As broadcasters continue to wrestle with developing new types of signal distribution infrastructures, so too are major equipment vendors trying to figure out how to re-ignite their businesses and help their customers move forward. Over just a few weeks, three major vendors (Grass Valley, ChyronHego, and Imagine Communications) have replaced their top executives in an effort to improve sales and develop strategies for the next generation of technology solutions.
Dalet Digital Media Systems said it has achieved ISO/SEC 27001:2013 information security management certification, which is a family of international standards designed to keep information assets secure. With this new certification, the company will develop an information security management system (ISMS) that meets the highest level of security practices across Dalet’s internal development processes, its product line and its practices.
Last year, more than 400 original series hit the small screen. With no signs of slowing; predictions suggest 2017 could beat records, with over 500 programmes launched. It’s now possible for companies to make video easily accessible online and with the widespread adoption of Video on Demand (VOD) the content floodgates have opened like never before.
Broadcasters have historically not had to endure regular large-scale technology transitions. Sure, the industry moved from B/W to color, analog to digital, and SD to HD. But the upcoming move from the familiar and comfortable SDI technology to an IP-centric facility has many technical managers apprehensive. It is time to be calm and carry on.
Xytech demonstrated its new MediaPulse Transmission and Digital Order Automation features at the NAB NY show.
Imagine Communications has introduced xG GamePlan, a next-generation, impressions-based inventory optimiser. The product leverages the scale and distributed nature of virtualized environments to help media companies significantly increase the value of available inventory.