Leveraging a Decade of Experience, Janis Jekabsons Will Address the Growing Demand for Compliance Logging and AI-Based Media Monitoring
Solutions in Europe
BOSTON — Dec. 5, 2022 — Actus Digital, the premiere solutions provider for broadcast compliance logging, quality monitoring, alerting, advanced editing, content repurposing, and AI-based workflows, announced today the appointment of Janis Jekabsons as vice president of sales in Europe. Jekabsons brings more than a decade of broadcast industry experience to his new role at Actus Digital. Jekabsons’ main focus will be to raise the visibility of Actus Digital’s market-leading monitoring and compliance solutions among European broadcasters and provide outstanding support to the growing number of customers in the region.
“The European region is key for Actus Digital, and we have strong local sales, support, and post-sales services resources in the territory for our customers,” said Actus Digital CEO Sima Levy. “With Janis as the head of European sales, we are poised for outstanding growth. His strong technical expertise, thorough understanding of broadcast systems, innate knowledge of our customers’ requirements, and vision of where the industry is headed will be instrumental to helping us expand and better serve media companies throughout Europe.”
Prior to joining Actus Digital, Jekabsons served as presales solutions architect for Grass Valley’s networking and IP infrastructure team. During his decade-long tenure at Grass Valley, he held customer-facing roles both in integrated playout custom development projects and in project engineering. Jekabsons holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees: one in computer science, engineering, automation, and control and the second in robotics with AI.
“Media companies are handling a growing amount of content and data, and they need intelligent solutions for improving OTT and broadcast workflow efficiency,” said Jekabsons. “Actus Digital is leading the charge for innovation with its AI-based media monitoring platform. I’m excited to share how Actus Digital’s platform can unleash greater workflow efficiency and cost savings for our European broadcast customers.”
More information about Actus Digital’s broadcast monitoring platform is available at www.actusdigital.com.
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About Actus Digital (www.actusdigital.com)
Actus Digital is the world’s leading supplier of compliance logging and intelligent QA monitoring solutions addressing a multitude of requirements for media companies and business enterprises. Since 2005, nearly 600 customers have chosen Actus Digital to help them affordably improve quality, comply with federal regulations, and automate the analysis and repurposing of content.
Reliable 24/7 content recording from a variety of inputs from baseband (like SDI, HDMI, etc.) to transport stream (including ATSC/ATSC 3.0 via antenna, IP, ASI, and QAM) and IP (such as SMPTE ST 2110, HLS, MPEG-DASH, and RTMP) with multiple audio and caption tracks allow Actus Digital customers to address both linear-broadcast and OTT needs.
Online and software-based multiviewers display any combination of channels with must-have compliance logging for things such as missing closed captions, DVB subtitles, and loudness violations. Additional engineering features for things like SCTE 35/104, NAVE detection, TS analysis, and many quality assurance alerts are all part of the standard Actus Digital platform.
Other advanced features, including graphical ratings next to video competitive analysis, integrated playlist to as-run log discrepancy reporting, advanced clips creation for content repurposing and social media, and AI-enabled content detection and speech-to-text, address cross-organizational use cases. Actus Digital has offices in the USA, Europe, and Asia, ensuring worldwide 24/7 support.
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