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Internet May Be a Human Right, Streaming Content Isn’t

  “We will tell the whole world, that we speak, the truth. No force can stop us now, we’re cool, we’re badasses,” – Harry, “True Lies,” 20th Century Fox, 1994     Have you noticed that most of the calls you get on your smartphone are from solicitors?   Other than that, … not so much!   Voice has been ...

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Swisscom Launches WLAN-Box Powered by SoftAtHome’s Smart Wi-Fi Solution

Swisscom’s WLAN-Box delivers faster, more robust and secure wireless home network with extended coverage, using SoftAtHome technology.   Colombes, France – December 12th, 2017 – SoftAtHome, the software provider for operator CPE devices enabling convergent services for the digital home, announces today that its Smart Wi-Fi solution powers the Swiss incumbent’s new WLAN-Box.  The all-new WLAN-Box is a 3-in-1 Access ...

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Caringo SWARM – A Storage Platform for Production, Distribution and Collaboration at Massive Scale

  The Challenges for Immediacy The overwhelming access to on-demand media, anytime and anywhere via Internet broadband, handheld devices, streaming services, smart television and evolving IoT (Internet of things) devices has forever changed the time-to-market and monetization model for content providers, cloud OTT (over-the-top) service providers, cable companies, broadcasters, streaming media providers, carriers and the like. All companies that are ...

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Content Production, Delivery, Viewing Can Be Targeted, Beautiful Or…

There are two things SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers) conference attendees like: How to stay ahead of tech that’s breathing down their necks Standards   O.K., execs don’t like it when that technology seems to be disrupting almost every phase of their business; but the win is that if it allows them to produce stuff faster and ...

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Caringo’s Swarm Hybrid Cloud Object Storage Platform Now Integrated with Reach Engine by Levels Beyond and Microsoft Azure

  Caringo recently announced the integration of its Swarm Hybrid Cloud Object Storage Platform with Reach Engine by Levels Beyond intelligent content platform and to Microsoft Azure. The seamless integration with Reach Engine is designed to power a new era of content creation and curation by ensuring digital assets are instantly available on-demand while securely tracking, preserving, and rapidly scaling ...

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VR Opens New Challenges, Risks, Opportunities for Entertainment

The annual SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers) is a technical conference. You know, loaded with technical sessions where senior engineers from across the M&E (media & entertainment) industry catch up on the standards and technology-–the stuff they need to keep up on with the rapidly shifting content development, production, distribution and monetization landscape. That’s important with new ...

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Cyber Security: The Buck Stops in the Boardroom

The growing threats of piracy and ransomware require a company-wide security strategy emanating from the top. By Mathew Gilliat-Smith, CEO, Fortium LONDON– Ever since the internet emerged as a public information gateway, thieves and pranksters have been working to exploit it for criminal gain. Today, cyber-crime is a billion-dollar industry. The perpetrators are no longer lone wolf hackers; they are ...

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The New ZeeVee Look!

With 10 years of consistent and reliable service, and over 2 million displays running industry proven solutions (for some high profiled clients) across nearly every vertical market on five continents, ZeeVee, Inc. is re-branding it’s identity with a new logo and website. “2017 marks an important milestone for our company,” stated Bob Michaels, CEO for ZeeVee. “ZeeVee has long been ...

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ELEMENTS NAS Wins Satis Coup de Coeur Award 2017

New 60-bay edition of media server and storage appliance earns recognition for innovative and forward-looking design   Dusseldorf, Germany: ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that its scalable media server and storage appliance ELEMENTS NAS was awarded the Coup de Coeur at the Satis Expo 2017 in Paris. The judges acknowledged the ...

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 Revolutionary LED Studio/location light Celebro Studios, London, 21st November 2017: Rotolight, award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the launch of Anova PRO 2; a pioneering continuous light and High Speed Sync (HSS) flash for creative image-makers.  Redefining the standard for professional LED lighting in studio or location, Anova PRO 2 is one of the brightest LED lights ever launched in its ...

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HPA Awards Announce 2017 Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) bestowed the 2017 HPA Awards on Thursday night, during a sold-out gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The HPA Awards have become the banner awards ceremony for the professional media content, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed ...

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Product Spotlight: Artist DNxIP from Avid

The built in partnership of AJA and powered by Avid‘s MediaCentral, the Avid Artist | DNxIP (available Q1 2018) is the latest edition of the Avid I/O family of hardware interfaces that will provide the most comprehensive tools and workflow to the professional. This new portable interface will enable the big time broadcasters and large post houses to connect entire ...

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Good VR Content Isn’t Just Entertainment It’s Personal Experience

While studios and distributors around the globe push out new films, series, mini-series and content to fill the insatiable entertainment demands of folks; they just have a hard time figuring out how they’re going to make huge profits from VR (Virtual Reality), which seems to be a solo adventure.   But there’s a cadre of experienced, experimenting filmmakers who are ...

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Embracing the Cloud Revolutionizes Managed Broadcast Services

By K.A. Srinivasan, Co-founder of Amagi The global media landscape is changing rapidly with the advent of new technologies and evolving audience needs. The boundaries are blurring between the traditional TV broadcast and new-age platforms like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Also, as the millennial generation takes over the mantle of largest audience group, the geographical demarcation of content might ...

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From localisation to delivery: Creating 500 assets for War for the Planet of the Apes

Marketing assets are fundamental in enticing the ticket-buying public to watch a film but in the digital age their global delivery has become complex. The abundance of both traditional and digital platforms on which content is consumed, along with a variety of country-specific regulations and the need to keep assets secure from pirates means that the creation and distribution process ...

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We Are So Busy with Our Connections, We’re Alone

  “I love you. I really love you.” – Molly Jensen, “Ghost,” Paramount, 1990     When my dad was alive, he was one of those never-connected people.   I offered to get him a computer for his home in the Midwest, pay for the connectivity and even get him some local training.  He could get online and “visit the ...

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