RawCut Archive acquires CCTV Archive
Top stories from Content

RawCut Archive acquires CCTV Archive

RawCut Archive claims to have become the world’s largest real crime footage source after acquiring surveillance clips business, The CCTV Archive.

Latest Content Stories Arrow recent stories Section Filter
VoD: high expectations and increasing impatience
News

VoD: high expectations and increasing impatience

Brightcove revealed finding of its most recent research at IBC, which highlighted the high expectations, and impatience, of consumers when it comes to watching VoD content.

Documentaries and more get 4K treatment from Sony
IBC News

Documentaries and more get 4K treatment from Sony

Claiming that 4K is a reality for many of its customers while looking ahead to a world of 8K, Sony has cemented its position in ultra resolution acquisition with a number innovations at IBC.

Conference Analysis : Nature drives broadcast technology
IBC Conference

Conference Analysis : Nature drives broadcast technology

Exclusive footage of Atlantic Films’ upcoming wildlife production for Sky 3D, Conquest of the Skies, fronted by Sir David Attenborough was shown during ‘Natural future: the new natural history documentary’.

FIFA scores with IBC Judges
IBC Focus

FIFA scores with IBC Judges

The Judges’ Prize – one of IBC’s biggest awards – will this year go to FIFA TV for its coverage of 2014’s World Cup in Brazil.

Ericsson announces new solutions in new markets
News

Ericsson announces new solutions in new markets

Ericsson has announced a number of solutions designed to deliver new television experiences for consumers

EBU highlights next generation IP
IBC News

EBU highlights next generation IP

The EBU (10.F20) has put weighty support behind several key technologies, but its director of technology and innovation, Simon Fell, had no hesitation in citing the BBC R&D presentation of a next generation IP network studio as the most crucial at IBC.

Orad and MUV get interactive
IBC News

Orad and MUV get interactive

Orad and MUV, a provider of interactive solutions that you wear, have combined their expertise to provide an interactive device which is worn on a presenter’s finger and which turns any surface into an interactive screen.

EVS partners with Getty Images for Qatar Olympic Committee
News

EVS partners with Getty Images for Qatar Olympic Committee

EVS has partnered with Getty Images to create a bespoke digital archive system for the Qatar Olympic Committee’s(QOC) heritage assets.

Dr David Wood to receive Lifetime Achievement honour at TVBAwards
News

Dr David Wood to receive Lifetime Achievement honour at TVBAwards

Dr David Wood is to be honoured in recognition of his outstanding career in the broadcast industry.

Mobile video consumption on social networks hits a high in Middle East
News

Mobile video consumption on social networks hits a high in Middle East

Mobile subscribers on LTE networks are 1.5 times more likely to watch video than subscribers on 3G networks.

OTT and TV Everywhere provider Xstream hires new Global Alliance director
News

OTT and TV Everywhere provider Xstream hires new Global Alliance director

Morten Søger has joined Xstream as its new director of Global Alliance. Prior to joining Xstream, Søger held senior roles for SAP and Microsoft.

More 4K UHD TV sets shipped in Q2 2014 than the whole of 2013
News

More 4K UHD TV sets shipped in Q2 2014 than the whole of 2013

This year 2.1 million 4K UHD TV sets were shipped in Q2, compared to 1.6 million in 2013, according to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report.

Andrei Noppe SeaChange
News

BBC Store gets shot of Adrenalin with SeaChange

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, will launch its BBC Store in 2015. SeaChange International has announced, the new venture will be powered by its Cloud Adrenalin cloud video service.

Streaming video catches up with linear TV
News

Streaming video catches up with linear TV

The latest edition of the annual Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report has found that streaming video is now almost level with traditional TV watching.

Content and social media drives linear TV revival
News

Content and social media drives linear TV revival

Despite the availability and convenience offered by VoD services, must-see TV is driving consumers back towards planning evenings around the linear TV schedule, suggests new research from Carat.

Aframe cloud platform used for The Honourable Woman
News

Aframe cloud platform used for The Honourable Woman

Production companies Drama Republic and Eight Rooks chose Aframe’s cloud video platform with the aim of expediting its global production workflow.

First African VOD Hollywood premium service
News

First African VOD Hollywood premium service

Aflix by SmartVOD, dubbed the ‘first OTT Hollywood premium service in Africa’, is now available on smartphones and tablets across sub-Saharan Africa.

 Sky Deutschland secures Formula E live TV rights
News

Sky Deutschland secures Formula E live TV rights

Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive live broadcasting rights for the FIA Formula E Championship.

Simon Murray DTR
News

TV advertising expenditure to double in Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Global TV advertising expenditure will reach $236 billion in 2020, up by 38 per cent - or $64 billion - from 2013 and up by 54 per cent ($82 billion) on 2010, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.

Shazam
News

Shazam exceeds 100 million mobile monthly active users

Shazam has announced it has more than 100 million mobile monthly active users (MAUs), a 34 per cent increase year-over-year. The app has been downloaded onto more than 500 million mobile devices to date and is adding users at a rate of 13 million per month.

Load more stories