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Block(chain) Party

Tom Bollich, CTO of MadHive, says OTT advertising needs a rethink. Could blockchain technology be the solution?

Inside London’s YouTube Space

Technology manager for the YouTube Spaces in EMEA, Chris Lock gives us a tour of Google’s versatile new incubator for online talent.

Sold on SSAI

The great benefit of targeted advertising is the ability to offer the viewer something that is going to be attuned to his or her interests. Cloud-based technologies are enabling better

Connecting With the Cloud

Cloud is becoming a viable and reliable path for live broadcast.

A Video Compression Primer

Video compression can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. We step back to get an overview of the most essential element in digital video distribution.

On Par with SSAI

J-Stream used AWS Elemental MediaTailor to create a server side ad insertion workflow for a live stream during the Augusta Golf Tournament.

Frankly, Cloud is the Future

Frankly Media is using AWS Elemental to create an entire channel management system in the cloud.

Detecting the Pirates

Friend MTS is using AWS cloud services not only to identify pirated content, but also to track down the subscribers responsible.

TV Steps Up to the Cloud

Arqiva is turning to the cloud to offer new services for a multi-platform, multi-device world.

Spuul Chooses Tools in the Cloud

OTT video is becoming an increasingly viable mode of content delivery, allowing niche players from regional broadcasters to businesses to deliver content in a more targeted way.

Lost in music

Germany’s Rock am Ring festival proved a key testing ground for the Magenta Musik 360 app for livestreaming VR. Despite the transformation of the music industry from physical discs to

F is for F* off to fake news

An EU co-funded project has developed tools to check the factuality of user-generated content, social media posts and online video. They’re already being used by newsrooms worldwide to fight back

Content Focus
Into The 5th Dimension

Heather McLean talks with the experts about the connectivity revolution just around the corner.

Pro Streaming for Juniors

Pontus Eklöf, COO of LiveArena, was quick to realise the potential of the Internet as a means of distribution. He used this headstart to  carve a unique niche in youth sportscasting across the Nordics.

Case Study: Stream AMG Delivers Championship Football

StreamAMG takes charge of the live web streaming for a string of European soccer clubs.

Live Social Streaming

The functionality of live social platforms has enabled brands to move away from live videos delivered by smartphone to professionally produced multi-camera interactive streams. 

Feeling Groovy

It takes more than a camera and an Internet connection to create a successful live-streaming production.

Case study: Live Streaming BAFTA 360

At the end of last year, Groovy Gecko live-streamed the Virgin TV BAFTA Television Awards 2017. Interviews from the star-studded red carpet were delivered directly to Virgin Media’s Facebook page,

Wide Cloud of Sports

The increasing global demand for immersive sports content can only be met by the cloud.

Getting the Drift of Cloud

Milk VFX used cloud rendering services from AWS to create some awesome water effects for the survival thriller Adrift.

Live Streaming Shakespeare

Ravensbourne University streamed performances of the Royal Shakespeare Company to schools all around the UK using cloud-based tools.

Something New at the Royal Wedding

The marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was the platform for Sky’s trial of a new AI-driven app for identifying guests.

Lost in music

Germany’s Rock am Ring festival proved a key testing ground for the Magenta Musik 360 app for livestreaming VR. Despite the transformation of the music industry from physical discs to

Esports production: Shooting the shooters

This year’s H1Z1 tournament gave broadcast production teams the chance to throw down in a new sector For some, game streaming conjures up images of someone crouched in front of