April 4, 2016
Netflix enlists outside help to crack down on piracy, virtual-border hopping
Netflix has reportedly hired Vobile Inc., a company that helps firms protect their original content on the web, to tackle its piracy woes.
March 18, 2016
NETFLIX Joins DMCA Takedown Bandwagon To Frustrate Pirates
With help from their anti-piracy partner Vobile, Netflix has targeted 71,861 links to allegedly copyright infringing material from torrent and streaming sites, most of which have indeed been removed.
November 02, 2015
May 19, 2015
Rentrak Selects Vobile To Support Branded Entertainment Services
Vobile's VDNA Technology to Detect, Track and Report on Brand Integrations across Top Network and Cable TV Channels
Rentrak has selected Vobile to provide the video capture, recording and storage capabilities it requires to support its growing Branded Entertainment measurement products and services. Rentrak will utilize Vobile's software and services powered by its VDNA technology to automatically detect, track and report on instances where brand integrations have occurred in programming airing on television channels.
March 03, 2015
Vobile Gets Rentrak Unit
Vobile recently acquired the pay-per-transaction business from Rentrak. The company will integrate the PPT system with its VDNA platform to enable content owners and distributors to increase their video inventory and better track digital consumption, ...
September 22, 2014
Strong Demand for Quality Digital Content Drives Investment in Online Entertainment in SE Asia
SINGAPORE – On September 19, 2014, creative industry executives from across Southeast Asia agreed that audience demand for quality film, television and music content was driving the online digital economies across the region, which is currently experiencing an explosion of new and innovative services.
Speaking at the event, Yangbin Wang, founder and CEO of Vobile, the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, was optimistic about the growth of legitimate digital businesses in Southeast Asia: “The video entertainment business is about USD$400 billion worldwide. ...
March 6, 2014
Vobile Acquires YouTube Analytics Startup Blayze
Content identification firm Vobile has acquired Blayze, a Santa Monica YouTube analytics startup, for an undisclosed price, the companies announced Thursday.
Blayze co-founders Ben Smith and Bennett Neale will join Vobile as part of the deal. ...
Vobile acquires YouTube analytics startup Blayze, opens up office in Los angeles
Content identification specialist Vobile has acquired Los Angeles-based video analytics startup Blayze to better target YouTube networks and other publishers interested in making more money with the Google-owned video site. Blayze’s two co-founders are joining Vobile and are tasked with establishing a new Los Angeles office. ...
January 30, 2014
'Gamification': The Way to Revive Reality TV
Last year, Asahi TV Corp. and content-fingerprinting specialist Vobile Japan partnered on an unusual experiment for an unscripted primetime series that blurred the line between contestant and audience. When the “Survivor”-themed format featured an on-air personality harpooning fish, viewers were invited to use their smartphones to do some spearing of their own, competing for points by snapping photos of the catch onscreen.
January 15, 2014
January 9, 2014
Vobile Completes Series C Funding
Vobile, a Santa Clara, California-based provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, completed a Series C funding. ...
January 8, 2014
Vobile Accelerates Growth with Global Content Monetization and Analytics
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vobile, the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, announced today the company has completed Series-C investment led by IPV Capital and joined by Ivy Capital. The new funding will accelerate Vobile's growth with new product and market expansion. ...
January 8, 2014
Real Reality TV
The mobile revolution has created what can only be called an age of instant gratification. We have come to expect access to information and content instantly, whenever and wherever we want it. ...
January 3, 2014
Big Data Helping Broadcasters Expand Revenue
Traditional television broadcasters are faced with significant challenges that are reducing their ad revenue streams. One challenge is the number of devices such as tablets and smartphones that have expanded into consumers' daily lives and are taking away eyeballs and attention spans from traditional static television. There are many ways to "watch TV" without actually watching ads. ...