IP and Cloud

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Enabling intelligent media and entertainment

2019-11-06T12:25:00+00:00Brought to you by

Join IBC365 and Microsoft on Thursday 14 November at 4pm GMT to learn how an intelligent cloud can empower and enable media and entertainment organisations to achieve more.

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Haivision to buy LightFlow from Epic Labs

2019-10-31T13:51:00+00:00By

Video steaming solutions provider Haivision has struck a deal to acquire AI and cloud orchestration firm LightFlow from Epic Labs.

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DAB over IP

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By Alexander Erk & Fabian Sattler

In this paper, IRT explores DAB and IP as technical solutions for radio streaming.

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Real-time decoding and AR playback of the emerging MPEG video-based point cloud compression standard

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By S. Schwarz, M. Pesonen

In this paper, Nokia Technologies presents the world’s first implementation of the upcoming MPEG standard for video-based point cloud compression.

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Public cloud services are evolving

2019-10-16T09:41:00+01:00Sponsored by

Public cloud services are evolving and so is the adoption of cloud services across major broadcasters and TV production companies. Run any Windows application on any device using a HTML5 browser all powered by cloud services – this is the new normal writes Nutanix senior technologist Ruben Spruijt.

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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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Embracing the journey to IP

2019-10-03T16:20:00+01:00By

At IBC2019, Halls 1, 4, 5 and 6 provided a fascinating insight into the state of the industry. It’s not just that it’s changing – it’s the pace of change that is startling, driven by the opportunity that IP offers.

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Is IP delivery the future for broadcasting esports?

2019-10-03T10:37:00+01:00By

Rethinking the production workflow of esports tournaments, industry leaders explained the benefits of moving towards remote and cloud production and the importance of harnessing data during an IBC2019 panel.

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India’s TRAI to govern broadcasters’ interconnections

2019-09-26T10:56:00+01:00By

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is seeking input from broadcasters into its regulatory review of the provisions of interconnection and carriage fees.

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Broadcasters’ battle to stay relevant as content production evolves

2019-09-25T11:17:00+01:00Brought to you by

Enabling real-time conversation during broadcasting of content is an essential element in connecting with digital audiences, says head of Kiswe Mobile Europe Jorre Belpaire.

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Video: Global Gamechangers - Where’s the money coming from?

2019-09-14T14:29:00+01:00

IBC2019: Speakers from Vice, Pluto TV and Bauer Media dicussed business models in the digital age.

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SES beaming after Microsoft cloud deal

2019-09-13T11:53:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Satellite operator SES has used IBC to update clients about its new partnership with Microsoft’s Azure platform for media-based services for broadcasters.

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Five steps to take the challenge of expanded networks

2019-09-12T13:22:00+01:00Brought to you by

Over the last couple years, professional Audio-over-IP-(AoIP) distribution has established itself in the broadcast-universe and keeps evolving constantly. Certain requirements when covering daily program distribution or even live events, are increasing - the five essentials: Compatibility, high audio quality, flexibility, transmission robustness and simplicity.

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Simplifying content operations

2019-09-11T13:36:00+01:00Brought to you by

OTT ― an abbreviation that has without a doubt changed the face of the media industry ― has also transformed the way viewers consume content and the way content is produced, packaged and delivered, writes Tech Mahindra Media & Entertainment business consultant Darryl Vaz.

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Now is the time to adopt cloud workflows

2019-09-10T14:40:00+01:00Brought to you by

Embracing cloud workflows is something all broadcasters need to do, says Google Cloud managing director Anil Jain.

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Cloud, AI and IP driving broadcast and media technology

2019-09-09T10:55:00+01:00By

The increasingly crowded and competitive media and broadcasting industry is consolidating and searching for scale to compete with firms adopting new technology to support its transformation, an IABM report finds.

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LTN Global to Acquire Make.TV

2019-09-09T07:31:00+01:00By

LTN Global is to acquire Make.TV, the developer of a cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.

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Interview: Mario Cavestany, IBM

2019-09-06T07:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

As technology and society intersect, consumers and enterprises are advancing, adapting and propelling dramatic market changes in every aspect of people’s professional and personal lives, says IBM vice president telecommunications, media & entertainment Mario Cavestany.

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Interview: Peter Heinckiens, Mediagenix

2019-09-05T09:18:00+01:00Brought to you by

How do you make processes more efficient and responsive, while keeping a tight grip on quality, costs and complexity, asks Mediagenix CTO and head of product Peter Heinckiens.

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Walking through media workflow advances

2019-08-30T13:40:00+01:00Brought to you by

Executing a direct-to-consumer distribution strategy depends on efficient technology, says Applicaster CEO & co-founder Jonathan Laor.

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AI is easier with live streaming in the cloud

2019-08-30T12:06:00+01:00Brought to you by

Integration with SSAI capability, Dynamic Content Insertion, means that live streaming allows better monetisation and localisation, says M2A Media CEO Marina Kalkanis.

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The impact of Apple’s Protocol Extension for Low-Latency HLS

2019-08-29T09:28:00+01:00Brought to you by

Apple’s new Protocol Extension for Low-Latency HLS may impact the end-to-end delivery chain, says THEO Technologies CTO Pieter-Jan Speelmans.

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5G enabled low latency video transport

2019-08-19T12:32:00+01:00Brought to you by

Faster distribution of high-quality video over IP is possible thanks to 5G innovation, writes Zixi SVP marketing and alliances John Wastcoat.

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Insight: Your guide to IBC2019

2019-08-16T09:58:00+01:00By

IBC preview magazine Insight contains interviews with keynote speakers, an overview of some of the technology trends that will dominate IBC2019 as well as guides to the show’s exciting and innovative features, from the Future Zone to the Esports Showcase.

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Al Jazeera, RTÉ and BBC among innovators showcasing media-telco convergence

2019-08-06T07:00:00+01:00By

Three advanced proof of concepts Catalyst projects will be unveiled at the IBC Show with artificial intelligence, 5G for virtual reality and mobile news gathering top of the agenda.

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A paradigm shift: Embracing remote production workflows in the era of multiscreen TV and video

2019-07-25T12:23:00+01:00Brought to you by

Today’s premium content owners need a scalable and profitable live production ecosystem. When it comes to content creation, speed is of the essence to satiate the appetites of audiences around the world, especially in a live environment.

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Is there still life in linear broadcasting?

2019-07-24T14:42:00+01:00

With their business model being rapidly disrupted by the streamers, can traditional free-to-air broadcasters hold on to viewers and advertisers? Tim Dams reports

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Mediaset rejects Vivendi’s bid for new vote on share scheme

2019-07-23T09:51:00+01:00By

Mediaset has denied a request from Vivendi to hold an extraordinary shareholder meeting to revoke a recently adopted share loyalty scheme that would allow the Berlusconi family to tighten its grip on the Italian broadcaster.

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Content supply chains and the cloud

2019-07-16T11:34:00+01:00Brought to you by

An efficient media supply chain remains a top priority for content owners that want to remain competitive, says Ooyala director of global product marketing Bea Alonso.

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What is next for the SRT Alliance?

2019-05-10T08:43:00+01:00

The SRT Alliance celebrated its two year anniversary with 200 official members and an Emmy to its name, Alliance leader Sylvio Jelovcich told IBC365 about its announcements and success since launch and what is on the agenda next.

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New lessons in localisation

2019-05-09T08:29:00+01:00By

The growth in OTT platforms has boosted demand for the localisation and regionalisation of content. And the cloud is proving to be a terrific enabler, writes David Davies.

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Interview: John Honeycutt, Google Cloud

2019-05-06T06:00:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Google Cloud signalled its ambition to build up its telco, media and entertainment client base with its hiring this year of Discovery CTO John Honeycutt. He tells IBC365 about his plans at the company.

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Video: To what extent has the broadcast industry adopted 5G?

2019-05-03T14:18:00+01:00

PP Foresight media and telco analyst Paolo Pescatore explains how 5G must be optimised to deliver video content efficiently.

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How they built it: TPC’s IP-based OB truck

2019-04-29T14:26:00+01:00By

As the industry moves to embrace IP production, Swiss broadcast service provider TPC has made history by offering the first uncompressed, UHD OB vehicle entirely based around SMPTE ST2110.

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What next for IP?

2019-04-29T08:29:00+01:00By

With the ratification of the SMPTE ST2110 family of standards in 2018, it might be thought that the topic of IP connectivity would be filed under “sorted” but the recent NAB convention showed that this was far from the case.

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NAB 2019: Red Bee Media's Dave Travis on privacy and security

2019-04-26T13:56:00+01:00

Red Bee Media has invested in a private cloud along with Cisco’s privacy solution, chief services portfolio officer Dave Travis explained the “massively transformational” investment.

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Advice for cloud start-ups

2019-04-26T11:39:00+01:00By Tim Dams

In part two of an IBC365 series on cloud adoption, companies that have launched cloud products offer their top tips for how best to bring an idea from the drawing board to the market.

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Journeying into the cloud

2019-04-26T10:54:00+01:00By Tim Dams

In the first of a two-part series on cloud adoption, IBC365 looks at how vendors of varying size and age such as Scality, Signiant, Deluxe, M2A Media and Meta have rolled out cloud solutions for the industry.

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Inside Huawei’s AI and cloud-based strategy

2019-04-25T12:19:00+01:00By

Huawei’s involvement in the rollout of 5G infrastructure has dominated recent headlines, but it is AI and cloud that represent key avenues of future growth for the firm, writes Paolo Pescatore.

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Using the cloud to build data-driven broadcasters

2019-04-23T10:22:00+01:00

As digital content consumption grows, for the first time broadcasters have a direct customer relationship with the viewer with “real-time” insight into the user experience, writes Yeming Wang.

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From the cloud to 5G: NAB 2019 in review

2019-04-18T11:17:00+01:00By

From the creation of content in the cloud to the delivery of content to mobile devices, NAB 2019 was awash with innovation that suggests an even closer relationship between the media and telco industries.

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Realising the potential of SAT>IP

2019-04-15T15:35:00+01:00By

SAT>IP technology – whereby antenna signals can be converted into IP for distribution around a house or commercial facility – is beginning to achieve global traction.

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The cloud gets crowded

2019-04-10T18:00:00+01:00By

The cloud allows for revolutionary gains in speed, flexibility, and collaboration, with the industry on a fast track to deploying workflows with Google, Microsoft and Amazon. So it’s little wonder that NAB has been awash with new launches based on cloud technology.

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Google Cloud and MediaKind unite

2019-04-09T20:52:00+01:00By

NAB 2019: MediaKind and Google Cloud partner to deliver personalised and immersive user experience.

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NAB 2019: Five trends to watch

2019-04-03T12:47:00+01:00By

NAB 2019: Automated production, cloud, 5G, at-home production and streaming codecs are among the likely hot topics in Las Vegas.

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Transforming creative workflows: Making great content in the cloud

2019-04-02T11:51:00+01:00

Join IBC365 on demand to explore why creators are turning to cloud to transform the way they make great content.

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Next-generation OBs: 4K, IP and immersive audio

2019-04-01T06:00:00+01:00By

4K, IP and immersive audio are among the technologies impacting dramatically on the design and build of new OB units, writes David Davies.

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Low latency internet streaming standard backed by vendors

2019-03-26T15:16:00+00:00By

Vendors including Amagi, Evertz and Haivision have joined forces to promote an interoperable standard for low-latency streaming.

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Innovation at home: Cloud PVRs and wireless STBs

2019-03-18T17:00:00+00:00By

The ongoing evolution of innovative cloud PVRs and wireless/IP-based STBs are among the trends rendering this a highly dynamic part of the broadcast market.

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Blockchain: A framework for the secure exchange of digital assets

2019-03-08T14:32:00+00:00Brought to you by

Join IBC365 and IBM Aspera on demand to learn how blockchain can integrate with high-speed data transfer and other cloud-based services to build a shared network for the secure tracking of the digital asset lifecycle.

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Beyond the hype of AI

2019-02-25T19:35:00+00:00By

Technology executives have called for the ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), with Facebook and Alibaba pointing to the potential positive social impact that is promised by AI.

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Telestream Vantage reaches out into the cloud

2019-02-20T10:28:00+00:00Brought to you by

Is cloud an M&E cure-all? Can it be cost-efficient whilst protective of mission-critical assets and operations? Telestream embarked upon a targeted research and development initiative to find answers.

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Hybrid-cloud leads for M&E sector

2019-01-23T10:59:00+00:00By

Some 54% of the global media and entertainment sector will host its workloads in the cloud by 2020, according to a new report.

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2018’s most-read Delivery articles

2018-12-26T06:00:00+00:00By

The fight against FAANG, the rise of niche OTT disruptors and the potential of 5G were among the most-read Delivery articles in 2018.

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2019: The year of “significant” cloud adoption?

2018-12-06T07:00:00+00:00By

BBC, Discovery and ITV amongst first adopters of cloud solutions choosing Amazon ahead of Google and Microsoft.

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Multi-cloud for broadcasters: Making the right choice

2018-12-05T10:49:00+00:00By

The huge physical infrastructure and connectivity investments made by the big cloud platforms are creating strategic options for all broadcast and media workloads, but with a plethora of options, how best to choose the right partner?

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From post to playout: Advances in the cloud

2018-12-03T10:00:00+00:00By

From playout to post, the cloud is upending business models – but the most quantum leap is still to come.

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Interview: Jennifer Cooper, Microsoft

2018-12-03T07:00:00+00:00By Lorcan Archer

For Microsoft’s Jennifer Cooper, delivering more revealing audience intelligence is crucial to satisfying the company’s huge client base.

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Cloud playout: Unlocking global success for channel operators and broadcasters

2018-11-21T15:31:00+00:00Brought to you by

Join IBC365 and Tata Communications on-demand to explore how organisations are using cloud playout to deploy a unified solution for both playout and distribution on a global basis, and why cloud is fast becoming the preferred option for many linear channel operators and broadcasters.

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Taking stock: Where we stand on the Road to IP ... and where we’re headed

2018-11-06T18:05:00+00:00Brought to you by

For the past two years, the IP Showcase has been the destination at industry trade shows for IP-related education and demonstrations. Mike Cronk looks back at the IP Showcase at IBC2018 and what it says about the future of standards-based IP infrastructure for real-time media applications.

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Digital pitch

2018-11-05T17:06:00+00:00By

Ralph Rivera was a star in the IBC2018 Sports Track headliner ‘How Eurosport is driving digital to attract new audiences’, and like many people around the show his driving desire is to see broadcast and digital converge.

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On-demand webinar: Accelerating innovation across Media & Entertainment

2018-10-23T15:14:00+01:00

This IBC365 webinar outlines and explains the collaborative Media-Telecom Catalyst innovation programme and how you can get involved in designing solutions to current media & entertainment challenges.

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Interview: Jack Watts, Deluxe Technicolor

2018-10-17T14:59:00+01:00By Steve Fairclough

Jack Watts doesn’t shy away from having strong opinions about Digital Cinema Packages, demanding clients and film industry politics. IBC365 got his thoughts on these topics and much more.

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Your guide to what’s in store at SMPTE 2018

2018-10-16T10:09:00+01:00

The SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition provides an opportunity to take a deep dive into the latest techniques and technologies shaping the media and entertainment industry, writes Aimée Ricca

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IBC2018 review: SDI is dead, long live SDI!

2018-10-09T13:38:00+01:00By Elliot Herman

From the adoption of IP to the uptake of UHD, advances in technology are leading to fragmentation, writes IBC Daily reporter Elliot Herman.

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IBC2018 review: 4K, OTT and cloud-based workflows

2018-10-08T16:13:00+01:00By Steve Fairclough

Advances in 4K and UHD live production, fresh solutions for OTT content, an array of cloud-based ‘big data’ workflow sharing solutions and remote collaboration tools were the main themes in Halls 9, 13 and 15.

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IBC2018 review: The ubiquity of the cloud

2018-10-05T09:23:00+01:00By Erica Basnicki

Cloud-based platforms haven’t lost their steam, artificial intelligence continues to smarten workflows and manufacturers making mighty machines in smaller sizes were recurring themes in Halls 2 and 3 this year, writes IBC Daily reporter Erica Basnicki.

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IBC2018 review: IP - from concept to reality

2018-10-05T08:31:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The epochal industry trend toward the use of IP is of course quite advanced on the audio side, and thus seen across the aisles of Hall 8 in a big way, writes IBC Daily reporter Mark Hallinger.

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SMPTE surges forward

2018-09-27T09:20:00+01:00

In the 12 months since IBC2017, SMPTE has published new standards, explored additional ways to support the media and entertainment industry and ensured that it has a sound vision and plan for its continued leadership within the M&E technology industry, writes Barbara Lange.

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Serverless cloud computing to TV service operations

2018-09-27T09:03:00+01:00By M. Rizzo

The serverless cloud model is particularly attractive for TV services, it can reduce operational overheads and lower barriers to entry.

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Extending media production to the cloud

2018-09-27T09:02:00+01:00By Tim Claman

Capitalising on the efficiency and scalability that the cloud offers, Avid undertook a number of cloud test drives with select media organisations in Europe and the US to develop a deeper understanding of cloud workflows.

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IBC2018 review: IP - a done deal?

2018-09-26T14:27:00+01:00By

IP-enabled kit and the implementation of AI were among the trends in halls 1, 4 and 5, writes IBC Daily reporter Ian McMurray.

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Edge is the new cloud: Who will own the edge?

2018-09-15T15:39:00+01:00Brought to you by

As a founder of SoftLayer (now IBM Cloud) I had the opportunity to be at the forefront of the cloud era since before anyone really knew what the ‘cloud’ was, writes StackPath CEO & Chairman Lance Crosby.

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IABM spells out top priorities for media tech firms

2018-09-15T12:01:00+01:00By

IBC2018: Senior execs from companies such as Avid, AWS, NEP and ITV debate the state of the industry at IABM Business Breakfast.

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Smart foundations: Why investment in AI and cloud go hand-in-hand

2018-09-14T16:31:00+01:00Brought to you by

A long established – yet not wholly understood – term, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being applied to any industry you can name, writes Alibaba Cloud EMEA General Manager Yeming Wang

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Building a model industry

2018-09-14T12:47:00+01:00

The IABM has created a model of the industry that is based on creative, operational, economic and technical activities and maps how a piece of content gets from creator to consumer, writes IABM Chief Executive Peter White.

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Whitepaper: Rethinking visual cloud workload distribution

2018-09-13T05:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

This whitepaper explores the visual cloud and its potential to more effectively balance cost and deployment efficiency while achieving exceptional performance.

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There's something missing in network investment and management

2018-09-12T14:33:00+01:00Brought to you by

We are missing a critical tool to make right investment and management decisions in networks, writes ASSIA Chief Strategy Officer Tuncay Cil.

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SMPTE: Shaping the next generation of standards

2018-09-12T12:06:00+01:00By Staff writer

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), which has led the development of industry standards and progressive work in HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K for the advancement of the moving image, will be out in force at IBC.

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Virtual production race hots up

2018-09-12T08:14:00+01:00By

The launch of Sony’s Virtual Production solution has thrown a spotlight on the possibilities of remote production. But, as David Davies discovers, plenty of other vendors are gearing up to make the most of this particular revolution.

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The Broadcasters’ OTT conundrum

2018-09-11T12:24:00+01:00

Is OTT going to take over broadcasting? It’s the ever-present question for broadcasters, to which the simple answer is no, they must do both, writes EBU and DVB’s Peter MacAvock.

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Case study: Shifting from ISDN to IP

2018-09-10T12:03:00+01:00Brought to you by

Digigram’s IQOYA Call IP audio codec and IQOYA Cloud management system are helping Danish radio station DR make a controlled shift toward audio over IP, enabling the public broadcaster to address the gradual extinction of ISDN connections and making it easy for staff to realise the cost and quality benefits ...

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Interview: Kent Steffen, CSG

2018-09-10T09:56:00+01:00Brought to you by

The digital economy is transforming the way organisations must now approach their current business and the paths they create to continued growth, explains CSG President Ascendon Digital Services and OTT Kent Steffen.

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Interview: Jürgen Nies, Rohde & Schwarz

2018-09-05T14:10:00+01:00Brought to you by

We are living through a period of profound change in broadcast transmission and distribution, but not restricted to the broadcast industry, explains Rohde & Schwarz EVP and Head of Broadcast and Media Division Jürgen Nies.

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IP opportunities: German broadcasters' real world usage

2018-09-03T14:16:00+01:00Brought to you by

Transmitting via IP offers broadcasters the possibility of interconnecting radio, video and internet perfectly, writes 2wcom Chief Executive Werner Drews.

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Putting blockchain to work in media

2018-08-31T09:46:00+01:00By

Its association with cryptocurrency may be a turn off for some broadcasters, but blockchain’s ability to track rights and maximise the monetisation of content is at least worthy of experimentation.

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Case study: Streaming the Royal Wedding to the US

2018-08-30T14:43:00+01:00Brought to you by

An in-depth look at how M2A Media worked with ITV and the BBC to offer a service to live stream the Royal Wedding to the US on Britbox.

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Interview: Jean-Francois Galtier, Netgem

2018-08-29T07:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

People want to access all content on every screen and enjoy the best video and sound quality, explains Netgem CTO Jean-Francois Galtier.

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What benefits can radio-as-a-service bring?

2018-08-21T06:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

The broadcast industry is adopting cloud solutions at an astounding rate. Thanks to data portability and standardisation of systems, we will soon have access to radio-as-a-service, explains Digigram Head of Marketing Pascal Malgouyard.

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The missing piece in the cloud

2018-08-20T09:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

Probably, the most disruptive change in our industry is the change in media consumption behaviour. Viewers consume media content everywhere and in a nonlinear way, writes Qvest Media Head of Design Ulrich Voigt.

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IBC Future Zone: Showcasing the future

2018-08-17T10:58:00+01:00By

BT, BBC R&D and NHK are among the exhibitors showcasing exciting concept technologies and cutting edge-solutions in the IBC Future Zone.

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On-demand webinar: IBC2018 themes

2018-08-17T10:02:00+01:00Brought to you by , by

Watch on demand as IBC365 previews the anticipated themes and highlights of IBC2018.

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IP adoption gathers momentum

2018-08-15T07:00:00+01:00By

IP is steadily gaining traction around the world with IBC2018 a forum to boost education and discussion about interoperability and the ramifications of SMPTE 2110.

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Whitepaper: No IP no future?

2018-08-01T12:11:00+01:00Sponsored by

This whitepaper explores the idea that, as new technologies emerge, everything from virtual and mixed reality to artificial intelligence, will need IP.

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Interview: Marina Kalkanis, M2A Media

2018-07-26T14:43:00+01:00Brought to you by

Live events are an opportunity for publishers to engage with their audiences, try out new technologies and innovate, says M2A Media CEO Marina Kalkanis.

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DPP reveals production polarisation

2018-07-20T11:37:00+01:00By

With more video being produced than ever before and an increasing array of platforms on which to consume content, the DPP set about examining how today’s production companies work.

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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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Whitepaper: The promise of universal scale

2018-07-03T14:26:00+01:00Brought to you by

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.

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Cross-pollinating the cluster: Inside Media City Bergen

2018-06-28T08:00:00+01:00By

Norway’s new technology and broadcasting hub Media City Bergen is a shining example of collaboration and innovation.

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Cloud competition building around broadcast

2018-06-27T10:43:00+01:00By

Competing cloud computing platforms are seeking to exploit what each sees as its key differentiator for the broadcast space.

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On-demand webinar: Media at the Edge

2018-06-26T15:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

Join IBC365 as leading industry minds discuss the latest thinking on decentralised infrastructure technology and real life business and workload requirements for media at the edge.

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CTO Series: Bevan Gibson, ITN

2018-06-01T10:03:00+01:00By

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

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Post-production priorities: UHD, HDR and the adoption of IP

2018-05-30T16:52:00+01:00By

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.

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Blog: Teaching old dogs new tricks

2018-05-30T16:46:00+01:00By

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?

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Defining future business models

2018-05-16T10:28:00+01:00By

As competitive pressures from new media escalate, broadcasters and content owners are experimenting with new business models, writes Lorenzo Zanni.

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Video: Eddie Ferraro, Globecast

2018-05-04T10:06:00+01:00

NAB 2018: Transitioning broadcast operations to the cloud for flexible and cost-effective services that can be scaled up or down.

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Video: Keith Lane, NEP

2018-04-27T10:17:00+01:00

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.

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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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From encryption to consumption: the tools for protecting content

2018-04-25T08:26:00+01:00By

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.

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Inside the IP Showcase at NAB 2018

2018-04-12T14:02:00+01:00By

IP is finally on a home run according to 56 vendors and eight prestigious industry bodies behind the NAB 2018 IP Showcase.

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CTO Series: David Kline, Viacom

2018-04-06T01:38:00+01:00By

David Kline, EVP and Chief Information & Technology Officer, Viacom on responding to – and inspiring – change.

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On-demand webinar: NAB Show 2018 Deconstructed

2018-03-28T14:30:00+01:00

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.

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Five trends that will shape broadcast technology

2018-03-08T22:10:00+00:00By

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.

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Analysis: Can broadcasters really ditch satellite dishes?

2018-01-29T14:48:00+00:00By

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?

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Germany leads cloud security adoption

2018-01-19T10:50:00+00:00By

The UK has fallen behind other countries in protecting assets stored in the cloud, according to a study conducted by digital security company Gemalto.

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One eye on 2018: OTT, IP, HDR & cyber security

2017-12-15T10:04:00+00:00Brought to you by

In this exclusive report, we examine how some of this year’s key trends are likely to evolve in 2018.

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IP and cloud solutions from Discovery, BBC and Suitcase TV

2017-12-08T09:26:00+00:00

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.

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AIMS and NABA forge partnership for IP technology roadmap

2017-12-07T10:44:00+00:00By

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.

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Playout priorities: IP, UHD and OTT

2017-11-28T14:14:00+00:00By

From the adoption of IP infrastructure, demand for UHD and HDR delivery and the provision of OTT services, CTOs reveal their priorities.

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How Vice Media and Discovery deployed cloud-based solutions

2017-11-23T13:14:00+00:00By

Cloud technology has the ability to transform the media content supply chain, promising more effective and efficient processes.

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Breaking into broadcasting

2017-11-10T12:18:00+00:00By

Last month, NEP UK opened its doors to students, showcasing the world of outside broadcast with experts from across the industry offering career advice.

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How to make a success of the move to IP

2017-11-08T09:00:00+00:00By

Broadcasters must be bold and braced for failure if they want to make a success of the shift to IP, writes John Maxell Hobbs.

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The Early Adopters: Inside the latest IP-based facilities

2017-11-02T14:17:00+00:00Brought to you by

IBC365’s second webinar on IP offers practical insights on building IP-based broadcast facilities.

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Cyber defence 2017: Deter, detect and defend

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Denis Onuoha

The working methodology of attackers and defining a sample strategy that can be used to deter, detect and successfully defend against cyber attacks.

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Building a media supply chain in the cloud: A case study

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By J C Derby

The rapid technical, social, and financial changes in the media industry are forcing all of us to re-examine our content supply chains.

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Cloud hailed as saviour of post-production

2017-10-20T10:14:00+01:00By

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.

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In case you missed it…the journey to the cloud

2017-10-03T12:05:00+01:00By

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.

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Pace of change quickens across the industry

2017-09-25T13:34:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2017: The year’s IBC has underlined that the broadcast is poised on the verge of a pivotal transformation.

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SMPTE approves ST 2110 standards suite for IP

2017-09-18T14:38:00+01:00By

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).

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Interview: Ramki Sankaranarayanan, Prime Focus Technologies

2017-09-17T08:53:00+01:00By

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.

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Moving beyond the broadcast Vs on-demand debate

2017-09-15T07:00:00+01:00

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.

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Whitepaper: Digital Rights Management - State of the Web 2017

2017-09-08T09:51:00+01:00Brought to you by

 This ”State of the Web” whitepaper from Bitmovin explores Digital Rights Management systems and supported devices in 2017.

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Whitepaper: IOA™ rolls out the red carpet for Entertainment Media Cloud Ecosystem

2017-08-30T09:11:00+01:00Brought to you by

This whitepaper explores how media, entertainment and advertising providers are plugged into a digital media ecosystem.

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Whitepaper: Link layer discovery protocol for IP transport advantage

2017-08-30T08:22:00+01:00Brought to you by

This paper looks at how the use of the Link Level Discovery Protocol (LLDP) represents a significant industry first among video transport equipment manufacturers.

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Playout priorities: the vendors’ view

2017-08-29T16:42:00+01:00By Tim Frost

The many and varied requirements of broadcasters have created demand for flexible solutions from the providers of playout systems.

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DPP predicts where next for the broadcast industry

2017-07-25T15:36:00+01:00By

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).

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"If content is King, then data is King Kong"

2017-07-13T10:47:00+01:00By

Traditional broadcasters are faced with a multitude of changes and transitions, at the forefront is how big data is driving transformational change.

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IP – Real world deployments from major industry players

2017-07-05T14:40:00+01:00

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.

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Whitepaper: Planning your Media Enterprise journey to the Cloud

2017-06-29T15:45:00+01:00Brought to you by

This whitepaper will help you understand and plan for migrating your media workflows to the cloud.

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Making sense of the industry: the HPA Tech Retreat UK

2017-06-27T14:22:00+01:00By Richard Welsh and Barbara Lange

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.

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UK tops mobile connectivity leader board

2017-06-22T13:25:00+01:00By

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.

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Building a virtually perfect studio

2017-06-14T11:43:00+01:00

Moving to the cloud makes sense for VFX firms, says Jellyfish Pictures’ Jeremy Smith.

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IP is key to format flexibility and future-proofing

2017-06-14T09:16:00+01:00By

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.

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The benefits of supply chain thinking

2017-06-09T11:00:00+01:00

Treating media workflows as supply chains is a commercial revolution, not a technological one, says SDVI Corporation Chief Product Officer Simon Eldridge.

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Whitepaper: 5 things you need to know about implementing a multi-CDN strategy

2017-06-08T08:40:00+01:00Brought to you by

This paper explains a multi-CDN strategy and how Limelight always puts the customer experience first.

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Linear TV "robust and alive and well" but SVOD excites

2017-06-02T07:37:00+01:00By

Executives at the DTG Summit agreed the future of broadcasting will be led by technology and innovation.

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The cloud will kill half of us… and save the rest

2017-05-19T11:02:00+01:00By Robert Ambrose

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.

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Leveraging cloud-based predictive analytics to strengthen audience engagement

2017-04-24T09:00:00+01:00By U. Shakeel and M. Limcaco Amazon Web Services USA

An abundance of technical advancements has expanded the range of options for media consumers.

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Whitepaper: Virtualising your Playout Operations: A Reality Check

2017-04-13T09:17:00+01:00Brought to you by

Virtualisation can offer many benefits for a playout centre. But consider carefully all of the factors before making a decision to move forward.

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Ooyala and DPP report finds "scalability and flexibility" in IP

2017-04-10T11:07:00+01:00By

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has released a report outlining how broadcasters, producers and suppliers might gain by committing to IP-based production.

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How to develop a video infrastructure for the Web

2017-04-07T15:00:00+01:00

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.

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Microsoft WW MD Media, Tony Emerson: The Cloud is now suitable for most of the supply chain

2017-04-07T15:00:00+01:00

Tony Emerson, Worldwide MD, Media & Cable, Microsoft, reminisces about the 2016 Rio Olympics which utilised Microsoft Cloud solutions.

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Whitepaper: Virtual video transcoding in the cloud

2017-04-07T10:03:00+01:00Brought to you by

Real applications illustrate the benefits of an accelerated video cloud, which leverages open source technologies & standard servers.

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The transformative power of video in the cloud

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

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.

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Scale, performance and cost, thinking differently about the cloud

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00

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.

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Vendors must develop plugins that can be mixed and matched

2017-04-03T14:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

For playout, connecting signals with video over IP might represent old-school thinking, says Pebble Beach Systems’ Chief Technology Officer Ian Cockett.

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David Atkins: Engineering the IP future

2017-04-03T08:00:00+01:00By

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.

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Storyteller – Marrying real-time metadata with live events to automate production for multi-screen

2017-03-27T16:15:00+01:00By C. Chen S. Rao R. Warey Prime Focus Technologies India

Sports as a content genre can be characterized using certain keywords – live, unscripted drama, conversational, loyal audiences

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The full monty: Moving beyond the hybrid cloud

2017-03-27T13:00:00+01:00By M. Yanchyshyn Amazon Web Services Inc. USA

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.

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Increasing ad personalization with server-side ad insertion

2017-03-16T16:46:00+00:00By Lionel Bringuier Elemental Technologies USA

There is no question that consumers have come to expect content anywhere, any time and on any device, whether fixed or mobile, on demand.

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