Channel-in-a-Box (CiaB) technology and functionality is attainable without the Box.
On Saturday at 3:22 p.m. EDT SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board successfully launched into orbit from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Playout automation has been enabling fewer people to control more channels for decades but we’re not quite at the point where human interaction can be eliminated altogether. Since most linear broadcasters will either move to a software-based deployment for their channels themselves or give them to a service provider that carries out that transformation for them. The first of a two part article assesses the layout and establishes the benefits of software playout and MCR operations.
Looking to keep co-workers safe, wTVision has developed a web-based playout automation solution, that makes it possible to monitor and broadcast all channels remotely.
IaC is described as the process of creating and managing cloud-based technologies using scripts and consequently entirely cloud-based complex playout infrastructure can be generated far more quickly and cost-effectively. Globecast says its already deployed proof of concept.
Globecast is talking up its expertise in global cloud playout technology and services and its new live sports content acquisition platform for online video distribution.