Articles You May Have Missed – May 30, 2018 May 30th 2018 - 08:00 AM

A battle is brewing among some equipment providers focused on, you guessed it, more pixels. And, if history is any predictor, the broadcast and production industries may in fact soon be faced with managing images composed of approximately 33 million pixels. But do viewers really need 8K capture and display?

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To Deploy HEVC, Users Must Choose What Patent Pool To Dive Into May 29th 2018 - 09:00 AM

While it’s clear that High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is superior in compression performance to its AVC predecessor codec format, getting the essential patent holders of the standard to agree on royalty terms for use has proved to be far more complicated. This, in turn, has led to delayed d

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AWS Elemental To Help Sky’s Online Viewers Tell Who’s Who At Upcoming Royal Wedding May 15th 2018 - 11:00 AM

If you are a celebrity watcher, Sky News has the online artificial intelligence technology for you. The British broadcaster will use cloud-based machine learning technology from AWS Elemental to help viewers identify those in attendance at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor during its online coverage of the upcoming UK r

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SeaChange Rebranding Sharpens Focus On Personalization Pipeline May 14th 2018 - 01:50 PM

In an effort to attract subscribers, many of today’s most popular video service providers are now looking past simple online video streaming and towards creating a personalization pipeline to each individual user’s IP address. Certainly accommodating consumers that want to watch video whenever and wherever they want is imp

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Articles You May Have Missed – April 11, 2018 April 11th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Television set manufacturers are always looking for new sales hooks to catch consumers’ eyes. Recently that hook has been higher resolutions, 4K UHD. Now advertisements tout increased brightness, OLED screens, and most recently, High Dynamic Range, (HDR). While these are great features for viewers, broadcasters and content producers need to e

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Can Content Create Itself? June 12th 2018 - 01:00 PM

A revolution in storytelling for TV, cinema, VR, and related forms of entertainment has just begun, enabled by artificial intelligence (AI). This computer-science and engineering-based technique, including machine learning, deep learning, language understanding, computer vision, and big data - is poised to dramatically shake-up both production and the form of

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VR and AR Come to Sports June 8th 2018 - 11:00 AM

There have been increasing experiments with bringing sports action to the home in Virtual Reality 3D. Not only does this add an extra dimension to the excitement, but it highlights the battle between the internet and traditional OTA delivery of entertainment.

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Articles You May Have Missed – June 6, 2018 June 6th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) was a hot topic of both conversation and display at this year’s NAB show. While the early demonstrations merely hint the potential of AI, there is clearly plenty of interest by users and manufacturers. Artificial Intelligence is being compared to and with Machine Learning (ML).

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