Nagra, content security and user experience subsidiary of the Swiss Kudelski group, is focusing on transformation, service unification and meeting the challenge to pay TV operators from OTT service providers at IBC 2017.
ATEME will demonstrate some new features on both the video contribution and distribution fronts at IBC 2017, with notable innovations being support for the AV1 codec and content adaptive streaming.
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards. Winners were determined after a judging session held on the 17th of June, after presentations to a panel of industry experts. Awards will be bestowed November 16, 2017 at the 12th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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.
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.