Research reveals that there were around 2.4 billion Internet users in 2014. By June 2019, that number doubled to 4.4 billion. That’s an 83% increase in the Internet user base in a span of just five years.
YouTube recently announced support for HDR content. The Cobalt 9992-ENC is capable of transmitting live HDR content to YouTube, both in HD and 4K resolutions. While HDR is available for both H.264 (AVC) and H.265 (HEVC), YouTube elected to support it only for HEVC.
This session will discuss a new, novel use of blockchain technology for streaming and servicing film and TV catalogs direct from their source assets for sales, licensing, and ticketed direct exhibition. It will discuss recent case studies used to stream private global exhibitions of films such as “Bill & Ted Face the Music” and “Wolf of Snow Hollow” in 4K/HD to browser, smartTV and mobile platforms with individualized secure watermarking, DRM and secure individual tickets, direct from source asset with no intermediaries. This is made possible by blockchain ledger technology, rights within the media via smart contracts, and just-in-time streaming of media and metadata from the film asset library. Each ticket provides a secure identity that can enable live fan engagement.
France Télévisions once again chooses the French Open to test the innovations of the television of the future. During this fall edition, France Televisions, in partnership with the French Tennis Federation, shares its vision of tomorrow’s uses materialized by spectacular and unprecedented experiments around “Augmented Tennis” within the RGLAB on the site of the international tournament from September 27 to October 11, 2020.
Research reveals that there were around 2.4 billion Internet users in 2014. By June 2019, that number doubled to 4.4 billion. That’s an 83% increase in the Internet user base in a span of just five years. For the media and telecommunications sector, this raises an all-important question: How far can current underlying networks scale to accommodate the growing traffic on the Internet?
While the good news is that no one single network will need to support this burgeoning traffic, there remains some scepticism around existing networks and their ability to keep pace with the bandwidth demands of next-generation connected devices.
The ESB Group of Alabama’s comprehensive infrastructure upgrade strengthens technical capacities for in-house AV and live broadcast, including streaming services for the social distancing era and beyond
Video compression is widely regarded as an incredibly fast-moving topic. Rapid technological developments and unforeseen innovations can vastly alter the future of compression for OTT and streaming service providers, as well as hardware manufacturers. It’s a never-ending race to the top, where the prize is efficiency, quality and accessibility.
IABM Business Intelligence (BI) Regional Reports provide IABM members with insight into the latest broadcast and media industry developments for a specific region. Over the course of each year, these reports build into a full overview of all the major regional markets around the world.
This edition of the BI Regional Reports focuses on Europe and the latest news and research findings in the region, including trends in the Broadcast and Media Technology Industry and Media Technology Demand Drivers.
The Connect segment of the BaM Content Chain® encompasses the moving of content, whether real-time (live) or file-based, within and between facilities. This covers a wide range of products and services including IP (and SDI) infrastructure, routing, interfacing and conversion, file-based delivery as well as bandwidth and connectivity services including internet, fiber, satellite, microwave, and cellular.
Connect was already one of the fastest growing segments of the BaM Content Chain®, and the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown has dramatically increased demands on connectivity; according to the most recent IABM survey, Connect is the only BaM Content Chain® segment that is still growing during the pandemic. We spoke to IABM members about the drivers of change and trends in this BaM Content Chain® block, what effects they have felt to their business as a result of the pandemic, how they are responding, and what we can expect next in this dynamic sector.
As the quality of home theater systems continues to improve, offering the immersive experience from the comfort and convenience of your own sofa, sports stadiums and arenas are feeling the pressure of having to deliver a new kind of experience. Stuart Reynolds, Director of Diversified’s Sports and Live Events specialty, sat down with Daniel Litwin of ProAV Podcast to find out how today’s venues are tackling these challenges and winning back their in-person game day fans with AV dynamics in live events and sports stadiums.