Moving OTT and IPTV operations onto IP-centric solutions and platforms is both complex and fraught with the chance of error. Survival requires that facility managers and engineers at broadcasters learn to swim in the IP pool. Don’t be afraid to seek help.
Crystal has announced that it has completed deployment for one of America’s leading television networks of an advanced software platform that allows the broadcaster to enforce distribution rights, provide dynamic ad insertion, manage C3, D4 and C7 rating metrics and provide accurate Video on Demand (VOD) across its network
Broadcasters face a bewildering range of new technologies in an ever more competitive landscape. With new delivery platforms, OTT, streaming, cellular, VOD and others, broadcast professionals need to adopt the newest technology solutions to remain competitive.
One key decision is which new technologies to support, ATSC 3.0, UHD, 4K, others. The
SMPTE ST 2110 is currently in final draft and possibly will soon be published. Different from previous SMPTE standards, SMPTE 2110 is a Family of Standards covering live production based on IP. However, because it is still under wraps in the secret world of committee, there is scant information on where things
Growth of online services both from pure OTT players like YouTube and also operator offerings like AT&T’s DirecTV Now in the US and Sky’s Now TV in Europe is creating a boom in associated streaming devices for casting to main screen TVs. At the same time,
Broadcast is a whole new world. With OTA being challenged by OTT, streaming and new viewing platforms. Traditional broadcasters need to incorporate new state-of-the-art systems in their facilities if they want to survive.
At the recent 2017 NAB Show, Globecast teamed up with Harmonic to demonstrate the first ultra-high-definition (UHD) high dynamic range (HDR) OTT managed platform as a service (PaaS) for the delivery of linear content over the internet to connected TVs. The VIVE Lifestyle Network, a 24/7 linear TV network available globally that
The rise of over-the-top (OTT) content has made an already tricky job even more complex for broadcasters. It’s challenging enough to deliver perfect live video to traditional platforms 24/7 – now try doing it over broadband connections, to millions of consumers all over the globe.
Massive Interactive today announced the launch of a major update to Massive AXIS, its video merchandising platform, offering operators the ability to package, present and monetize their video assets in real-time across any device. The new features debuted during 2017 NAB Show.