Canada’s Telus Deploys Ericsson MediaFirst Platform for On-Demand Services December 22nd 2017 - 01:50 PM

Telus, a major telecommunications company in Canada, has selected the Ericsson MediaFirst TV Platform to deliver seamless and personalized TV experiences across devices via Telus’ Optik TV service. The software-defined, cloud-based platform will handle the creation, management, and delivery of its next-generation Pay TV services.

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​SMPTE 2110 Paves Way For IP Investment December 21st 2017 - 11:00 AM

SMPTE’s publication of the first documents in the standard ST 2110 for professional media over managed networks goes beyond merely replacing serial digital interface (SDI) with IP to giving broadcasters the flexibility to devise a whole new set of applications based on, and leveraged off, IT protocols and infrastructure.

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Broadcast for IT - Part 2 - Video Frames December 20th 2017 - 01:00 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 the decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s. In this article we look at video frames, frequencies used, and what the

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Sony Targets Cloud Collaboration and Virtualized Automation By Creating A New Solutions Business December 18th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Sony has announced a new Media Solutions business unit that aggregates multiple existing software-centric businesses to support customers wanting to deploy next-generation media production and playout facilities to create and deliver content across multiple consumer platforms.

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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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Mobile TV Group Chooses Ferrofish Dante-Networking Technology For Live Sports Broadcasts January 8th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Mobile TV Group, a broadcast production company, is using AD/DA converters from Germany-based manufacturer Ferrofish in three of its trucks to create fiber-based announce booth kits for its clients.

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