Synchronized installs Smart-Thumbnails service on TVI Player, Media Capital’s OTT service in Portugal.

Service automates thumbnail creation, saving time and improving customer engagement.

France – 30 August 2022 - Synchronized, the industry-leading ‘In-Video Intelligence’ service provider, announced today that TVI, the Portuguese commercial broadcaster and OTT service provider owned by Media Capital, will implement the industry-proven Smart-Thumbnails service as a pre-launch.

Smart-Thumbnails automates the full process of video thumbnail creation, allowing broadcasters and OTT / IPTV service providers to save hundreds of hours of manual labor, with significant gains in quality which in turn improve customer engagement.

Ricardo Tome, Digital Director, Media Capital, said, “We are continually improving the customer engagement of our OTT service in order to answer market needs. By adopting Smart-Thumbnails, we can automate the creation of high-quality thumbnails that will help us to maintain our superior quality output while saving time and manual effort.”

Robert Cloudt, CRO, Synchronized, said, “The better the thumbnail, the higher the conversion rate. Automating the thumbnail creation process, as already proven by other major international broadcasters, will positively impact TVI’s user engagement and ROI.”

About Synchronized

Synchronized is a European-based technology company specializing in high-quality auto-generated in-video meta data by utilization of their industry-leading AI/ML In-Video-Intelligence (IVI) platform.

About TVI

Grupo Media Capital, quoted on the stock exchange, is the largest media group in Portugal. It owns TVI with its TVI, TVI Fiction, TVI Reality, TVI Africa, and TVI International channels and also CNN Portugal, reaching over 10 million people in the country and plus worldwide through its news, entertainment, and fiction. Media Capital Digital, with over 390 million visits to the group's websites and 9 million followers on social networks, including IOL, one of the largest webportals in the country, and TVI Player. Plural Entertainment: one of the largest Iberian audiovisual production companies (winner of two International Emmys Awards in 2010 and 2018), as well as EMAV, a company providing technical and image capture services, and EPC, a set building and design company, both operating with various players in the national and European markets. Media Capital’s leadership strategy is grounded in a commitment to develop news, fiction, and entertainment in Portugal and around the world, having as a solid reference the interests and preferences of viewers, listeners, and shareholders.


Notes: Press Release - Synchronized - France – 30 August 2022