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.
Pebble Beach Systems, a provider of automation, content management and integrated channel playout technology, will use the IBC 2017 Show to spotlight its latest range of solutions that have now been virtualized for improved productivity.
ChyronHego’s Live Assist Panels can simplify the operation of even the most complex production.
Dubai Channels Network (DCN), official media organization of Dubai, has been a long time customer of Lawo, having previously deployed numerous Lawo V__pro8 video processing units for embedding/de-embedding, frame-syncing, color correction and other tasks, while also reducing valuable weight, rack-space and power requirements.
Canadian broadcaster CHEK-TV has upgraded its newsroom with a new Octopus 8 newsroom computer system at its headquarters in Victoria, British Columbia. CHEK-TV, having recently celebrated 60 years of broadcasting, provides 24/7 news coverage of daily events.
TV and social media continue their convergence, creating both problems and opportunities for broadcasters and pay TV operators.