Understanding how to make different vendors software operate coherently is critical to achieving the smooth operation of real-time broadcast facilities, especially with the new emergence of IP infrastructures. Discover who is achieving this and how.
OTT is becoming more and more prevalent in the world of video consumption. Some people would say that it will become the dominant form of video delivery in years to come as the underlying technologies expand, develop or mature, and consumer behaviour continues to revolve around convenience, flexibility and personalization. Recent OTT launches and refreshes from major media businesses like NBC, Disney, Warner Media, CBS, RAI, BBC, ITV, SRG and RTL show how important OTT is to their future. Please enjoy this series of articles.
With its core business in live sports production, Grass Valley has seen its revenue contract significantly over the past eight months but with a new integrated software-defined product roadmap, it looks to bounce back while “reducing the pain” of migrating to IP. This insight, and more, was revealed during a virtual press conference presented by company management in early October.
Once upon a time, the cause of data corruption would be accidental. A dropout on a tape or interference picked up on a cable would damage a few bits. Error correction was designed to deal with that.
The arrival of 5G brings both opportunities and challenges to communications, media and entertainment companies, as well as the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) working to support them.
Rohde and Schwarz has evolved a heritage in the broadcast and media industry stretching over 70 years. Throughout this period, the company has developed a reputation as one of the leading developers of hardware-based technology solutions worldwide. However, recent years have seen Rohde & Schwarz placing far more emphasis on its software development skills.
Had IBC 2020 taken place as usual, some of the liveliest discussions would have centered around encoding, after an eventful year leading up to the virtual event that took place over the same time slot.
In the wake of the pandemic, Telestream has used the restrictions imposed on virtually every equipment supplier over the past few months to innovate and focus on providing new features for its products that facilitate remote operation and automated quality control for enterprise-scale broadcast and media operations.
The requirements for data transmission have changed out of all recognition since the early days of computing where the goal was simply to make something that worked. Today that’s the easy part.