Articles You May Have Missed – November 22, 2017 November 22nd 2017 - 08:00 AM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground. In less than four years the facility was on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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BCE Going Deeper - Part 2, Choosing Routers November 15th 2017 - 03:00 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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Industry Embraces AI For Streamlined Clip Search Across Petabytes (And Soon Zettabytes) Of Storage October 30th 2017 - 01:50 PM

In today’s highly competitive media environment, companies are always looking for ways to streamline their operations and speed up the processes involved in content creation. One of the most critical is post production workflows and the need to find audio and video material stored on ever-larger repositories.

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Telestream Appoints New CEO October 25th 2017 - 06:00 PM

Dan Castles, CEO of Telestream for the past 20 years, has decided to retire, handing over reigns of the company to ex-Cisco executive Scott Puopolo. Under Castles’ 20-year leadership, Telestream has enjoyed consistent year-on-year revenue growth in an era when many broadcast equipment manufacturers have struggled to maintain profitability.

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ANNOVA’s NRCS, OpenMedia, to Partner with Global News October 24th 2017 - 10:00 AM

ANNOVA Systems, provider of planning and newsroom computer system (NRCS) OpenMedia, and Corus Entertainment’s news and radio division have collaborated on an innovative newsgathering system. ​Corus Entertainment, the biggest media-content company in Canada, is taking the next step in advancing news production by adding OpenMedia to its award-winning Global N

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Cloud Broadcasting - Free Software October 19th 2017 - 05:00 PM

As well as providing functionality, tangible products present the opportunity of adding worth through their aesthetic appearance, cost of manufacture and development expenditure adds to the perceived barrier to entry for other vendors, and combined with low volumes, the cost to broadcasters has been traditionally very high.

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BCE Going Deeper - Part 1 - Cable, Standards and ITIL October 19th 2017 - 12:30 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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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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