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  • TVBEurope: What does a year without trade shows mean for the media tech industry?

    By Jenny Priestley | TVBEurope | Published 7 September 2020 TVBEurope asks four members of the media tech industry including Manor Marketing clients Pixel Power and Tradefair for their thoughts on a lack of trade shows, what aspects they'll miss, and what changes they'd like to see implemented. Who would have thought at the start of 2020 the media tech industry would lose both NAB…

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    11/09/20

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  • GB Labs : TVBEurope THE GIGABYTES EQUAL PERFORMANCE ILLUSION

    By Ben Pearce | TVBEurope | Published 10 September 2020 CBO Asia & CO-Founder GB Labs' Ben Pearce discusses why it's so important for content owners to choose their storage systems wisely with TVBEurope I’ve been working with network area storage (NAS) for nearly 20 years and still see too many people buy what is clearly the wrong storage for what they need. Often, their…

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    11/09/20

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  • TVBEurope: NAB date change - The industry reacts

    By Jenny Priestley | TVBEurope | Published 10 September 2020 The news that the media technology industry’s two main trade shows will take place within a month of each other in 2021 has prompted plenty of reaction from vendors. Last night, NAB announced next year’s show will take place from October 9th-13th, with IBC having previously confirmed its 2021 dates for 10th-14th September. What does…

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    10/09/20

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  • CJP BROADCAST FIELDS LIVE SPORTS PRODUCTION AND STREAMING SYSTEM FOR MAJOR-LEAGUE FOOTBALL SEMI-FINALS AND FINAL

    CJP Broadcast Press Release: Ross-On-Wye, UK, 20 August 2020: CJP Broadcast announces the successful completion of a video production and live streaming project for three of the highest profile games in the European sports calendar. A complete system centred on a CJP Live Sports Production System captured content to supplement terrestrial and satellite coverage of the events. CJP staff active at the matches included Managing…

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    21/08/20

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  • Pixel Power: Is it time for OPEX?

    By Mike O'Connell | Pixel Power | Published 21st July 2020 Having lived with COVID-19 for a few months now, what have we in the broadcast industry learned? I can offer two take-home lessons. First: we have to be a whole lot more agile than we ever thought. As broadcast engineers we have lived with the idea that a project takes a couple of years,…

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    21/08/20

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  • Hitomi: KitPlus Daily Show

    By Kitplus Staff | Kitplus Daily | Published 8th May 2020 Special guest on KitPlus Daily 8th May was Anna Hurd from Hitomi: chatting about life in lockdown, lip-sync and Hitomi's solutions, focusing on our latest product, MatchBox Glass. There's also a great cut-away video demonstrating how Timeline TV are using Glass. Life in lockdown was the first topic of conversation. Anna explained how Hitomi's…

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    20/08/20

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  • GB Labs: TVBEUROPE- OPEX REDEFINED?

    By Ben Pearce | TVBEurope | Published in the July/August 2020 Edition CBO Asia and Co-Founder of GB Labs, Ben Pearce talks to TVBEurope about how the industry is evolving and its knock on affects on opex. Until recently, operating expenses – opex to most of us – were defined as the expenses a company incurs through normal business such as rent, equipment, inventory, marketing,…

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    20/08/20

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  • Pixel Power: Feed Magazine - Journey to Cloud Playout

    By Feed Staff | Feed Magazine | Published Issue 30 / August 2020 Edition Pixel Power divulges the practicalities, advantages and disadvantages of cloud playout in the latest edition of FEED Magazine. The broadcast industry has a habit of lusting over the shiniest, newest thing and jumping for it without taking the necessary steps to get there beforehand. Right now, that shiny new thing is…

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    10/08/20

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  • Cinegy featured in IBC 365- LOOKING BEYOND 8K INTO A SUPER RESOLUTION FUTURE

    By Adrian Pennington | IBC 365 | 6th August 2020. The industry isn’t stopping at 8K. All bets are off in a million megapixel-plus future where massive digital screens, VR and lightfields take centre stage. Ultra High Definition is far from the last word in TV resolution. Though not yet widespread, the industry is going beyond 8K UHD and entering the era of “Super Resolution”…

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    06/08/20

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  • TVBEurope - Why there’s no excuse for not archiving your digital content

    By Jennie Priestley| TVBEurope | 30th July 2020. Cinegy's Jan Weigner on why it's time lawmakers mandated media archives. Being asked to write an opinion piece about thoughts concerning MAM, archive and storage and all the related technologies is a great opportunity for reflection on the last 20 years I have been in this industry. Another aspect that plays into this introspection is the global…

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    30/07/20

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  • iSIZE: Digital Innovation interview iSIZE: Maria Ingold

    By Digital Innovation Staff | Digital Innovation | Published July 2020 Edition iSIZE Technologies was interviewed by Digital Innovation to talk about its “New Phase of Growth” with two new members recently joining its executive board: Paul Massara, ex-CEO of NPower, and Maria Ingold, ex-CTO of Disney-Sony joint venture, FilmFlex Movies. Here Maria Ingold explains her reasons for accepting this role and the potential she…

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    15/07/20

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  • iSIZE: Digital Innovation interviews Paul Massara

    By Digital Innovation Staff | Digital Innovation | Published July 2020 Edition iSIZE Technologies was interviewed by Digital Innovation to talk about its “New Phase of Growth” with two new members recently joining its executive board: Paul Massara, ex-CEO of NPower, and Maria Ingold, ex-CTO of Disney-Sony joint venture, FilmFlex Movies. Here Paul Massara talks about what attracted him to join the iSIZE team. What…

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    14/07/20

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  • Digital Innovation interview iSIZE: New Phase of Growth

    By Digital Innovation Staff | Digital Innovation | Published July 2020 Edition iSIZE Technologies was interviewed by Digital Innovation to talk about its “New Phase of Growth” with two new members recently joining its executive board: Paul Massara, ex-CEO of NPower, and Maria Ingold, ex-CTO of Disney-Sony joint venture, FilmFlex Movies. iSIZE is quickly gaining traction with several of the giant technology companies, social media…

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    13/07/20

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  • Pixel Power: Disaster recovery in action – but the wrong disaster!

    By Mike O'Connell | Pixel Power | Published 8th July 2020 As an industry we have talked about disaster recovery for a while. We know about business continuity, about how our audiences – not to mention our revenues – will disappear so fast if we drop off the air. The problem is, most of us have been talking about the wrong sort of disaster. Received…

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    08/07/20

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  • Cinegy: SRT and Remote Working

    By Lewis Kirkaldie| Cinegy| Published 6th July 2020 As the ramifications of the Coronavirus pandemic descended on all our lives, those of us who could made the shift to working from home wherever possible. While in our industry a great many of us were already fairly used to doing at least some work from home on occasion, we weren’t normally doing it while simultaneously wondering…

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    06/07/20

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  • iSIZE: Learnings from Lockdown - Sustainable Streaming

    By Maria Ingold | Isize Technologies | Published 1st July 2020 Fifty years ago, back when my father built our cabin off-grid by hand, sustainability was called environmentalism and considered hippy, not hip. In that time global energy consumption has increased 173%, in an ever-upward trend – until COVID-19. As of the 28th of April, 54% of the global population was in some form of…

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    01/07/20

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  • iSIZE: Keeping the data flowing

    By Sergio Grce | Data Economy | Published 26th June 2020 Around the world, the advice surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic is that people should, wherever possible, work from home. Thanks to the ubiquity of high-speed broadband, that seems on the face of it a reasonable request for most people. It seems reasonable because our use of the internet has grown far beyond emails and messaging.…

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    26/06/20

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  • IBC 365: CLOUD PLAYOUT: COVID-19 FUELLING INCREASED MIGRATION AS BROADCASTERS SEEK GREATER FLEXIBILITY

    By David Davies | IBC 365 | Published 25th June 2020 Implementing some degree of cloud-based playout has been a marked trend for a while now, but this year’s momentous events are certain to accelerate developments, writes David Davies. In the context of the profound changes that have impacted most aspects of broadcast workflows during the past few years, it was surely only a matter…

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    25/06/20

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  • iSIZE: Streaming and the environment

    By iSIZE | edie.net | Published 19th June 2020 Episode 87 of the edie’s Sustainable Business Covered podcast focuses on the energy impact of streaming and digitization and features interviews with iSIZE CTO and UCL professor, Yiannis Andreopoulos along with former NPower Chief Executive, Paul Massara, who was recently appointed to iSIZE’s executive board. Andreopoulos and Massara discuss the need to balance the environmental benefits…

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    19/06/20

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  • TVBEurope: Can the future of playout be software-only?

    By Contributor | TVBEurope | Published 18th June 2020 TVBEurope recently featured an interview with senior staff at a major playout centre, talking about the “uberisation” of playout, and noting that they now had the capabilities to playout a broadcast channel using only software applications. As a follow-up, we talk to three vendors who have been leaders in advocating virtualised software platforms, capable of running…

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    18/06/20

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  • Pixel Power: Rock Solid

    By James Gilbert | Pixel Power | Published 5th June 2020 It is almost compulsory to start any blog at the moment by saying these are difficult times. What I mean is that we are having to review so many things to work with isolation and social distancing, while ensuring a minimal impact on what we have always been proud to call broadcast quality and…

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    05/06/20

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  • Pixel Power: TVBEurope - THE FINAL WORD

    By TVBEurope Staff | TVBEurope | Published 1st June 2020 Pixel Power’s James Gilbert wonders what keeps his customers awake at night, and thinks we need to “sex up” opportunities for young people How did you get started in the media tech industry? I read engineering at Cambridge, and for beer money did some development work for a company making a graphics system, including a…

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    01/06/20

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  • Pixel Power: The Broadcast Bridge - Software-Defined Automation: Are We Nearly There Yet? Part II

    By Adrian Pennington | The Broadcast Bridge | Published 22nd May 2020 Playout automation has been enabling fewer people to control more channels for decades but we’re not quite at the point where human interaction can be eliminated altogether. Since most linear broadcasters will either move to a software-based deployment for their channels themselves or give them to a service provider that carries out that…

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    22/05/20

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  • BLICK TV & NXTEDITION – ‘REINVENTING TV FOR THE INTERNET’

    By nxtedition Staff | nxtedition | Published 22nd May 2020 Blick TV is making Swiss media history and breaking all the boundaries of traditional publishing & broadcast mediums. Its ‘web first’ live news platform, powered by nxtedition, means Blick TV is the first digital-only TV broadcaster in Switzerland. Blick TV chose nxtedition to take care of journalistic planning tools, story scripting, media management, rundown creation,…

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    22/05/20

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  • HItomi: IABM TV: In conversation with Hitomi Broadcast

    By IABM Staff| IABM TV | Published 18th May 2020 Hitomi Broadcast Director, Russell Johnson, discusses the solutions Hitomi offer for lip-sync and beyond and the launch of the Matchbox Glass app with Ben Dales from IABM. Russell talked about the different alignment solutions that Hitomi offer - not just audio to video but also audio to audio and video to video. This is achieved…

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    18/05/20

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  • Pixel Power: The Broadcast Bridge - Software-Defined Automation: Are we Nearly There Yet? Part 1

    By Adrian Pennington | The Broadcast Bridge | Published 15th May 2020 Playout automation has been enabling fewer people to control more channels for decades but we’re not quite at the point where human interaction can be eliminated altogether. Since most linear broadcasters will either move to a software-based deployment for their channels themselves or give them to a service provider that carries out that…

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    15/05/20

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  • HItomi: MatchBox Glass in action at Timeline TV

    By Hitomi Staff | Hitomi | Published 11th May 2020 Timeline TV use MatchBox Glass to check their audio and video feeds are in total alignment before going ahead with their live broadcast. Russell Johnson of Hitomi Broadcast visited the Timeline TV team at Ealing Studios where they were preparing for a Remote Production broadcast of the Barclay’s FA Women's Super League. In the video…

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    11/05/20

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  • GB Labs: Kitplus Daily - An interview with Duncan Beattie

    Video Interview| Kitplus Daily | Published 7th May 2020 Chief Solutions Officer Duncan Beattie featured as a guest on the KitPlus Daily Show. Watch the video below to find out how our products and solutions are ideally suited to remote working, remain secure and are versatile enough for markets outside of the broadcast industry.

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    07/05/20

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  • Cinegy: TVBEurope - The future for 8K super hi-vision

    By Jenny Priestley | TVBEurope | May 2020 Edition With the loss of this summer’s Olympic Games, the move to 8K content for some broadcasters is now on hold. Jenny Priestley talks to Cinegy’s Jan Weigner about the future of adoption for the new resolution 2020 was supposed to be the year 8K would take the world by storm. Both NHK in Japan and RAI…

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    01/05/20

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  • EXPRESSEN TV – FAST AND FIRST WITH NXTEDITION

    By nxtedition staff | nxtedition | Published 29th April 2020 The Swedish Newspaper Expressen, based in Stockholm, switch their entire broadcast system to nxtedition – the ultimate storytelling solution. Expressen runs three channels 24/7: Expressen TV – news and breaking news, DiTV – a financial news channel and Sport Expressen TV – Sports news channel. These channels are broadcasted not just on TV, but also…

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    29/04/20

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  • iSIZE technologies announces 2 new appointments

    By iSIZE staff | iSIZE technologies | Published 29th April 2020 Enhanced video streaming start-up iSIZE Technologies has today announced the appointment of Paul Massara, Ex-CEO of Npower, and Maria Ingold, Ex-CTO of Disney-Sony joint venture FilmFlex Movies, to its Executive Board. Massara brings over two decades of experience in the energy sector to the role, after various executive positions at Centrica plc, Northstar Solar…

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    29/04/20

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  • iSIZE: IBC365 - Cracking the code - AI enters the frame

    By Adrian Pennington | IBC 365 | Published 27th April 2020 The traditional means of optimising video streaming workflows have run their course. Future advances will be made in software automated by AI. Online video providers have never been under so much pressure. Excess demand has caused Netflix, YouTube and Disney+ to tune down their bitrates and ease bandwidth consumption for everyone, in the process…

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    27/04/20

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  • iSIZE: Covid-19 and Beyond- Opportunities for video streaming

    By Maria Ingold | iSize Technologies | Published 21st April 2020 I grew up off-grid in a cabin in the New Mexico mountains. That was isolation. By contrast, isolation in the time of coronavirus is incredibly connected. While working, socialising and relaxing from home have impacted that connectivity, new patterns are emerging as well as opportunities for the future. What is the scope of the…

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    21/04/20

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  • Inbroadcast: The Show must go on

    By Adrian Pennington | InBroadcast | Published 14th April 2020 A review of technologies enabling production companies and broadcasters to deliver high quality content to viewers while optimising costs, resources, and eliminating travel. Whilst the world grapples with the emergency outbreak of the coronavirus, we are seeing not only how people modify their behavior but will see how businesses must modify theirs. Events being canceled,…

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    14/04/20

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  • Cinegy: Creative Planet Network - The case for 8K production and how to manage that monster data

    By Adrian Pennington | Creative Planet Network | Published 13th April 2020 There’s no escaping the fact that 8K is four times as many pixels as 4K but recording 8K is easier and less expensive than you think. For many, the idea of recording 8K video understandably conjures up images of unmanageable files sizes, long transfer times, huge piles of hard drives, and slow proxy…

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    13/04/20

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  • Intinor: Kitplus – Live Streaming Experts Discuss eSports

    By Kitplus Staff | Kitplus Daily | Published 9th April 2020 Earlier this year at the KitPlus Show, Richard Payne hosted a session about live streaming and esports with experts-in-the-field, Jon Pratchett and Alex Pettitt. They discuss the use of their favourite gear and we’re delighted that Intinor and our solutions are featured at 17.05 where Jon Pratchett states: “For our higher end stuff we…

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    09/04/20

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  • GB Labs: TVBEurope - How orchestration and harmonised storage can strike a chord

    By Contributor | TVBEurope | Published 8th April 2020 Storage provider GB Labs and Ortana, the creator of Cubix, the asset orchestration, management and automation software, have come together to provide a unique customer experience. Ortana Founder and CTO James Gibson said: “People talk about media asset management, but orchestration is what people are really interested in. MAM is just a by-product. “But if an…

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    08/04/20

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  • Hitomi: MatchBox Glass FREE iOS app launches

    By Hitomi Staff | Hitomi | Published 6th April 2020 These are challenging times for the broadcast industry. As more media organisations enforce home working, the spread of the coronavirus may well be speeding up the transition to remote production. Here at Hitomi we're working remotely ourselves but are still available to help and support our customers new and old. We're delighted to be able…

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    06/04/20

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  • Mo-Sys : TVBEurope - Promoting Remote Production

    Contributions by Micheal Geissler | TVBEurope | Published in the April 2020 edition TVBEurope asks eight experts for their views on the benefits, challenges and future of remote production WHAT DO YOU VIEW AS THE BENEFITS OF REMOTE PRODUCTION? WOLFGANG HUBER, PR MANAGER, LAWOThe primary aim of live remote production is to move as much equipment and as many staff as possible from the remote…

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    31/03/20

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  • Cinegy: TVBEurope - How can media companies use legacy content to fill their schedules?

    By Jenny Priestley | TVBEurope | Published 23rd March 2020 How modern archive systems can help media companies make the most of their legacy content As numerous linear TV schedules shudder to a halt with the cancellation of live sport, or postponement of production on continuing dramas, broadcasters are looking to alternative programming to fill the sizeable void left behind. TVBEurope asks three experts how…

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    23/03/20

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  • Mo-Sys named Business of the Year at the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2020

    By Mo-Sys Staff | Mo-Sys Engineering | Published 13th March 2020 On Friday 6th March Mo-Sys were thrilled to be named Business of the Year at the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2020. Hosted by TV presenter and journalist Steph McGovern at the InterContinental Hotel, the awards ceremony recognises the achievements of businesses across the borough. In addition, Mo-Sys also came out victorious in…

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    13/03/20

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  • IBC 365: HOW THE CORONAVIRUS COULD CHANGE THE WAY WE MAKE TV

    By Adrian Pennington | IBC 365 | Published 5th March 2020 As more media organisations enforce home working, could the spread of the coronavirus hasten the transition to remote production? While the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc and hysteria across the globe, the epidemic has accelerated the deployment of remote-working software to such an extent that many businesses may never look back. “What has changed…

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    05/03/20

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  • Pixel Power: Digital Studio ME - CABSAT 2020 Suppliers: Pixel Power

    By Nikhil Pereira | Digital Studio ME | Published 27th February 2020 What are your plans for CABSAT 2020? The great news is that both Pixel Power and Rohde & Schwarz are together on the same booth at CABSAT. We will be there to talk to customers about all our solutions in studio production, post production, delivery and distribution. Give us more insight into the…

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    27/02/20

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  • Hitomi: TVBEurope - Lip Sync Battle

    By Jennie Priestley | TVBEurope | Published in the Jan/Feb 2020 Edition Jenny Priestley discovers how Hitomi’s MatchBox Glass technology allowed Viacom to deliver all of the feeds from the MTV EMAs in perfect sync When broadcasting a huge awards show to an international audience it’s imperative to make sure both sound and vision are in sync. It’s even more important when the show features…

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    05/02/20

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  • Pixel Power: KitPlus Magazine - Responding to Change

    By James Gilbert | KitPlus Magazine | Published January 2020 Edition The first days of 2020 seem like a good time to reflect on what will happen to our industry in the coming months and years. There are some things about which we can do nothing. The global political situation seems to be in turmoil. Populists seem to stop at nothing, and are certainly not…

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    29/01/20

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