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    MovieLabs open to applications from M&E industry innovators


    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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    Daily News

    IBC reveals shortlist for its Innovation and Social Impact Awards


    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


    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


    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.

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    IBC Digital 2021: More Formats - More Conversions


    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 ...

  • IBC Digital 2021 5G, Delivering on the promise

    IBC Digital 2021: 5G, Delivering on the promise


    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. 

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


    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 ...

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    IBC Digital 2021: Advances in Video Coding


    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

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


    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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    How to get started in virtual production


    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


    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.

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    IBC Digital 2021: Optimising Streaming - Savings of Scale


    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 ...

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    IBC Digital 2021: Facial Recognition - Various facets of a powerful media tool


    Facial recognition is one of today’s most controversial media technologies. In 2021, claims were that it can reliably recognise subjects wearing sunglasses or medical masks, and that it can even differentiate between identical twins. Not all of its many possibilities are sinister, however. In this session we shall see how ...

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    IBC Digital 2021: Five minutes with: Edgecast


    Darren Lepke, Head of Video Product Management at Edgecast, shares the company’s priorities for 2021 and discusses how these responded to emerging industry trends. He also considers the next phase of innovation for streaming.

  • The Cloud - For Live and Production Workflows

    IBC Digital 2021: The Cloud - For Live and Production Workflows


    Cloud-based production is revolutionising the working practice of journalists and entertainment media producers, allowing increased flexibility of location and opportunities for innovation and speed of creation. In this 2021 session we explore two advances which contributed to the efficiency of the workflow.

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    IBC Digital 2021 Interview: BBC R&D team wins IBC 2021 Technical Paper Award


    BBC R&D’s Hannes Ricklefs, Lead Architect, and Juliette Carter, Project Engineer, explain the principles behind their team’s My PDS app and supporting architecture that allow users to have greater control of their own data when using different media and other services. 

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    IBC Digital 2021 Interview: BBC Sport’s Barbara Slater, winner of IBC 2021 International Honour for Excellence


    Barbara Slater, BBC Director of Sport, was awarded the IBC 2021 International Honour for Excellence in recognition of her career in sports broadcasting and for leading the way in establishing women’s sport and bringing women to the fore in sports broadcasting. She talks about her career, achievements and goals for ...


    IBC Digital 2021: IBC Accelerator - AI Bias Detection


    With hundreds of thousands of hours of content being produced by, and for newsrooms daily, the quest to automate many labour-intensive and laborious physical tasks within production workflows continues to challenge broadcasters and news agencies.

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