The best approach to make sure content survives the CDN is to manipulate the bitstream for each individual viewer, according to Johan Bolin, VP Products at Edgeware.
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From exploring the possibilities of 3D holograms to discovering an innovative effort to create more engagement with the TV viewer, a CTO highlights ingenious solutions at IBC
Operators must be free to choose the platform that delivers the best user experience and cost efficiencies to compete, whether that is a hybrid STB, a USB CAM or delivery direct to the TV.
The pursuit of agile, scalable, IT-informed CDN workflow infrastructures can yield security benefits, say Audinate executives, Brad Price and Joshua Rush
There is growing understanding across the industry that we are on the brink of a massive change, a huge disruption in the way broadcast and media content is created, managed and delivered. IP – the hot topic of the moment – is a critical enabler for this transformation, but it is not the goal. The real transformation will be brought about by evolving media operations from running on purpose-built hardware to IP-based, commercial off-the-shelf networking and computer equipment. To really take...
AI is the answer to all of humanity’s problems – or the end of civilisation, depending on whom you ask. Sounds like blockchain, but that’s a different column altogether. Many have written about the technical virtues and capabilities of AI, or deep machine learning, or HAL, and I shall not bore you with a rehash of all the acronyms that inevitably accompany the onset of a new technology. Instead, I will focus on the AI helper I would like to see: My Video Friend AI– or Bob, as I like to call him...
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The fall in oil prices in the Middle East and North Africa in the last few years, although now recovering, has had a knock-on effect on spending on broadcast technology and services in recent months, with budget cuts, deferred projects and overall decreases in investment.
Over-the-top (OTT) distribution, which is of course IP-based, is quickly becoming the preferred video delivery method for millions of consumers, and a state-of-the-art OTT distribution operation is now a business imperative, says Y. Fisher.