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Winter Olympics Trials Virtualised OB VanFebruary 16th 2022 - 09:00 AM

The Olympic movement can always be relied on to push the broadcasting barrier. Most innovations in its history have been incremental such as the move to color or HD and latterly UHD. Its host broadcast division Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS) is arguably in the midst of the most sweeping set of changes ever in transitioning its entire production fabric to IP and cloud in order to meet the goals of sustainability, flexible production, huge content demands and new formats and immersive presentation. BroadcastBridge examines this including a virtualised OB van project being tested at the Winter Games.

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Data Analytics Keeps Super Bowl Viewers Engaged For LongerFebruary 8th 2022 - 09:00 AM

The NFL (National Football League) Super Bowl has been a show piece for TV technology since its inception in 1967 and more recently for the power of data analytics, both to improve performance on the field and increase engagement for viewers.

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On board NEP’s ND1 production truck, which will be used to bring Super Bowl LVI into millions of living rooms around the world.

Coupled With Winter Olympics, Super Bowl LVI A “Once In A Lifetime” Event For NBC Sports CrewsFebruary 4th 2022 - 09:00 AM

With this year’s Super Bowl LVI telecast coming smack dab in the middle of the Winter Olympics, NBC Sports crews will have their hands full. Having to navigate both high profile events on the same day, NBC is calling it the “one of the greatest days in the history of television sports [production]” and a “Once In A Lifetime” event.

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Creative Audio - Dolby Atmos With Josh DanielsFebruary 3rd 2022 - 09:00 AM

If you are going to try and convey the bone-rattling power of nitro-fueled cars drag racing down a quarter-mile track to viewers at home, what better way than to mix it in Dolby Atmos?

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The World Of OTT (Content Pt6) - How D2C Streamers Are Evolving The OTT Viewing ExperienceJanuary 26th 2022 - 09:00 AM

In the previous part of this series, we highlighted how Connected TVs are currently asserting their position in the world of OTT, which is driving D2C streamers to seriously consider how to scale their services. But what are D2C streamers planning for our future viewing experience?

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Cloud Workflow Intelligent Optimization - Part 2January 21st 2022 - 09:00 AM

In the last article in this series, we looked at how optimizing workflows improves reliability, and enhances agility and responsiveness. In this article, we investigate advanced monitoring systems to improve data analysis and aid optimization.

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Cloud Workflow Intelligent Optimization - Part 1January 14th 2022 - 09:00 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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The World Of OTT (Content Pt5) - How Devices Drive D2C StreamingJanuary 12th 2022 - 09:00 AM

One of the biggest challenges facing D2C streamers is the plethora of devices used for streaming content. These devices have an impact on content production, content delivery, content monetization, and customer management.

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