LONDON and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkAnalytics™, developer of the world's most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, today announced expanded functionality for ThinkCloud, its hosted solution that enables operators and programmers to rapidly deploy the ThinkAnalytics Search and Recommendations Engine using an iterative, pay as you grow business model. ThinkAnalytics brings one of the largest recommendations metadata repositories to assist operators in achieving the business benefits of full personalization available as an on premise or fully hosted solution. ThinkCloud is already deployed with three European service providers.
"Cloud-based recommendations enable our customers to get content recommendations up and running with minimal effort," said Peter Docherty, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, ThinkAnalytics. "Our cloud-based solution is built on our leading advanced analytics and business rules engine. ThinkCloud puts our customers in control to launch a range of multiplatform personalization and content marketing applications on their timeframe, faster."
ThinkCloud is a hosted, software as a service (SaaS) personalized search and recommendations solution that gives operators an accelerated time to market by offloading dependencies on IT teams for initial deployment and ongoing system management. The system comes equipped with out-of-the-box recommendations algorithms, business rules and real-time feedback loops that allow customers to quickly measure and tune their applications. ThinkCloud is pre-integrated with ThinkTV, ThinkSports, ThinkMovies metadata libraries, and leading metadata provider partners.
ThinkAnalytics has a customer base of over 50 operators and content providers worldwide serving more than 130 million licensed subscribers. Customers include: Cox Communications, Fox, Liberty Global, BSkyB, Swisscom, Unitymedia in Germany, Zon in Portugal, and Nordic operator Canal Digital. The platform is available as a cloud-based, on-premise or hosted solution.
ThinkAnalytics offers personalized recommendations that are based on the industry's most comprehensive data and text mining platform, powering search and recommendations offerings across multi-screen deployments in 17 languages.
ThinkAnalytics is the leading provider and most widely deployed real-time personalized content and recommendations engine in the market today, bringing together intelligent search with comprehensive media content recommendations. ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine broadens customers' tastes with a unique personalised experience for live linear TV, VOD and over-the-top, delivered through multiple platforms including the set-top box, Web, IPTV, tablet, mobile, and more.
ThinkAnalytics' technology services more than 130 million subscribers worldwide. ThinkAnalytics is a private, employee-owned company. ThinkAnalytics is jointly headquartered in the US and United Kingdom with offices in London, Glasgow and Los Angeles, and has partnerships with leading media corporations worldwide. For more information please go to: www.ThinkAnalytics.com.