Press for Brightcove

Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced a series of major new customer wins in Japan, including Rakuten, Inc., Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corp., Television Osaka, Inc., Shizuoka Asahi Television Co., Ltd., ART iT Co., Ltd., Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting Co., Ltd. and Aniplex Inc. The recent release of a fully-localized Brightcove platform has fuelled rapid growth for the company in the market and has accelerated adoption amongst Japan's leading brand marketers and media companies.

Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that SKY.it has selected the Brightcove platform for online video content management and publishing advertising-supported, customized video players across its online properties and throughout the Web. SKY.it, which is wholly owned by News Corporation, is Italy's most popular pay-TV company with nearly five million subscribers. With Brightcove, SKY.it will extend distribution of sports, news and lifestyle-related video programming to the Web, reaching a larger audience and expanding monetization opportunities through enhanced advertising opportunities.

DigiNovations has announced the availability of KnowledgeView for Brightcove, a web-based companion to the Brightcove online video platform. KnowledgeView synchronizes video, PowerPoint presentations, images, flash animations, and dynamic footnotes into compelling new on-demand interactive presentation experiences on the World Wide Web. DigiNovations is a Boston-based producer of web video content and interactive experiences.

Brightcove Inc. today announced the general availability of Brightcove 4, a major new release of the industry-leading online video platform with enhancements that empower customers to maximize the quality, reach and business impact of online video across desktops and devices. Brightcove 4 introduces a host of new features, including support for native iPhone(TM) video application development, expanded live streaming capabilities, advanced analytics, and new resources for video distribution, monetization and custom online video applications.