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    Winning audience engagement with artificial intelligence


    Broadcasters and platform operators are employing artificial intelligence to engage audiences, grow revenues and deliver personalised content guides. 

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    Come together


    Collaborating with rivals to offer global streaming services with local content as well as creating global communities of people who share the same passions is all part of Discovery’s game plan, says Kasia Kieli, EMEA president managing director, Discovery.

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    New adventures in AR


    Broadcasting and film are giving rise to an ever-greater number and diversity of AR experiences. But as David Davies discovers, it could be a few years yet before AR realises its phenomenal commercial potential.

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    8K moves up the agenda


    We are currently in a transition from 1080p to UHD, so why is the industry intent on pushing 8K?

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    Behind the scenes: BT Sport’s Early Kick Off


    In part 3 of IBC365’s Premier League 2019 special, Paolo Pescatore went behind the scenes with BT Sport to look at how it is innovating lives broadcasts of the new football season.

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    How to thrive and survive in niche OTT


    Despite the dominance of Netflix and Amazon, the OTT market has room for all sorts of niche players, with new services emerging to cater for specialised audiences.

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    New body set to take 5G in hand at IBC


    With 5G promising very high capacity broadband and low costs to the consumer, Europe needs to devise, assess and demonstrate a 5G network architecture for large scale immersive media delivery, says EBU’s Antonio Arcidiacono

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    The state of spatial sound


    Advances in technology and new media devices are bringing premium features like immersive audio to a wider audience. Kevin Hilton looks at how market leader Dolby Atmos got to this point and the current state of the spatial sound market.

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    Blockchain adoption in broadcast


    Initial pilots have produced promising results, but big players remain on the fringes of implementation.

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    The move to remote live production


    Remote production looks set be a key topic at IBC2019. Andy Stout looks at how developments such as 5G are boosting remote workflows.