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NAB 2019 – Looking back at a successful stay in Vegas

14 May, 2019

On April 6, 2019 it was once again time for the yearly NAB Show where the Broadcasting and Media Industry meet in Las Vegas to show what’s new, ponder on...

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Audio Description: Evolution

18 Apr, 2018

The Audio Description (AD) landscape is constantly evolving: where once we would have exclusively described TV programmes for traditional terrestrial broadcasters, we are now being called upon to work on…

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David Baddiel Tries to Understand TV Broadcasting

20 Mar, 2018

‘David Baddiel Tries to Understand . . . ‘ is a BBC Radio 4 series where David Baddiel tries to make sense of some apparently puzzling topics, suggested by members…

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IBC 2016 – it’s a wrap!

20 Sep, 2016

The 49th IBC closed in Amsterdam last week, with record numbers of attendees (almost 56,000) coming together to discuss the challenges and opportunities that face an industry in transition. The…

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IBC 2016 – What Can We Expect?

06 Sep, 2016

  It’s that time of the year again, when the broadcast industry makes its annual visit to IBC, swapping the indoor canals of Las Vegas for the outdoor variety in…

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Reaping the Benefits of Virtualised Playout

30 Aug, 2016

The virtualisation of the playout technology stack is a natural continuation of the technology evolution we’ve witnessed over the last decade. As an industry we’ve moved from using discrete single…

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Embracing Cloud Playout services

23 Aug, 2016

Playout in the cloud is more of a focal point than ever before. Many media companies are now able, with the assistance of cloud playout, to engage in an entirely…

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20 Lessons from the TV Brand Builders – Part 3

26 Jul, 2016

In the first two parts of this post we summarized lessons 1 to 13 from our new book The TV Brand Builders: How to win audiences and influence viewers, based…

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Faster, higher, stronger

12 Jul, 2016

If you’re anything like me, that motto will give you shivers of excitement! Yes, the Olympics are just around the corner, surely the purest test of the capabilities of the…

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20 lessons from the tv brand builders – part 2

05 Jul, 2016

In our last post we summarized the first 6 of 20 key points from our new book The TV Brand Builders: How to win audiences and influence viewers, based on…

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#HumanVsBot Part Two: Underpant Shame vs the Human Touch

07 Jun, 2016

Humans are irrational, chaotic and sometimes hung over. Robots are ordered, rule following. Most of us are spending more time on screens than we do sleeping. Real human interaction between…

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#HumanVsBot Part One: March of the Bots

31 May, 2016

We’ve historically had a bit of a love hate relationship with robots and AI: Terminator (petrifying – when you’re eight), WALL-E (adorable), Channel 4’s Humans (whose side are they on…

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10 Years of HD

24 May, 2016

Almost exactly 10 years ago, on 22 May 2006, Sky launched their commercial HD service in the UK. It ushered in a new era of next generation broadcasting and was…

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Let’s talk about data again… and sports

10 May, 2016

There are many theories about the origins of competitive sports. According to some records, the Chinese “cuju” is the earliest form of football. It dates from the third and second…

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NAB 2016 – what can we expect?

12 Apr, 2016

It’s NAB time again, and the great and the good from the global broadcast industry descend on Las Vegas to showcase their wares and discuss the future of the industry….

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20 Lessons from the TV Brand Builders – Part 1

05 Apr, 2016

At last month’s PromaxBDA Europe conference in Barcelona we were invited to summarize 20 key points from our new book The TV Brand Builders: How to win audiences and influence…

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Will the IoT change how we watch TV?

15 Mar, 2016

There has been much discussion of late about the imminent arrival of a new class of internet citizen – the Things. The Internet of People, that we all know and…

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Captioning live events like Mobile World Congress

08 Mar, 2016

This year over 100,000 attendees from 204 different countries came to the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry – Mobile World Congress – in Barcelona to see cutting-edge products…

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Realising the power of the Fantastic Four – Part 2

01 Mar, 2016

It’s no secret that the big players in the Telco world are making significant moves into the TV industry – with some notable successes already under their belts. It’s easy…

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Realising the power of the Fantastic Four – Part 1

23 Feb, 2016

You would have to have been living on another planet to have missed the news; the big players in the Telco world are making significant moves into the TV industry….

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