Recent international events have overtaken normality causing us to take an even closer look at how we make television. Physical isolation is greatly accelerating our interest in Remote Production, REMI and At-Home working, and this is more important now than it ever has been.
The mathematics of finite fields and sequences seems to be a long way from everyday life, but it happens in the background every time we use a computer and without it, an explanation of modern error correction cannot be given.
The media industry is evolving faster than at any point in its history. Broadcasters and content producers are striving to meet consumers’ insatiable appetite for more content, rich viewing experiences, stunning images and access across all screens. As a result, in some cases, we have a situation where broadcasters’ revenues are growing more slowly than their costs. In fact, the big question facing all broadcasters today is how to create more first-class content more efficiently.
OTT delivery continues to expand to meet the relentless growing consumer demand. This trend shows no chance of abating and technologists are continually looking to innovation to scale infrastructures accordingly. But what does it mean to scale OTT? Where is the infrastructure? And who owns it?
Broadcasters are falling prey to common cybersecurity vulnerabilities as some struggle to adjust to the migration away from traditional dedicated systems to generic infrastructures based on the IP protocol, more like enterprises in other sectors.
Computer marketing departments typically do not promote all company products. Rather they focus on high margin products.
There’s usually a bit of confusion when people talk about going to the cloud vs. virtualizing. While most cloud providers use virtual machine configurations to optimize their offerings, that’s not the same thing.
SDI has been and continues to be a mature and stable standard for the distribution of video, audio and metadata in broadcast facilities. From its inception in the 1989 to the modern quad-link 12G-SDI available today, it has stood the test of time and even with the advent of IP and Ethernet, it shows no sign of waning.