We ask our panel of experts about how they have worked with their customers to support a surge in demand for news, how the news broadcasters and social media platforms work together especially with the rise in fake news on digital platforms.
The increasing need for more variety and volume of content during the time of social distancing requires new ways to produce. TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP solutions, innovations in remote production allows media companies and streamers to reduce their production budget, covering a wider range of events from regular news broadcast to theatre, music and sports such as marathons, rallies, football and cycling, while respecting social distancing.
We’re all in this together. These were the words we came to say and believe as an organization in early spring as the coronavirus spread across the world and began to paralyze the business operations of our customers and the broader community. Even as we were transitioning our worldwide staff to long-term work-from-home arrangements and restricting travel for safety, we were planning and mobilizing as an entire company to help broadcasters to transition from physical studio operations to remote setups in living rooms and other shared living spaces in homes.
On May 27, 2020, a team of Chinese surveyors reached the summit of Mount Everest, sixty years after China first accomplished this feat. The climb was organized as a part of China’s mission to remeasure the height of the world’s highest mountain. There has been some question over whether the height has changed over the years.
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, announced that Televisió de Catalunya’s (TV3) ‘Minut a Minut’ sports television program successfully relied on TVU’s mobile transmitter app TVU Anywhere to simultaneously host more than 25 football fans globally in a virtual talk show during a two hour live broadcast on their channel Esport3. The program’s panelists were able to engage in live video exchanges with fans in full HD picture quality and with minimal delay.
In an effort to support all local communities nationally during the COVID-19 pandemic, TVU Networks has been working with news stations and municipal government offices across the country to set up free local live video pool feeds through its Project Pool Feed. Using the free TVU Anywhere app on a mobile phone, municipal officials and spokespersons can share live video to the pool feed by simply pressing the “live” button. No training is required to use TVU Anywhere because of its intuitive interface.
Remote production has been on everyone’s lips for some time and, in addition to cost savings, promises unprecedented flexibility and creativity in almost all production situations. The simultaneous introduction of IP-based video and audio infrastructures acts as an additional catalyst in the broadcast industry and accelerates the trend. But how far is the industry actually adopting this?
Sports organizations know you have to inspire an emotional connection with your fans and incorporate innovative technology so that fans can interact – whether from home or the stands. Keeping fans actively engaged is essential. In this presentation, TVU Networks’ David Jorba discusses what broadcasters should keep in mind as they explore the top tech trends promising increased fan engagement. He also profiles recent success stories of how sports organizations, shows and fan sites have dramatically increased their viewership.
IABM has recently produced a detailed media technology report for its members on the latest initiatives and deployments of cloud. What follows is a summary of its key findings.
David Jorba (European Managing Director) discusses why it’s important to offer a broad range of products and how AI solutions are being utilised in the market.