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The infinite capacity media machine

2018-09-27T09:04:00+01:00By R. I. Cartwright and B. Gilmer

The fast-paced developments of cloud computing are evolving new kinds of machine that will be applied to professional media production.

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IBC2018 Tech Talks: Personalisation

2018-09-26T14:16:00+01:00

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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ML extracts and semantic graphs

2018-09-25T11:37:00+01:00By Lijin Chungapalli and Venkata Babji Perambattu

Effective entertainment discovery solutions require a deeper understanding of content, and one approach to harnessing this knowledge is extracting semantically-relevant metadata.

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User-centric companion screen architecture

2018-09-25T11:36:00+01:00By Hisayuki Ohmata and Masaya Ikeo

Bridging broadcast and internet services can be difficult because the system architectures are typically different.

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Artificial Intelligence: Ready to add more value to your content

2018-08-14T07:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

The media market is once again teeming with innovation. This time though, the innovation is not about better picture quality or improved signal processing, but it really lies within metadata, says Hexaglobe Chief Executive Franck Coppola.

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Surfing the AI wave

2018-07-06T10:29:00+01:00By

In this second part of an IBC365 focus on becoming cloud - and micro services - native, we follow on from what vendors Grass Valley and Avid said in part one, and look to the umbrella under which all broadcasters gather to resolve the great technology issues – the European ...

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Vendors cast a critical eye on the private cloud

2018-06-05T14:44:00+01:00By

Migrating broadcast operations to private cloud environments is increasingly popular, but for reasons of agility, efficiency and even creativity, but the future model may lie more in the direction of micro-services and the public cloud, according to the big broadcasting vendors

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BBC and Sony lead DPP metadata exchange

2018-05-23T16:17:00+01:00By

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has announced the release of a new guide designed to aid news organisations and suppliers of news systems in easily exchanging metadata.

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How more standards could help the move to Media 4.0

2018-05-16T10:40:00+01:00By

Metadata is crucial as an enabler of automated production and targeted content. Would a standard help?

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On a mission to master

2018-05-11T10:22:00+01:00By

Work on the standard mastering format for B2B content distribution across the digital landscape has been a long process, but a gathering of the leading cheerleaders for IMF at NAB in Las Vegas may indicate that consensus is closer than ever

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BBC, Discovery and YouTube execs to deliver keynote speeches at IBC2018

2018-04-25T15:29:00+01:00

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.

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What are the business benefits of IMF?

2018-04-12T21:37:00+01:00By

NAB 2018: The Digital Production Partnership has released its new guide on the advantages of adopting the Interoperable Master Format (IMF).

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IMF: DPP and SMPTE explain the spec

2018-03-23T11:35:00+00:00By

SMPTE and DPP explain why they are working together on the creation of an Interoperable Master Format (IMF) specification for broadcast and online and what progress has been made so far.

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AI to HDR: What to expect from media technology in 2018

2018-01-02T11:55:00+00:00By

No one can really see into the future, of course, but there are experts out there who might just be able to offer us a glimpse of what is to come. End users, analysts and consultants consider what 2018 might bring across TV, cinema and online.

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Top 10 most-read Content Management articles

2017-12-19T12:38:00+00:00By

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.

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IBC2017 technical papers: Metadata and transmitting

2017-12-14T16:08:00+00:00

Deep learning, metadata and digital transmission were among the research areas explored across the IBC2017 technical papers.

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An end-to-end approach for delivering data-driven stories

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By S Metta and A Messina

With the sheer scale of digital information now available, many journalists have recently started using data in order to tell compelling stories.

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Descriptive metadata for live video contents

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By A. Maraga and V. Zamboni

The consumption of video contents rises and consumers’ behaviour changes, video broadcasters must find new strategies to engage with their viewers.

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VR of low strategic importance, according to Avid survey

2017-06-23T14:57:00+01:00By

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.

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Global media technology revenue stabilises

2017-06-21T13:34:00+01:00By

The broadcast and media technology market global revenue grew in 2016, with products and services reaching $50.97 billion.

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A natural language interface for search and recommendations of digital media entertainment

2017-04-28T09:00:00+01:00

In the last couple of years, there has been a rapid growth of second screen devices such as mobiles and tablets to drive digital entertainment systems.

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Integrity of content, metadata and workflow in loosely integrated systems

2017-04-20T09:00:00+01:00By V. Mee Estonian Public Broadcasting Estonia

In a broadcast organization content is created generally with an intent to publish and/or archive it in one way or another.

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The evolution of broadcast and the true meaning of IP

2017-04-03T13:00:00+01:00By

The transition to IP, the value of metadata and the ageing media industry are just some of the issues facing the broadcast sector today.

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Using IMF for international distribution: What does that mean?

2017-03-24T16:51:00+00:00By B.F. Devlin Dalet UK

Speed reading can often lead to misinterpretation. The title of this paper, “USING IMF FOR INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION”, is intentionally ambiguous, hence the subtitle WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? Assuming that you interpret IMF as SMPTE’s Interoperable Mastering Format (1), the ambiguity comes from the word using.

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Automatic recovery and verification of subtitles for large collections of video clips

2017-03-15T04:44:00+00:00By Mike Armstrong BBC Research & Development UK

In the UK the BBC provides subtitles for 100% of its television programmes on all of its main television channels.

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Lens metadata: A key link to the production chain and how to capture it

2017-03-10T10:20:00+00:00By L Zellan Cooke Optics UK

The value of metadata is now completely accepted for archiving and in many areas of production, particularly news, where it is crucial to enabling people to search, find and manage content quickly and easily.

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Using metadata to maximise yield and expand inventory in TV – contextual advertising

2017-03-08T10:52:00+00:00By S. Kancherla R. Warey Ramki S. Prime Focus Technologies India

In the space of the content (video) consumption on an OTT platform (using IPTV, mobile, tablet), showing contextual ads is a currently a function of global attributes only.

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Metadata enriching technology as the key to effective target audience engagement and content monetization

2017-03-08T10:46:00+00:00By Stephanie Scheller Appiness Belgium

The economy and its way to market its goods and services have been changing over the last decades. With the social transformation and the trend towards a pleasure and leisure oriented society, economic variations and new orientations have been established.

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