Ivanka Vassileva is CEO and co-founder of systems integration specialist PBT EU, offering customised solutions to the broadcast, media, and AV language services industries. Products include the EXEcutor™ broadcast server line, subtitling platform SubtitleNEXT, and Profuz Digital’s business process management system LAPIS.
iNDEMAND distributes premium Video-on-Demand (VOD) and Pay Per View (PPV) entertainment to more than 200 North American TV operators, with a reach of more than 60 million homes. This includes movies, TV shows, events, boxing, wrestling, MMA, and digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS.
Embrionix was founded a decade ago on a vision of providing the broadcast industry with a simpler, smarter, and more flexible approach to implementing the type and volume of signal processing demanded by evolving technologies and workflows. The company delivered its first product in 2010, made its first large-scale sale into the sports sector, and earned the first of its many patents in 2014.
In this presentation, Lorenzo Zanni (Head of Insight & Analysis, IABM) discusses the most recent trends in the global broadcast and media industry. As media companies continue to roll out digital offerings, the need for efficient and effective content supply chains has never been so high. Powered by IABM’s data-driven insights on the business of media technology, this presentation focuses on the transformation many supplier companies are going through, including its origin as well as its business and financial implications.
Mark Hetherington (Market Development Manager, Leyton UK) In an ever-evolving sector such as broadcast and media technology, innovation is key to creating first mover advantage and developing a strong market position. Leyton as an innovation consultancy was set-up over 20 years ago, and over that time has gained experience in most sectors of science, technology, engineering and software. As a business, Leyton was originally French based but now has a presence in 10 countries throughout Europe as well as USA and Canada. The culture in the different business locations may be different, but the underlying need to create a culture of innovation and an openness to change and transformation within a business is a recurring theme. Creating a culture of innovation amongst the workforce and developing new, innovative solutions enables businesses to identify opportunities in their markets, exploit niches, find more effective and efficient ways of operating or simply create business improvements. This means being in a position to be a step ahead of other companies and more able to adapt to your clients’ needs. The problem with harbouring an innovation culture and progressive environment is that it can tie up extensive amounts of company resources in people, time and...
DAVID Systems is a leading enterprise software company, known for open, customizable and scalable rich media workflows, which are deployed in some of the largest and most innovative radio stations and media companies worldwide.
The privately owned company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany, with offices in Berlin and Washington, D.C. DAVID’s umbrella product suite, ‘DigaSystem’ or ‘DigAS,’ offers an easy way for journalists, producers and operations teams to produce cross-media content and cost-effectively manage the opportunities and challenges of multi-channel distribution.