Norway’s new technology and broadcasting hub Media City Bergen is a shining example of collaboration and innovation.
As competitive pressures from new media escalate, broadcasters and content owners are experimenting with new business models, writes Lorenzo Zanni.
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.
Moving to the cloud makes sense for VFX firms, says Jellyfish Pictures’ Jeremy Smith.
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 ...
This whitepaper examines what file-based industries such as M&E require from their storage systems when data grows at an explosive rate and must always be available.
Competing cloud computing platforms are seeking to exploit what each sees as its key differentiator for the broadcast space.
Join IBC365 on Thursday 26 July to discuss the latest thinking on decentralised infrastructure technology and real life business and workload requirements for media at the edge.
A broadcast news organisation needs flexible reactions and infrastructure to deliver current affairs on time, but also forward planning and skills investment to guarantee continued success, according to ITN’s Bevan Gibson
Post-production companies, long considered to be the ‘last stage’ in the broadcast and film chain, are often the most enthusiastic early adopters of cutting edge technology.
In the fresh connected world of IP, do years of experience in broadcast engineering still count, or should veteran technicians just hang up their SDI cables and retire?
NAB 2018: Transitioning broadcast operations to the cloud for flexible and cost-effective services that can be scaled up or down.
NAB 2018: NEP’s Keith Lane on the ways the industry is making remote production a reality and the cost and quality benefits of adoption.
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.
IP is finally on a home run according to 56 vendors and eight prestigious industry bodies behind the NAB 2018 IP Showcase.
David Kline, EVP and Chief Information & Technology Officer, Viacom on responding to – and inspiring – change.
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.
Last week it emerged that Sky is intending to move more aggressively into online delivery of its content. But is it wise for satellite broadcasters to ditch the dish?
The UK has fallen behind other countries in protecting assets stored in the cloud, according to a study conducted by digital security company Gemalto.
In this exclusive report, we examine how some of this year’s key trends are likely to evolve in 2018.
IP and cloud featured in the IBC2017 technical papers agenda with BBC R&D, Discovery and Suitcase TV exploring the promise of flexible, scalable and cost effective solutions.
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has entered into a formal agreement with the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) on the technology roadmap for IP.
From the adoption of IP infrastructure, demand for UHD and HDR delivery and the provision of OTT services, CTOs reveal their priorities.
Cloud technology has the ability to transform the media content supply chain, promising more effective and efficient processes.
Last month, NEP UK opened its doors to students, showcasing the world of outside broadcast with experts from across the industry offering career advice.
Broadcasters must be bold and braced for failure if they want to make a success of the shift to IP, writes John Maxell Hobbs.
IBC365’s second webinar on IP offers practical insights on building IP-based broadcast facilities.
The working methodology of attackers and defining a sample strategy that can be used to deter, detect and successfully defend against cyber attacks.
The rapid technical, social, and financial changes in the media industry are forcing all of us to re-examine our content supply chains.
The use of cloud-based services are helping VFX firms deliver higher resolution content and cope with the rising costs of running a post-production facility.
Broadcasters were encouraged to embrace cloud-based technology at IBC, where the subject was one of the main talking points of this year’s show.
IBC2017: The year’s IBC has underlined that the broadcast is poised on the verge of a pivotal transformation.
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 M&E industry is going through fundamental changes as consumers demand immediate access to content. By utilising the right technology, this demand can be met – and monetised.
The rise of OTT services have led many to question the definition of broadcast, but the focus should be on the needs of end-users, says Stan Moote.
This ”State of the Web” whitepaper from Bitmovin explores Digital Rights Management systems and supported devices in 2017.
This whitepaper explores how media, entertainment and advertising providers are plugged into a digital media ecosystem.
This paper looks at how the use of the Link Level Discovery Protocol (LLDP) represents a significant industry first among video transport equipment manufacturers.
The many and varied requirements of broadcasters have created demand for flexible solutions from the providers of playout systems.
Getting ready for the cloud will be the most important task for broadcast businesses over the next couple of years, according to the Digital Production Partnership (DPP).
Traditional broadcasters are faced with a multitude of changes and transitions, at the forefront is how big data is driving transformational change.
With real world IP infrastructure projects being delivered, find out about the implications for those involved in the design and build of next generation facilities.
This whitepaper will help you understand and plan for migrating your media workflows to the cloud.
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.
UK is reported to have the fastest mobile connectivity worldwide according to the Akamai ’State of the Internet’ report for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.
IP-based solutions for broadcasters are paving the way for flexibility in business models with new capabilities and transparent workflows, said AIMS Chairman Mike Cronk.
Treating media workflows as supply chains is a commercial revolution, not a technological one, says SDVI Corporation Chief Product Officer Simon Eldridge.
This paper explains a multi-CDN strategy and how Limelight always puts the customer experience first.
Executives at the DTG Summit agreed the future of broadcasting will be led by technology and innovation.
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.
An abundance of technical advancements has expanded the range of options for media consumers.
Virtualisation can offer many benefits for a playout centre. But consider carefully all of the factors before making a decision to move forward.
The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has released a report outlining how broadcasters, producers and suppliers might gain by committing to IP-based production.
Stefan Lederer, CEO, bitmovin, offers an overview of the video infrastructure for the web and advises on how to set up and deploy cutting-edge OTT services for all platforms and all use cases in the cloud.
Tony Emerson, Worldwide MD, Media & Cable, Microsoft, reminisces about the 2016 Rio Olympics which utilised Microsoft Cloud solutions.
Real applications illustrate the benefits of an accelerated video cloud, which leverages open source technologies & standard servers.
Never before has it been so easy to stand up an OTT service, from the simplest workflow to the most complex, says Matt Smith of Anvato.
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.
For playout, connecting signals with video over IP might represent old-school thinking, says Pebble Beach Systems’ Chief Technology Officer Ian Cockett.
Supporting the next generation of broadcast and media professionals is essential for industry growth and development; manufacturers can do more to welcome newcomers by designing systems that resemble what engineers are used to.
Sports as a content genre can be characterized using certain keywords – live, unscripted drama, conversational, loyal audiences
Many media companies are moving some of their video and visual effects workflows to the cloud, but leaving some components—such as primary data storage and editing workstations—on-premises.