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Changing the Game for Traditional Broadcasters

Changing the Game for Traditional Broadcasters

These are interesting times for traditional media companies, video service providers, and broadcasters. They’re facing tremendous pressure to stay profitable and compete effectively against new multiscreen players, which means launching new services that can provide additional revenue streams and attract new audiences. Meeting these challenges requires the ability to operate in a unified video delivery…

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Reflections on NAB 2015

So how did my three predictions (Blog 24th March) for NAB stack up? Prediction #1: The continued adoption of IP is enabling the migration of generic network product and storage further up the video workflow The industry has been waiting for frame-accurate video switching in the IP domain to displace SDI-based solutions for some time…

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Will Live UHD Come Soon?

Undoubtedly the buzz starting off this year was around 4K video on demand (VOD) services, with little tangible evidence relating to wider Color Gamuts, High Dynamic Range and how 4K VOD will transition to live UHD. However, there appears to be renewed interest in exactly how both 4K and Ultra HD will be packaged into…

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Delivering Quality Ultra HD

Broadcasters are keen to follow the lead of cinema and deliver video resolutions beyond 1080p. The introduction of the 2K and 4K digital cinema formats in the last decade enabled movie producers to replace traditional film production and post production with complete high-resolution digital workflows. The 4K Ultra HD format offers similar promise for broadcasters,…

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