The new Shaanxi Broadcasting Corporation 4K OB van features an advanced all-IP intercom solution from Riedel Communications. Enabling flexible audio routing and clear communications across the production team, Riedel’s Artist and SmartPanel systems support rapid creation of video content for new media platforms along with the traditional Shaanxi Broadcasting Corporation broadcast output.
Looking to level the playing field for on-demand content providers of all sizes, MediaKind has launched a new software platform called Engage that provides users with a direct-to-consumer, cloud-native solution for video contribution, production, streaming, and audience engagement. With it, sports entities, broadcasters, and other content providers can make a seamless and cost-effective transition to automated operational workflows in the Microsoft Azure public cloud in order to maximize the value of their OTT offerings.
With mature, cloud-based services now prevalent across the industry, helping to process and distribute content faster and more accurately than ever before, the long sought-after promise of producing content in the cloud—reducing cost and physical barriers—prompted broadcasters and production companies to experiment with new ways to make it a common reality.
Orange subsidiaries Globecast and Viaccess-Orca have teamed up with Italian video streaming technology provider MainStreaming to launch an end-to-end OTT platform.
There was a time when the mere mention of bringing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into the media industry brought visions of robots replacing humans. Today that is certainly not the case—although we might be getting close: I saw a robotic camera operator move the cameras for a national television news show from his converted kitchen table. On-air, viewers never saw a difference from the programs they always watch.
As IT-centric production workflows continue to become more connected, the Vizrt Group’s NDI company is introducing new features and capabilities as part of the latest software version of its IP-based networking codec and transport protocol that enables connection with compatible devices anywhere in the world. Users can now easily discover devices on disparate networks, whether local or global.