As broadcast facilities progress to IP workflows their focus is turning more to improving security. Authorizing information and guaranteeing data integrity is key to blockchain operations and understanding this is critical for all broadcasters.
As cloud and cloud words become common in the media lexicon so has the term blockchain. Let’s take a closer look at blockchain. Not all technologies work everywhere or should they! Each time one industry sector introduces a new concept or technology, all the other market sectors latch on and claim they do it too. IoT allows you to speak to the shower and tell it what temperature you like and wake up your house before you get home. That doesn’t mean it works in professional media!
Avid will be demonstrating how all its Maestro graphics systems can access MediaCentral content through the cloud at NAB 2019.
Technologies like IP, cloud, HDR and Artificial Intelligence have been discussed in theory for years. 2019 could be the year of making things actually work. As digital democratisation gains momentum, the Techflow Futures Theatre at BVE is curated to inform and inspire the broadcast and production audience through expert panels and keynotes. We pick the highlights.
IBC has announced the call for technical papers for the 2019 exhibition.
At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being replaced by computer-geek terms “Blockchain”, “Kubernetes clusters”, “Docker containers”, “software stacks” and “cyber security.”
Bruce Devlin is back with Bruce’s Shorts, succinct presentations on hot technology topics. What is a blockchain and why does everyone say bitcoin in the same sentence? This short explainer video tells all.