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Mediaset increases investment in ProSiebenSat.1

2019-11-12T13:30:00+00:00By

Italian Mediaset Group has secured an additional stake in Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 Media achieving an “important milestone for its pan-European portfolio.”

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Technicolor appoints Moat as new CEO

2019-11-07T11:19:00+00:00By

Technicolor has named former Eir boss Richard Moat as its new CEO, replacing Frédéric Rose.

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DPP unveils report on localisation

2019-11-04T11:34:00+00:00By

The DPP has released a new report challenging the media and entertainment industry to collaborate more on localisation.

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IABM opens call for entries for annual awards

2019-10-22T10:57:00+01:00By

The IABM has opened entries for its annual awards which recognise and reward exceptional talent and dedication.

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Globoplay thumbnails: Using AI to extract the best frame to represent drama series

2019-10-17T11:16:00+01:00By Edmundo Hoyle, Álvaro Antelo, Igor Coutinho

In this paper, GLOBO introduces a novel algorithm responsible for the automatic thumbnail selection of drama series content published on OTT platform Globoplay.

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IABM reveals Skyline upgrade to Platinum membership

2019-10-15T10:36:00+01:00By

The IABM has announced Skyline Communications has become the latest company to upgrade to Platinum membership level.

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Empowering all to thrive in broadcasting

2019-10-11T10:02:00+01:00By

As head of broadcast and entertainment for the UK & Ireland in Google’s Strategic Partnerships team, Justin Gupta, who is also part of IBC’s Content Steering Group, explains how the group has strived for a better gender balance throughout this year’s conference programme.

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Challenging media authenticity with diversity

2019-10-10T15:40:00+01:00By

Mainstream media must balance creativity and diversity, with LGBT visibility particularly low across the broadcasting industry, and authenticity key according to TV and radio presenter Stephanie Hirst.

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Evolution not revolution

2019-10-07T16:07:00+01:00By Elliot Herman

While it was obvious that it’s evolution, rather than revolution, which took a front seat throughout Halls 10 and 11, it was just as clear that new technologies are leading the industry forward.

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June Sarpong appointed BBC diversity lead

2019-10-07T11:20:00+01:00By

Broadcaster, writer and campaigner June Sarpong has been named as the BBC’s new director of creative diversity.

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RTS Cambridge Convention 2019 round up

2019-09-23T16:07:00+01:00By Tim Dams,

Trust, diversity and content investment are key priorities for leading TV executives from Netflix, Sky, UK, C4, ITV and BBC who spoke during the RTS Cambridge Convention last week.

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LGBT community calls for more industry diversity

2019-09-16T11:07:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: Many media technology companies are still too straight and male and should follow the example of broadcasters such as Channel 4, by setting up corporate LGBT networking groups to encourage diversity.

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It’s time to collaborate

2019-09-14T13:04:00+01:00

IBC2019: In this complex and rapidly evolving industry, close relationships between media firms and their suppliers are essential, and IBC2019 is the place to forge those ties, writes Peter White.

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IABM offers its data riches to end users

2019-09-13T09:33:00+01:00By

IBC2019: The IABM, which began re-inventing itself seven years ago, has now totally shredded its ‘trad tech’ origins with a Global Engaged Partner program aimed at attracting influential end users.

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Welcome to IBC2019

2019-09-12T14:22:00+01:00By Michael Crimp

As IBC2019 opens IBC CEO Michael Crimp looks at some of the key themes that will impact this year’s shows.

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By the industry, for the industry

2019-09-12T08:04:00+01:00By

IBC is run by the industry, for the industry – meet the partner bodies who help make IBC a reality.

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IBC2019 preview: Be inspired, network and innovate

2019-09-06T10:37:00+01:00By

Ahead of IBC2019, six industry experts join an IBC365 webinar to share the must-see features and events for the show next week, and offer the top hacks to make the most of your time in Amsterdam.

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When will tech mean business?

2019-08-27T15:29:00+01:00Brought to you by

The industry continues to split discussions about technology and business practice, but this discourse needs to change, says DPP managing director Mark Harrison.

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Talking about an AI revolution

2019-08-22T14:38:00+01:00By

Artificial intelligence has been heralded as the enabling technology of our age with applications transforming production and delivery set to boost the entire broadcasting industry.

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IABM reveals themes for 2019 International Business Conference

2019-08-20T10:15:00+01:00By

IABM has unveiled the key themes of its 2019 Annual International Business Conference and Awards will be Change, Innovate and Adapt.

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Rise up: Mentoring women to succeed in broadcasting

2019-07-11T16:23:00+01:00By

As advocacy group, Rise, enters its second year championing and supporting women in the broadcasting industry, IBC365 speaks with participants from Avid, BT and Deluxe.

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Information overload: The growing expectations of MAM systems

2019-07-09T12:12:00+01:00By

Broadcasters are dealing with greater volumes and types of content all the time – meaning ‘shopping lists’ for media asset management systems are becoming increasingly precise

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Nordic broadcasters breaking boundaries

2019-06-07T09:03:00+01:00By

As consumers navigate the crowded OTT and linear TV market, traditional broadcasters are also looking to diversify and add value beyond their core offering.

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Managing and manipulating 4K and 8K content

2019-05-02T16:15:00+01:00By

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.

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NAB: Building virtual worlds

2019-04-15T11:47:00+01:00By

NAB 2019: Virtual set solutions powered by games engines proved a big draw for the live broadcast as well as the scripted market.

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Game of Thrones Season 8: Battling the pirates

2019-04-08T15:37:00+01:00By

Ahead of the final season of Game of Thrones premiering on Sunday (14 April), Adrian Pennington looks at the huge security operation to prevent it from being pirated and previews the epic battle scenes and visual effects that lie at the heart of the franchise finale.

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It’s time for graphic overlays to get personal

2018-09-16T11:25:00+01:00

Eurovision Media Services’ new remote graphic overlay solution can make event coverage more attractive to rights holders and sponsors, says Michele Gosetti, Head of Global Sales at EMS.

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Grass Valley and SAM: The challenges and benefits of consolidation

2018-02-19T16:44:00+00:00By

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?

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Integrating forensic watermarking into adaptive streaming workflow

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Alexander Giladi

Forensic watermarking is a process of embedding a unique identifier for each streaming video session into the video content.

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Automatic production system of sign language CG animation for meteorological information

2017-03-15T13:04:00+00:00By Shuichi Umeda Tsubasa Uchida Makiko Azuma Taro Miyazaki Naoto Kato Nobuyuki Hiruma NHK Japan

As the sole public broadcaster in Japan, NHK strives to rectify the so-called information gap that creates social barriers.

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