IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AllDigital Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:ADGL), recently recognized as one of Streaming Media Magazine's "Streaming Media 100," which honors the most innovative and influential companies in the online video industry, has announced the addition of a new Chief Architect, Dean Hart, to its executive management team.
"As part of our ongoing efforts to provide highly innovative content management solutions based on ultra-low latency technologies and workflows, we are excited to have Dean join our executive management team," said Paul Summers, Chairman and CEO of AllDigital. "Dean has over 15 years of experience in software development and management disciplines, with the last 8 years focused exclusively on OTT (over-the-top) and TVE (TV Everywhere) digital media platforms working with some of the world's largest telcos and broadcasters."
Hart most recently held the position of Senior Technical Architect at Piksel (formerly Kit Digital / Ioko), and he is an expert in software engineering disciplines, software engineering team management, and agile development processes. While at Piksel, he focused on digital media platforms and solutions for clients including AT&T, ITV, BBC, Channel 4, and Sky. Hart also successfully integrated external content providers, including HBO, Showtime, Starz, Turner, Univision, Hulu, Disney, and others into various OTT platforms.Hart is an expert at establishing digital media security, including SSO, stream encryption, token authentication and digital rights management (PlayReady, Flash Access, and Discretix), device management and concurrent stream management as well as RESS (responsive design and server side components) to optimize user experiences for mobile and tablet users. "AllDigital has a vision that is well positioned for the next generation of digital brands and technologies," said Hart. "Ultra-low latency has critical applications across the entire digital media workflow and next generation digital media applications." Forward-Looking Statements This release may contain forward-looking statements as well as historical information. Forward-looking statements, which are included in accordance with the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, may involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause AllDigital's actual results and performance in future periods to be materially different from any future results or performance suggested by the forward-looking statements in this release. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, whether AllDigital will successfully provide highly innovative content management solutions based on ultra-low latency technologies and workflows. In addition, other risks are identified in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements found herein to reflect any changes in company expectations or results or any change in events.