ITV’s Phoenix Rises Again With Pixel Power’s Factory June 9th 2017 - 09:00 AM

UK commercial television network ITV has deployed the second phase of its ongoing on-air promotions management project, Phoenix. The ITV Phoenix platform is now running with an automated production system based on Pixel Power’s Factory technology to handle multiple versions of trailers and promos every month.

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DNF Controls Allows Non-Technical Staff To Expertly Monitor Commercial Breaks March 15th 2017 - 04:00 PM

For most multi-channel content distributors, monitoring commercial breaks and commercial playout can be a trick endeavor, often left to the most technically savvy engineer at the facility. DNF Controls has developed a new DPI signaling/system monitoring platform that makes it easier for non-technical staff to keep a close eye

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Value of KVM in Broadcast-IP Infrastructures August 23rd 2016 - 01:00 PM

KVM is more important now for broadcast-IP systems than it ever has been. As manufacturers turn to server based architectures private cloud installations have become more mainstream, requiring us to configure systems through traditional server control inputs, that is keyboard, video and mouse.

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DPP - The Live Explosion December 8th 2017 - 09:00 AM

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

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Your Guide to Understanding IP November 30th 2017 - 11:55 AM

See that hill up ahead? It’s not a hill, it’s Mt Everest and your job is to conquer that mountain. Rendered into familiar industry vernacular, you, video engineer, are charged with building an IT-centric facility. A SMPTE standard was just approved, so what’s taking you so long?

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H.264 Versus HEVC: Understanding the Differences November 28th 2017 - 09:00 AM

4K imagery has become the quality standard for many broadcast applications. A key requirement is that the transmission links be of sufficient bandwidth. Links using H.264 can be overwhelmed by the much higher bandwidth requirements of 4K video. HEVC is often the better solution. How does it work and what

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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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The Perils of a Software-Centric Facility November 27th 2017 - 09:00 AM

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