Industry Trends

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    Industry Trends

    IBC2018 review: IP - a done deal?

    2018-09-26T14:27:00Z

    IP-enabled kit and the implementation of AI were among the trends in halls 1, 4 and 5, writes IBC Daily reporter Ian McMurray.

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    IBC2018 Tech Talks: Personalisation

    2018-09-26T14:16:00Z

    Read TiVo, BBC and Rai technical papers and watch their presentations on ‘true’ personalisation and the art of matching diverse content types to users expression of interest.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Lisa Tobin, New York Times

    2018-09-26T07:00:00Z

    Providing narrative perspective in a US news environment that’s in total overdrive is a daily challenge along with the changing audio consumption habits Lisa Tobin confronts, executive producer of audio and editor of The Daily podcast at the New York Times.

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    IBC2018 Tech Talks: Growing your audience

    2018-09-25T13:52:00Z

    Read technical papers from Viaccess-Orca, Ruwido and NHK and watch their IBC2018 Tech Talks presentations for insights into the use of AI for navigation, changing viewer behaviour and the bridging of broadcast and internet services.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Enrique Rodriguez, Liberty Global

    2018-09-25T09:00:00Z

    Liberty Global’s Enrique Rodriguez looks forward to a world of gigabit broadband, video with everything, and artificial intelligence that’s actually intelligent, he told delegates during the IBC conference last week.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Peter Smith, Antenna Group

    2018-09-25T07:01:00Z

    Antenna Group is an Athens-based multinational broadcaster with a very strong presence in Greece (with its ANT1 free-to-air channel) as well as radio stations, and channels in Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Romania. Its media investments include broadband services, publishing, music labels, and

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Perrine Bichet, Proximus

    2018-09-24T15:56:00Z

    IBC2018 speaker Perrine Bichet on the importance of creating a content strategy for the culturally and linguistically diverse and her move from content-focussed Canal+ to telco Proximus.

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    Executive Interviews

    Breaking into banks for a living

    2018-09-24T07:00:00Z

    Hacking banks is not a pastime you’d normally associate with a leading executive of a major telco. However, it’s part of the day job for Konstantinos Karagiannis at BT Americas.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Steve Youngwood

    2018-09-21T10:43:00Z

    Accepting IBC’s 2018 International Honour for Excellence award on behalf of Sesame Street co-founder Joan Ganz Cooney, Sesame Workshop COO Steve Youngwood finds himself guided by timeless questions as the iconic organisation seeks to establish new shows and fresh content beyond the lasting success

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    Race to the finish line: AV1, H.264, HEVC, VP9 & VVC

    2018-09-21T10:41:00Z

    IBC2018: The video industry will have to learn to juggle between AV1, H.264, HEVC and VP9 and future codecs like VVC. That’s the lesson from IBC where warring factions in the codec wars came to trade blows without landing a palpable hit.