In the last article on Cloud Broadcasting we looked at the concept of “Cloud Washed” and “Cloud Born” and the considerations vendors must look at when delivering true cloud systems. In this article, we look more at resilience and cloud system up time.
ATEME announced that Proximus, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Belgium, is upgrading its ATEME-based video headend with TITAN full-software solution in order to reap the benefits of its new features and R&D enhancements.
Implementation of software in public clouds might not be as straightforward as it seems. Outdated software licensing models restrict one of the fundamental advantages of cloud systems, that is their ability to grow and shrink as the dynamics of the business demands, sometimes by the hour.
As the media industry clusters at the CES 2017 show, look for announcements about IP, delivery technology and more viewer options. To support these trends, content makers and broadcasters need to carefully examine how IP solutions can develop enhanced workflows and efficient operations. These two articles provide a background in the decision process.
In the last article, we looked at the monitoring packet delay in real-time. In this article, we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and look at FEC (Forward Error Correction).
Operating within an increasingly competitive marketplace, manufacturers of broadcast equipment have had to get creative in how they attract and interact with their customers. The goal is to get closer to the buyer and help them make the tough technology choices broadcasters and others are going to have to make as they transition to a future that looks very different from the broadcast facility of 20 years ago.