Playout Strategy Calls for Cloud October 5th 2015 - 01:50 PM

The broadcast environment is evolving rapidly, driving broadcasters to look for innovative technologies that optimise the delivery of video content. Broadcasters today are handling an increasing number of feeds being delivered to a plethora of viewing devices. In addition, video content needs to be prepared in multiple formats to take…

BT Sport Ultra HD Workflow Explained July 28th 2015 - 10:00 AM

On August 2 from Wembley’s FA Community Shield, BT Sport will launch BT Sport Ultra HD to start the first regular 4K live broadcasting in Europe. It will do so from a new scanner built by Timeline which is also a key facilities provider for BT Sport. We trace the…

The future is virtual, the present is dedicated November 11th 2014 - 05:15 PM

Dedicated hardware servers running fully integrated software have long formed the preferred technical solution for broadcasters’ playout. Easy to install, configure and operate, they continue to be the preferred choice for any new broadcast channel. They are highly compact, easy to maintain and extremely cost-efficient. Additional channels can be added…

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Improving Compression Efficiency With AI April 23rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

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