Globecast, the content delivery arm of the French Orange group, will major on its new media management platform for extracting on demand files from live streams at IBC 2017.
Tuesdays HPA Tech Retreat was all about 360 and VR, and Wednesday focused on the versioning explosion. On the final day, delegates were given a summary of the current state of the industry, and the influences of artificial intelligence on media and broadcasting.
French vendor of CDN (Content Distribution Network) and video delivery technology Broadpeak will show off enhancements for low latency streaming and bandwidth saving at IBC 2017. The focus will be on combining quality of experience with cost effective delivery to online devices for both traditional operators and pure play OTT services.
Yesterday’s 2017 HPA Tech Retreat in Oxford, UK, was all about VR and 360, and on Wednesday, they moved to the thorny issue of the versioning explosion. As broadcasters seek wider audiences over different platforms, localisation has become a big issue. Making hundreds of versions of a single film is not unheard of and keeping control and logs can be a nightmare.
Set in the idyllic surroundings of Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire - UK, this year’s Hollywood Professional Association Tech Retreat was brimming with innovation, demonstrations and expert industry speakers. VR and 360 dominated day one with production and technical speakers battling out the pros and cons of this controversial addition to the viewer experience.
The annual Fourth of July celebrations in Washington DC, which included the Facebook Live and YouTube broadcasts of “A Capitol Fourth,” America’s national Independence Day celebration, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol, were delivered to viewers with the help of The Switch, which served as the primary provider of transport services for the broadcast.
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