IBC’s conference opening keynote, looks specifically at the health of the broadcast sector. The session brings together David Abraham, CEO Channel 4, Bruce Tuchman, president AMC Networks International (pictured) and Imagine Communications CEO Charlie Vogt.
ionoco is to be the exclusive game-control and graphics-systems provider for the next generation of TV3 game shows.
d:screet 4060 miniature microphones from DPA were used to capture Scarlett Johansson’s performance during the making of Lucy, a new film directed by Luc Besson.
BBC Research and Development will conduct trials and public demos as part of its Commonwealth Games coverage.
While TV viewing remains popular, consumption habits are changing rapidly. TV sets alone are no longer enough to satisfy viewers’ needs for content, driving the growth of online media and ‘screen-stacking’ as a result.
The global installed base of connected TV devices (including smart TVs, games consoles, Blu-ray players, digital media adapters and set-top boxes) will double over the next five years exceeding 2 billion units by 2018.
The growth of pay television continues as providers embrace multiscreen services to offer subscribers more viewing options.
Pay TV subscriptions in Africa topped 14.5 million at the end of March 2014, a 25% increase over the 11.6 million reported in 1Q13.
ABS and Arab Satellite Communication Organization (ARABSAT) have signed a strategic commercial agreement for a multi-transponder lifetime Ku-band payload on the new ABS-3A satellite planned for launch in late 2014/early 2015.
Community Channel, the UK TV station dedicated to communities, charities and local stories, is the latest channel to launch on TVPlayer.
Gearhouse Broadcast will show an updated model of its fully equipped, live production OBLite HD trailer, which has been refined in terms of both build and production workflow.
Scripts come in a variety of different layouts and anyone wishing to make use of such content in a machine-readable form can waste a lot of time trying to isolate just the material they need to use, according to exhibitor Screen.
Wales-based Pedestal Television has secured a second season of 30 games to be covered live for the British Basketball League.
The new Endura Cue battery range from IDX will be on show at IBC and is claimed to combine enhanced reliability with lower cost.
Our Restless Planet, a new film about the effects of hurricanes, earthquakes and fresh water supplies on earth, has been edited in 3D for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Earth Science Visitor Centre using Grass Valley’s latest Edius 7 non-linear editor.
The second series of Netflix House of Cards, had its 4K post production managed by Deluxe.
On completion of its groundbreaking all-IP live Ultra HD production from the Commonwealth Games in a few weeks, the BBC is formulating plans to produce other kinds of programming in HD/4K over IP.
One of the most influential of a new generation of science broadcasters, Professor Brian Cox, world- renowned physicist and multiple award-winning broadcaster, is to speak in the IBC Conference keynote session Television’s Expanding Universe on Sunday 14 September.
Tablets have become mainstream consumer devices with more than half of 16-44 year-olds now having access to them, reports Kantar Media’s syndicated study, futurePROOF.
Global IPTV subscriptions have topped the 100 million mark for the first time, according to a report by Point Topic.
Naspers, parent company of pay TV company Multichoice, has reported solid growth in the pay TV sector.