Streaming Paved the Way for More Effective Ads, Ad Reception

“It wasn’t a lie, it was ineptitude with insufficient cover.” – Dan Draper, “Mad Men,” Lionsgate, 2007-2015     At a boat christening party not long ago our proud new owner/client friend – complete in blue blazer and white pants was stepping from the boat to the dock when the wake of a passing boat […]

Streaming Media is so Promising Everyone’s Getting into the Act

“When two hunters go after the same prey, they usually end up shooting each other in the back. And we don’t want to shoot each other in the back.” – Col. Douglas Mortimer, “For a Few Dollars More,” Produzioni Europee Associate (PEA), 1965     A millennium ago, we were visiting a small computer company […]

The Content Industry is in the Midst of Dynamic, Dramatic Change

“Funny, some men you see every day for ten years and you never notice; some men you see once and they’re with you for the rest of your life.” – Emmy, “3:10 to Yuma,” Columbia Pictures, 1957   People who think of M&E as more than a job, but a career care … a lot. […]

The Orderly Content-viewing World Continues to Evolve

“My God! It’s full of stars!”— Dave Bowman, “2010:The Year We Made Contact,” MGM, 1984   Just before IBC, Apple’s Tim Cook surprised folks by saying Apple TV+ was going to be introduced in November.   That we knew.   At a breathtaking price of only $4.99 … that we didn’t know – it’s the […]

OMNIMAGO Selects Xytech’s MediaPulse to Streamline Project Management Needs

German post-production specialist OMNIMAGO GmbH, has chosen Xytech’s MediaPulse resource management software as its go-to solution for its scheduling, billing and project management needs. Recently released at IBC 2019, MediaPulse 2019 features an updated user interface developed to place targeted functionality in the hands of all users in an enterprise, including every staff member, freelancer […]


Bubble Agency, the global PR, marketing and events specialist for the media and entertainment technology and services sectors, today announced the appointment of Kelli Neve-Read. Kelli joins as Business Development Manager having spent 10 years at IBC, the world’s most influential media show. Kelli will be based at Bubble headquarters in London and joins Managing […]

Take 1 appoints VP of Global Sales

Broadcast metadata and transcription company, Take 1, has created a vice president of global sales role to grow their international client base.

Reflections of IBC2019

By Jon Finegold, CMO, Signiant The media and entertainment industry is in an exciting period of transformation and innovation, and Signiant is thrilled to be in the midst of it. Nowhere was this energy more apparent than at this year’s IBC conference, where we had the opportunity to speak with a wide range of organizations, […]

Medialooks Introduced a Low-Latency, Cost-Effective and Dependable Remote Video Production Solution at IBC2019

Medialooks Introduced a Low-Latency, Cost-Effective and Dependable Remote Video Production Solution at IBC2019 Company’s user-friendly, cloud-based VT Server features industry’s fastest set-up time, connects multiple locations seamlessly, and runs on off-the-shelf hardware  Amsterdam – October 3, 2019 – Medialooks, provider of ground-breaking video transport streaming solutions for remote production, extended the product range with its […]

GatesAir Celebrates Three Future Best of Show Awards at IBC2019

Innovations in IP networking, high-density TV transmission capture attention of technical evaluators from two industry-leading publications CINCINNATI, October 2, 2019 — GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, departed Amsterdam last week with three IBC2019 Best of Show Awards from Future. The winning products included GatesAir’s Intraplex® […]

Verizon Smartplay Upgrade Debuted At IBC 2019

With IBC 2019 having ended, it’s essential in looking to the many fantastic and innovative media platforms that were showcased at the conference. One that stood out most notably was that of Verizon Media. At IBC 2019, Verizon media debuted Verizon Smartplay, the latest upgrade for its media platform.       What Is Verizon […]

Grass Valley Makes Record-Breaking Sale of LDX 86N 4K UHD Cameras to ES Broadcast at IBC 2019

MONTREAL – 8:00 BST September 25, 2019 – Grass Valley today announces that UK broadcast equipment supplier, rental house and systems integrator, ES Broadcast, has made the single biggest purchase of its LDX 86N 4K UHD cameras to date. The Watford-based company has invested in 151 cameras and 15 Kahuna production switchers to prepare for major sporting events in 2020 and to meet […]

Qligent Brings Media Quality Assurance Vision to Cable-Tec Expo 2019

First-time exhibitor will demonstrate the value of integrated media and VOD monitoring, data analytics, and other networked QoS/QoE processes for preventing subscriber churn and optimizing service uptime MELBOURNE, Florida, September 24, 2019 — Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis, will bring its unique value proposition for preventing subscriber churn at SCTE-ISBE […]

V-Nova and Metaliquid partner to deliver accelerated AI-driven media indexing solution

• Solution enables more than 3x faster object detection and recognition performance while preserving accuracy using V-Nova’s PPro technology and Metaliquid’s video content analysis • Strategic Partnership between V-Nova and Metaliquid to develop and deploy commercial products in 2020 • Builds on successful Media-Telecom IBC Catalyst programme proof of concept project demonstrated at IBC 2019 […]