All Blog Posts

February 13, 2019
Today the news deadline is a continuous now. It takes powerful workflow automation to meet those every-single-moment deadlines.
Content Production, News Production, Workflow Automation
January 31, 2019
Creative agencies that used to focus on crafting viral tag lines and 15-second storyboards are increasingly being asked to produce complete video brand stories.
Content Production, Media Production, Creative Agencies
November 29, 2018
Gone are the days when video editing was a labor-intensive, isolated job where a “craft editor” would spend hours locked up in an edit suite. Drowning in videotapes (later USB drives) containing hundreds or even thousands of hours of video, the editor's challenge was to tame those rushes into a meaningful story. Locating those 4 seconds of video where the key character threw his arms up in the air was never an easy feat, often requiring someone (a lucky assistant perhaps) to spool through hours of video.
Content Production, NLE, Non-Linear Editing, Avid, Adobe, Ingest, metadata
October 10, 2018
The big news at IBC 2018– like the news from its American cousin, the NAB Show in April – was “Content,” with a capital “C,” how to deliver it faster and more economically. Visitors packed booths showing the latest cloud-based technologies and software-based solutions focusing on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and technology focusing on the content supply chain.
Content Distribution, Content Production
September 25, 2018
The shift in content consumption patterns towards digital platforms is too massive to ignore. It was reported in a recent study that OTT (over-the-top) services doubled their hours of content offerings over the last 12 months.
Content Production, video production, content, content supply chain, ott
September 10, 2018
Content Distribution, SVOD, Western Europe
September 06, 2018
Live sports continue to hold a hallowed place in the television industry - and with viewers - and leagues are embracing streaming as a key lure to re-bond with Millennials and Gen Edge.
Content Distribution, NFL, super bowl, CBS, live sports
August 31, 2018
The biggest players in the rapidly maturing OTT industry are looking to create new services to generate additional revenue streams.
Content Distribution, Amazon Prime, ott, AVOD, SVOD
September 05, 2018
In North American and APAC markets, a whopping 86% of operators offer video services, followed by the Middle East and Africa at 71%, according to a new study.
Content Distribution, Mobile Video, APAC, emea, North America
August 27, 2018
More research that shows the continuing adoption of SVOD services in the United States: 69% of all U.S. households now are subscribing to at least one over-the-top video service, up from just 52% in 2015. And, the survey counts just Netflix, Amazon Prime or Hulu, just more than 1% of the roughly 220 SVOD services available to U.S. consumers.
Content Distribution, pay tv, SVOD
August 16, 2018
Italian football club Juventus has shelved its traditional official TV channel in favor of a mobile OTT streaming platform, the better to leverage its recent signing of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Content Distribution, live sports online
August 02, 2018
Like in many areas, AI is disrupting the media industry, as large amounts of data become available from the hours we spend watching videos. For media executives, it's almost a given: AI can help automate workflows for greater productivity and provides insights to make smarter decisions.
Content Production, Artificial Intelligence, Content Production, IBC 2018