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India’s State Broadcaster Automates 24 Hour News With Pebble Beach Systems Marina June 27th 2018 - 12:05 PM

As legacy automation systems reach end-of-life, broadcasters want to take advantage of the flexibility and power of centralized, software-based automation systems. Yet, they want to do so by evolving their playout infrastructure from legacy device control to new and evolving technologies, with minimum disruption to processes and staff.

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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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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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A Look at Grass Valley’s Sports Editing Capabilities March 20th 2018 - 05:00 PM

Grass Valley is one of the foremost providers of sports and news post production equipment around the world. And with their acquisition of SAM, their solutions are just going to get better. Here’s a snapshot of where the company’s technology is just prior to NAB 2018.

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LiveX Relies on Wowza to Deliver Live Online Content March 19th 2018 - 01:00 PM

In order to stay competitive, today’s video production companies have to do more than just produce video. They also have to deliver it to clients in the most efficient and comprehensive way so that it is viewed by the largest audience possible. LiveX has found internet distribution key to t

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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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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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Hot Emerging Broadcast Technologies for 2018 December 19th 2017 - 12:10 PM

Today’s TV market is inundated with claims of the ‘next big thing.’ We can expect even more of these claims as we approach this year’s end. From virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), to artificial intelligence (AI), to voice-controlled devices—consumers today are being offered new and engaging

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With New Financial Backing (And A Fresh Start), Ericsson’s Media Solutions Becomes MediaKind July 13th 2018 - 01:00 PM

In the midst of a rapidly changing content delivery environment, and refreshed with new private equity money, Ericsson is rethinking (and rebranding) its Media Solutions business to focus on supporting and delivering immersive media experiences for everyone, everywhere. Heretofore its customers have included over 900 cable, satellite, telecom service providers and

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Disney Re-Imagines Consumer Experiences In New StudioLAB July 11th 2018 - 01:50 PM

The Walt Disney Company has opened a new creative space on its studio lot where filmmakers and creative teams can engage in hands-on experimentation and exploration of next-generation technologies. The new “StudioLAB” initiative is focused on using cutting-edge technologies to reimagine, design, and prototype the entertainment and production capabilities of the

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Adding The Cloud As Traditional Broadcast Workflows Evolve July 11th 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Cloud itself is pretty simple, but for broadcasters, leveraging it can be complex. It isn’t that difficult technically, but Broadcast still straddles requirements that demand real time, high resolution, quick turnaround solutions; and this is coupled with the need to connect geographically separate locations, reduce costs, and extend a

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UK’s ITV Builds Out Six HD Regional News Centers With Axon Cerebrum Control July 9th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Britain’s ITV network has opened a new UTV (formerly Ulster Television) regional news facility in Belfast, which marks the successful completion of a two-year project to rollout HD production and streamline news production workflow across six regional centers. The infrastructure, designed and built by Systems Integrator IPE, relies extensively o

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