The last two years have seen a rash of media company divorces. On one side, the steady television side where revenue and profits are largely flat. On the other, those oft-called “slacker”... Read More
Video: Viral. Stock. Archival. Cut. Raw. Packaged.
Video. It’s on TV. It’s on your phone. It’s YouTube. It’s Vine. It’s in the paper (the digital kind.)
You can’t escape it. And to... Read More
For many years, the pace of change in mass market IT has dwarfed that of broadcast technology. For example, consumer camera phone resolution has increased over the last ten years by 30,000%. In... Read More
File-based workflows are ubiquitous in the broadcast world today. The file-based flow has brought enormous efficiencies and made adoption of emerging technologies like Adaptive Bit-Rate (ABR), 4K... Read More
This year’s Wrestlemania was the highest grossing, most viewed and most socially-centered event in WWE history. It generated gross revenues of $12.6 million and set a record of 142 worldwide... Read More
The buzz about 4K is at full volume now - how to record it; how to edit and package it; how to display it. And there is another consideration: how to test it for quality. Even though there is no... Read More
For decades, broadcast stations focused their monitoring efforts on the content they aired via conventional distribution chains. More recently, however, as the Internet has emerged as an... Read More
In the already overhyped cloud market, hybrid cloud computing is emerging as the next big thing. In many cases, it’s happening organically over time. Even as enterprise-sized media operations are... Read More
I was talking with a distant family member the other day, and he asked what I'm doing now. I said I help television companies deliver their shows over the Internet.
He said, "oh, that HBO... Read More