Articles You May Have Missed – January 24, 2018

As the broadcast and production industries look forward to the 2018 NAB show, thoughts center on expected new technology. What will be some key products and technology, any outstanding workflow themes, what surprises may great attendees?

The answers to such questions, for the most part, lie hidden inside the offices of exhibitors. Some companies are reluctant to release advance information on their technology and displays. Others are excited about show opportunities and willingly provide advance information to entice attendees to visit them. The Broadcast Bridge editors are well connected to the 2018 NAB show exhibitors and will bring readers the most up-to-date information on all the new products and technology. Don’t miss a day without your free customized The Broadcast Bridge newsletter. Sign up here

Away from traditional broadcasting a revolution is happening. Live internet streaming is taking the world by storm with unprecedented viewing figures and improved accessibility for brands looking to reach better targeted audiences. 

The Live Explosion, hosted by the DPP in London and enabled by Dropbox, presented three live streaming experts to share their experience of this new phenomenon. 

Tony Orme reviews the key presentations in the article, “DPP - The Live Explosion.

The Gores Group has tapped Tom Cotney to lead Imagine Communications to its next level of success.

The Gores Group has tapped Tom Cotney to lead Imagine Communications to its next level of success.

The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based, global private equity firm that has owned Imagine Communications (the former Harris Broadcast) for four years, wants its asset to grow. 

With a customer base concerned about the next transition—IP, 4K, 1080p HDR—the new CEO, Tom Cotney thinks the right strategy going forward is to develop size through M&A as well as global expansion and be “empathetic” to customers’ migration pains. 

Learn more about the company’s plans in the article, “Imagine Communications Wants To Get Bigger.”

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The book, “Building IP Media Facilities – Keys to Migrating from SDI,” is a video engineer’s guide to transitioning from digital SDI infrastructures to IT-centric facilities. The book is comprised of 15 chapters focused on key operational aspects of IT and IP terminology, networks and ‘how-to’ practical discussion.

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