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The Gores Group has tapped Tom Cotney to lead Imagine Communications to its next level of success.

Imagine Communications Wants To Get Bigger December 15th 2017 - 08:00 AM

The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based, global private equity firm that has owned Imagine Communications (the former Harris Broadcast) for four years, wants its asset to grow. With a customer base concerned about the next transition—IP, 4K, 1080p HDR—Gores thinks the right strategy going forward is to develop size through M&A as well as global expansion and be “empathetic” to customers’ migration pains

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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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A new PlayBox Neo solution specifically designed for time delay will be on display in the PlayBox exhibit.

PlayBox to Debut New Features at NAB NY October 16th 2017 - 10:00 AM

PlayBox Technology will demonstrate latest additions to its comprehensive range of broadcast playout and channel branding solutions at NAB New York.

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Articles You May Have Missed – October 11, 2017 October 11th 2017 - 08:00 AM

AES67 audio networking was a hot topic at IBC. To help readers better understand the technology, The Broadcast Bridge has released a 3-part series written by Andreas Hildebrand, Senior Product Manager and Evangelist for RAVENNA technology. If your work touches audio, read this series. Part 2 in the package is highlighted below.

As audiences become more selective in their viewing habits, broadcasters and service providers must adapt. One way to meet the needs of this changing audience is through customized advertising. Fortunately, ad insertion technology is becoming more prevalent and smarter. Learn more about this solution in the article below.

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Android TV. An all-in-one STB solution from Google.

Building a Better STB August 30th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Set-top boxes, there must be a billion of them and, in most respects, they all pretty much do the same thing. Yet, with today’s rapid-pace rollout of new services and features, choosing the right operating system for the set-top box is crucial for business success.

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OTT delivery represents a huge opportunity and broadcasters need to fill the ad avails in real time.

Automated Ad Detection is a Game-Changer for OTT Content Aggregators August 21st 2017 - 10:00 AM

While viewers shift their focus from traditional linear TV broadcast to online viewing, the OTT space is growing rapidly. The Accenture report “The Future of Broadcasting V” claims that “TV viewing on traditional platforms is declining at an accelerated pace,” while OTT and IPTV viewing is on the rise. An ABI Research report published in January predicted that live-linear OTT services alone would grow to about $7 billion in global revenue by 2021, up from about $1 billion in 2016.

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