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Media companies need authenticity to attract Gen Z

2019-09-19T11:57:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Generation Z viewers are more demanding and clearer on what they want from content, with less loyalty to individual brands or platforms than previous generations.

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Interactivity creating new levels of audience engagement

2019-09-16T16:28:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: IBC Conference sessions focusing on interactivity have updated delegates on the latest advances in interactive entertainment.

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Pixar remastering 16 titles for Disney + and UHD

2019-09-16T13:48:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Pixar Animation Studio has outlined how it has revisited and remastered 16 of its titles using new technologies such as UHD and Dolby Atmos.

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EA and esports: building an in-house revenue feedback loop

2019-09-16T10:35:00+01:00By Lorcan Archer

As the world of esports streaks ahead, Joe Lynch of EA looks to maximise the storytelling and get the most out of in-house broadcasting.

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Pioneers and performance recognised at IBC2019 Awards

2019-09-15T16:22:00+01:00By ,

IBC2019: Actor/director Andy Serkis was among those recognised at the 2019 IBC Awards, which also saw new awards launched honouring Young Pioneers and Social Impact

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Innovations like Filmmaker Mode vital to deliver benefits of 4K and beyond

2019-09-15T15:08:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: Mike Zink says innovations such as the UHD Alliance’s latest Filmmaker Mode are vital to delivering the benefits of UHD, 4K and other higher resolution formats to consumers.

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“Urgent need” for digital cinema standards

2019-09-15T13:07:00+01:00By

IBC2019: There’s an “urgent need for standards in a number of areas” of digital cinema, the IBC2019 audience heard during a Big Screen panel.

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Video: Android TV outlines entertainment’s tech-driven future

2019-09-14T14:36:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: Voice could play a key role in shaping the future of the global entertainment, according to Android TV senior director Shalini Govil-Pai who gave IBC delegates a glimpse of the future during a Keynote session.

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Global Gamechanger: Gary Shapiro

2019-09-14T10:45:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Gary Shapiro, President/CEO at the Consumer Technology Association and a IBC keynote speaker on Friday, told delegates that technology is a global gamechanger.

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YouTube “essential” for pay-TV operators says head of EMEA

2019-09-13T14:02:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Opening the IBC2019 conference, YouTube’s head of content EMEA Cécile Frot-Coutaz urged media companies to harness the Google-owned platform to reach new audiences and engage with communities.

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Influencing the influencer

2019-09-13T11:55:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Digital natives are the leading catalysts for disrupting the way content is consumed and created. Alana Foster speaks with Generation Z experts to debunk the challenges and explore the opportunities offered by this market.

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Interview: Jessica d’Ardenne, DAZN

2019-09-13T10:07:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Driven by data and the customer experience, Jessica d’Ardenne is an innovative voice in the OTT space and in charge of attracting and retaining subscribers to sports streamer DAZN. Ahead of a session at IBC set to explore biases in the technology world, she reveals some secrets of success to ...

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Analysis: Apple to put services at its core

2019-09-12T12:31:00+01:00By

Apple unveils TV+ streaming service with aggressive pricing TV+ will costs $4.99pm and will be free for new iPhone buyers Apple also launched an array of new devices including new iPhones

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Waking up to esports

2019-09-12T10:53:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Esports has burst into public consciousness in recent months thanks to a spate of stories about teenagers winning huge sums in competitions. Yet it’s still an unknown quantity to the general public. British Esports CEO Chester King aims to increase awareness and inspire future talent in the burgeoning market

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Interview: Dan Mangru, TheaterEars

2019-09-11T14:48:00+01:00By

Enabling individuals to enjoy content in their choice of language will give movie companies the edge in the battle for audience share, says TheaterEars CEO Dan Mangru.

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5G, 8K and TV OS dominates IFA

2019-09-10T12:09:00+01:00By

Content technology such as 8K and 5G were among the key announcements and demonstrations at the IFA conference in Germany this year, writes Paolo Pescatore.

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No assured hit: 20 years of digital cinema

2019-09-10T08:31:00+01:00By Patrick Von Sychowski

20 years after the big screen shifted to digital, IBC365 looks at how this momentous transition came about.

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Video: Protecting users is “number one priority” for YouTube

2019-09-05T14:04:00+01:00By

YouTube head of EMEA Cécile Frot-Coutaz talks to IBC365 about the Google-owned platform’s plans for the future, including how it is dealing with harmful content.

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Interview: Morwen Williams, BBC News

2019-09-04T08:06:00+01:00By

The latest internet technologies can put radio programmes on video, stream footage from an iPhone, and place audiences in the centre of the action, BBC News’s Morwen Williams tells Paul Bray.

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A new dimension for home content management

2019-08-30T14:50:00+01:00Brought to you by

Personalised in-home entertainment is redefining the TV experience, says Telekom Slovenije head of NEO Development Bine Lebeničnik.

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