At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being replaced by computer-geek terms “Blockchain”, “Kubernetes clusters”, “Docker containers”, “software stacks” and “cyber security.”
New software provides an automation control interface and a video pipeline delivering video and audio in a variety of output formats.
Solving a problem that has plagued many large media events online, Broadpeak has developed nanoCDN, an advanced bit rate (ABR) multicast technology platform that enables cable and Telecom operators to deal with millions of TV viewers and unpredictable peaks of online traffic.
Viaccess-Orca made a move to the cloud this year with the launch of Voyage -TVaaS. And at IBC, the company will showcase its latest solutions in security, data analytics, and immersive video experiences.
Cobalt Digital has announced that AT&T is using high dynamic range (HDR) technology from Cobalt and Technicolor to bring more vivid and realistic images to 4K broadcasts of live “MLB Network Showcase” games on its DIRECTV satellite service.
YOUBORA is the most advanced and holistic suite of integrated video analytics and business intelligence for broadcasters, OTTs, telcos and media companies. The new version considerably widens the array of YOUBORA’s algorithms and data processing to the entire session, not just video playback.