New times place new demands in terms of data transfer speeds and delivery reliability, while the amount of content being transferred keeps growing.
The broadcast landscape is transforming. The influx of content, the growing audiences, and the rising consumer demands are driving content providers, service operators and media distributors to look for new, innovative ways to transform their infrastructure while optimizing and lowering costs in every single part of the video network.
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When it comes to large file transfers, there is always a concern about the size of large data files and how long it will take to exchange them from one location to another. Files are growing in size due to the increasing sophistication of data capture (high resolution video/imaging).
As video continues to dominate our use of the internet, the technologies supporting it must continue to innovate and expand to help media companies get an Edge in the global content delivery space.
While it is generally acknowledged that the broadcast industry roadmap leads to a fully IP-based infrastructure, there is still plenty of uncertainty regarding the exact route that will be taken to get there. Currently the industry can be characterised as being in an extended implementation phase which concurrently overlaps with the R&D efforts necessary to make IP workflows optimised throughout an organisation.
As ridiculous as it sounds, multiple people get a notification every time my cat, Raja, uses his smart litter robot and any time there is a sound in my hallway. I or someone else can act on those notifications with connected devices. Does Raja’s litter need to be changed or is he just tripping the system? The robot will tell us. Is there a package at my door? The camera will let us know. App makers connect us to our pets, our cars, our fridges, our shoes. We live in the age of connection and while broadcast has been slower to the trend, we’re now seeing a growing demand for interoperability and flexibility in the enterprise broadcast and media sector.
This Regional Trends Report provides insight into the latest broadcast and media industry developments for the Americas region.