Tony Emerson, Managing Director, Worldwide Media and Cable at Microsoft, interviewed Lisa Perrin, Endemol Shine Group’s CEO of Creative Networks to give the audience at the IABM Annual International Business Conference a fascinating insight into how Endemol Shine Group are beginning to deploy AI as part of the creative production process.
From increased application of artificial intelligence to an acceleration in adoption of the cloud, IABM Lead Research Analyst Lorenzo Zanni selects five trends that will shape the broadcast technology sector.
Disney announced in August 2017 that it will remove its content from Netflix in 2019. It will instead be included in a new Disney OTT offering to be launched in the same year. An ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service will be launched in 2018.
For traditional broadcast and media companies, the main driver of this trend is the need for scale to effectively compete with big-budget tech companies. Additionally, broadcasters and media companies need to address changing viewing habits, especially in younger audiences, which demand more flexible and responsive business models.
In 2018, SpotX will merge with smartclip to provide clients with both connected TV and addressable TV options within one platform
Genelec, a long-standing IABM member, celebrates 40 successful years in business in 2018 – a considerable achievement by any standards, but more especially so in such a fast-changing, transforming industry.
Peter White, CEO, IABM: I am not at all surprised by Belden’s acquisition of SAM and its plan to merge it with Grass Valley; I also predict that this will be merely the first of a number of M&As on the supply side of the industry throughout 2018 and beyond. There are several reasons for this which have been clearly flagged by IABM’s research across both the supply and demand sides of the industry over the last couple of years.
IABM conducts an End-user survey twice a year – at NAB Show and IBC. In our 2017 editions of these surveys, we asked respondents what their likely timeline was for the launch of UHD offerings.
APAC region update: From the icy Winter Games, to the white heat of the Indian cricket summer, UHD is taking off!
Offloading is the movement of the camera files off the camera card to another medium such as a hard disk