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US firm Elemental Technologies, a provider of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has won a contract with Hollywood studio Warner Bros. to enhance its Emmy Award-winning Digital End-to-End (DETE) content workflow and distribution system.
Ramu Potarazu, CEO of US firm Vubiquity - until recently known as Avail-TVN - has indicated his intention to transition to the role of vice chairman on the board of directors, and will join investor Columbia Capital as a venture partner.
Home Box Office (HBO) has renewed its agreement with US firm Clearleap for the latter to process and distribute multiple formats of HBO's subscription video-on-demand programming to its domestic distributors.
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According to the results of Informa Telecoms & Media’s annual industry survey, innovation is a key priority for global telecoms and media players in 2013. Over 500 senior executives from across both these sectors were asked how their businesses and markets would perform in 2013 and the role innovation would play in driving future revenue growth.
Broadcasters and TV operators take note: consumers are tired of clunky user interfaces, weary of digital rights issues, and willing to run into the arms of a big technology company like Apple or Google if these problems are not resolved, and fast.
This year’s IBC event lacked a big, overarching theme, or new “wow” topic to get journalists, analysts and market-watchers foaming at the mouth. And that’s no bad thing. It’s the sign of a maturing industry, and as a result, the show retained a healthy focus on improving existing products and trying to get the big things – multiscreen, OTT, hybrid – right. Nevertheless, there was plenty on show that highlighted that the market remains miles away from anything resembling certainty.
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Dave Ballew, director of enterprise media management services (EMMS)...
April 29th, 2013
BBC Worldwide: “Second-screen services could be enhanced with temporal metadata”
Robin Boldon, Director of Digital Distribution at BBC Worldwide,...
October 19th, 2012
BBC Worldwide: “Agreeing common file delivery formats is an achievable step”
Rod Carter, Head of Digital Asset Management at BBC...
October 17th, 2012
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March 25th, 2013
By Dr. Ofer Weintraub
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March 13th, 2013
By Spyros Sakellariou
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March 8th, 2013
By Jamie Beach