PlayBox Neo Powers New TV Channels for Minacord Media

April 23, 2020 — Minacord Media, founded and owned by composer, songwriter, singer and instrumentalist Zeljko Joksimovic, has chosen PlayBox Neo (Version 19) Channel-in-a-Box systems to power three new television channels: Kazbuka, K1 and TV Doctor. All three will be transmitted via cable and IPTV in Serbia, and on the Go4TV mobile-TV platform across Croatia, […]

Telestream Releases OptiQ Monitor

Nevada City, California, April 7th , 2020 –Telestream, a leading provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, has announced that its new OptiQ Monitor, a cloud-based monitoring-as-a-service, is now available. OptiQ Monitor enables real-time deployment of live ABR quality monitoring at scale […]

Edgeware adds automated QoE optimization to its multi-CDN control platform StreamPilot

Broadcasters and content providers will benefit from unified view and automated problem mitigation to optimize QoE when delivering content in multi-CDN environments Stockholm, Sweden – March 24, 2020 – Edgeware has today announced the addition of its automated optimization capability to its multi-CDN control platform StreamPilot. Referred to as AutoPilot, the feature gives broadcasters and […]

Mediaproxy to demonstrate full LogServer functionality at CABSAT 2020

Monitoring, analysis and interactive features of the IP logging and compliance platform will be shown at the satellite, media and broadcast show in Dubai Melbourne, Australia: 27 February 2020 – Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will show the latest upgrades to its LogServer IP logging, monitoring and analysis system on booth […]

Norwegian Film Institute selects NAGRA’s DVnor Organizer Media Asset Management solution for worldwide distribution of content

  Parties extend existing partnership with secure storage and one-click distribution of content to film festivals around the world Secure storage and distribution are enabled by the DVnor Organizer solution integrated with NAGRA content protection technologies Cheseaux, Switzerland, and Phoenix (AZ), USA – February 17, 2020 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the […]

Hellenic American College in Athens invests in SubtitleNEXT

Hellenic American College in Athens invests in SubtitleNEXT to equip Masters in Translation students with key localization skills –  SubtitleNEXT prepares students with a definitive career path to face the pace of demand in the translation and creative industries 18 December 2019, Athens, Greece   –  PBT EU is delighted to announce the adoption of  the […]

mLogic and axle ai offer Smart mTape™, a complete media archiving and search bundle

Hardware and software solution harnesses AI engines, state-of-the-art LTO8 data tape format mLogic and axle ai announced immediate availability of a complete media archiving solution at $9,995 which integrates software from axle ai, Inc., mLogic’s mTape Thunderbolt LTO drive and Apple’s most powerful Mac mini computer. The system brings many of the capabilities of high-end […]

Putting VR, Volumetric Video in Refresh Mode

“I’m disappointed, not terribly, but still. It should have gone much further much faster. It’s okay, though, I know what the problem is.” – Jordan, “Real Genius,” Delphi III Productions, 1985   When you attend film festivals like Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca and most recently Cannes; all of the attention is on: The important (and self-important) […]

Creativity Can be Augmented … Not Artificial

“For every decision we make there are consequences.” — Dr. Lui Cheng, “Morgan,” 20th Century Fox, 2016     Okay we’re stoked!   We learned that a new Matrix is in the works.   We had to revisit the first one when film aficionado friends told us that it was a landmark piece of transgender […]

Lower Latency Equals Higher Viewer Satisfaction, Lower Customer Churn

“You said, “A few vehicles in pursuit, maybe.” We count THREE war parties!” – The Rock Rider Chief, “Mad Max:  Fury Road,” Warner Bros., 2015     Back in the day, David Pogue, a New York Times tech columnists at the turn of the century who recently returned, wrote a column about PCs where he […]

Positive Signs the M&E Industry Can Handle, Deliver Equality

“Don’t take this the wrong way but your earnestness can be very hard to be around.” – Katherine Newbury, “Late Night,” 3 Arts Entertainment, 2019     Have you ever wondered how the M&E industry, a business that had such a basic premise (entertain folks, give them a few minutes/hours of escape) has evolved into […]

5G Means More Challenges, More Opportunities for M&E

“That’s it. Chaos encapsulated. That’s all there is at the end. Just as it was at the beginning.” – Management, “The Zero Theorem,” Voltage Pictures, 2013   If you can find it, if you try it, you’ll love it!   What is it?   Oh, come on … it’s 5G.   While it’s true that […]