As IBC 2016 winds down, The Broadcast Bridge asked Telestream president and CEO, Dan Castles, for his thoughts on the growing phenomena of video streaming. While technology can make it easy, he notes that there is more to creating and delivering good content than just ‘point and shoot’.
Brazil’s 24-hour news channel, Record News, has selected Dalet Galaxy to drive an integrated news production and playout workflow for its São Paulo and Araraquara locations. Creating a single content repository for the two sites to access, the Dalet system offers Record News a story-centric news solution that features affordable IT hardware and federated tools for managing ingest, search, browse, story planning and production, news playout, continuity playout, and archiving.
The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) has included two enhanced versions of HD among four alternative profiles for broadcasters to adopt on the road way towards future immersive services that incorporate all aspects of full Ultra HDTV (UHDTV). These are detailed in a new technical report, Video System Requirements for UHDTV and an Advanced 1080p Television Format, whose main premise is that an increase in spatial resolution alone will not provide a sufficient boost in the viewing experience to justify worldwide adoption of a new television system.