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Driving viewer engagement with virtual sets and AR graphics

2019-06-17T15:18:00+01:00By

From AR to the use of gaming engines, producers of live sports coverage increasingly have an armoury of new methods with which to present information and maintain viewer interest. A trio of the leading technology providers speak about their latest innovations.

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WarnerMedia to open 5G Innovation Lab

2019-06-17T14:44:00+01:00By

The WarnerMedia Innovation Lab will be powered by the AT&T 5G network and be one of the first permanent 5G studios.

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BeIN and Arabsat trade blows in piracy battle

2019-06-17T13:59:00+01:00By

Arabsat has accused broadcaster BeIN of engaging in a “media smear campaign”, after the Doha-based broadcaster said it had proved the satellite operator was responsible for distributing pirate network BeoutQ.

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The week ahead: BroadcastAsia, Telecom Plus results & Toy Story 4

2019-06-17T09:04:00+01:00By

17th - 21st June: Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

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Vimeo announces AV1 codec support

2019-06-14T16:09:00+01:00By

Vimeo has announced it will support royalty-free video codec AV1 which enables HD and UHD content to be streamed at a lower bitrate.

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UEFA launches free OTT platform

2019-06-14T15:25:00+01:00By

The European football body has unveiled its new free-to-air streaming service, UEFA.tv, which will deliver games live and on-demand across Europe.

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Disrupting and delivering beyond the mainstream

2019-06-13T16:17:00+01:00By

SB.TV founder and entrepreneur and Media Production Show keynote speaker Jamal Edwards explained the power of storytelling and harnessing new media.

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Facebook Watch deal & Microsoft next-gen Xbox

2019-06-13T16:14:00+01:00By

10th-14th June: Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

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Video: The power of Britbox, collaboration and technology

2019-06-13T16:11:00+01:00By

The key to broadcasters remaining relevant and resilient is investing in new technology, audience engagement and collaboration explains ITV head of content technology Kevin Kennedy.

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M&A: Broadcasters search for scale

2019-06-13T13:24:00+01:00By

In the second part of our M&A series, Andy Stout looks at the big movements in the broadcaster space.

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Netflix hit Stranger Things spun into AR mobile game

2019-06-13T13:21:00+01:00By

Next Games has announced its collaboration with Netflix on the location-based puzzle game for iOS and Android devices, set to launch next year.

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Chernobyl drives Sky's investment in original content

2019-06-13T11:03:00+01:00By

Comcast-backed Sky has confirmed it will double its Europe-wide investment in the development and production of original new content.

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Catch-22: How it was shot

2019-06-13T08:00:00+01:00By

American Society of Cinematographers’ (ASC) Martin Ruhe captures the insane heat of George Clooney’s satirical anti-war serialisation of classic Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.

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Telstra and ITN demo remote production solution for World Relay Championship

2019-06-12T15:49:00+01:00By

Australian telecoms company Telstra has demonstrated its high performance media IP network outside of its home nation for the first time with the live remote broadcast of the World Relay Championship in Japan.

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Telefónica inks deal with Google

2019-06-12T15:37:00+01:00By

Telefónica Business Solutions has announced its strategic partnership with Google Cloud to accelerate global organisations to adopt the cloud and offer flexible working.

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Planet-scale AR in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

2019-06-12T08:00:00+01:00By

Niantic says Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will bring unprecedented scale to AR gaming. It could also provide a glimpse into the future of entertainment.

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Netflix opens Australian HQ in battle for eyeballs

2019-06-11T15:57:00+01:00By

Netflix has confirmed it will expand its operations on the ground in Australia to compete with local streaming services.

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BBC abolishes free TV licences for over-75s

2019-06-10T16:19:00+01:00By

Almost four million UK pensioners will have to pay for a TV licence as of June next year after the government-funded scheme was confirmed to end today.

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Combining satellite and OTT to deliver the next generation of services

2019-06-10T15:34:00+01:00By

An ever-escalating number of services and the high bandwidth requirements of UHD are among the developments driving the use of satellite to deliver OTT content, discovers David Davies.

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Microsoft unveils 8K Xbox

2019-06-10T12:51:00+01:00By

Microsoft has announced its next-generation gaming console will support 8K resolution playback and allow 120 frames per second.

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