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Flexible IP Monitoring - Part 2October 19th 2021 - 09:30 AM

In the last article in this series, we looked at why integrated monitoring is a necessity in modern broadcast IP workflows. In this article, we dig deeper to understand what is new in IP monitoring and how this integrates with traditional workflows.

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Zixi’s cloud-based (and on-premise) Software-Defined Video Platform enables video delivery over any IP network, protocol, or cloud provider.

Low Latency Encoding The Key To Variety Of File Streaming Use CasesOctober 15th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Television ratings service Nielsen recently released a report that showed streaming platforms pulled in a bigger share of viewers’ time then broadcast networks did. In fact, Netflix and YouTube alone now make up about 12 percent of the time Americans spend in front of their TVs.

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The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt9) - Minimizing OTT Churn Rates Through Viewer EngagementOctober 14th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The basic goal is for consumers of video services to be highly engaged. It is easy to say but hard to do. Yet it is at the core of being a D2C streamer. D2C requires a deep understanding of the end customer’s satisfaction. But rather than this understanding relating only to the content itself, at which Broadcasters have excelled for many decades, a D2C streaming service requires an understanding of satisfaction with the service – the quality of it, the ease of use, the style of use – which requires the right technology and a focused information-gathering approach. What should be done to achieve this all-important outcome?

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Essential Guide: Cloud Workflow Intelligent OptimizationOctober 13th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Optimization gained from transitioning to the cloud isn’t just about saving money, it also embraces improving reliability, enhancing agility and responsiveness, and providing better visibility into overall operations.

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Flexible IP Monitoring - Part 1October 12th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Video, audio and metadata monitoring in the IP domain requires different parameter checking than is typically available from the mainstream monitoring tools found in IT. The contents of the data payload is less predictable and packet distribution more tightly defined leading to the need to use specialist media stream centric monitoring tools.

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Creative Audio - Moving To Broadcast With Doug DeemsOctober 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Doug Deems had 25 years of experience under his belt as a monitor engineer, touring the world with some of the biggest music artists in the U.S., when he became a live broadcast sports A1. “I’m surprised there aren’t more monitor engineers, specifically, that come over to broadcast sports,” he says. “Because there is a lot in common.”

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Over-the-air TV qualifies for near-live latency, but every other video content source is delayed. Graphics courtesy Wowza.

Streaming Video: Live, But Not QuiteOctober 11th 2021 - 09:00 AM

More than 52% of survey participants report at least three-second latency delays or more in their live streaming broadcasts.

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New automated framing technology has allowed broadcasters to expand the use of camera robotics in their studios.

AI-Assisted Talent Tracking Trims Robotic Shots Without An OperatorOctober 6th 2021 - 09:00 AM

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to invade the video production space, and more specifically the unmanned robotic camera studio, the addition of automated shot correction/facial tracking and recognition software technology is helping to computerize tasks previously performed by a human operator in the control room and making life easier for everyone involved.

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