The creator of the BBC iPlayer and now DAZN’s chief product officer, Ben Lavender has led the design and development of the sports streaming service from start-up to launch in nine countries.
Esports could help shape the future of broadcast according to executive Tanya Laird, who spoke about the need for a “melting pot” of collaboration and interaction.
How can businesses and academia successfully navigate a world being transformed by tech? That was the theme of the National Centre for Universities & Business’ (NCUB) Annual Lecture – delivered this year by Sky COO and CFO Andrew Griffith.
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.
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 of its flagship.
The diversity chief and former pentathlete who helped the turn the Paralympics into appointment-to-view TV now wants to nail off screen representation.
The art house film platform founder Efe Cakarel explains why the niche will inherit the earth.
In the wake of Cambridge Analytica and a growing number of serious corporate data misuse scandals, Mary Keane-Dawson is one of a growing number of voices arguing for a revolution in way that personal data is mined, processed and traded in advertising.
People want to access all content on every screen and enjoy the best video and sound quality, explains Netgem CTO Jean-Francois Galtier.
How to deal with content overload? With a background of almost 20 years in operational and strategic marketing and now head of the innovation unit at Havas, Maria Garrido thinks the answer lies in bringing the entertainment and advertising businesses together.
The world’s leading media companies are grappling with how they can best adapt their business model to cope with the disruptions ushered in by the digital age. MTG has directed efforts towards a content-led hunt for Generation Z’s attention, according to experienced executive Jette Nygaard-Andersen.
Planet-centric design is user-centred, because it’s in humans’ best interests to have a healthy planet, say Impossible founders and IBC2018 keynote speakers Lily Cole and Kwame Ferreira.
Broadcasters and agencies must learn to speak the same language, if those in advertising are to reap the rewards of the golden age of TV, says Jon Block.
Speaking just prior to his 2016 IBC Conference Keynote Sir Martin said the latest forecast from GroupM, WPP’s media investment management arm, shows that TV is pretty resilient in the face of the digital revolution.
Speaking at IBC 2016 Google’s MD Partner Business Solutions Benjamin Faes reflected on the company’s current and future plans in television in a dedicated conference session, ‘Google’s Plans in Television’.
If you want to keep up with the Kardashians, not just with their latest TV adventure, but in any past episode and on social media too, then there’s a service just for you.
Broadcast TV as we know it has gone; for traditional organisations, this means digital reinvention that places the customer experience at its core is necessary.
With developments such as VR and connected TVs still at an early stage it can be difficult to decide which ones to pursue. Focusing on what the customer is looking for will ensure new expectations are met.
The merger between science and the arts has energised Jon Karafin throughout his career, culminating in what may be the most exciting breakthrough in imaging since the invention of photography.
Focusing on the consumer experience and what they really want is a key USP for MUBI in the VOD space.
The content industry may be changing around us but the principles of how to build a strong brand remain the same.
Going to the movies has always been a very special, unique entertainment experience – and the movie industry is determined to keep it that way. But it is being pushed hard.
UHD and HD will forward together as technology advances to enable different frame sizes, frame rates and colorimetry on programmes.
VR and AR are the next monitisation model for media companies – but we must listen to what viewers want and how they wish to interact with content for it to be more than a gimmick.
TF1 may not dominate the French TV industry as it once did, but that isn’t stopping it adopting innovative new ways of advertising, and the approach seems to be working.
Higher brightness, increased lifetime and better resolution are all benefits of laser projection, but does that mean we will we see the last of lamp-based projectors anytime soon?