Timeline of Innovation

Timeline of Innovation – IABM Design & Innovation Awards

2017

  • ZOOdubs, the entertainment industry's first cloud-powered dubbing service, launches – and notches up a TV Technology Best in Show award and The IABM’s Design & Innovation Award.
  • Creating and re-purposing scripts becomes infinitely easier with the cloud-powered ZOOscripts service.
  • Netflix selects ZOO to enter the Netflix Preferred Vendor (NPV) program for media processing.

 

Timeline of Innovation – Netflix Preferred Vendor

2016

  • Netflix grants NPV status for timed text – placing ZOO among the elite service providers delivering TV and movie content to the platform.
  • Whoop! ZOO is named as a top-ten innovator alongside Apple, Microsoft and Google.
  • Innovation galore as ZOO launches three new services. Firstly ZOOscreen – an ultra-secure ‪way to showcase video content‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ powered by ZOOtechnology.
  • Shortly after, an enriched metadata service to make it easier for audiences to find and interact with TV and movie content.
  • Finally, a cloud-powered compliance editing service making content fit for different cultures around the world.
  • The global affiliate network kicks off with in-territory localization experts, Hi Media Pros, QLAB, Olive Digital, Kantana Group and Vista India.
  • ZOO partners with Honeycomb TV to offer faster and more cost-efficient service in subtitling for the TV advertising.

 

Timeline of Innovation – 2015

2015

  • BBC Worldwide chooses ZOO for cloud-powered localization services.
  • ZOO is selected by Apple to be one of the first five approved iTunes delivery partners.
Timeline of Innovation – 2013

2013

  • Subtitling services powered by ZOOsubs adopted by Hollywood studios and global broadcasters.

 

Timeline of Innovation – 2012

2012

  • Subtitling service powered by ZOOsubs is born! Helping studios reach audiences everywhere. Hundreds of millions of subtitles to follow.
Timeline of Innovation – 2011

2011

  • ZOO helps traditional publishers digitize their books ready for worldwide distribution.
Timeline of Innovation – 2010

2010

  • ZOO develops cloud-based tool for converting authored video titles into Blu-ray format. Major Hollywood studios join our client list.

 

Timeline of Innovation – 2009

2009

  • ZOO launches its first cloud-powered service – now managing written translation into over 60 languages for international marketing campaigns.
  • Backed by the UK's Technology Strategy Board, ZOO leads a major research and development project – one of many research projects to follow.

 

Timeline of Innovation – 2007

2007

  • ZOO expands to the entertainment hub of Los Angeles, USA, establishing production services with the acquisition of Scope Seven Inc.
  • We develop a canny way to reduce the time and cost of preparing DVD titles for release.

 

Timeline of Innovation – 2006

2006

  • ZOO's first localization service is launched – helping prepare TV and movie marketing materials ready for worldwide release.
Timeline of Innovation – 2005

2005

  • Hollywood studios and major publishers get involved as ZOO ups the ante on our DVD production services.
Timeline of Innovation – 2003

2003

  • ZOO develops ways to make DVD and video production easier for publishers, with clients like EMI and Universal Pictures International among the first to join us.
Timeline of Innovation – 2001

2001

  • ZOO Digital is born! Innovators and maverick technologists at Kazoo3D plc and ZOO Media Corporation Ltd merge together to start something downright awesome.