February 15, 2019
Legendary Exec Grindon Lands at Vobile
Former Sony and Legendary exec Michael Grindon has landed a new role as content partnerships special advisor to Vobile Group.
Grindon has signed on with Vobile to build partnerships for supplying long-form content for the company’s transaction VOD (TVOD) offering.
February 14, 2019
TV Roundup: ‘Killing Eve’ Drops Season 2 Trailer
Video content management company Vobile Group has announced the appointment of former Sony executive Michael Grindon as Special Advisor of Content Partnerships. Reporting to founder and chief officer Yangbin Wang, Grindon will secure access to long form content for the company’s transactional video on demand offerings.
February 9, 2019
NBC’s Feeling Strong, Bringing Back American Ninja Warrior for Another Season
Video content monetization company Vobile Group appointed Michael Grindon as special advisor-content partnerships, with a focus on securing access to long-form content for the company’s transaction VOD offering. Grindon previously built and ran Legendary Television’s worldwide television distribution business.
April 17, 2018
Driving Revenue and Future Growth in Online Entertainment Industry
After listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Main Board in January 2018, Vobile is setting up more offices in Mainland China which will be wholly-owned or being a subsidiary of the Hong Kong office. New R&D centres set up in Hong Kong and Mainland are also under way.
January 11, 2018
Vobile Group Wins China Financial Market Awards 2017
Vobile Group Limited ("Vobile Group" or the Company, Stock Code: 3738), the worldwide leading provider of online video content protection services and a Technology and Engineering Emmy Winner, was recognized with "Outstanding Technology Company Award for the Year" - China Financial Market Awards 2017.
August 29, 2017
Vobile Honored with an Emmy® Award for Its Content Identification Technology
Vobile is a winner of the Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering in 2017, for that its work in “Video Identification Technology to Protect Content Value and Copyright” has shown excellence in engineering creativity.
March 28, 2017
Netflix's Anti-Piracy Team Aims to Make Stealing Content Uncool
The plan of attack: The global anti-piracy company, Vobile, on behalf of Netflix, reports to Google links to pirated content and asks the search giant to remove them from search results.
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 2, 2015
Brands: How Streaming is Effecting Your Ad Engagement
More and more consumers are taking their television time online or to mobile devices, and that is impacting how they engage with advertising in those channels.
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 3, 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. ...
March 6, 2014
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
TV Asahi Expands Technology Partnership with Vobile
Leading Japanese TV Broadcaster Embraces Vobile mSync Technology to Supercharge TV Programs with Gamification. ...
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. ...