As the dawn of 2019 draws nearer, SVG Europe speaks to Kjetil Horneland, CEO, Sixty, to reflect on the disruptive changes which have occurred within the broadcast and media industry over the last 12 months, and how this will impact sports broadcasting into the new year.
In an article in Asia Pacific Broadcasting Sixty CEO Kjetil Horneland talks about how the broadcast and media industry is witnessing a significant change in how content is being consumed.Read more
Idonix the broadcast data, workflow and graphics experts, today announced that Idonix is now a certified Sixty development partner. This means that Idonix customers can seamlessly integrate Sixty’s Ease Live solution.
Sixty today announced that it has partnered with Vimond Media Solutions, an innovative online TV technology company, to provide interactive graphics capability to Vimond’s powerful and highly scalable online video platformRead more
Sixty today announced that it has appointed Adam Bowley as Vice President of Broadcast Technology, and Gary Ellis as Vice President of TV Technology. The appointments will be based at Sixty’s newly opened London office, based in Southbank Central.Read more
Since its inception in 2013, the Media City cluster in Bergen has swelled its numbers to over 100 members, and in doing so, become a leader in augmented reality, graphics, visualisation, digitalisation and broadcast.
Sixty announced that it has collaborated alongside fellow members of the Bergen media cluster to enable the opening of a new and highly innovative studio for Norway’s leading commercial television broadcaster, TV2.Read more
Sixty today announced that it has integrated its Ease TV user interface framework with Huawei Envision Solution. Ease TV uses Huawei Envision Open API to provide a more powerful and flexible hybrid video solution for new and existing operator customers.
Sixty today announced that it has partnered with STATS, the world-leading sports data and intelligence company, to enable its broadcasting customers to leverage STATS’ sports data and analytics through Sixty’s interactive TV solution, Ease Live.
Sixty today announced that it has partnered with Australian creative design studio, DD8. This forms the latest part of Sixty’s strategy of enabling key partners to offer full service implementation of interactive on-air graphics to their customers as a part of their product and services portfolio.
The partnership will deliver engaging, interactive sports video broadcast experiences combining on-screen clickable graphics technology from Sixty with Opta’s comprehensive sports data services to deliver greater value and ensure more immersive sports viewing experiences.Read more
Sixty today announced that it will demonstrate during IBC 2017 (15-19 September 2017) how its game changing interactive TV platform enables broadcasters and content owners to deliver more engaging, high quality viewing experiences.Read more
Can you remember the last time you sat down to watch TV and didn’t check your phone or tablet at least once during the program? Neither can we. In today’s climate of instantaneous news, views and viral entertainment threads, there’s always something unique and engaging to look at every time you turn on your connected device.
Sixty will demonstrate how it is redefining the future of television with a number of highly innovative multi-platform TV products, solutions and strategic partnership announcements at NAB Show 2017 (22-27 April).
Alston Elliot and Sixty today announced that they will combine their unique sports graphics expertise to provide Sixty’s interactive clickable on-air graphics solution Ease Live for cricket. The Ease Live cricket product will provide cricket fans with access to multiple layers of stats, replays, highlights and more, in multiple languages, and will make broadcast and OTT sports services even more engaging for the viewer at home.
Altibox and Sixty today announced that Sixty has been working on a design and development project to support the May 2017 launch of the next generation Altibox set-top solutions. The project is designed to enable Altibox to leverage rich metadata and deliver an enhanced user experience to its customers across a wide range of platforms.
Last week CCO Henriette Sæther joined Google and EE on the stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to discuss the future of the Immersed Viewer.Read more
2016 was meant to mark another golden year of sports broadcasting. The biennial Ryder Cup and the quadrennial Summer Olympic Games and European Championship in France bolstered annual fixtures such as the Super Bowl, the finals of the Champions League and Wimbledon, and the climax of the Six Nations and Formula One championships.Read more
Sixty has delivered two new virtual studios to the Norwegian broadcasting company TV 2. The physical set is supplemented by real-time graphics and animations, enriching the presentation and increasing and adding to viewer engagement.Read more
Sixty has been chosen as the winner in the Best Streaming Innovation category in the Streaming Media Europe Readers’ Choice Awards.Read more
Thank you for visiting us at IBC 2016! This years expo was a fantastic event for Sixty and Ease Live. Our CEO Kjetil Horneland spoke at the IBC Content Everywhere Hub. Check out his thoughts on where we are heading in the future!Read more
Sixty will be exhibiting at IBC in Amsterdam and will showcase the extended functionality now available for its multi-award- winning Ease Live system.Read more
Sixty has delivered an engaging new weather studio for the Norwegian broadcasting company TV 2. The studio is a complete virtual set with flexible functionality that also enables the use of augmented reality and it utilizes Vizrt’s Viz Engine for real-time 3D graphics.Read more
Ease Live won the prestigious IABM Game Changer Awards in the playout and delivery category at the NAB Show 2016. The award, which recognizes new solutions that offer significant benefits or new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry,Read more
Sixty has received NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors. The award was presented at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas by Government Video. NewBay Media’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost-efficiency and performance in serving the industry.Read more
The imminent demise of traditional linear TV has been predicted for some time – but it is still very much with us. Yes, its ultimate decline is inevitable – but it’s not going to happen as quickly as has been forecast. “Old school” TV still has plenty of miles left in the tank, especially if it can ensure it retains as much of its appeal as possible in a new world of time-shifted, go-anywhere, interactive entertainment.Read more
Ease Live has won the Broadcast Beat Award for Originality. The Broadcast Beat Awards recognize companies creating new and innovative products and services to the broadcasting and post-production industries, and are awarded to companies exhibiting at NAB.
TV experience company Sixty is at NAB for the first time, and is showcasing a number of innovative products designed to empower broadcasters, operators and content owners to stand out in the rapidly changing, competitive world of multi-platform TV.Read more
Sixty is partnering with Ross Video to make on-air graphics and virtual studio packages available via Ross Video’s e-commerce platform. Graphics and virtual studio packages are available for news, finance, weather and sport.Read more
SVG Europe sat down with Sixty’s Henriette Sæther to discuss the future of sports production in the multi-screen environmentRead more
Sixty announced that its recently-launched interactive graphics solution Ease Live is now fully integrated with Ross Video’s broadcast graphics system XPression and DashBoard.Read more
TV Experience Company Sixty announced the delivery of a brand new augmented reality (AR) set extension to TV 2 Norway’s on-site studio for the 2015 IHF World Women’s Handball Championship.Read more
TV Experience Company SIXTY announced that its Ease Live interactive graphics solution fully integrates with Vizrt’s Viz Artist and Viz Trio for online and broadcast graphics applications.Read more
At Sixty we empower broadcasters, operators and content owners to stand out in the rapidly changing, competitive world of multi-platform TV, with solutions that make TV look good and feel right on any screen. We believe that user experience is where you make that all important difference, everything else is commodity. As our customer base grows, more and more of our customers have invested in new engaging TV experiences, making 2014 a very exciting year at Sixty.Read more
Today TV Experience company Sixty announces the delivery of its Broadcast Graphics Package to Ross Video. Sixty’s Package has been designed for the Ross XPression line of real-time motion graphics systems, clip servers, workflow tools, and purpose-built software applications. The solutions will be showcased by Ross Video at IBC 2015 (Booth 9.C10).Read more
Today, TV Experience Company Sixty launched Ease Live, an innovative product that meets the growing demand for end-user interactive graphical entertainment within the second screen television market.
The launch of Ease TV represents a major milestone for Sixty as a TV Experience company. Enabling operators across the world to enhance their Set-Top-Box offering with as little effort as possible is important to us because we believe any television experience should look good, and feel right.Read more
The television industry is subject to tremendous change. For over a decade we’ve seen operators mobilize to make sure they have the required content and the technical platform to give their audience the television offering they want- everywhere.Read more
Traditional broadcasters are increasingly having to be cost cautious due to fierce competition from OTT and streaming. We believe that the wide range of advanced software and hardware solutions delivered by Ross Video is not only superior when it comes to price; the real clincher is their product stack and continuous focus on adding value to the media industry through innovation, open ISP and their focus on creating long-term relationships with partners such as ourselves.
We’ve used a number of graphics solutions from major manufacturers over the years and we can safely say that XPression allows us to generate a visual quality of graphics that ranks amongst the very best in the world.
We are proud to welcome Henriette S. Sæther as our new Marketing Director at Sixty. Henriette comes from her previous position as Director of Marketing & Communication at Vimond Media Solutions.
"As the broadcast landscape is subject to tremendous change, we are fortunate to have Henriette as an integral part of our management team. Her extensive experience with the online video industry secures our strategy for continuous market expansion and growth", says Alexander Øksenberg, Partner and Director Strategy & Sales, at Sixty.