IBC, broadcasters
Metadata one of top trends at IBC
Oct 30 2017 8:00 AM

Streaming content was the bread and butter of this year’s IBC, topped with a big dollop of data. In our most recent white paper, Top Trends from IBC 2017, join me as we take a deeper dive into what is – and isn’t – hot in the broadcast industry. (You can download the paper here.)

A look back: The 6 most important video industry trends from IBC
A look back: The 6 most important video industry trends from IBC
Nov 21 2016 8:15 AM

This is the first in a three-part series looking at critical trends emerging from IBC.

The perfect UI for TV? IBC crowd says that’s a moving target
IBC, Pay TV, Content, OTT
The perfect UI for TV? A crucial moving target
Sep 13 2016 4:00 PM

Here’s an acronym that, if you’re not familiar with it now, you will be soon, because it increasingly describes vendors in the media industry: B2B4C… business-to-business for the consumer. Call it part of the consumer revolution, the move from “content is king” to “consumer is king.”

It’s a term you’ll often hear when designers of user interfaces get together to talk about the future.

You.i gets $12M Series B round to help with global growth
User Experience, Pay TV, IBC, OTT
You.i gets $12M Series B round to help with global growth
Sep 13 2016 1:15 PM

Canadian startup You.i has landed $12 million in Series B funding in a round led by Time Warner Investments, with plans to use the funds its global sales channels and IP.

Existing investor Vistara Capital Partners and new investor Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors joined in the round.

IBC notes: Programmatic, big data seen as key to industry growth
Analytics, Programmatic, EMEA
IBC panel: Programmatic, big data seen as key to industry growth
Sep 09 2016 1:45 PM

Programmatic advertising based on data that helps drive personalization is destined to be increasingly adopted as content owners look for ways to better monetize their assets.

Changing pay-TV demands prompt Cisco to respond with SaaS delivery options
Sep 09 2016 1:15 PM

Pay-TV operators increasingly are looking for easier ways to deliver video to their customers, and are beginning to understand the value of the SaaS model.

Ken Morse, Cisco’s CTO of video software, said more operators are getting comfortable with the idea of transitioning to a software delivery model that helps eliminate the silos the companies face today.

The IBC has recognized the Vienna State Opera for its streaming efforts
EMEA, Partners, Ooyala News
Vienna State Opera, FIFA win IBC awards for innovation & engagement
Sep 09 2014 7:30 AM

With more than 150 years of tradition, “new,” innovative” and “modern” aren’t terms usually associated with an organization like the Vienna State Opera.

But that’s exactly what the legendary opera house – and Ooyala customer -- is being feted for by the IBC, which is honoring it with a Special Award this week at the annual broadcaster’s convention in Amsterdam.

Ooyala News
Join Ooyala at IBC and see the future of television
Sep 08 2014 8:30 AM

Ooyala's getting ready for IBC, which opens Friday, Sept. 12 and runs through Tuesday, Sept. 16; we'd love to meet with you there.