How Sports Broadcasters Can Thrive In A Streaming World

Throughout the years of any form of production, content has been and always will be king. The saying still holds true in today’s society, but now, the question is how viewers are consuming it. At last month’s Sports OTT Forum, executives who are immersed in the decision-making process for the major television networks discussed their methods of adapting to an audience that sees digital as the go-to option.

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Collins | Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever

Current cybercrime trends are revealing organizations’ cyber skills shortages. Given the escalation on the criminal side, companies need to speed their detection and intervention. Recommended approaches include automated detection processes using artificial intelligence and security orchestration, automation and response.

Anthony Plosz Named Graham Media CTO

He joins the station group from NBCU’s WCAU-WWSI Philadelphia. CEO Emily Barr said: “Tony’s deep knowledge of both IT infrastructure and broadcast operations and engineering will be invaluable to Graham Media Group.”

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TVN Tech | Automation Becomes Major Multiplatform Tool

Automation technology is fast evolving to keep up with demand for content on multiple platforms. Vendors say it helps eliminate redundant tasks and integrates as many platforms as possible without posing a threat to jobs or creative control.

Simplestream To Demo Cloud-Based Solutions At IBC

Simplestream, a provider of live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, will be returning to IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) to showcase how its solutions empower broadcasters, content owners and telcos to stay ahead of the technology curve and succeed in today’s competitive and fast-changing media and entertainment environment. “Visitors to our stand at IBC will […]

Nugen Audio Highlights Loudness Toolkit At IBC

Nugen Audio has been focusing on Netflix compliance. Among the many Netflix-focused solutions is its Loudness Toolkit 2.8, which will be presented at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Pod F.P37. The company will also feature its Halo Upmix solution for stereo to 5.1, 7.1 and 3D upmixing throughout the show. These plug-ins are designed […]

Rohde & Schwarz Offering 5G Broadcast Solution At IBC

At IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Rohde & Schwarz is launching its new 5G Broadcast core network element, the R&S BSCC broadcast service and control center, which enables Rohde & Schwarz terrestrial transmitters to deliver LTE/5G Broadcast content. It will be showcased at the Rohde & Schwarz booth B.21 in hall 7. This element provides […]

Pixel Power To Demo Software Solutions

IBC2019, 13-17 September, Stand 7.A05 and IBCTV 13.A08:  IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) will see Pixel Power demonstrate its fully virtualized software solutions for production, playout, automation, branding and graphics at Stand 7.A05 and 13.A08. These systems create an all-encompassing approach to deliver linear, OTT, VOD and catch-up channels using a singular workflow. “The key […]

Charter Challenges Broadcasters’ 3.0 Argument

Charter execs put on something of a full court press at FCC last week to talk down broadcaster’s ATSC 3.0 transition. They met with staffers in the Media Bureau and Office of Engineering and Technology, as well as aides to four of the five commissioners, including the chairman. “We also discussed the consumer benefits of the ATSC 3.0 transition, noting that broadcasters have yet to define which among those possible uses of the new standard they are interested in pursuing,” Charter said in summarizing the meeting.

Ross To Display Complete Camera Motion System Range At IBC

Ross Video will be attending IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) and will be bringing the full range of camera motion system solutions, including the all-new SkyDolly ceiling-mounted dolly that was launched at NAB Show earlier this year. Ross is also pleased to pre-announce the launch of version 5 of the SmartShell robotics control system, updated for IBC 2019 […]