Operating within an increasingly competitive marketplace, manufacturers of broadcast equipment have had to get creative in how they attract and interact with their customers. The goal is to get closer to the buyer and help them make the tough technology choices broadcasters and others are going to have to make
As noted in lasts week’s email to readers, two hot trends for 2017 will be IP delivery and infrastructure technology and using the cloud for operations. The Broadcast Bridge has many articles on both subjects, but perhaps you may have missed these two.
Two key trends to watch in 2017 are cloud services and IP infrastructures. Each can work alone and provide benefits, but exciting new workflows can be created by combining the technologies. Here are two articles that examine the how-to and underlying benefits of using cloud-based and IP infrastructures.
Quantum StorNext 5.4, the latest release of the company’s workflow storage platform includes the ability to integrate existing public cloud storage accounts and private cloud (third-party object storage). Another new feature enables users to deploy applications embedded within StorNext-powered Xcellis workflow storage appliances.
While some cloud-first post services are developing a solid business, many conventional facilities remain reluctant to remote host some or all of a client project. Leading facilities share their input into whether cloud is having an impact on their investments and workflow.
Copyright infringement is a big problem for broadcasters transmitting Hollywood block buster films. Compromising film revenues, unscrupulous staff can easily copy films to USB disc drives and distribute them illegally on BitTorents and other public distribution systems.
Online stock footage supplier Clippn partnered with Dalet Digital Media Systems to reimagine its entire operation in the cloud. The collaboration saw Clippn migrate its entire production and distribution infrastructure to the Dalet xN solution, leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) to elastically scale its operation and unleash the power of