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Rising up: Mentoring women in broadcast

2018-05-23T14:02:00+01:00

Championing gender diversity and opening doors and opportunities for women within the broadcast manufacturing and services sector is central to advocate group Rise, Founder Sadie Groom explains.

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Defining future business models

2018-05-16T10:28:00+01:00By

As competitive pressures from new media escalate, broadcasters and content owners are experimenting with new business models, writes Lorenzo Zanni.

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Five trends that will shape broadcast technology

2018-03-08T22:10:00+00:00By

From increased application of artificial intelligence to an acceleration in adoption of the cloud, IABM Lead Research Analyst Lorenzo Zanni selects five trends that will shape the broadcast technology sector.

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What role do servers play in today's broadcast operations?

2018-03-26T12:53:00+01:00Brought to you by

Without any doubt, the future of the broadcast industry will be increasingly influenced by the Cloud-based technologies, but today is there still a place for on-premise video servers? And if so, what will these servers look like and how will they operate? Will everything be remote production over IP networks?

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Integrating ahead of the curve

2018-02-08T14:02:00+00:00

A changing industry, with increased demand for video from a wider array of organisations, has fueled the need for a different breed of broadcast solutions provider, writes Håvard Myklebust.

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The future in media and entertainment is now – are you ready?

2017-10-25T13:51:00+01:00Brought to you by

To remain successful companies will need to disrupt, change and reinvent says Rob van den Dam.

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The semantic answer to data simplification

2017-09-16T07:00:00+01:00

Semantic technologies can do what traditional data techniques failed to do, writes Jean-Pierre Evain.

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Joining forces to move faster

2017-09-14T07:00:00+01:00

With viewers deciding what they watch, when and how, broadcasters need to be more agile and responsive than ever before, writes Peter White.

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The next century of SMPTE

2017-09-12T07:00:00+01:00

As SMPTE embarks on its second century, it continues to address the evolution of the media business through standards work and collaboration with other industry organisations, writes Barbara Lange.

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The IP Showcase: Back by popular demand

2017-09-06T06:58:00+01:00

Real world IP deployments and an interoperability demonstration supported by some 50 vendors will be key elements of the IP Showcase at IBC2017, says Matthew Goldman.

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Defining broadcast in the age of IT

2017-07-26T12:15:00+01:00By John Ive

With the broadcast and media industry undergoing such rapid and continual change, new definitions are required, writes John Ive.

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IBC2017: Where the industry comes to "listen, learn, debate and network"

2017-07-05T13:58:00+01:00By Michael Lumley

The IBC Conference has value for everyone working in the media, entertainment and technology industry, says Conference Chair Michael Lumley.

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Blog: How the industry is aligning on IP

2017-06-28T15:51:00+01:00

The ongoing journey towards IP has resulted in unprecedented levels of cooperation, says Stan Moote.

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Making sense of the industry: the HPA Tech Retreat UK

2017-06-27T14:22:00+01:00By Richard Welsh and Barbara Lange

Change is inevitable in any industry, but the pace of technological change is accelerating and shows no sign of slowing, say Richard Welsh and Barbara Lange.

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Moving data requires movable storage

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

When everything is digital and every frame stored on hard disks, data protection is not an option. It is essential, says Hannes Heckel, Director Marketing, FAST LTA

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State of the industry: An insider’s view

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Andre Meterian, Director of Broadcast & proAV, EMEA for Panasonic, looks at the state of the industry

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Virtualisation at the heart of the playout revolution

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Vendors offer a wealth of ’best-in-class’ IP solutions but how many of them are truly able to virtualise these solutions, and to what extent are they proven today? asks Tom Gittins, CEO, Pebble Beach Systems

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Using IT for MAM - and building a true media factory

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

The goal of building a media factory is to simplify and automate content delivery to multiple platforms, explains Julian Fernandez-Campon, business solution director, Tedial

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The challenge of outperforming current offerings across the entire value chain

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

The competition to deliver content with ever higher technical specifications is both challenging and exciting, says Tom Lithgow, product manager, Bluefish444

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Future proofing investments means avoiding proprietary cul-de-sacs

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

In these uncertain times companies and consumers are looking for dependability, believes Roland Ollek, CEO, Guntermann & Drunck

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Emerging opportunities in fibre-optic transport

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Traditional point-to-point dark fibre remains the best transport option for 4K and 8K, says Frank Jachetta, President, MultiDyne

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Defining your path to success with workflow automation

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Workflow Automation is the ability to trigger and complete actions based on state, status, metadata or other critical criteria, explains David Schleifer, COO, Primestream

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Scale, performance and cost, thinking differently about the cloud

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

If you want the values and benefits that the cloud can actually bring, your approach to thinking about it has to change, argues Greg Hoskin, managing director, EMEA and APAC, Signiant.

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Content rights and consumer choice converge in complex sophisticated workflows

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Using content without rights can lead to legal action, but not making it available where you do have the rights is a waste of investment, says Paul Wilkins, director of solutions and marketing, TMD.

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The true cost of multi-DRM for OTT video

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Underestimate the cost and complexity and business opportunity of DRM at your peril, warns Steve Oetegenn, president, Verimatrix

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VC-2 video codec enables transition to IP

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

The VC-2 video codec opens real opportunities for the broadcast market, because it’s an open standard ready for adoption, says Jean-Marie Cloquet, video product manager, Barco Silex

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Managing ‘cross platform’ workflows

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

Storing and finding media is one issue, ensuring it is in a format ready for editing is quite another, says Chris Steele, managing director, Marquis Broadcast

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Has storage got too complex?

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00By Stan Moote CTO IABM

Storage for video production used to be simple: you picked the video camera you could afford, and the camera choice often dictated the videotape format you would use, said Stan Moote, CTO, IABM.

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