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Grass Valley’s Agile Media Processing Platform will help orchestrate customers’ move to cloud-based operations.

Refocused Grass Valley Puts Cloud-Based AMPP At The Center Of Its UniverseDecember 15th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Back in the fall of 2020, several months after private equity firm Black Dragon Capital completed its acquisition of Grass Valley, it became apparent to the company’s management team that it had an unpolished jewel in the GV portfolio that needed attention. Given the virtualization changes, cost cutting and high demand for new content occurring within the industry, customers who served as beta testers told them, “this AMPP thing is going to change the industry.”

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Sky New Zealand Goes Android With Help From IrdetoDecember 3rd 2021 - 10:00 AM

Satellite TV operator Sky New Zealand has appointed Netherlands based content security company Irdeto to help plot its deployment of Android Operator Tier set top boxes (STBs) as part of a migration towards hybrid video services combining DTH with broadband internet delivery.

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Cisco Leads $70 Million Investment In Israeli CDN Startup QwiltOctober 11th 2021 - 10:00 AM

Cisco is leading a $70 million investment in Israeli CDN startup Qwilt, driven by growth in the open caching architecture developed and endorsed by the Streaming Video Alliance.

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Live production in the cloud is allowing rights owners to produce content that would normally be cost prohibitive.

Live Cloud-Based Remote Production Slowly Gaining TractionAugust 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Although latency and resource coordination continue to challenge those considering cloud-based remote live production, the distributed architecture model is steadily gaining traction as a cost-effective alternate to hardware-based on-premise projects. To date this IT-centric architecture has not been deployed for high-profile productions like the Super Bowl or World Cup, but remote IP-video contribution, production and distribution has allowed second-tier sporting events to be televised globally whereas they might not be - due to cost and fully remote access - using traditional production methods.

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Growth in streaming OTT delivery is changing the business realities of broadcast television production, playout and content distribution.

Grass Valley’s Scalable FutureAugust 23rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

New, in-cloud, pay-per-use business models offer new advantages to occasional REMI, field reporting, remote event production and similar content producers and distributors with a better business model to remain competitive and profitable without huge ongoing capital investments.

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Grass Valley’s Media Universe could be the answer to broadcasters’ revenue challenges.

Grass Valley Getting “Creative” To Navigate Disruptive TimesAugust 5th 2021 - 11:00 AM

The pressure to extract more revenue from ever shrinking budgets, due to expensive content rights contracts, is causing Broadcasters to re-evaluate—and in many cases reduce—how they spend their money on production tools and infrastructure. Recognizing this, live production technology providers like Grass Valley are getting “creative” in how they sell their products and cloud-native systems.

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The DekTec Zond 265 can display various aspects of the EVC encoding structure such as prediction partitions on top of the decoded image.

DekTec Mid-Year UpdateJuly 19th 2021 - 09:30 AM

DekTec adjusts to new dynamics, technologies, and solutions in 2021.

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Home makes it easy to set up cloud-hosted deployments, whether they are hosted locally, remotely, or even at a third-party data center.

Lawo Unveils New Home For Managing And Securing IP InfrastructuresApril 26th 2021 - 10:30 AM

While many professionals have come to understand how to configure IP-based infrastructures to handle the distribution of audio and video files, managing specific devices on the network has been extremely complex, at best. Recognizing this, Lawo has developed a new software management platform called Home that makes it easy to set up, manage and benefit from the flexibility, scalable nature and signal-agnostic design that comes with IP infrastructures.

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