Advanced Television


Dolby, Philips, CAMERON | PACE boost for glasses-free 3D

Dolby Laboratories and Royal Philips Electronics in association with CAMERON | PACE Group (CPG) announced at NAB in Las Vegas that they have signed an agreement to integrate the Dolby 3D format into CPG’s 3D video content production workflow and to collaborate on the use of the Dolby 3D format. All parties believe that glasses-free […]

April 10, 2013

Vimond sports platform

At  NAB Vimond Media Solutions revealed the Vimond Sports Experience, a new product that enables users to create extraordinary online environments for sports fans. Vimond Sports Experience is a sports-specific online-viewing service for its Vimond Platform, which drives multiformat over-the-top (OTT) services for all major Nordic broadcasters and others around the world. The Vimond Sports […]

April 9, 2013

Elemental for Warner

Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery,  announced that Warner Bros. has deployed Elemental Server video processing systems to enhance its Emmy Award-winning Digital End-to-End (DETE) content workflow and distribution system. Elemental Server drives large-scale content conversion while significantly reducing the physical, power and heating footprint required to output studio-grade […]

April 9, 2013

Euronews outlines YouTube deployment strategy

Following a range of initiatives announced October 2012 as the service approached its 20th anniversary, international news channel Euronews confirmed at MIPTV that it is rolling out a new organisation that plays on the strengths of its 400-strong journalist staff and the quality of its editorial line. The user experience – already pinpointed as a […]

April 9, 2013Colin Mann @ MIPTV

Sky’s Turner Laing: ‘Forget the pipes’

Reinforcing comments made by fellow senior executives at BSkyB as to the broadcaster’s commitment to content production, Sophie Turner Laing, Sky’s Managing Director of Content, has suggested that high-end drama will drive the next stage of its growth. Delivering a MIPTV ‘Media Mastermind’ keynote speech, she told delegates that “you can give viewers all the […]

April 9, 2013Colin Mann @ MIPTV

BBC launches Stagebox for IP management

BBC R&D has commercially launched Stagebox, a camera-mounted device that enables programme makers to link multiple cameras, and move HD content, over a standard internet network for the very first time. Stagebox is an important step in helping the broadcast industry move toward a truly open and end-to-end internet protocol (IP) production chain. Stagebox combines […]

April 8, 2013

More History for the UK

History fans in the UK will soon be able to delve even further into ancient cultures, famous figures and monumental historical events with the launch of new channel H2 on Saturday, May 4th, 2013. Part of the A+E Networks brand portfolio, H2 is a complementary brand to History, providing audiences with more to explore, more […]

April 8, 2013Colin Mann @ MIPTV

Media Excel supports DoganTV

Media Excel, specialist in adaptive bitrate, multi-device transcoding for multiscreen video delivery – and Dogan TV Holding, Turkey’s leading commercial broadcaster – have announced a deal for supporting the entire transcoding infrastructure of Dogan TV’s new OTT platform, netD. “At Dogan TV we are constantly looking for ways to monetise our content by enhancing the […]

April 5, 2013

Germany and Portugal comeback for Big Brother

Proving that there is still some life left in classic TV formats, Endemol, the world’s largest independent production company, has revealed that reality juggernaut Big Brother is making a comeback in two further markets. In Germany, the show is returning for the first time since 2011 having been commissioned by Sat.1 for a new celebrity […]

April 4, 2013

Exclusive BBC drama for iPlayer

The BBC has commissioned a BBC Three drama strand exclusively for BBC iPlayer, describing the initiative as “a bold and exciting venture” between BBC iPlayer, BBC Three and BBC Drama Production to commission six original short films over two years, written and directed by the best up-and-coming writing and directing talent from across the UK. […]

March 25, 2013By Colin Mann