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IBC 2018 Reflections: AWS’s Ben Masek on Why Machine Learning Will Revolutionize Sports-Video Production

Amazon Web Services (AWS) rolled out an army of demos at IBC this year focused media ingest, video processing and delivery, storage, content monetization, and – most notably – machine learning. ML coursed through the veins of AWS’s entire stand this year, especially when it came to sports. ML-fueled demos ranged from live clipping for […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: Steve Miller-Jones Breaks Down Limelight Realtime Streaming as Company Shines With Latency in the Spotlight

Look anywhere in the many halls of this year’s IBC Show, and one of the most pressing issues being addressed in the future of live media viewing experiences – particularly in sports – was latency. That delay (or, ideally, lack thereof!) between delivery to various devices across the consumer landscape was the talk of the […]  More

IBC Reflections: Cisco’s Bryan Bedford, Yoav Schreiber, and Roger Sherwood on Broadcasting’s IP Revolution

It’s been more than two years since Cisco introduced its Media Blueprint, which charts a course for broadcasters to transition their operations to IP and the cloud. And with the popular sentiment at IBC that IP has officially arrived in the broadcast sector, Cisco appears to have some gained some genuine momentum in its push […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: Pliant Technologies’ Gary Rosen on CrewCom and the Evolving Needs of Sports Broadcasters

At the IBC Show in Amsterdam, Pliant Technologies rolled out the latest version of its CrewCom intercom system, featuring enhanced firmware and the system’s new Fiber Hub. The new Fiber Hub (CHB-8F) expands system capabilities by allowing up to eight connections using standard SFP-based ports along with a single copper port for interface to existing […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: Microsoft Azure’s Scott Bounds Talks Video Indexer, Power of AI

IBC 2018 marked the general availability of Video Indexer, Microsoft Azure’s (1.C27) AI-based advanced metadata extraction service. Video Indexer – which has been in a public preview since May – provides audio, speech, and visual-based learning models to enable emotion detection, topic inferencing, and facial recognition. In addition, Microsoft demoed how Azure Media Services can help […]  More

MedaKind Strengths Partnership With Tangerine Global Through Upgraded CITRUS Solution

MediaKind announced that it is strengthening its collaboration with entertainment services provider, Tangerine Global, by enhancing their ‘CITRUS’ managed solution with new cloud-based capabilities. Based on MediaKind’s MediaFirst software as a service (SaaS) platform, the end-to-end media solution enables small and mid-sized Pay TV operators to rapidly evolve their offerings and deliver breakthrough immersive OTT […]  More

Super RTL Chooses Ooyala Flex Media Platform for Video Content Supply Chain

Ooyala is streamlining video operations for SUPER RTL, a joint venture of RTL Group and Disney, with the Ooyala Flex Media Platform — a video content supply chain solution being used by content owners worldwide to simplify millions of video workflows. Ooyala’s flexible and configurable content supply chain optimization platform automates tasks, simplifies workflows and […]  More