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ATV @ Sony 4K UHD MIP TV Theatre, Insight TV

Advanced Television brings you the latest from Cannes and the 4K UHD Conference. Mariam Zamaray runs Insight TV, the first all 4K, all action channel. Why 4K? What is the additional cost? [bitsontherun zP38wHFs-ni7dlelE]

April 4, 2016

UHD 2016 Roundtable: 4K UHD, good to go?

UHD is part of every broadcaster conversation but is it ready for the market – there are plenty of TVs being sold but what about standards, content capture, workflow and transmission? Chris Forrester chaired a discussion with senior representatives from BT Sport, Harmonic, Harmonic, Snell Advanced Media and Sony. [bitsontherun xioz1Mru-hLYU43gg]

March 30, 2016

Limelight: Taking broadcasters online

Jason Thibeault, Senior Director Content Marketing, explains Limelight’s suite of solutions that take the complexity and the heavy lifting out of a broadcaster’s transition to online. Video, CDN, workflow, web performance, security, storage, all form modular parts of an end-to-end service, so no matter the scale of the broadcaster, or where it has reached in […]

March 23, 2016

Talking to Irdeto’s Andrew Wajs, March 2016

Advanced Television talks to Andrew Wajs, CTO at Irdeto, about how all platforms now need to work with multiple DRMs for multiscreen provision, and how Irdeto can manage a providers’ keys and credentials and all DRM  operations through a cloud service. We also talk about UHD and forensic content marking at origin, and the market intelligence that […]

March 7, 2016

Zappware: Intuitive and consistent

The Zappware platform comes with a uniquely designed, best-in-class and ever-evolving user interface. A content-driven navigational pattern ensures your subscribers can intuitively use your services. By creating an immersive experience that integrates many different types of content and services, we avoid that subscribers have to switch over to other entertainment platforms and thereby reduce churn. […]

February 1, 2016

OTT is necessary, can it also be profitable?

OTT provision is now part of the mainstream – but is also still evolving rapidly. All TV providers, pay and FTA, now feel obliged to supply catch up and back catalogue services. Mainly they are cost centres without much prospect of becoming profit centres. What next? And where will the money come from? Advanced Television […]

January 18, 2016

Incognito puts the user in control

Advanced Television talks to CEO Stephane Bourque about Incognito’s mission to provide the subscriber with a much better QoE by taking the Home Gateway functionality to the cloud. This means an operator can provide a great experience with a simple, friendly, UI, state-of-the-art functionality and comprehensive user management no matter what the network or legacy […]

December 7, 2015

INSIGHT TV: a leader for UHD and interactivity

Advanced Television talks to Mariam Zamaray, CEO of TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN), about INSIGHT TV, its newly launched all 4k UHD channel. INSIGHT is a factual entertainment channel available via SES satellite to over 60 million homes . As well as providing maximum bit-rate and FPS picture quality, INSIGHT aims to put the viewer at the centre of […]

November 23, 2015

Levira: full service provider

Headquartered in Tallinn, Levira is the leading broadcast transmission provider in Estonia. It provides Network services, including TV and radio broadcast transmission, rental of transmission towers, construction and maintenance of telecommunication networks; Data centre and cloud services; Media services, including localisation, playout and transmission of TV channels to cable TV and other networks, streaming, VOD […]

November 11, 2015

Conviva: QoE is paramount

@IBC 2015 Advanced Television talks to Keith Zubchevich, Chief Strategy Officer, about Conviva’s mission to underwrite a great Quality of Experience for a service provider’s audience. “Great content isn’t enough, it’s about quality of content times quality of experience, publishers need to manage both variables.”   [bitsontherun ujU0pLQn-ni7dlelE]

October 27, 2015