This week, we speak to David Griggs from The Walt Disney Company. Neil and David discuss the lifespan of linear television, how too much choice is baffling on-demand video customers, and what David envisions for the future of our industry. Enjoy!
The world’s greatest dog show, Crufts, and the organisation behind it, The Kennel Club, has expanded social and digital output over recent years. Keen to shine a light on lesser known parts of its organisation and show, 2020’s focus was on the Young Kennel Club. Sunset+Vine was chosen to live stream the entire programme of the Young Kennel Club Ring across all four days of Crufts 2020, collaborating with us to do so.
Between 11-15 May 2020, CoinDesk with the support of Tellyo alongside JW Player delivered the five-day virtual conference – Consensus: Distributed – which consisted of continuous live streamed content, including a 24-hour pop-up TV channel, as well as video clips of various durations – from entire talks of up to two hours to shorter highlights.
For episode 43, Neil speaks to a legend of the streaming industry – Jason Thibeault, Executive Director at the Streaming Video Alliance. How did streaming perform during worldwide lockdowns? How are advertisers benefitting from OTT content platforms? What is in store for the future of streaming? Find out in this week’s episode.
HD+ operates a satellite DTH platform in Germany to deliver HD/UHD content to 2M+ paying subscribers. Intertrust offers a cloud-based broadcast security solution, ExpressPlay XCA (based on Marlin DRM), which protects content that is broadcast directly to smart TVs (D2TV) without requiring set-top boxes/CAMs.
As video continues to dominate our use of the internet, the technologies supporting it must continue to innovate and expand to help media companies get an Edge in the global content delivery space.
２０２０年、オペラ公演のライブ映像配信を主導する為に私は台湾に入った。しかし新型コロナウイルス感染症の予期せぬ急速な世界的拡大のため、突如台湾国内の特定の建物への入館も外国人には禁じられ、不幸な事に私が目的とするオペラハウスもそれに含まれていた。もはや顔を合わせてライブ配信の指導ができなくなった私は、ホテルの一室で配信に用いる機器の設定や試験を綿密に済ませ、その機器をオペラ公演現場のカメラチームに手渡す他に取る手段はなかった。カメラチームは、その機器を簡単に数本のケーブル接続を行い、配信開始のボタンを押すというシンプルな手順で見事に彼らにとって初めてのライブ映像配信を成し遂げてくれた。これは弊社 “SIMPLE LaaS” (Livestream-as-a-Service)が生れた瞬間でもあった。
Chris Wood, CTO at software company Spicy Mango, an expert global media technology consulting and software delivery organisation for content owners, broadcasters and service providers, outlines how he started the business, what it means to be an entrepreneur and what his plans are moving forward.
Today’s media world is all about instant reaction and analysis. Live 24-hour news ensures the viewer knows what is happening as it happens. The same should be true for working out better ways to design and run the content supply chains that enable the TV channels, OTT streams and parallel social media feeds carrying the information. To achieve that aim, media consultancy and technology developer Three Media has created a 30-Day Challenge.
The world, slowly but surely, is re-opening its tired eyes to what we called ‘normal’ before COVID-19 struck, shutting down everything and anything worldwide. Measures are being reworked and we’re able, in some locations, to return to normality by heading back to the office, going to the movies and resuming face to face contact.