BitFire introduces HDR for live video transmission
The update leverages BitFire’s software-defined platform to increase broadcast capabilities using the company's hardware already deployed
Ai-Media agrees subtitling partnership with Dynamic Captioning
The deal enables Dynamic Captioning to deploy Ai-Media’s automated captioning solution, LEXI, which leverages artificial intelligence
BBC One HD begins rollout on Freeview/Youview in England
The first phase regions include East Midlands, West Midlands, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, London, Channel Islands and Yorkshire
Spanish broadcaster RTVE employs SAPEC solutions to deliver 4K DTT broadcasts
The Sivac-ONE Media Processor module (SMP1000), received the signal sent from the IBC in Qatar via IP and fibre, decoding it so that both...
How data, personalisation and interactivity can attract the viewers of the future
Jean-Christophe Pineault, sales manager, sports, at MediaKind, looks at how sports leagues and broadcasters can monetise the digital sports fan journey
ITVX to launch ‘world-first’ British Sign Language channel
The streamer will also have around 90 per cent of on-demand programmes and 80 per cent of live programmes available with subtitles
Wales v England peaks at 18.7m on BBC, while iPlayer enjoys best ever week
BBC announces that 18.7 million tune in to its coverage of Wales v England as BBC iPlayer reports its best ever week
England’s World Cup opener breaks BBC streaming records
However, in terms of linear viewing a bigger audience tuned into ITV's coverage of Wales's draw against the United States
Spain’s RTVE set for ‘world first’ 4K DTT broadcast
Broadcaster will air around 20 matches from the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 4K UHD
Apple ‘building 3D video service’ for new AR headset
The company has long been rumoured to be planning to launch an augmented reality headset next year
Study: The way UK viewers watch sport is ‘nearing a tipping point’
Study by Grabyo suggests sports fans in the UK are increasingly choosing to watch content on their smartphones or via a streaming device over...
BBC iPlayer reports record third quarter viewing driven by sports, national events
The BBC reported its BVoD service saw 1.65 billion streams between July and September, a record for the third quarter of the year
BBC to stream ‘most of’ its FIFA World Cup games in UHD HDR
Broadcaster has the rights to 33 matches during Qatar 2022, including the big game between Wales and England on 29th November.
Countdown to kick-off: FIFA World Cup viewing predicted to smash viewing records
Viewers in the UK, France and Spain said they intend to watch a couple of games a day, while in Germany and Italy it's...
Is 8K’s future under threat from the European Union?
The 8K Association warned the EU's new 8K EU Regulatory Ruling could have a "very chilling effect on all players working to develop the...
‘Snackable’ highlights and social media help drive non-live sport consumption
In the UK, almost as many fans are watching sport live as are watching highlights, in Germany that figure reverses, with more watching highlights
Google ‘preparing to launch own version of Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision’
Google is said to have already discussed the project with hardware manufacturers
TP Vision announced as launch partner for DTG DVB-I test suite
The test suite aims to provide comprehensive, reliable reference metadata and media streams as well as a suite of test cases to validate all...
Warner Bros Discovery Sports smashes US Open coverage
Compared to 2021's tournament, WBDS said this year's event saw streaming audiences on discovery plus more than double
Ai-Media joins forces with Grass Valley on automated captions
Grass Valley customers can also add live multilingual captions via Ai-Media’s automated Lexi Translate solution
If a single picture is worth 1,000 words, how valuable is video?
Andre Torsvik, VP marketing strategy and planning at Vizrt Group, argues that for broadcasters worldwide the competitive environment is increasing and the number of...
BARB launches consultation on reporting on ‘television-like’ content on video sharing platforms
The aim of the consultation is to establish an industry-wide consensus on what is meant by television-like content, said BARB
My Precious: The Rings of Power attracts 25 million viewers on day one
The series launched exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Friday
Amazon Interactive Video Service basic channels adds support for HD and Full HD inputs
The expanded functionality is designed to enable streamers and viewers globally to enjoy higher video quality when using a basic channel
The generation game: Younger viewers watching 7x less scheduled TV than those 65 and over
TV viewers aged 16-24 spend less than an hour (53 minutes) in front of broadcast TV in an average day – a fall of...
House of the Dragon set for 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos release
The show is set to debut on HBO Max on August 21st
WBD’s Tour de France coverage breaks records across 50 European markets
Broadcaster reported its best overall pan-Europe Tour de France television performance on its linear channels for five years