IABM Adoption Trends reports annually track the adoption of specific emerging technologies within the broadcast and media sector.
We are proud to announce that ELEMENTS has achieved the highest results in the SPEC SFS VDA storage performance benchmark. This has been done together with our new technology partner ThinkparQ and their BeeGFS file system, which is well established in High Performance Computing, AI and Deep Learning, and Science. After introducing this file system to the Media and Entertainment industry, it was vital that we proved its capabilities in video production workflows. In this article, we will explain how we have achieved the high score, examine and compare benchmark outcomes in detail and discuss what these results really mean.
In the last 36 months, the way in which machine learning technologies have advanced is incredible. As the world moves to more automated ways of working, I’m going to dive into how media supply chains are shaped, driven and limited by data.
One of the constant challenges of OTT services is how to attract and acquire new subscribers while holding on to existing subscribers. Thanks to improvements in technology, user behavior can now be better forecasted and anticipated with help of predictive analytics, using advancements in ML and AI.
The amount of video content being distributed is only going in one direction – and that is up. Over half the global IP video traffic (56.8%) will be HD and around a quarter (22.3%) will be Ultra HD by 2022 according to Cisco.
Media content delivery is changing. During the COVID-19 pandemic, OTT video consumption soared to new heights, and that trend will continue into the future.
The Merriam Webster dictionary defines metadata as “data that provides information about other data”. Some call it “bits about bits”.
Large broadcast news operations ingest huge volumes of content every day, all of which must be logged and reviewed to determine which assets, illustrated by which video clips, will be presented to viewers. It’s a tedious and time-consuming task, performed by dedicated teams who manually review incoming content and then describe or notate that content, which producers later access to produce finished news segments.