Our partners the ProductionHUB recently published an interview from the 2015 IBC in Amsterdam with Michael Potts of Sony Media Cloud Services.
In order to stimulate consumer demand for Ultra High Definition (UHD) content, and sell more UHD-compatible TVs, Harmonic and Intelsat S.A., a provider of satellite services, have formed a partnership to launch HVN Intelsat UHD, a linear UHD demonstration channel for the North American TV markets.
ADB Connected Solutions is a new range of application specific software solutions for personal and business TV and IoT including a ConnectedOS platform for managing connected devices and IoT applications.
The IRT MXF Analyser Professional 4.0 now also supports the additional essences types AVC Long GOP and AAC Audio and features multi-instancing and floating licensing. For the first time ever, you can experience the MXF Analyzer as a web service (SaaS) provided via the leading cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure.
Imagine Communications has unveiled the program line-up for ImagineLIVE, a week-long series of presentations and interactive discussions featuring at IBC. Sessions include experts from Imagine Communications, its partners and guest speakers. Attendees will gain first-hand access to information and insight on the trends and events that are influencing the decisions of media industry professionals today and into the future.
PlayBox Technology, known for its channel-in-a-box products, has developed CloudAir a software as a service that streamlines workflows to deliver TV from the cloud. It is claimed to dramatically lower the capex cost of running established and start-up television channels. Tata Communications’ has ordered the solution for its cloud-based playout service. PlayBox has a technology demonstration featuring it at IBC.
Video over IP for live production is set to be the most pressing issue at IBC and beyond. At stake, a new methodology for transporting data from site to plant, around a studio and live to air. It promises cost savings in a move to COTS, a scalable path to 4K, HFR, HDR, object-oriented audio, 8K and practically anything else.
IBC 2015 is occurring at a time of great uncertainly and new opportunities facing the world of media. New technology is being driven by the viewer mantra that content must be available everywhere, at all times on any device.