Canal Plus offers football fans 360-degree stream of live match
Broadcaster installed four high-resolution 360-degree cameras, one behind each goal and the other two on the touchlines, covering the entirety of the pitch
BBC, Microsoft, Intel, Adobe join standards group for online content
New coalition will develop open technical standards for certifying the source and history or provenance of media content
Imagine Communications, Sky Media partner on cloud-based ad sales system
Once new platform is fully rolled out in the UK, Sky Media intends to deploy it across its European footprint
TF1 plans to launch personalised news bulletins by end of 2021
Viewers will be able to choose the length of the bulletin, and select specific topics such as sport or culture
Comscore expands Predictive Audiences ad targeting to UK, Germany
According to Comscore, it is the first time such technology has been launched in Europe
Intel, NHK, Spin Digital and more demonstrate 8K live streaming over the internet
The demonstration consisted of an end-to-end 8K live video showcase from live production to encoding, streaming and playback on 8K TVs
How can D2C platforms better protect their exclusive regional content?
Robin Boldon, director product management for anti-piracy at OpSec Security explains why direct-to-consumer platforms at must begin to work with experts and implement...
App Annie: Mobile video streaming up by 40 per cent in 2020
“The world has forever changed. While people stay at home across the world, we saw mobile habits accelerate by three years,” said Theodore Krantz,...
UKTV Play sees 42 per cent increase in views during 2020
The broadcaster cites the likes of Red Dwarf: The Promised Land, The Bill: The Early Years, Meet The Richardsons, EastEnders and Hypothetical as helping it grow its audience.
EBU publishes new chart for checking HDR monitoring setups
The EBU said the chart is not intended to accurately measure a display’s Dynamic Range, but as a visual test to see if code values are...
Sony announces ‘world’s first’ Cognitive Intelligence televisions
Sony’s cognitive intelligence TVs are designed to duplicate how humans see and hear.
Doctor Who Christmas special to be available in 4K HDR
Other festive highlights that will be available on 4K HDR include The Queen's Speech, Black Narcissus and Meerkat: A Dynasties Special.
Video entertainment industry still faces barriers to achieving sustainability
Did you know an 8K television uses more than double the electricity of a 4K set?
Zixi, AWS test 4K and 8K broadcast workflows over 5G
Zixi's SDVP leverages ultra-low latency access to AWS compute and storage services enabled by AWS Wavelength at the Verizon 5G Edge to process UHD...
Industry companies unite to form globalisation association
Sixty companies from across the industry have combined to form the first Entertainment Globalization Association
Lost in translation: UK hits language barrier with international content
Consumers in UK and South Africa show limited enthusiasm for foreign language content, while streaming services adopt different approaches to content localisation
Disney Plus smashes expectations as subs hits 73.7 million
Platform reaches 2024 subscriber goal within 12 months of operation, but may need more baby Yodas and original content offerings to maintain (and retain)...
Why the paradox of choice will bring content together in virtual channels
Unified Streaming's Simon Westbroek explains why using playlist-based workflows offers content owners an opportunity to go a step further and curate channels from a...
Spin Digital releases HEVC encoder for 8K live video
Spin Enc Live can compress both 4K and 8K content in real-time at low bit rates, and includes modules for input capture and output...
How consumption habits are disrupting traditional broadcast models
Olivier Bovis, head of sales for Media Solutions, Sony PSE, explores the rise of SVoD, the challenges of evolving broadcast schedules, digital business models...
Sky Deutschland’s Das Boot sets sail in 8K and Dolby Atmos
Show will be the first international series available in 8K.
Norway’s TV2 to kick off EPL 4K broadcasts next month
First match will be Manchester United's game against Arsenal
Ultra HD Forum to release Watermarking API, updates guidelines
The generic C-language API enables the interfacing of a transcoder and a watermark pre-processor (WMP).
What impact will Apple’s iPhone 12 have on the media industry?
Production, editing, distribution and consumption are all likely to be impacted by Apple's latest phone
A journey inside BFI London Film Festival’s VR platform, The Expanse
TVBEurope takes trip under the Thames to visit the London Film Festival's new virtual reality platform, The Expanse
Trust and relevancy: Why there will always be a TV in the living room
Harry Harcus, managing director, UK, Finecast argues the death of the TV has been greatly exaggerated
Imagine takes Discovery Sweden, Finland ad-management to the Cloud
According to Imagine, the move will reduce infrastructure costs, increase performance and improve management of linear airtime sales across the advertising ecosystem.