of SAP Mobile Secure with the stability and scalability offered by Ericsson IT managed services and service delivery capabilities. Worldwide, Ericsson manages networks that serve 600 million subscribers and additionally provides managed services for networks that serve 1 billion subscribers. With this offering, an enterprise of any size can, within minutes, bolster its overarching mobile strategy with a comprehensive EMM solution that helps promote, publish and configure apps for all stakeholders - both on non-managed and managed devices. As these employees, business partners and consumers benefit from the apps, the integrated mobile device management (MDM), mobile app management (MAM) and mobile app security components will protect the data and provide valuable analytics that enable the enterprise to continuously optimize its mobile strategy. The Ericsson and SAP agreement delivers a solution that addresses the security needs of today's enterprises, which are increasingly going mobile. Furthermore, it is aimed at enabling operators to enhance their end-to-end offering and capture new revenues from their existing base of enterprise customers.
Ericsson Opens First Global ICT Centre in Sweden
Sep 9 14
Ericsson has opened its first Global ICT Centre in Linkoping, Sweden. This follows Ericsson's announcement it made in September 2013 to build three new Global ICT Centres. Two will be located in Sweden; one in Quebec, Canada. The centres will support Ericsson's over 25,000 Research and Development employees' daily work as well as service organizations globally.
SingTel, Samsung and Ericsson Introduces 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced Service for Smartphones
Sep 3 14
SingTel in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson has unveiled the 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced service for smartphones. The service will be available from August 23, 2014, when SingTel launches the Samsung GALAXY S5 4G+, the first handset globally to be compatible with 4G LTE-Advanced networks. Another compatible smartphone, the Samsung GALAXY Alpha 4G+, will be available from SingTel in September 2014.