Metadata is well known to hold the keys to good user experiences by making content readily searchable and enabling more compelling or relevant recommendations, but has been held back by limited depth and need for laborious manual production.
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 opened like never before.
Attendees to Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) conference might conclude that Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have progressed way beyond hype as they start to enter just about every aspect of video production and distribution.
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.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS) showcased its 3READY Android TV Client as a custom launcher for Google’s Android TV Operator Tier Program at IBC 2017.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is suddenly all the rage, with the potential to assist in many areas of the industry from network diagnostics to edit assembly. The Broadcast Bridge gets under the skin of AI to ask how useful is Machine Learning (ML) in media today. Chris Hodges, managing director, Accenture - Communications, Media & Technology shares his thoughts.