As Internet connections get more ubiquitous and data streaming speeds increase exponentially, the next era of TV viewing will offer new types of cloud-based hardware and artificial intelligence software that will provide a seamless viewer experience, no matter the resolution or what platform the content is being consumed on.
OWNZONES Media Network, a California based provider of tools and apps for OTT, has integrated its cloud-based Connect media logistics platform with its consumer video applications. The goal is to cut costs and manage discovery for content owners by exploiting the firm’s app framework, irrespective of the technology they are currently using.
This year’s IBC press conference featured four eloquent and notable speakers: Micheal Crimp (IBC CEO), Roger Thornton (IBC Convention Chairman), Jessica Lapsiwaia (Head of Content for IBC) and Kim Jackson (Co-Founder and President of Entertainment at Singular DTV). However, Jackson stole the spotlight with her talk on the emerging uses for blockchain and its potential applications within the broadcast and media industry.
Announced at IABM’s BaM Awards party at the 2018 IBC Show in Amsterdam, winners spanned nine categories.
Inside Secure at IBC 2018 unveiled a package to meet the growing challenge of ad blocking which is depleting online revenues for many commercial broadcasters and video service providers.
Ooyala announced extended support for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) in its Flex Media Platform around IBC 2018.