While the shift from ground to cloud playout is well under way, there are several roadblocks on the path to a fully cloud-based infrastructure that will leave the broadcast industry in a transitional phase for years to come. Here, we delve into those obstacles and propose a hybrid approach for this interim period that allows broadcasters to continue utilizing their existing on-premises equipment, while reaping the benefits of cloud technology.
In today’s fast-paced business environment, automation has become an indispensable element in project management. The advantages of automation are extensive and diverse, encompassing everything from reducing costs and increasing productivity to optimizing performance and streamlining workflows. When it comes to implementing solutions for SaaS automation, there are numerous advantages in choosing a cloud-based service, not only in controlling CAPEX expenditure, but also in the flexibility these systems can offer.
Metadata is essential to find the video you need, especially in the newsroom. Etere empowers broadcasters with features including automatic metadata tagging, Face Recognition, Speech-to-text and OCR in video images.
Unless you are a hermit, you cannot fail to have noticed all the talk about AI at the moment. It is everywhere.
If you believe the hype, then we are all doomed. The machines are ready to take over, and there will be no need for any human to do any work ever again. We are all rather more cynical than that, and we know deep down that we can probably hang on to our jobs at least for a while.
For a long time now, we have known one fundamental thing about computers. They are good at dull, repetitive tasks, while people are good at creative tasks. And, despite the reports in the popular press, AI largely conforms to that rule.
In the ever-evolving landscape of media consumption, Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming services have emerged as the new frontier, captivating audiences with a diverse array of content. As the demand for high-quality streaming experiences intensifies, businesses face the crucial decision of either adopting an all-inclusive solution from a single vendor or embracing the intricacies of integrating multiple third-party vendors. While the allure of a “one-stop-shop” solution may seem appealing, a comprehensive evaluation reveals that a multi-vendor approach for developing end-to-end OTT streaming services offers distinct advantages that pave the way for innovation, flexibility, and enhanced user experiences.
We believe there’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity for telco and pay TV providers to diversify their retail offer, by moving beyond quad-play to ‘omni-play’ and beyond super-aggregation of video content, to the aggregation of our increasingly smart lives.
By ‘aggregating more’ operators will be able to increase customer loyalty and raise ARPU, from services as diverse as multiplayer live gaming and home security, to smart domestic energy management.
If there is one truth in this business, it’s that nothing ever stays the same when it comes to clients’ business needs. Ever-changing requirements and a wide variety of environments and workflows mean communications – and the tools needed to deploy them – look different in every situation, even when done by the same team.
In the world of modern content production, the choice between cloud-based solutions and traditional hardware solutions has become increasingly critical. This is a question that Chyron has tackled along with customers and prospective customers, gaining insight into common assumptions, requirements, and opportunities with regard to cloud-based solutions for live production.
Media is now a global business. Audiences anywhere are clamoring for content from everywhere.
The K-Pop phenomenon means that a concert taking place in Seoul can attract a huge audience in Seattle and Sienna. In recent weeks sports fans globally have been gripped by world championships: cycling in Scotland; netball in South Africa and football in Australia and New Zealand.
Media connectivity is more than just television coverage of sports or concert relays to theaters.
I was quite pleased to be asked recently by a Canadian colleague what our “theme” would be for the upcoming IBC show. For me, theme reflects the ethos of the Blue Lucy approach to trade shows; we don’t tend talk about product features or the specific capabilities in our roadmap.