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From ISDN to LiveU - an interview with Simon Haywood and...

“Why are people still using SNGs when there’s the reliability, mobility and flexibility of IP-bonding, and that’s without factoring in greater sustainability? It's always surprising to us that some people, when we discuss LiveU with them, still haven't recognised the truly disruptive nature of this technology and the benefits it brings. But that is...

Submitted by Joss Armitage
Published 09 August 2023

Lets do the Time Warp

Time Warp is one of the biggest indoor electronic music events in Europe if not the world, and recently returned to its spiritual home in Mannheim, Germany for the first time in four years for a sold-out attendance that saw 30,000 people soaking up world-class sound. The influential festival was hosted across six floors of Maimarkthalle, a huge...

Submitted by Patrick Hussey
Published 05 July 2023

Cloud integration: The only way is up

In 2017 we saw the introduction of SMPTE 2110 and since then, the transition to IP has emerged as a priority for broadcasters looking to streamline their operations, decrease their footprint and effectively integrate with an industry in a rapid state of flux. A 2020 survey by Devoncroft found that almost 20% of broadcasters had already deployed SMP...

Submitted by Francois Vaillant
Published 12 January 2022

Streaming Technologies Explained

(header image courtesy of Wowza) The word streaming can relate to different technologies from different manufacturers in different scenarios and in this short article we are going to take a little tour of what it all means. When streaming video to the consumer you often see HLS DASH & CMAF mentioned. HLS is HTTP Live Streaming Dynamic Adaptive...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin - new
Published 17 February 2021

Connect A Broadcast-Quality Miniature Camera To Your Comp...

Upgrade any home working or live streaming setup with a broadcast-quality professional webcam. CV503-U3 benefits from a simple plug & play setup, with a single USB 3.0 cable connecting the camera to any computer. Thumbscrew locks on the camera’s USB connector reduces the risk of signal loss due to a loose connection. Any Mac, PC or Linux computer w...

Submitted by Spencer Doran
Published 28 September 2020

State of the Nation and Virtual Social Distancing

Under normal circumstances, I usually make my plans for NAB in November time. It’s when the airlines tend to have sales. This year, for personal reasons, I did not get around to booking back then, and it was only at the end of February that I could start thinking about it. Well, the airline sales had long gone, and I was faced with the prospect of...

Submitted by Dick Hobbs - new
Published 26 March 2020

IBC 2019 Question Time

The media and entertainment industry is in an exciting period of transformation and innovation, and Signiant is thrilled to be in the midst of it. Nowhere was this energy more apparent than at this year’s IBC conference, where we had the opportunity to speak with a wide range of organizations, vendors, and thought leaders to better understand where...

Submitted by Jon Finegold
Published 03 November 2019

Complex Live Streaming At Scale

On Saturday September 14th in the Content Everywhere Hub Theater at IBC, Zixi hosted a panel featuring partners and customers who have integrated with and utilized the Emmy-winning Zixi software for contribution and distribution of live video over managed and un-managed internet connections. Panelists included: David Griggs, Senior Product Manager,...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 03 November 2019

To Remotely Go - TVFutures

Charlie Watts: "One of my biggest concerns as an academic responsible for the education of hundreds of students is the ‘appropriateness’ of much of the technology we purchase and implement within the curriculum. The last few years have seen tremendous change in all sorts of technologies, and the broadcast industry is just one sector that has seen s...

Submitted by Michael Parsons
Published 10 September 2019

Covering Ironman Australia

KitPlus recently chatted with Stephen Kane, production manager of IRONMAN Oceania in Australia and New Zealand. IRONMAN is one of the leading mass sports brands in the world, consisting of over 260 events across 44 countries including long (IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3) and short (Sprint and Olympic) distance triathlons, mountain bike stage racing, roa...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 10 September 2019

Keeping Pace with the Content Revolution

These are uniquely challenging times for broadcasters and their technical teams. Not only are they having to negotiate the move to IP-based infrastructures and the introduction of new formats and techniques such as 4K and HDR, they are also having to generate more content than ever before to support OTT and web services as well as traditional linea...

Submitted by Kevin Fitzgerald
Published 10 September 2019

State of the Nation - Drama

If you can remember as far back as the 1980s, then you probably remember a Saturday night drama called Hill Street Blues, written and developed by Steven Bochco. Made for NBC in the States, it was widely shown around the world, including in the UK. It was a pioneer ensemble drama, with no star characters but a lot of individuals – the police office...

Submitted by Dick Hobbs - new
Published 21 March 2019

Streaming - Shut up and Sit Down

Twilight Imperium is a board game all about strategy and backstabbing. Known for its length of gameplay, the team behind Shut Up and Sit Down decided to deliver a mammoth 10-hour live broadcast, streamed to Twitch. Matt Lees is here to tell us how it went down. Having recently begun streaming live to Twitch, our audience naturally asked us to play...

Submitted by Matt Lees
Published 21 March 2019

The making of The Heist

Shine TV has never been one to shy away from a challenge, be that in terms of using new technologies, filming ideas or overall formats: we pride ourselves on being ambitious and risk-takers. We make Hunted and The Island with Bear Grylls for Channel 4 and we’ve just made The Heist, this time working with Sky One. These are all huge, ambitiously for...

Submitted by Tom Hutchings
Published 25 January 2019

Protecting the continuity of transmission

Your viewers love you. You consistently bring them their preferred channels 24/7. They’ve come to rely on you for their viewing pleasure. They never miss cheering on their beloved sports teams. They’re the envy of their friends as they watch live concerts of their favourite bands. They gather the family around and catch up on their must-see shows....

Submitted by Lorna Garrett
Published 09 November 2018