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How Rethinking Playout Can Redefine Your Media Supply Cha...

By Graham Sharp, BCNEXXT In an industry that thrives on innovation yet often clings to traditional workflows, BCNEXXT's presence at a media supply chain event like the recent DPP Media Supply Chain Festival is likely to raise some eyebrows — and for good reason. While BCNEXXT may be recognized as a leading playout provider, we're not just mainta...

Submitted by Jenni
Published 14 June 2024

Pebble and TV Anhanguera Case Study

TV Anhanguera, a television network headquartered in Goiânia, Brazil, operates 11 TV channels, all affiliated with TV Globo, the largest free-to-air television network in the country. Recently, it faced a challenge that many other broadcasters worldwide are grappling with: its legacy servers reached the end of their life. Enhancing Operational...

Submitted by Shawn Belluigi
Published 28 February 2024

Rohde & Schwarz integration with Adobe Premiere Pro

Now recognised as one of the leading editing platforms for television and video post, Adobe Premiere Pro combines powerful functionality and a familiar user interface whilst remaining a competitive option. Simple integration with other applications in the Adobe Creative Cloud family, including After Effects (motion graphics), Audition (audio post)...

Submitted by Ciaran Doran
Published 24 February 2022

The Cloud - a measured approach

With the buzz of ‘cloud’ everywhere in our industry it would be natural to think that cloud is the only game in town. Isn’t it time to step back and consider very carefully how, or whether, you make that journey to the cloud?The pandemic has been front and centre in our minds for close to two years now. Overnight, facilities had to either shut down...

Submitted by Ciaran Doran
Published 07 December 2021

Avid and Rohde & Schwarz

As the pioneer of non-linear editing for broadcast, Avid retains its position as a popular choice. For many production companies, post houses and individual editors, its familiarity and functionality also make it a natural choice. Challenges begin, however, when leaving such a homogeneous ecosystem and scaling to serve a variety of different produc...

Submitted by Ciaran Doran
Published 15 October 2021

A Broadcasters Guide to Microservices

The word “microservices” has been creeping into the conversation about software-centric systems recently. Is it really a different approach, what does it mean, and what are the advantages? Anyone who has ever designed a software device will understand the basic principles of modular design. It is easier to keep track of what the whole system is doi...

Submitted by Roger Persson
Published 31 March 2021

Virtualising your Playout

The buzz around virtualised playout is exponentially growing with increased deployments. But questions remain about the economic, logistical and technical benefits to the end user. Conversation has shifted and amplified, with the debate around the private/public cloud escalating and new cloud-native solutions entering the market. So, what do you ne...

Submitted by Alison Pavitt
Published 26 March 2020

Responding to Change

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 hampered by the need to be truthful; the Middle East is in tu...

Submitted by James Gilbert
Published 27 January 2020

The Value of Trade Shows

When you think of trade shows some might consider the relevance in today's digital world where, with the click of a button, you can research the latest technology and, with another click, someone will deliver said item to your door later that day. So on that note let's dispel the naysayers!It’s true that shows can come and go but those that have th...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 27 January 2020

On Stage At Festival Beauregard

Set in the majestic grounds of the Chateau de Beauregard, and in its eleventh year, the festival is an eclectic mix of homegrown French talent and international artists spanning pop, rock, punk and dance. We made the hop across the channel to find out more. With a diverse lineup - where else can you find Tears for Fears, Disclosure, Snow Patrol, Fa...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 03 November 2019

State of the Nation - Getting Connected

We are all familiar with statistics about the growth of the internet. Cisco’s latest report, for instance, says that global IP traffic is increasing at 26% a year, and will reach 4.8 zetabytes a year by 2022. The number of connected devices will be three times the world’s population by the same date. There is a nice chart in the Cisco report: in 19...

Submitted by Dick Hobbs - new
Published 10 September 2019

The Evolution of Audio Monitoring

Every user, production, environment, operation and application is different, meaning that universal tools simply cannot provide the versatility required by today’s customers. Audio monitoring continues to evolve as productions advance, with the need for multi-channel monitoring, configurable metering as well as the ability to adhere to the latest l...

Submitted by Stephen Brownsill
Published 16 July 2019

Cinegy Channel Playout

Canis Television & Media is a UK-based specialist broadcast services company, providing its clients as a one-stop shop for everything from production facilities to asset valuations to traffic control. In response to growing demand from its clients, Canis identified a need for channel playout facilities. The company reviewed the market, looking at b...

Submitted by david wright
Published 04 June 2019

4k and HDR Wireless Camera Transmitters

Across the globe, live events represented over 50 percent of the most watched TV programs last year. However, big budget episodic shows are impacting live TV and the way viewers want to see their content. Viewers are demanding the same quality of production for live event broadcasts as they see in pre-recorded TV series and films. Producers of live...

Submitted by David Edwards
Published 21 March 2019

The way forward in a changing world

The broadcast and media industries are evolving in all areas to adapt to the challenges of competition from OTT, changing user viewing habits, technological advances in image resolution, dynamic range and colour rendition as well as embracing new video over IP infrastructures. Test and measurement equipment manufacturers also have to evolve to supp...

Submitted by Alan Wheable
Published 21 March 2019