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  • 2. Sky opens Innovation Centre for 600 engineers and developers
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    Sky opens Innovation Centre for 600 engineers and developers

    2022-11-29T13:01:00Z

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Michelle Donelan has officially opened Sky’s new Innovation Centre located on its Osterley campus.

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    Demo: Testbirds: Customer experience – No more guessing games

    2022-10-13T13:07:00Z

    IBC2022: “The customer is king” – not only when it comes to shopping, but also when it comes to developing innovative digital products. No one can give you better feedback than your customers themselves – why not ask them from the start? Understanding and engaging your target audience at an ...

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    Building a sustainable future in tech

    2022-09-21T10:58:00Z

    Hear from Google Cloud’s Director of Sustainability and Innovation on the company’s efforts in inspiring change in this area, and then dive in to how Google TV is working with partners and industry to tackle the end-to-end environmental sustainability of its full product line. This effort involves enabling our users ...

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    Inside Media.Monks global AWS-based virtual production team

    2022-09-20T10:49:00Z

    IBC2022: Over the past two years, digital-first marketing and advertising company Media.Monks has assembled a team of broadcast veterans that now make up a global AWS-native broadcast and production team. Using cloud-based technology and innovative solutions throughout the pandemic and beyond, the Media.Monks team can meet client demands that reflect ...

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    KPN: Taking bold action to power innovation

    2022-09-09T15:11:00Z

    IBC2022: Learn how KPN supercharged innovation while navigating their journey to becoming a cloud-first organization. Leveraging Accenture Video Solution (AVS), KPN has re-invented their TV operating model and reduced the time required to make new ideas a reality for their audience, while continuing to optimize core efficiencies. In this ...

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    Aiming high

    2022-09-09T11:49:00Z

    Who could be better than a former ESA astronaut and physicist as an adviser for a provider of satellite terminals? Hall 1 exhibitor Satcube certainly couldn’t think of one, and has just appointed Christer Fuglesang to take on this role.

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    IBC2022: Conference Thought Leaders and new Changemaker Sessions revealed

    2022-09-01T08:43:00Z

    Representatives from Warner Bros. Discovery, ITV, Google TV, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Paramount and Avid are amongst the speakers and panellists appearing at IBC2022.

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    MovieLabs open to applications from M&E industry innovators

    2022-07-08T12:45:00Z

    MovieLabs, the technology joint venture of the major Hollywood motion picture studios, has launched an initiative calling on progressive Media and Entertainment organisations to apply and showcase their innovations at IBC2022.

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    IBC reveals shortlist for its Innovation and Social Impact Awards

    2022-07-07T13:00:00Z

    IBC has announced the 2022 shortlist for its prestigious Innovation and Social Impact Awards. The IBC Innovation Awards reward collaborative efforts in developing new solutions for real-world challenges; the IBC Social Impact Awards recognise new efforts in equality, diversity, environmental concerns and social engagement. 

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    IBC2022 Accelerators: Previous success stories

    2022-07-06T15:34:00Z

    With the IBC2022 Accelerator Programme underway, we look back at some of the previous projects and how they’ve impacted media workflows.

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    Discover the IBC2022 Accelerator programme

    2022-06-24T08:50:00Z

    The fuse has been lit for the IBC2022 Accelerator programme, the biggest and most ambitious media innovation programme in the global entertainment and technology industries. Eight projects have been chosen, and the process of responding to the challenges and onboarding the project consortiums is underway.

  • More Formats - More Conversions
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    IBC Digital 2021: More Formats - More Conversions

    2022-05-17T09:54:00Z

    Whilst the enhanced video formats of Ultra High Definition (UHD), Wide Colour Gamut (WCG) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) present in spectacular quality - they also bring a myriad of format conversion challenges, whether that is up-converting legacy content for use in new productions or down-converting HDR/WCG to suit traditional ...

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    IBC Digital 2021: 5G, Delivering on the promise

    2022-05-16T15:51:00Z

    Scratch below ”5G is faster” and you’ll uncover a technically sophisticated framework with detailed architectural solutions designed to support many new use cases and business models. 

  • Creating a more diverse workforce with STARZ's Jamila Daniel
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    IBC Digital 2021: Creating a more diverse workforce with STARZ’s Jamila Daniel

    2022-05-16T15:46:00Z

    Jamila Daniel, Chief Diversity Officer for Lionsgate and Senior Vice President of Human Resources at STARZ, is responsible for partnering with the company’s leadership team to effect organisational changes in policy and culture that lead to a more diverse and inclusive workplace. In this IBC Digital 2021 video, she explains ...

  • Advances in video coding
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    IBC Digital 2021: Advances in Video Coding

    2022-05-16T15:43:00Z

    In this session we showcase significant coding gains arising from both traditional and Artificial Intelligence based techniques. Quantisation is at the heart of compression and in this masterclass paper, you will learn how practical advances in rate-distortion optimisation continue to drive encoder gains, across codecs. 

  • AI in Media Production - Creating new markets for linear content
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    IBC Digital 2021: AI in Media Production - Creating new markets for linear content

    2022-05-16T15:32:00Z

    For decades, broadcasters have been producing linear programmes, such as news, magazines or documentaries, which contain valuable audio-visual information about a vast variety of individual topics. The problem is that these individual topics are often neither addressable nor findable. Could AI and machine learning, segment or chapterise this archived material ...

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    Industry Trends

    How to get started in virtual production

    2022-05-16T10:24:00Z

    There’s been a lot of talk about virtual production recently, which combines real-time CG assets delivered by a game engine such as Unity or Unreal Engine, with physical actors and sets. Most famously, The Mandalorian on Disney+ has used the technique to great effect, shooting scenes with a 270-degree LED ...

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    IBC Digital: IBC Awards 2021

    2022-05-13T14:26:00Z

    IBC’s glittering awards ceremony went virtual in 2021, yet generated the same excitement in finding out who has won the three prizes for innovative, co-operative developments. Games, remote production, 4k anime, dynamic content management - all and more made the shortlist.

  • Optimising Streaming - Savings of Scale
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    IBC Digital 2021: Optimising Streaming - Savings of Scale

    2022-05-13T10:03:00Z

    Streaming is ubiquitous and both bandwidth and storage hungry. In this session we focus on improvements to both of these challenges, a must for cost saving at scale. For IBC Digital 2021, our first paper investigated, tested and provided an open-source solution that optimises viewer experience when adaptively streaming context ...