Ibc 2017 review

IBC 2017 Review

19 Sep, 2017

As another IBC draws to a close, what were the highlights and key talking points at this year’s show? Having braved the bad weather outside and the busy halls inside,…

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IBC 2017 Preview

05 Sep, 2017

It’s almost IBC time again, the flagship European event where the great and the good (and everyone else) of the broadcast industry descend on Amsterdam to showcase and discuss the…

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Merged reality

How merged reality will transform the media experience

29 Aug, 2017

This summer, Ericsson ConsumerLab released its very first edition of the Merged Reality report. This report provides an insight into how consumers believe Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)…

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NAB 2017 Highlights

02 May, 2017

As the curtain falls on another NAB, what have we learned about the state of the art and future direction of the broadcast and media industry? The key themes where…

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NAB Show 2017 Preview

18 Apr, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, when the broadcast industry embarks on its grand annual migration to Las Vegas. Like the wildebeest crossing the Serengeti, but with more colourful…

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CES 2017: It’s a wrap!

10 Jan, 2017

As another CES comes to an end, we look at the key trends from this year’s showcase of all things tech. Smart Homes A major theme of recent years has…

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Broadcast Technology Trends for 2017

03 Jan, 2017

As we head into 2017 there is a lot to look forward to in terms of technology and innovation. Here are some of the highlights to keep an eye on….

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A 5G future for TV and Media

06 Dec, 2016

One of the significant trends in the broadcast industry over recent years is the rise in mobile viewing. The growth of the small screen has been driven in part by…

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Broadcasting Virtual Reality to the World

22 Nov, 2016

Following the recent launch of a number of virtual reality (VR) headsets, such as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, VR is introducing new and compelling platforms for broadcasters to…

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IP broadcasting – today, tomorrow and why it matters

01 Nov, 2016

I have just returned from the annual SMPTE technical conference in Hollywood, a gathering of the broadcast and media technology community where the current and emerging trends in broadcast technology…

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Happy 100th Birthday SMPTE!

25 Oct, 2016

This week in Hollywood, the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers (SMPTE) hosts its annual conference, where many of the leading experts in the field gather to discuss, debate…

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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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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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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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NAB 2016 – it’s a wrap!

26 Apr, 2016

As NAB 2016 wraps up and the tired masses depart Las Vegas for another year, here are some of the key trends that captured my attention during this year’s show….

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Content thought bubble

“Is anyone bored with the word ‘content’ yet!?”

19 Apr, 2016

This week, more than 100,000 people from over 160 countries around the world will descend on Las Vegas for the annual NAB Show. The great and the good of the…

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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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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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CES 2016 Wrap Up: What Was Hot At CES

12 Jan, 2016

As another CES winds down and the 3,800 exhibitors face the task of packing up and shipping home their wares, we look back at the highlights of the show and…

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