As the year draws to a close, IBC365 takes a look at some of the most popular news and industry trend articles in our Manage category.

(10) Sky appoints new group CTO

First up is a news story, as IBC365 covered Sky’s appointment of Mohamed Hammady as group CTO, replacing Didier Lebrat who stepped down after 13 years.

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Mohamed Hammady was named Sky CTO

(9) Broadcasters look to optimise workflow costs as storage models evolve

We looked at how security and cost efficiency in a market of ever-growing content means broadcasters are looking at ways to optimise workflow costs.

(8) UHD: 4K is here and now, but what about 8K?

Now that 4K is here the industry has begun to cast its eye towards 8K. In this industry trends piece, so does IBC365.

(7) Unifying AI applications for broadcasters

With AI a hot topic across most tech industries, IBC365 took a look at the applications transforming production and delivery.

(6) Block around the clock: Blockchain adoption in the broadcast industry

Initial blockchain pilots offered the industry promise, but has the conversation around this nascent technology cooled off?

(5) EU approves Liberty Global €19bn sale to Vodafone

M&A activity has been a vital driver for the industry, especially as the borders between telecoms and media firms continue to blur. In July, the EU rubber-stamped Vodafone’s acquisition of several Liberty Global assets.

(4) Broadcast codecs and the challenges of the streaming era


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 Codecs are always a hot topic in the broadcast and media tech industry, but what are some of the new-generation codecs that are emerging to meet demand across acquisition and distribution?

(3) Facilitating remote production

This year, Red Bee Media partnered with V-Nova to overcome bandwidth and encoding issues for its remote production offering, as this video shows.

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Tim Shoulders talked to IBC365 about Grass Valley’s future

(2) Tim Shoulders on Grass Valley’s future

One of the biggest news stories this year was Belden’s announcement that it plans to divest its stake in Grass Valley. IBC365 spoke with Grass Valley president Tim Shoulders to find out more.

AV1: Codec wars erupt

(1) Around NAB, the debate around codecs intensified with AV1 gaining significant momentum as its royalty-free agenda came under threat.