Kardome Partners with KT Corporation to Provide Voice AI Technology to IPTV Service Users

Tel Aviv, Israel–(ACN Newswire – May 29, 2024) – Kardome, a leading voice artificial intelligence (AI) technology startup, has announced a partnership with South Korea’s telecom giant, KT Corporation, to integrate its AI-based Spatial Hearing Technology solution into Genie TV, KT’s IPTV service. This collaboration will offer Genie TV users an advanced, seamless voice interaction experience.

KT has closely monitored user feedback on the voice AI feature integrated into multiple generations of Giga Genie devices. The company was seeking a solution to improve performance and satisfy demanding customers.

Kardome’s Spatial Hearing AI technology is a unique and innovative solution that utilizes advanced acoustical modeling to identify a user’s voice and location precisely. It enhances speech recognition directly on edge devices in challenging, multispeaker environments.

Kardome’s voice technology is compatible with any voice-enabled platform or smart device.

The Genie TV provides audio/video-centric AI voice control and home assistant services through the TV. By integrating Kardome’s Spatial Hearing Solution into the Genie TV, users can benefit from a hassle-free voice command experience even in noisy, multi-speaker environments and deliver an immersive, engaging voice/audio experience.

Dani Cherkassky, Kardome’s co-founder and CEO, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership: “We are thrilled to partner with KT to provide the best-in-class voice user interface for the Genie TV. This collaboration opens up exciting opportunities for us to explore new verticals in addition to the Genie TV, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

About Kardome:

Kardome is an Israeli-based voice technology startup. The company’s innovative location-based, noise-reduction Spatial Hearing technology gives clear, real-time voice command input and audio output in any environment. Kardome aims to solve end-user frustrations with speech recognition and voice command devices. More information about Kardome can be found at Kardome.com.

About KT Corporation:

KT Corporation is the largest integrated telecom and digital platform service provider based in South Korea. Principal services include mobile, Broadband, IPTV, B2B communications, and fixed-line telephony. The company has an industry-leading market presence in broadband, media services, and fixed-line telephony by maintaining the No.1 market share position. Also, the company is one of the most prominent players in B2B communications and offers a wide range of digital transformation services (IDC, Cloud, AI, etc.).

Laura Tate
VP Marketing, Kardome
[email protected]

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Navigating Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in an Evolving Satellite Landscape

As the satellite industry continues to evolve, challenges and opportunities abound. Industry leaders from the Asia-Pacific region and around the world gathered at the Asia Video Industry Association’s recent Satellite Industry Forum, held in Singapore on 28 May, to discuss the state of the industry, addressing critical questions and sharing insights on the path forward.

The emergence of NGSO systems presents both opportunities and threats to traditional GSO operators. In the opening keynote, Patompob (Nile) Suwansiri, CEO, THAICOM, highlighted the need for adaptation and strategic partnerships to leverage respective strengths.

Despite challenges, the satellite broadband business remains relevant and lucrative. Suwansiri emphasized the importance of leveraging accumulated expertise and capital to invest in newer technologies and satellites, ensuring continued growth and relevance. “The fundamentals and know-how of doing the broadband business is still there and that is something that technology cannot replace,” said Suwansiri.

While Software-Defined High Throughput Satellites (SD HTS) hold promise for reducing investment risk and enabling new business models, concerns remain about expected capacity pricing reductions. Integration of smart satellite systems with ground systems and the utilization of AI were also highlighted as crucial for driving innovation and efficiency for THAICOM, added Suwansiri.

The ‘Asia-Pacific Satellite Leaders Roundtable’ also discussed the current state and future outlook of the satellite industry, with a focus on where the video industry is heading. Raymond Chow, Chief Commercial Officer, AsiaSat, emphasized their focus on providing end-to-end services and adapting to changing customer demands for global connectivity, with more vertical integration for a holistic view across the video business.

Kenichi Shimotsuma, GM, Asia Regional Headquarters & Regional Director, Singapore Branch, SKY Perfect JSAT, also recognized the evolving role of satellite broadcasting and the need to diversify into content delivery and connected TV services to meet changing consumer preferences.

Conversations around the future of linear video continued with ‘The Customers Talk’. Paul Mattear, Head of Global SatCom (A&S), Amazon Web Services, highlighted the importance of understanding and meeting customer needs, emphasizing a symbiotic relationship between service providers and end-users. For Huang Baozhong, EVP, APT Satellite, maintaining a customer-centric approach is crucial for competitiveness. Trust in IP-based technology is also evolving, with AI playing a role in streamlining labour-intensive tasks, added Mark Wardle, VP, Engineering & Operations, Encompass Digital Media.

Pranav Roach, President of Hughes Network Systems India, offered insights into how the “Norms, Guidelines and Procedures” (NGP) document for the implementation of Indian Space Policy is facilitating easier navigation of regulations and processes, thus benefiting private players in the sector. A notable aspect highlighted by Roach is the significance of spectrum allocation for satellite broadband. The NGP streamlines the process, ensuring administrative allocation to facilitate private sector involvement. Roach emphasized that auctions would have been counterproductive in this context.

The introduction of the New Telecom Law in 2023 also further paved the way for spectrum allocation for satellite broadband. This legislative development clears regulatory hurdles, enabling smoother operations and growth opportunities for private players.

The importance of ground segment adaptation in response to changing requirements was also underscored at the conference. Panellists discussed post-pandemic shifts, emphasizing the need for adaptability and integration with IT systems, with the disruption that the launch of Starlink has brought. “Everyone needs to disrupt themselves and adapt. What is the multi-orbit proposition that we can provide to a particular user. . . how can we integrate better for greater value to the end user?” asked Alvaro Sanchez, CEO, Integrasys.

Conversations also centred around the space industry, following the tumult and volatility of 2023. Dara Panahy, Partner, Milbank LLP, highlighted the ongoing democratization of the commercial space industry, with the need for incumbents to evolve by either scaling up or vertically integrating to better serve customers. Identifying key areas such as mobility, government services, IoT, and earth observation as lucrative opportunities, he underscored the pivotal role of space in the larger economy.

The Satellite Industry Forum concluded with senior industry executives convening for a high-level discussion on the future trajectory of the satellite industry. Sanjay Duda, CEO, Planetcast Media Services, highlighted his focus on the role of satellite technology in delivering media services, particularly for the video industry. He emphasized the continued relevance of satellite in delivering linear channels, especially in underserved regions like India, while acknowledging the pressure on costs and the evolving landscape of mobility. Neha Idnani, Regional Vice President, APAC, Eutelsat OneWeb, also stressed the importance of working closely with regulators and industry bodies to ensure data security and protect sovereign interests, while Katherine Gizinski, CEO, River Advisers, reiterated the importance of regulatory considerations, particularly regarding spectrum and physical space access. She advocated for greater industry cooperation to address sustainability concerns and anticipated closer scrutiny from regulators as the industry continues to expand.

The Satellite Industry Forum is proudly sponsored by Gold Sponsors SKY Perfect JSAT and MEASAT Satellite Systems; Silver Sponsors Arianespace, AsiaSat, COMSYS, Eutelsat, Gilat Satellite Network, Hughes, Integrasys, Marsh, Milbank LLP, Northtelecom, Rivada Space Networks and Thaicom.

About the Asia Video Industry Association

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) is the trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. AVIA is the interlocutor for the industry with governments across the region, leads the fight against video piracy through its Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) and provides insight into the video industry through reports and conferences aimed to support a vibrant video industry.

For media enquiries and additional background please contact:
Charmaine Kwan
Head of Marketing and Communications
[email protected] | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/asiavideoia | Twitter: @AsiaVideoIA

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Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions Celebrates First Anniversary

 Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, marking the merger of St. Louis-based Elite Cuisine and Kansas City’s Superior Vend-All. During the past 16 months, Apex has grown by a combined 14% across all its business operations.

Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions is the largest independently owned corporate food service company based in Missouri with headquarters in St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo. The organization expanded its reach by opening offices in Columbia, Mo., Des Moines, Iowa and Denver, Colo.

Apex is also the largest independently owned commissary in the Midwest. The more than 200-person company has added 17 employees to its growing team, as well as opened 16 new micro markets in the past year.

Founding partners Jim Schweppe and brothers Brian and Greg Porembski continue to own and operate the company with Schweppe serving as CFO, Brian as CEO, and Greg as COO. Apex retained the name Elite Cuisine for its corporate dining and catering services.

“This has been an outstanding year filled with incredible growth, exciting opportunities, and a renewed commitment to serving our customers across the country,” said Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions CFO and Founding Partner Jim Schweppe. “We have broadened our footprint into new regions and strengthened our foundation, and we look forward to even greater success in the years to come.”

Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions
Apex is a full-service provider that supplies catering, in-office cafes and coffee, and vending services for its corporate clients. Apex has more than 270 micro markets located in office and manufacturing facilities across Missouri, Colorado, and Iowa. These convenient self-checkout markets offer employees a wide selection of healthy food and quality beverage options. Approximately 10% of Apex’s micro markets are hybrid facilities, which feature a chef-prepared hot food component available for purchase. Apex also offers Elite Cuisine, its flagship culinary experience that handles all corporate dining and catering services. For more information about Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions, call (866) 607-4400.

Apex Restaurant and Market Solutions
Jim Schweppe



  • Business

Colorado Aromatics Releases Unique “Eye Renew” Tea Bags

 Colorado Aromatics, a natural skincare brand known for its farm-to-skin products, announces the launch of its Eye Renew Tea Bags. Infused with a potent blend of rutin-rich herbs, they are designed to rejuvenate tired eyes and promote youthful, radiant skin. Created by Dr. Cindy Jones, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry with a deep passion for herbal science, this new product combines the best of nature with trusted scientific research.

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Eye Renew Tea Bags are meticulously crafted to soothe and revitalize tired eyes. Featuring potent herbal ingredients like fennel seed, elderflower, spearmint, lemon balm, parsley, and hops, this formulation not only refreshes but also supports collagen production and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Eye Renew offers a spa-like treatment at home, ideal for everyone suffering from puffiness, wrinkles and eye strain from computer use or outdoor activities.

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To celebrate this launch, Colorado Aromatics will be hosting a giveaway on Facebook, offering fans a chance to win their very own Eye Renew Tea Bags. Go to Colorado Aromatics Facebook Page, to learn more about this giveaway and to learn more about other farm to skin Colorado Aromatics products. Eye Renew Tea Bags are available for purchase online at Eye Renew Tea Bags – Colorado Aromatics. Use code BRIGHTEYES to get 10% off for a limited time.

Bloggers & Journalists
If you are a blogger or a journalist, contact them for a sample to review.

About Colorado Aromatics
Located in Longmont, Colorado, Colorado Aromatics is a leader in natural, effective skincare solutions. Our products are formulated using herbs from our Certified Naturally Grown herb farm, ensuring every ingredient meets the highest standards of potency and purity. Founded by Dr. Cindy Jones, Colorado Aromatics aims to deliver skincare products that are both natural and scientifically innovative.

Media Contact:
Cindy Jones, Ph.D., Founder
[email protected]

Colorado Aromatics
Cindy Jones



  • Beauty

Olive Lip Company Redefines Natural Lip Care with Amazon

 Nestled in a quaint community in Idaho, Olive Lip Company has transformed lip care with its range of products infused with the finest natural ingredients: olive oil, beeswax, and mango butter. Tired of synthetic additives, Olive Lip Co. advocates for an all-natural solution for hydration and protection.

With Amazon’s support, Olive Lip Co. has connected with customers nationwide, emphasizing the significance of olive oil in skincare and demonstrating that simplicity can yield remarkable results. As preparations for the launch of new products this summer unfold, Olive Lip Co. eagerly anticipates spreading the word about healthy lip care and advancing its mission into the fall.

Sustainability and clean beauty are central to Olive Lip Co.’s mission. Founder Nicole emphasizes, “We strive to create the cleanest possible products, using minimal ingredients and selecting those less likely to cause allergic reactions.”

Olive Lip Co. was founded with a clear vision, recognizing the inherent value of olive oil and its profound benefits for skin health.

With a deep understanding of its nourishing properties, olive oil stands out for its ability to moisturize and soften the skin, while also providing essential antioxidants to protect against environmental stressors. Its natural emollient qualities help to lock in moisture, leaving the skin feeling hydrated and supple, making it an ideal ingredient for effective and gentle skincare solutions.

Curious? Dive into the Olive Lip Co. experience at olivelipco.com or explore the product range on Amazon.

Olive Lip Co.
Nicole Echegoyen



  • Beauty

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