We spoke to Mark Senior, Chief Executive at dock10, about how dock10 has grown into the UK’s leading television facility and media services company since it opened its doors in 2011, how it coped with the pandemic-induced lockdowns, and its future plans.
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.
We are joined by Never.No CEO Scott Davies to discuss whether the predictions he made in January 2021 are going as expected.
Over the last three decades, we’ve seen a shift from specialised units for various video and audio functions, to high performance hardware platforms which can be repurposed on-the-fly to support any AV processing, and now to virtualized media applications and microservices which can be spun up and deployed (and paid for) only when you need them.
The Monarch EDGE encoder and decoder pair powers remote and cloud-based productions by securely transporting high-quality live video across public Internet
EMG (Euro Media Group) are a leading global provider of broadcast services and media solutions for live sports, entertainment and events across the world. With 35 years of experience in the industry, and a team spanning ten countries, EMG’s expertise sits at the heart of many of the world’s biggest productions, including the Tour de France, Football World Cup, Formula One, Eurovision and X-factor.
We have all seen the way that producers have been forced into creating new solutions over the last year or so. If you are like me, you will have cringed at some of them!
This report delves into one of the major long-term drivers of change in the media industry, identified by IABM in its Special Report published in September 2020: viewing technology only as an enabler. The research puts the spotlight on this specific structural driver of industry change, analyzing the ultimate business, technical and creative values that technology is enabling as well as one of the rising operating models behind them: the cloud model. Our main objective is decoding these topics to shed more light on the economics underpinning media factories.
In the old days, post-production may have been viewed as a licence to print money with post houses competing with each other for the biggest city centre facilities, the most inventive décor and the biggest espresso machines.
One of the most important aspects of any training set up is that it provides relevant experience for students on industry standard equipment. For the broadcast industry that can be a problem. Not only is technology in the industry moving at a rapid pace, but the educational institutes that handle an increasing amount of training nowadays aren’t always as well-resourced as they wish to be.