There is definitely a role for cloud in our broadcast operations, but not all roles are ideal in a cloud ecosystem. Brick Eksten shares some ideal and not-so-ideal cloud scenarios.
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Kyle Goodwin, VP of Product and Innovation at Concurrent Technology, writes that delivering a quality of experience on a par with linear TV broadcast is the goal that OTT operators have long been striving towards.
With consumer viewing habits changing rapidly, traditional methods of labelling and logging metadata no longer seem to be keeping pace.
There’s now a significant opportunity for pay-TV operators to leverage AI in delivering the services consumers want.
With hybrid workflows that are able to apply the advantages of both cloud and on-premise platforms, media companies will be able to maximise the capability of storage, writes Nick Pearce-Tomenius is Sales and Marketing Director at Object Matrix.
David Spencer of FreeWheel predicts shifts towards de-siloing which will allow marketers to buy inventory in a simplified manner, among other predictions for 2019. We invite your predictions for 2019.
Intelligent Prompting monitors can be identified on the IP network and controlled both locally and remotely by a single operator from a centralized location. The operator can access multiple prompters and determine instantly whether each is functioning correctly.
While still a young segment in the Middle East, with revenues of around $3bn in 2017 (Statistica), all indicators point to significant market potential for esports in the region, writes Chris Merrill, Director of Product Marketing at Grass Valley.
Broadcasters and service providers can dramatically speed up the time to market for new services, lower their media processing and delivery costs, and deliver better video quality on every screen using SaaS, writes Olivier Karra of Harmonic.
Neural networks allow the identification of the most important variables related to churn and [are] doing a very good job in pattern detection, writes Marc Valdivia at NPAW (Nice People At Work).
AI search will monetise archives in new ways and AI data management will move data and data processing algorithms to where they need to be, writes Jon Morgan of Object Matrix.
When it is prioritised by rights holders and television platforms, content theft can be stopped with subscriber watermarking and global channel monitoring, writes Neil Sharpe, Director of Product Marketing at Friend MTS.
Mocha VR is the latest iteration of the Mocha family of products. Does it tick all the right boxes? Post-production expert Alistair Rankine finds out.
Dubai-based filmmaker Arith Sudhakaran puts the Sennheiser AMBEO headset through its paces.
From full-frame to anamorphic and vintage looks, cinematographers have the widest choice in format, equipment and lens to tell a story, writes Les Zellan of Cooke Optics. In the early part of this year, there was a flurry of digital camera and lens launches for ‘full-frame’ or ‘large format’. Two...
With AI, recommendations are more intelligent, search functions are more specific and user retention is at an all-time high, writes Peter Chave, Principal Architect at Akamai.
With a bottom-up approach, beginning with the end user and working up to the headend, the media industry can reduce abandonment, increase engagement, improve repeat viewership and protect brands, writes Ted Korte of Qligent.