IBC2014 drew to a close yesterday with attendance figures revealed at the wrap-up conference.
Forget about interacting with your smart TV using a remote control – that is so old hat! A few years down the road, you may be able to touch your iPad and feel the skin of the crocodile you are watching in your favourite wildlife videos on YouTube.
“Should we go for UHD-1 or wait for UHD-2,” asked the EBU’s Hans Hoffman. “When will services start? When will consumers buy new displays? Should we wait for a more robust and satisfactory set of technical demands to be in place before we start?”
Broadcasting is the “most powerful cultural medium” and broadcasters have a social responsibility to introduce people to new and complex ideas, Professor Brian Cox, physicist and science TV presenter, told a packed Forum audience at IBC
One of the world’s earliest cryptographic machines, the Enigma, is on show at the Cryptography Research stand.
The session on ‘The Cloud and Broadcast TV’ found that only a handful of broadcasters are not yet using some kind of cloud capabilities but the weight of the usage is in preparation and distribution of content and not on production, particularly for live events.
Right after IBC’s ‘great spectrum debate’ decided to signal that the broadcast group had ‘beaten’ the mobile broadband community, the show was buzzing with the news that the EU had decided that a further consultative period is required.
The Digital TV Group (DTG) the industry association for digital TV in the UK, has today released a White Paper report at IBC, Amsterdam.
It is my great pleasure to welcome you to IBC2014 — writes Michael Crimp, CEO, IBC —an event which I firmly believe to be vital in reflecting the industry’s innovation and enhancing all our understanding of technology and the electronic media business on a global level.
Systems integrators and broadcast equipment manufacturers, TSL and IPE, have announced that they propose to merge.
The European Commission has stepped into the ongoing rows about broadcast spectrum.
Piksel plans to use IBC2014 to showcase how its product suite has developed since the company’s launch a year ago.
RRsat has announced a company-wide rebrand to RR Media to reflect an expansion in its global service offering.
The IABM’s programme at IBC begins on Friday morning at 8am with the business conference session, writes Peter White, chief executive, IABM, which asks, ‘What is the future for broadcasting technology’.
Madrid-based SGO has launched a new office in France which will open its doors next month
Global research specialist GfK has revealed findings from its latest research on SVOD services usage
Post production house Evolutions Bristol is to open a second facility on Whiteladies Road, just one year after opening in the heart of the city’s media district.
Sponsored by Ross Video, the event is designed to bring together the industry's women and associations to create a thought-provoking panel discussion
The shortlist has been drawn up, and TVBEurope is delighted to announce the nominees that will battle it out for the title of ‘TVBAward winner’
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has welcomed the European Commission’s High Level Group report recommending that the EU safeguard access to spectrum below 700MHz for digital terrestrial television until 2030.
Manor Marketing has signed up as sponsor of the Marketing Campaign Award at the upcoming TVBAwards