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.
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.
Sony NMS Ven.ue offers content distribution solutions in a variety of models based on a customer’s distribution needs. This includes content distribution to multiple endpoints (i.e. Sony Pictures assets in and distributed out to iTunes, Amazon, Netflix, etc.) as well as content aggregation on behalf of a single endpoint (I.e. sourcing of SPE, NBCU, Fox, etc. assets in and distributed to Google Play platform).
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Students from Solent University were offered a unique experience this year. They were invited to apply for work experience with UK systems integrator, Megahertz, as the company raced to complete a UHD/4K re-build of the media suites at the world-famous Royal Opera House (ROH) in London during the Summer season break.
From camera to display, this course provides an insight to the technology that transforms live images and transfers them to a High Definition picture on televisions and mobile devices. It covers image acquisition in the camera, the video formats that move video between devices and the colour coding that make this all possible. The course will be a appreciated by anyone who needs to know more about underlying technology supporting modern television systems in production and distribution.
According to IABM data, UHD adoption has grown slowly in recent years, from the 14% reported at NAB Show 2018 to the 20% reported at NAB 2019. Deployments have risen although there is still a high percentage of companies unlikely to launch any UHD offerings.
Written by Oliver Jorda (Global Media Industry Lead, Oracle).
This article has been taken from The Wall Street Journal.
Marc Risby, CTO of DigiBox in conjunction with Dan Mail, CEO of Bird Dog explain how the transition to IP has not only been enabled, but some would say “unleashed”.
We examine specific trends driving broadcast and media technology spending in Middle East and Africa.
The trends we discuss are:
- Transition to Digital Broadcasting
- Transition to HD and UHD
- OTT and Multi-Platform Delivery