MAY – JUNE 2017

Broadcast

  • REAL-TIME BALL

    English Premier League signs on three more seasons with ChyronHego's TRACAB. Real-time player tracking system offers valuable insight into team performance for all 20 Premier League Clubs during 380 yearly matches. Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), one of the world’s largest sports organisations, has also signed a new four-year contract with ChyronHego to use the company’s award-winning TRACAB image-based tracking system for Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 matches.… Read More

  • MEDIACORP’S NEW STUDIO FACILITY: MANANGED BY LAWO’ VSM

    Singapore-based broadcaster Mediacorp has taken up residence at its new Mediapolis facility – a massive complex that houses all production facilities for the broadcaster’s seven television and 12 radio channels. Key to its operational infrastructure is the VSM Broadcast Control and Monitoring System from German technical innovator, Lawo, which provides the overall control solution campus-wide.… Read More

Tech Log

  • STORAGE ADVANCES FUEL CONTINUED RISE OF VR PRODUCTION

    The emergence of virtual reality (VR) heralds a seismic shift in how consumers experience entertainment content. Because each viewer surveys the virtual environment in a different way, each journey is personal and unique, like a fi ngerprint. By Janet Lafleur, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Quantum.… Read More

  • A VIRTUAL REALITY CHECK FOR THE TV INDUSTRY

    Interest in virtual reality (VR) skyrocketed in 2016 with predictions of it being the fi rst billion dollar year for this exciting technology. It is, therefore, not surprising that companies across every industry, especially those in the TV industry, are experimenting with VR. The question now is, how can players in the TV industry go beyond the hype and capture the growth opportunities presented by VR? By Stéphane Le Dreau, General Manager, South East Asia, NAGRA.… Read More

Insight

  • 5 FACTORS FOR CONNECTED VIDEO APP SUCCESS

    With the advent of near-ubiquitous broadband and increasing connected TV (CTV) penetration, over-the-top (OTT) video apps are multiplying rapidly to meet consumer demands for more viewing options on both large and small screens today. By the end of next year, there will be around 759 million CTV sets worldwide, supporting this speedy uptick in video app rollout. By Paula Minardi, Head of Content Strategy, Ooyala.… Read More

Gear

Editor's Notes

  • Artificial Intelligence

    The explosion of video consumption across digital platforms and devices means that broadcasters and content creators are dealing with more complexity than ever. Production teams are asked to prepare and distribute content in multiple formats, multiple languages, multiple versions, to multiple partners, all with different requirements. Many are struggling to keep up and to make matters worse they aren’t getting additional resources or budget to do it. In an effort to become more efficient, video businesses are looking at every aspect of production and distribution, from their systems to their processes. Artificial Intelligence (also known as AI), is proving to be a valuable technology, especially when it comes to extracting relevant metadata from videos.… Read More

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