Syndicaster and JW Player Partner to Deliver Best-in-Class Video Services Platform

Press Release 1 min read | Apr 14, 2015 | newbreed


End-To-End Platform Includes Syndicaster Station Group Video CMS with Multi-Channel Video Aggregation, Award Winning Editing, Syndication, Distribution and Monetization with JW Player Live and VOD Multi-Channel Publishing

NEW YORK – April 14, 2015 – Syndicaster, the end-to-end Video Services Platform licensed by 30% of all news producing local network affiliates in the U.S., and JW Player, a leading online and mobile video platform and player technology company, today announce the integration of JW Player into the Syndicaster Video Services platform to serve as the default video player.

“The combination of Syndicaster’s multi-channel video ingest, editing and multi-channel distribution platform with JW Player’s live and VOD capabilities for desktop, mobile and tablets, provides our current and future local TV clients with one end-to-end platform delivering best in class solutions for video aggregation, editing, distribution and monetization,” said Sean Morgan, CEO of Critical Media, parent company of Syndicaster.

“In addition to extending JW Player technology across Syndicaster’s deep network of local affiliates in more than 140 U.S. markets and making it easier for Syndicaster’s customers to publish live video and video on demand on any device of their choosing” said Dave Otten, CEO of JW Player, “the JW and Syndicaster partnership positions the combined platform for growth in the expanding local media markets.”

JW Player and Syndicaster are committed to adding value to the broadcast ecosystem. Current development initiatives include live streaming solutions for OTA Ad detection, extraction and digital ad insertion.