Learn how a leading OTT streaming operator with top-tier live sports league programming and 100,000+ hours of drama, movies, sports and news content successfully scaled its cloud-based multi-DRM service to record size audiences.
In this week's episode, Neil is joined by Wilfried Wuest - Senior Director of Business Development at Sport.Media.Net. Wilfried's career has seen him take on huge projects like the FIFA World Cup of 2006, ultimately cementing his knowledge and expertise in the sports broadcasting industry. Wilfried tells us how he got his start in broadcasting, how the sports broadcasting industry can be taking cues from the music industry, and what he envisions for the future of broadcasting.
The rapidly developing FCC guidelines that went into effect in 2017 posed new challenges for our client, one of the largest sports and new networks in the U.S. The company needed a solution that would provide FCC caption compliance while also producing captions in the shortest time possible, regardless of volume. They leveraged Trance, Digital Nirvana’s AI-powered captioning and transcription solution to generate highly accurate captions within 12 hours of original airing. Digital Nirvana’s Trance brings the AI advantage to your transcription, captioning, and translation workflows.
This presentation discusses the convergence in technology and business models, including Esports, driven by increasing consumer demand for interactivity.
The digital age has driven profound changes in how News & Sports are produced and consumed, as new digital platforms offer audiences endless options for news and sports. Moreover, the traditional way of doing business in television has been seriously impacted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, since production dropped all around the world, travel restrictions were applied, and many other related issues. Broadcasters now have to work ever harder to attract and retain viewers. However, the current situation also raises opportunities for virtual production, from remote shooting to virtual events.
The lifecycle of a story in the media world today is increasingly short. Sparking the interest of your audience, gaining their attention with exciting and important stories as well as being first to publish are key goals for all media organisations. As a broadcaster in a modern mass media consumption space, one has to keep up with the end-users’ constant demand for fresh content around the clock and hold a reputation as the first platform that reports breaking news stories.
The time when news broadcasters used social media as a ‘nice-to-have’ publishing platform has well and truly passed. Digital OTT and social media platforms are now mainstream and are the front line in the battle for audiences. Wildmoka has produced a report that analyzes the social media strategies adopted by the following nine major news broadcasters during the week of the 2020 US Elections: NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, ABC News, CBS News, CNN, as well as two leading European broadcasters, Sky News (UK) and Altice BFMTV (France).
iNDEMAND distributes premium Video-on-Demand (VOD) and Pay Per View (PPV) entertainment to more than 200 North American TV operators, with a reach of more than 60 million homes. This includes movies, TV shows, events, boxing, wrestling, MMA, and digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS.
CEDAR Audio is a UK based company committed to noise suppression, speech enhancement and audio restoration. It has focussed exclusively in these areas for more than three decades and is the recipient of numerous accolades including an IABM Design & Innovation Award, two Cinema Audio Society Awards and an Academy Award for services to the movie industry.
Spark Sport is a premium live and on-demand sports streaming service in New Zealand. Launched in 2019, the platform offers a wide range of live and on demand content such as New Zealand Cricket, English Premier League, England Cricket, NFL, MBA and more. The streaming provider also streams channels such as NBA TV, MUTV, LFCTV, EDGE TV & TAB Trackside, through which sports content is available to viewers around the clock.