Today’s rapidly changing broadcast marketplace necessitates faster channel launch and much more flexible content management, all while dealing with a massive increase in 8K, HD, and UHD data requirements and the ongoing need to reduce infrastructure and production costs. The white paper reflects specifically on these requirements by investigating the possibilities provided by an open broadcast content management and playout scheme, which, unlike all other broadcast technology, is completely deployed in the Cloud.
To answer this question, we need first to look at where we come from. What Dalet has done in the last ten years is to provide a very distinct approach to news production by combining the Newsroom Computer System and Media Production into a single platform. The result is one system – essentially an NRCS with a Media Asset Management core – that provides end to end workflows from Ingest to Production and Playout. It is built on a story-centric approach that allows for easy content sharing and re-purposing. A unified interface gives the reporter and the producer a comprehensive set of tools to access and transform the objects managed by the system: scripts, media pieces, wires, feeds, rundowns…
A+E Networks® UK, a joint venture between Hearst and Sky, is a leading media network reaching 58 million homes across 100 countries. With its global portfolio of popular, high-performing and creative brands – HISTORY®, Crime+Investigation®, Lifetime®, HISTORY2® and UK free to air BLAZE® – A+E Networks® UK has entertained and inspired audiences for over 20 years; telling the stories that need to be told. They currently partner with over 360 operators broadcasting throughout the Nordics, Benelux, Central Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
We caught up with Peter Wayhead, CEO at Pebble to discuss their recent rebrand, asking why they chose to rebrand, what it means for them and their customers, will there be any changes as a result of the rebrand and where Peter sees the future of the industry and Pebble as we start to emerge from Covid.
When the lockdown notice was officially declared, Pebble Beach Systems teams pivoted very quickly to work from home. As we are a global company, a large number of Pebbles are already remote workers, so the methods of communication were already in place and we’ve seen great results within our teams, and many successes in remotely supporting our customers through these challenging times.
Recent industry developments have introduced solutions which enable the leap to an all IP facility at any scale, without the need to deploy a bespoke enterprise solution and get caught up in all the configuration, consultation and potentially large expense that that involves. During this session, technical leaders from Pebble Beach Systems discuss effective solutions and theories that put effective IP connection management solutions within your grasp.
This presentation will be a demonstration of integration and interoperability for all types of multi-platform broadcasting. From scriptwriting to visual and audio management, image configuration, ingest, rundown, automation and the ability to publish directly to TV and social media. Allowing the focus to be on the story rather than the underlying technology.
Nextologies has the world's largest broadcast video delivery network specializing in high-quality, broadcast-grade video connectivity for broadcasters and content owners across the globe. Operating out of multiple teleports and data centers, Nextologies is the only service provider that has instant access to over 55,000 linear TV channels downlinked from 75+ globally-placed satellites. Nextologies' cost-effective custom end-to-end solutions streamline processes by fulfilling multiple broadcast needs at once, ensuring service optimization with 24/7 support.
HDR affects broadcast production especially when the final content requires mixing live signals and rendered elements like CG, graphics, virtual scenery and 3D elements, so they must be taken into account when designing HDR production workflows. This video show how Brainstorm has re-defined its technology both in ingest, render and playout so its graphics, virtual set and augmented reality solutions feature a complete HDR internal workflow, regardless if the output is SDR, HDR, or both.