Recent developments in TV technology only offer more of the same, whilst Next Generation Audio offers completely new opportunities and a chance to address one of the most frequent causes of complaint made to broadcasters, writes Rupert Brun.
Although the reality of artificial intelligence (AI) as a free-thinking intelligence not unlike human intelligence is still the stuff of science fiction, it holds great promise for broadcast and media, writes Thomas Bause Mason, SMPTE Director of Standards Development.
IBC continues to adapt to keep pace with the rapidly changing media, entertainment and technology industry, writes IBC Chairman Tim Richards.
IBC has a vital role to play in continuing to help the industry plot its way to future success, says IABM Chief Executive Peter White.
Women are drastically underrepresented in the media, entertainment and technology sector, with women in leadership roles still the exception and not the norm. IBC wants to help change that, writes IBC Council Chair Naomi Climer.
New technology allows us to tell stories in innovative ways, but we need to create great content if immersive is to be successful, says Sol Rogers.
Are machine learning tools reinforcing bias in society? And if so, what can be done about it? Richard Welsh explores some of the issues affecting artificial intelligence.
Laney Lewis, AI Video Technology, IBM Cloud Video, explores the impacts of IBM Watson on US Open 2017 highlights.
While the internet seems young compared to other essential inventions - like the plough - it’s revolutionised virtually everything we know.
The media and entertainment (M&E) industry is facing multiple forces of change - heightening customer expectations, influence of social media, rapid adoption of connected devices and new distribution platforms and exponential growth in content and data.
To remain successful companies will need to disrupt, change and reinvent says Rob van den Dam.
Some largescale acquisitions and investments have spurred interest in virtual reality (VR), but the jury is still out on how broadcasters can make money from the immersive technology.
The EBU’s multi-CDN project will help its members deliver content reliably over the internet in a cost-effective manner, writes Bram Tullemans.
The combination of virtual reality and artificial intelligence will be “mind blowing and profitable,” according to Lorenzo Zanni and Stan Moote.
The changing media landscape inspires innovative startups. When paired with media investors they can define the future of the industry, writes Antti Rantanen.
AI has the power to increase video accessibility, improve search safety and efficiency and package content intelligently says Pete Mastin, IBM Watson Media Product Marketing and Strategy, IBM.
Artificial intelligence apps, media interfaces and cyber security were among the most popular topics covered in the technical papers submitted to IBC, writes Dr Nick Lodge.
In the first of a three-part series on bitcoin-enabling technology blockchain, Haydn Jones examines the origin and potential of the digital ledger technology.
In the face of continuing technical discussions, ongoing product development and interoperability demonstrations at trade shows, the business pressure to adopt new technology is increasing, says Neil Dunstan.
Don’t believe all you hear but trust what you see, says Pavel Potuzak, CEO, Aveco
New data-driven experiences present a golden opportunity to shape the next generation of TV, declares Per Borgklint, SVP, Chief Innovation Officer and Head of Business Unit Media, Ericsson.
Creative, Business and Technical is a short hand way to look at your organisational objectives this year, explains Jeff Moore, Executive Vice President & CMO, Ross Video.
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.
The industry is seeing nuanced and bespoke cloud deployments, explains Lee Sheppard, director of product management, SGL
The difference between an ‘edge’ and a ‘true’ cloud playout are stark, says Igor Krol, CEO, Veset
Cloud broadcast solutions overcome limitations of traditional delivery models, making it easy to personalise content and ads, explains K.A. Srinivasan, co-founder, Amagi
After years of talking about it media is finally mobile while new transport technologies enables file-based live production, explains Winfried Schultz, marketing director EMEA, Black Box
Hard disks will be replaced by SSDs as primary storage in the mid-term, predicts Jan de Wit, CEO, Dynamic Drive Pool
We always try to be one step ahead to be fully prepared as the industry evolves, explains Ian Hilditch, CEO, ETL Systems.
Laura Loredo (Hewlett Packard Enterprise), Shawn Brume (IBM) and Terry Cochran (Quantum) – collectively representing The LTO Program –weigh in on how tape storage can help meet security needs and maximise budgets in the media and entertainment industry.
SaaS has moved from the margins to the mainstream with business and operational benefits driving adoption, says Paul Glasgow, sales and marketing director, Marquis Broadcast
Marwan Al-Habbal, product manager, Matrox, discusses why a combination of both software and hardware is the right approach for building broadcast solutions.
Workflow Automation is the ability to trigger and complete actions based on state, status, metadata or other critical criteria, explains David Schleifer, COO, Primestream
Existing production workflows need to be re-engineered to deliver multiple live feeds to a central location, explains John Smith, managing director, Media Links EMEA.
The Software Defined Age is upon us but what does that actually mean in practice? George Boath, Director of Channel Marketing, Vantage and Lightspeed products, Telestream explains.
The merits or otherwise of SSD and HDD should be treated in a clear and balanced way, says Rainer Kaese, Sr manager business development, Toshiba Electronics Europe, Storage Products Division
IP is now heading towards becoming the dominant force in terms of protocol, says Ronen Artman, vp of marketing, LiveU
The next generation of robotic cameras produce the smoothest motion and the best ROI, writes David Workman, director of business development, Telemetrics