May – June 2015

Editorial

  • Asia, looking beyond production

    Initially established in 2005, Apollo Awards was relaunched in 2013 to honour the best in Asia-Pacific’s production and postproduction industries, with a strong focus on the creative and technical mastery behind the scenes.… Read More

NEWS

  • MCC and Zoland Animation signs MOU

    Singapore – MyChinaChannel Pte Ltd (MCC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Zhejiang Zhongnan Animation Co., Ltd (Zoland Animation), one of the largest original animation production companies in China, at the 11th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival held in Hangzhou, China.… Read More

  • Disney expands SEA presence with Globe collaboration

    Manila, Philippines – The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia is set to further boost its presence in the region with its multiyear collaboration with Philippines' mobile brand Globe Telecom to enhance the Filipino digital lifestyle experience.… Read More

  • Brightcove unveils innovation for online video

    Singapore – Brightcove Inc., a leading provider of cloud services for video, has hosted the industry-leading media and digital marketing companies at its sold out PLAY 2015 conference.… Read More

  • Seven West Media goes live with SintecMedia's IBMS

    Sydney, Australia – SintecMedia, the leading provider of broadcast management software, has announced that Australia's Seven West Media has successfully launched the IBMS broadcast management system for its free-to-air properties.… Read More

  • MediaCorp and KLN form strategic alliance

    Jakarta, Indonesia – Singapore-based media company MediaCorp and Indonesian digital media company KapanLagi Network (KLN), have announced that MediaCorp has invested in a 52 per cent equity stake in the KLN Group, which owns several of Indonesia's most successful web portals including kapanlagi.com.… Read More

  • iflix secures top line content deals with FOX, BBC and Warner Bros.

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – iflix, Southeast Asia's leading Internet TV service, offering subscribers unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment for a low monthly price, has announced it has entered into multiple content agreements with Hollywood's top studios, including FOX, BBC and Warner Bros.… Read More

  • TVT to provide VoD BBC World News content to Hulu Japan

    London, UK – TVT, the leading independent media services and post-production house, has announced a deal to provide BBC World News video-on-demand (VoD) content to Hulu Japan, a popular VoD service offering users more than 13,000 assets available on more than 90 million devices.… Read More

  • CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum asks “Is the Satellite Game Changing?”

    Hong Kong – The annual CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum held in Singapore on 1 June at the Grand Hyatt Singapore. The conference explores the latest developments and issues affecting the satellite industry in the Asia-Pacific.… Read More

  • Globecast delivers all the key moments of UK Election

    Paris, France – Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, was central to the live coverage of the UK General Election, helping broadcasters around the world get all the key moments live on air. In total, 78 different counts were covered on the day for the major broadcasters, including Sky, the BBC, ITV, BBC Wales and C4.… Read More

People

Case Study

  • Accelerating the HD Revolution

    VTV has been experiencing significant growth over the years. It is not only one of the first national broadcasters in Asia to embrace HD, but also one of the rare few to shift from analogue to digital without going through digital. In equipping its studios and meeting its target of converting its 15 channels to HD, VTV partners with Sony to realise its vision.… Read More

Feature Articles

  • Media Composer for Film and Television

    A more seamless solution to assist the broadcast industry is finally here. The Media Composer/Software will enable video professionals to quickly and efficiently acquire, manage, edit and deliver native 4K media instyle. Avid shares another element of its Avid Everywhere technology with Asia Image.… Read More

USER EXPERIENCE

  • Wild in the City

    Marc Checkley and Claire Clements from Beach House Pictures speak in an exclusive interview with Priscilla Hendriks to find out more about the behind-the-scenes production of ‘Wild City’.… Read More

EXPERT INTERVIEW

  • Providing a Viewer- Centric Experience with Software-Defined Video

    Broadcasters rolling out premium streaming services can strengthen their competitive position and speed time to market by deploying software-defined video processing architectures as the core of their next-generation infrastructures.… Read More

  • Exploring cloud adoption in the Asia-Pacific region

    For the broadcaster and playout centres, cloud is coming and will be here to stay. So what will be the reason that the Broadcast sector will move to cloud? Where will this happen first and who are the early adopters? IABM’s Peter Bruce gives his insight.… Read More

  • Bigger and more screens: Southeast Asians’ preference

    Television maintains its foothold as the media platform of choice for the majority of viewers in Southeast Asia. However, burgeoning connected device ownership and growing social media engagement and interaction are fuelling demand across the region for ‘always-on’ media. Nielsen’s Executive Director of Digital Audience Measurement in Southeast Asia, Anand Kalidasan, shares the latest global digital landscape online survey conducted by the global performance management company across 60 countries.… Read More

Events

  • DTT network solution for DVB-T/T2

    OneBeam is an innovative DTT network regionalisation solution for DVB-T/T2. OneBeam solves the problem of how to use the same satellite capacity to deliver services to both DTH (DVB-S/S2) receivers and DTT (DVB-T or T2) transmitters.… Read More

  • Storage solution for HD, 2K and 4K

    Designed to support high-bandwidth, high-volume media ingest, transcoding, online collaborative editing and multiplatform distribution of HD, 2K, 4K and beyond, XStream EFS offers multiple levels of redundancy and tremendous scalability. The high-performance, low-latency storage solution integrates with industry standard broadcast and post-production systems including EditShare’s own Geevs (broadcast servers), Flow (media asset management), and Ark (backup and archiving) solutions, accelerating real-time ingest, editing and playout workflows.… Read More

  • Shared storage system for independent pros

    Avid ISIS | 1000 shared storage is an affordable entry-level online shared storage system designed for independent editors, audio post pros, and boutique post-production houses.… Read More

  • Chroma keyer for various applications

    Safire 3 Xpress is a modular product providing affordable highquality chroma keying suitable for all applications and budgets – from news and weather to full virtual environments.… Read More

  • MAM-integrated content management solution

    SGL's FlashNet content management solution is designed to integrate seamlessly with MAM or automation control systems to provide significant improvements to workflow efficiency without intruding on the users’ familiar desktop.… Read More

  • RAVENNA/AES67-enabled sound card for radio & TV

    The LX-IP RAVENNA PCIe sound card is the first RAVENNA/ AES67- e n a b l e d product developed by Digigram that features ultra-low latency — down to one audio sample per IP packet — and up to 256 RAVENNA I/O channels from multiple RAVENNA/AES67 streams.… Read More

  • Compact, all-in-one monitoring unit

    The PAM PiCo Touch Media is a compact and portable all-inone monitoring unit that includes all the audio and loudness monitoring features of the acclaimed PAM PiCo Touch and adds a touchcontrolled high precision video waveform monitor.… Read More

  • Ultra-small field unit fits with any camera

    The LU200 ultra-small transmission device is being presented for the first time in APAC. The LU200 offers a highly attractive price, performance and form-factor for live video transmission and opens new live coverage opportunities, enabling every field camera to be equipped with a bonding uplink unit.… Read More

  • Compact mini ARRI camera

    Designed for specialised shot-making, the ALEXA Mini complements a full ALEXA shooting kit and allows crew to eliminate the complications of working with third-party cameras by keeping everything within a single system.… Read More

  • HD alloy tripod system

    The complete Cineline 70 tripod system includes a new heavy-duty (HD) Mitchell Base 1-Stage alloy tripod and HD alloy ground spreader to complement the Cineline 70 fluid head.… Read More

  • Lightweight, ergonomic 4K camera

    CION is a lightweight and ergonomic 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD production camera. CION features a 4K APS-C sized CMOS sensor with an electronic global shutter and 12 stops of dynamic range.… Read More

  • HDC-2400 3G multi format HD system camera

    The HDC-2400 system camera is part of the HDC- 2500 Series – successor to the HDC-1500R Series and incorporates Sony's advanced technologies for studio cameras.… Read More

  • Asia’s film industry: Experts on funding and distribution

    Asia is emerging as one of the largest film markets, but its diversity poses its own unique set of barriers. Asian filmmakers still have a set of issues to contend with, a key one being access to films. In this scenario, how can the new generation of filmmakers overcome challenges, ride the wave of growth and reach larger audiences both at home and internationally? Ahead of BroadcastAsia 2015, four of the industry experts speaking at the 6th Creative Content Production Conference 2015 share their thoughts on funding and distribution of Asian films, and how filmmakers can reach wider viewers.… Read More

  • Showcasing Asia’s best

    BroadcastAsia2015 still remains pertinent to industry professionals globally for the high-quality broadcast ecosystem that it has nurtured over 20 years. Deemed as Asia’s most influential knowledge-exchange and networking platform, it is specifically designed to tackle key development challenges and present practical case studies on cost-efficient technology integration. Nur Zalikha Khamis reports for Asia Image.… Read More

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