In the tenth episode of the In the Hub podcast, Neil speaks to Bruce Devlin. Bruce is a key figure within the broadcast space, known universally for his work as co-author of the MXF specification and his Standards Vice President role within SMPTE. Neil and Bruce explore how Bruce got started in our industry, whether a one-size-fits-all format for media files is on the horizon and how Bruce envisions the future of broadcasting.
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.
In this IABM TV interview, Michael Cuomo (Vice President, Telemetrics) discusses Telemetrics’ robotic camera systems, how they are suited to social distancing, and the value they bring to a studio or legislative facility.
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In this IABM TV interview, Ryan Steelberg (Co-founder & President, Veritone) discusses Veritone’s recently published Uplift Study. The Veritone Uplift Study shares best practices that help generate maximum lift in broadcast advertising.
In the Covid-19 era, the regular standards meetings that we attend have certainly been disrupted, but like many other aspects of our industry, virtual technology has stepped in as a substitute. The system is working, though not being on the meeting’s timezone can require attendance at some difficult hours!
Many of the sub-groups have already been using virtual meetings for several years and this has proved an efficient way to develop documents.
Like many sectors, the TV industry is not how it once was. At Edgeware, we’ve had to adapt quickly to the challenges of the pandemic, remote working and the uncertainty that’s hit all aspects of the market.
Our customers – telcos, cable operators, broadcasters and content providers – have also had no choice but to respond to these changes. But doing so comes with potential risk, which has emphasised the importance of remaining in constant dialogue with our customers and partners. Providing support in a business environment hit by hesitancy and disruption is essential, even when conducted remotely.
The past decade has seen an influx of digital-native media companies which have thrived completely online. These are companies that have scaled up without the legacy infrastructure that their traditional counterparts have long relied on (and now have to wean themselves off).
The proliferation of digital-native media companies can be largely attributed to shifting demographics and consumption patterns. Today, millennials often dictate the trends and technologies of the time as they form a large part of the consumer base. As a generation, they gravitate towards digital platforms to access information on the go.
In the last decade alone, live video experience has made huge strides with the introduction of ultra-high definition (UHD) TV in 2012 and its subsequent progress to 8K. Apart from the proliferation of camera technology, advancements in digital video imaging have had a major role to play in the evolution of video capture resolutions. With UHD content fast becoming a mainstay among consumers, broadcasters and production houses are looking to enhance other critical aspects of the live video streaming experience such as greater dynamic ranges, broader color gamut, and faster picture capture rates.
On 19th November 2019, Ajit Pai, chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced a public auction of the C-band spectrum (about 500 MHz of bandwidth between 3.7 to 4.2 GHz) to facilitate the development of 5G. The C-Band, a swathe of satellite spectrum that has been historically used for fixed wireless services, plays a crucial role in broadcasting and live production of content such as news reporting and sports feeds.