OSLO, Norway – Vewd, the global market leader in enabling OTT, today unveiled an addition to Vewd Core that enhances support for YouTube. Elevating the performance of the world’s most popular OTT service will make it even simpler for manufacturers to launch YouTube on their full-range of connected TV devices.
Vewd Core, the industry’s most deployed Software Development Kit (SDK), now includes a unique integration with YouTube’s single-purpose lightweight rendering engine. Unlike other approaches that might use this single-purpose rendering engine to deploy YouTube on a stand-alone basis, Vewd has seamlessly integrated it directly into Vewd Core. This gives consumers a fantastic viewing experience for YouTube, while enabling operators and manufacturers supplement this with the vast range of Vewd-enabled OTT content and services, including more than 1500 apps and two million videos.
“Our team works hard to stay ahead of the rapidly changing OTT landscape, and integrating YouTube’s latest application into Vewd Core is a milestone for our customers,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO, Vewd. “Vewd Core meets all our customers’ OTT needs under one roof. We’re committed to offering the best YouTube experience for our partners, while offering the best in content, apps and entertainment all in one unified SDK.”
More than 15 years of browser experience uniquely positions Vewd to integrate YouTube more easily and with reduced costs for operators and manufacturers. By leveraging the existing architecture and porting layer, Vewd provides turnkey support for critical elements such as device input, graphics rendering, DRM support, Secure Video Path (SVP), High Dynamic Range (HDR) and even 360 video. All of these enhancements give added assurance to manufacturers and operators that they can continue to limit their costs and gain significant time-to-market through the adoption of Vewd Core.
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