News of Note—APT, LiveU, Plex and Vewd

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following this morning:

> American Public Television announced that Shawn Halford has been named APT's vice president of exchange content and digital services starting in October. Release

> LiveU is presenting the latest addition to its HEVC product family at IBC 2018. Release

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> Media center app maker Plex informed its users Tuesday that it is shutting down its Plex Cloud service at the end of November. Variety article

> Vewd and HiSilicon Technologies have announced Vewd Go, a turnkey streaming media player reference design built for operators to boost subscribers by directly addressing the fast-evolving demands of the OTT generation. Advanced Television article