IBC was all about the coming of 4K. But it was a subject not without controversy with much concern that its benefits could be dissipated. In this fascinating roundtable representatives from Elemental Technologies, Entropic, Ericsson and Rovi talk about 4k, HEVC and look ahead to 8k. Are broadcasters slow off the mark with HEVC installation? How is HEVC applicable beyond [...]
Eoin Shanaghy, SVP Product and Technology, for digisoft.tv tells Advanced Television about the company’s approach to enabling flexible media services provision for network operators.
Said Bacho, Senior VP EMEA, tells Advanced Television what’s new from Grass Valley and the progress the company looks forward to over the next couple of years.
Patrick Henry, CEO and President, explains Entropic’s unique approach to the connected home and the products and solutions it provides.
Viewsat is fast-growing a one-stop shop for play out management for TV channels from around the world. It offers a 24/7, 365 service and has all the expertise, equipment and back-ups to ensure complete continuity and quality of service. An expert in dealing with start ups, particularly from emerging markets, it can bring a channel to market fast and ensure it [...]
Our annual CA DRM Roundtable gathers representatives from Civolution, Irdeto and Viacess-Orca to discuss content security and risk management in the media everywhere ecosystem and on unmanaged devices. Also new business models in targeted media and interfacing with social media and how piracy patterns can sometimes actually help providers define what services they should offer subscribers.
Dr Giles Wilson, Head of TV Compression at Ericsson, tells Chris Forrester what motivated the company’s investment in its all new AVP 4000 platform, the first with an Ericsson developed video chip set, and what a step forward it is in video compression and content delivery flexibility.
Graham Kill, CEO of content security provider Irdeto, talks to Nick Snow about how pay-TV operators can turn the potential threat of OTT into a major opportunity. Learn about adapting to new consumption habits with multi-screen implementation, understanding piracy motivations and protecting revenue security. Hear about case studies including SBS and ITV.
Service providers are under increasing competitive pressure to provide the consumer with the ultimate service in terms of QoE, flexibility and functionality. A TV provider can no longer be a passive carrier of content but must be an active intermediary, and the CDN is central to this process. Three leading practitioners discuss the developing role of the CDN in TV [...]
Speaking at CabSat MENA in Dubai, Mohamed Youssif, CEO of YahLive, tells Nick Snow about ambitious plans for the all-HD service in the year ahead.