The TM Forum event demonstrated the role 5G will play in new verticals including key Catalyst projects, Paolo Pescatore writes from Nice
New media competitiveness has urged companies to pursue efficiencies and multi-platform delivery has shifted business priority to Opex over Capex, according to the IABM.
Media and telecom convergence and collaboration will be showcased at the upcoming Digital Transformation World where three joint proof-of-concept projects will be demonstrated.
The growth in OTT platforms has boosted demand for the localisation and regionalisation of content. And the cloud is proving to be a terrific enabler, writes David Davies.
France 24’s David Couret tells IBC365 enriching its EPG data and curating the searchability of content is key to the best user experience.
The shift to 4K and 8K production has required improvements downstream, with those involved in managing and manipulating images in need of greater processing power and increased storage.
With the ratification of the SMPTE ST2110 family of standards in 2018, it might be thought that the topic of IP connectivity would be filed under “sorted” but the recent NAB convention showed that this was far from the case.
From the emergence of niche providers of specialist applications to a shift in business models as vendors content with the move from capex to opex, the adoption of the cloud has far-reaching implications.
NAB 2019: Online streaming services were targeted in major credential stuffing attacks 30 billion times last year according to a new report by Akamai.
NAB 2019: Netflix has partnered with Intel to launch new video codec SVT-AV1.
NAB 2019: Telco Telstra has announced new partnerships in Latin America, the US and Europe to enable the delivery of sport and entertainment content globally.
NAB 2019: Automated production, cloud, 5G, at-home production and streaming codecs are among the likely hot topics in Las Vegas.
Vizrt has acquired NewTek with the combined company offerings aim to accelerate the video creation, production and distribution for media, sports, entertainment, education, enterprise and esports.
Vendors including Amagi, Evertz and Haivision have joined forces to promote an interoperable standard for low-latency streaming.
A software-only playout deployment system, a 360-degree live streaming platform and vision analytics are among the solutions from technology vendors shortlisted for the IABM BaM awards.
Disney officially owns 21st Century Fox after more than a year of negotiations and a $71.3 billion exchange.
Passionate about sports and storytelling, Vera Bichler speaks to IBC365 about being the first female football director at Austrian broadcaster ORF
Join IBC365 and IBM Aspera on demand to learn how blockchain can integrate with high-speed data transfer and other cloud-based services to build a shared network for the secure tracking of the digital asset lifecycle.
Comcast to launch its new streaming service in 2020 based on Sky’s OTT operation, Now TV as a “distinct and compelling” offering free for pay-TV customers.
Vendors are helping broadcasters to rise to the challenge of 4K/HDR production while maintaining best-quality for existing HD/SDR workflows.
How did ITV manage to relocate post and production departments out of its South Bank HQ on Friday and into the new one on the following Monday?
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.
This IBC365 webinar outlines and explains the collaborative Media-Telecom Catalyst innovation programme and how you can get involved in designing solutions to current media & entertainment challenges.
The epochal industry trend toward the use of IP is of course quite advanced on the audio side, and thus seen across the aisles of Hall 8 in a big way, writes IBC Daily reporter Mark Hallinger.
The architecture of an evaluated multi-screen experience based on MotoGP sports content, which was developed using an object-based broadcasting approach.
Bridging broadcast and internet services can be difficult because the system architectures are typically different.
As an early advocate and keen user of IMF, Netflix is well placed to help develop and improve the format, writes Netflix Technical Integrations Manager and SMPTE TC 35PM Florian Schleich.
There is no surefire way to recognise real change, but extending the IMF format could have a significant impact on the industry, writes DPP Managing Director Mark Harrison.
Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
Probably, the most disruptive change in our industry is the change in media consumption behaviour. Viewers consume media content everywhere and in a nonlinear way, writes Qvest Media Head of Design Ulrich Voigt.
IP is steadily gaining traction around the world with IBC2018 a forum to boost education and discussion about interoperability and the ramifications of SMPTE 2110.
Gender diversity remains a vital issue across the media, entertainment and technology industry. During this IBC365 discussion, awareness and accountability were highlighted as important elements to drive change.
Join IBC365 as leading industry minds discuss the latest thinking on decentralised infrastructure technology and real life business and workload requirements for media at the edge.
TV will evolve into a more immersive, personalised and interactive medium exclusively delivered over the internet in the not too distant future, predicted Matthew Postgate.
NAB 2018: Transitioning broadcast operations to the cloud for flexible and cost-effective services that can be scaled up or down.
BBC Studios Chief Executive Tim Davie, Discovery Networks International President and Chief Executive Jean-Briac ‘JB’ Perrette and YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan are to deliver keynotes at the IBC2018 Conference.
IP connectivity and the cloud means that both the intellectual property and the infrastructure of broadcast and media companies is now at risk of cyber attack.
NAB 2018: Analyst Ben Keen on the dynamic clash of cultures between internet platforms and traditional broadcasting businesses.
NAB 2018: The IABM has introduced the BaM Content Chain: from Creator to Consumer industry model offering technology buyers, end users and vendors a 360-degree view of the industry.
NAB 2018: The Digital Production Partnership has released its new guide on the advantages of adopting the Interoperable Master Format (IMF).
Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas: IBC365 is joined by a panel of industry experts to review what went on, what was hot, and what happened at the NAB 2018 conference and show floor.
With viewers consuming content on an increasing array of devices and platforms, and the media industry a high-profile target for hackers, the task of protecting assets can be complicated and costly.
Mobile subscribers to soar by 2025, the “fearsome seven” technology companies taking over the world and 4G coverage on the moon.
Belden’s decision to buy SAM and combine it with Grass Valley continues a long history of acquisitions for both companies, but what are the challenges in merging the firms and what does the deal mean for the wider industry?
Belden has completed its acquisition of SAM (Snell Advanced Media), which it will now merge with Grass Valley.
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.
Articles featuring the adoption of cloud, transition to IP, converting assets to HDR and SMPTE ST 2110 approval were among the most-read Content Management articles of 2017.
Integral to Sky’s DNA is the adoption of new technologies and innovating the production to distribution chain, says Production Services Director Darren Long.
The upcoming MPEG Media Orchestration standard enables the temporal and spatial orchestration of multiple media and metadata streams.
The release of 3GPP to enable viable mobile and terrestrial TV services with the integration of rooftop antenna reception and existing TV receivers is a major milestone.
Moving to use more ‘IP’ in broadcast through innovative and practical methods rather than simply replacing the existing SDI connections with IP ones.
Providing the best viewing experience with superior quality, Telstra netwokr in Australia have LTE Broadcast, extending beyond the current unicast pull-based approach.
Leading the international standardisation of the end-to-end broadcasting chain from the production of programmes to their ultimate delivery to the audience.
Creating tools and workflows for object-based media production
The first NHK 8K camera employed 4K image sensors, the second model used an 8K single-chip colour image sensor offering compatibility with digital cinema lenses.
CBC Radio Canada wants to reduce the barriers to entry for smaller software developers and boost interoperability.
SMPTE has announced at IBC the approval of the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, the standards suite for carrying content over internet protocol (IP).
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) will demonstrate the industry’s progression towards IP adoption at IBC.
Fewer than one in five respondents to an Avid Customer Association (ACA) survey consider virtual and augmented reality to be important to their strategic growth plans, with more than 80% still pondering business models for adopting the nascent technology.
When Hollywood finally had its Interoperable Master Format (IMF) standardised by SMPTE back in 2013, there were already murmurings about a possible broadcast version of the format.
With 85% of media and broadcast industry buyers planning to deploy cloud technology within the next three years - according to the latest IABM End-User Survey - the pressure is on vendors and technology suppliers to embrace cloud and as-a-service solutions and business models.
Following the lead of IBC in 2016, the recent NAB exhibition included a demonstration of IP interoperability. Once again, more than 30 vendors showed streams passing seamlessly between different products.
In this presentation we are going to look at some of the different challenges that 4K presents.
The Third Generation Partnership (3GPP) project since its creation in December 1998 has a long history in enabling mobile communication and had included enablers for media streaming and distribution in its very early roadmap.