Discovery Networks MENA Commits Multi-Channel Playout And Content Management To Pebble Beach Systems February 1st 2018 - 09:00 AM

All of Discovery Networks Middle East and Asia (MENA)’s channels are now under the fully automated control of a new 8-channel Marina system from Pebble Beach Systems. The fully redundant playout platform is installed at Du-Samacom, a regional operator of satellite support services.

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Watson Streamlines Online Content Production For 2018 Grammy Awards January 29th 2018 - 09:00 AM

Sunday evening and night a team of content creators frenetically working for the Recording Academy taped IBM Watson Media’s cloud-based AI capabilities to improve their digital production workflows while creating content for the 2018 Grammy telecast on the CBS network. The software-based services helped the production teams working behind the s

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Broadcasters Need Advanced Advertising Technology to Combat Internet Challengers December 28th 2017 - 12:05 PM

​International research and strategy consultancy, MTM, just released a report exploring challenges faced by the US broadcast industry in an increasingly OTT world. The study concludes that unless broadcasters move quickly to change how advertising is managed and sold, they risk being outmaneuvered by the major internet companies

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Imagine Communications Wants To Get Bigger December 15th 2017 - 08:00 AM

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—Gores thinks the right strategy going forward is to dev

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Viewpoint:  Content Overload: Ensuring Your Programmes Stand Out Amidst the Noise November 27th 2017 - 11:00 AM

Last year, more than 400 original series hit the small screen. With no signs of slowing; predictions suggest 2017 could beat records, with over 500 programmes launched. It’s now possible for companies to make video easily accessible online and with the widespread adoption of Video on Demand (VOD) the content floodgates have o

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Industry Embraces AI For Streamlined Clip Search Across Petabytes (And Soon Zettabytes) Of Storage October 30th 2017 - 01:50 PM

In today’s highly competitive media environment, companies are always looking for ways to streamline their operations and speed up the processes involved in content creation. One of the most critical is post production workflows and the need to find audio and video material stored on ever-larger repositories.

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Cloud Broadcasting - Free Software October 19th 2017 - 05:00 PM

As well as providing functionality, tangible products present the opportunity of adding worth through their aesthetic appearance, cost of manufacture and development expenditure adds to the perceived barrier to entry for other vendors, and combined with low volumes, the cost to broadcasters has been traditionally very high.

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New York’s Governors Ball Music Festival Relies On The Switch Access For HD Signal Transmission June 21st 2018 - 01:50 PM

The Switch, a provider of turnkey technology and services for the production and transmission of video and data, recently supplied its live HD signal transmission services for coverage of The Governors Ball Music Festival. The company used its extensive video transport network and new The Switch Access service, to deliver

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Articles You May Have Missed – June 20, 2018 June 20th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Until now, 4K/UHD and high dynamic range (HDR), in many ways, has been little more than a science project, as manufacturers have struggled to convince production entities of the long-term practicality and viability. Fears of overly complex pipelines and dual HDR-SDR workflows hinder widespread adoption.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 11 - Sensors June 18th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at the most fundamental element of video – senso

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