Overcoming ad aversion

January 16th, 2020

Audiences are willing to watch advertising, but you have to choose your moment

Interactive video

November 7th, 2019

Wirewax describes itself as a creative video technology, which manifests itself primarily as an interactive video studio where its customers can upload videos and...

Why Tangent Studios rendered Next Gen in...

June 18th, 2019

Tangent Studios harnessed the power of cloud rendering to tackle the size and scope of animated feature, Next Gen

Remote editing is here

June 14th, 2019

Editing and collaborating from anywhere with anyone? Yes! We learned more at Dalet Pulse, which kick-started its worldwide tour in London

Fighting AI bias

January 17th, 2020

Professor Noel Sharkey, an expert in the field of AI, has urged the UK government to ban the use of all decision algorithms that...

Taking content to the cleaners

December 11th, 2019

Content moderation jobs are awful. But is AI the solution to the internet’s trash problem?  

Your robot is a racist: The trouble with...

November 8th, 2019

Machine learning is only as smart as the humans training it. Given human fallibility, what does our AI-augmented future look like?

Synthesia: deep fakes get respectable

October 28th, 2019

A new start-up is aiming to put AI-driven video production into the hands of creators

Viewing The Viewer

April 15th, 2019

A German start-up is measuring everything from skin temperature to eye tracking to understand what makes viewers tick – and what keeps them coming...

Spellcasters & shoutcasters: esports aud...

April 3rd, 2020

Esports is becoming big business for audio providers, as well as offering the opportunity for innovative, highly integrated productions

Sound and vision

February 10th, 2020

It promises a personalised, ambient sound-space in perfect sync with visual storytelling. But just how does this still-experimental audio tech work?

What you hear is what you get

January 16th, 2020

Sonic Presence has developed a recording solution that gives creatives a point-and-shoot way to capture immersive, spatial audio

Start-up: Salsa Sound, United Kingdom, 2...

March 21st, 2019

It was during a trial with Chelsea Football Club that Salsa co-founders Dr Rob Oldfield and Dr Ben Shirley began to appreciate the complexities...

Cloud-based editing enables ‘edit &...

September 5th, 2019

Forbidden Technologies was doing cloud-based video editing before most companies thought it was possible. The company’s new incarnation, Blackbird, aims to takes its pioneering...

Instant Channels In The Cloud

April 11th, 2019

The ability to create a new channel within minutes rather than months remains a pipe dream, but Telestream might have found the answer with...

Content everywhere means piracy everywhe...

March 22nd, 2020

As rights holders work to reach more platforms with more content than ever, a multi-pronged approach to security is essential

Cyberwar is hell

March 9th, 2020

Cyberthreats are all around us. You had better come up with a plan

Keeping the pirates at bay

October 24th, 2018

It’s predicted that $52 billion in revenue will be lost to content piracy by the year 2022. The solution isn’t just technology – it’s...

Concrete jungle, where dreams are made

February 14th, 2020

The Brit School gets a new TV studio, kitted out with the latest Blackmagic gear to take students from home-made to high-end

Employees prefer video learning

January 17th, 2020

Fortuitously timed to coincide with FEED’s enterprise video special, Kaltura has published its survey of how companies are approaching video 

Access to success

October 18th, 2019

Discover how the VFX community has created a multifaceted resource for training the next generation of digital artists

Raising the Mary Rose

March 20th, 2019

The Mary Rose sank 500 years ago. Students at University of Portsmouth made it sail again

Berlin's Freaks 4U Gaming is a one-stop ...

April 6th, 2020

Despite the popular belief that esports started in a few fateful gamers’ basements, the tournament operators who now sell out arenas were largely conceived...

Spellcasters & shoutcasters: esports aud...

April 3rd, 2020

Esports is becoming big business for audio providers, as well as offering the opportunity for innovative, highly integrated productions

How mixed reality can create immersive e...

March 25th, 2020

New mixed reality technologies turned the HP Omen Challenge 2019 into the ultimate immersive experience for CS:GO fans

Can esports and traditional broadcast be...

October 20th, 2019

The popularity of esports is turning video game companies, like Electronic Arts, into broadcasters. Once a world miles away from traditional TV, game companies...

Run for your life stream

March 17th, 2020

RL streaming is booming - it's becoming a great way for businesses to boost engagement and for people to share common interests

TriCaster Mini: Streaming in minutes

February 16th, 2020

NewTek has just released an updated NDI-based hardware solution for new broadcasters

Virtual sets get real

November 14th, 2019

We have seen an explosion of virtual set technologies. Once reserved for top-tier broadcasters, video magic is now becoming available to anyone

Power struggle: How green is streaming v...

October 23rd, 2019

The streaming video ecosystem is less green than we all suppose. And it's going to get worse very quickly.

Manchester's fight to preserve nightlife

June 24th, 2020

A new streaming model called United We Stream is doing what it can to save Manchester's nightlife culture in the wake of Covid-19

Start-up: Rippla, UK, 2017

November 13th, 2019

Rippla’s aim is to bring concert streaming away from computers and mobile phones and back into the venues

Start-up: Melodrive, Germany, 2017

October 18th, 2019

Two years on from raising a seed-funding round to develop its AI-powered generative music technology, Melodrive is revising both its business strategy and product...

Start-up: Amper Music, US, 2014

October 17th, 2019

Face the music: Drew Silverstein is the co-founder of Amper Music, an AI that composes, produces and performs music

Teeny-tiny tough storage

January 17th, 2020

Microsoft and Warner Bros have collaborated to successfully store and retrieve the 1978 Superman movie on a piece of quartz glass that is roughly...

Al Jazeera’s step to the cloud

July 25th, 2019

The broadcaster is revamping its newsroom technology – and the cloud is at the centre of it.

On the scene: the tech behind live weath...

July 24th, 2019

Whether it’s tornadoes, floods or fires, extreme weather is being tracked in real time by journalists using bonded cellular technology

F is for F* off to fake news

November 12th, 2018

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...

Round table: Linear TV strikes back

August 18th, 2020

Linear TV isn't dead. In fact, it may just be getting started. We talk to our experts about innovating in the world of lean-back,...

Video at home: the stream dream

August 5th, 2020

Video for children has gotten better during the coronavirus lockdown. Can we keep it up?

Getting kids' content right

July 15th, 2020

When every platform is desperately competing for eyeballs, how do you put kids’ wellbeing first?

Move over for BitMovio

December 12th, 2019

BitMovio is a new experiment in blockchain-enabled, gamified viewing. Stand aside AVOD and SVOD, here comes game-VOD

Fighting disinformation: Taming the trol...

August 10th, 2020

From coronavirus consipiracies to fascistic rhetoric, disinformation is going global with the help of social platforms. How much of it can democracy withstand?

What broadcasters need to know about Tik...

June 25th, 2020

TikTok is the social media playground du jour, but the social app could also be big business for broadcasters

Fake followers and rotten reviews

October 28th, 2019

Buying likes and followers has become a common strategy for boosting social media accounts. Is it time to get honest about the influencer inflation?

Managing the influencers: what goes into...

July 24th, 2019

OP Talent represents some of the world’s top YouTubers. It’s founder tells us it takes more than a webcam and a smile to become...

Sports focus: tech ready for Tokyo

March 27th, 2020

The broadcast of the Olympics is itself an Olympian feat – and one that gets more complex and impressive with each passing Games

BT Sport uses latest tech to turn fans h...

November 29th, 2019

How BT Sport is leading the way in media tech innovation with experiments in live VR and 360 part of its DNA...

AI and football make a beautiful game

November 12th, 2019

The IBM Player can help sports teams improve, enhancing the viewer experience through added content. We find out how it all began

From small fish to mega-sport

October 23rd, 2019

Small sports organisations and leagues can use new digital tools to reach audiences that only big networks could reach a generation ago. Shark polo...

Start-up: Pulse Labs, US, 2017

August 1st, 2020

Meet the company harnessing the power of AI for improved voice assistant technology

Start-up: MyBuddy.AI, Russia/US, 2017

July 22nd, 2020

There’s a new language tutor for kids in town that is positioning itself as an accessible ‘virtual’ alternative to costly human tutors

Start-up: M2A Media, UK, 2016

June 25th, 2020

Meet M2A Media, a start-up offering cloud-based services and solutions for delivering live capture and VOD workflow

Start-up: Brand Advance, UK, 2017

June 25th, 2020

Christopher Kenna (centre) was inspired by his personal experiences to launch a diversity-driven media platform

Riding on the sun

February 12th, 2020

As over 50 solar-powered cars whizzed through the Australian Outback, a wide-reaching moveable LAN streamed the epic event live to the other side of...

Power struggle: How green is streaming v...

October 23rd, 2019

The streaming video ecosystem is less green than we all suppose. And it's going to get worse very quickly.

On the scene: the tech behind live weath...

July 24th, 2019

Whether it’s tornadoes, floods or fires, extreme weather is being tracked in real time by journalists using bonded cellular technology

Finding the VR mindset: Sky's Britannia

February 28th, 2020

Head of Sky's VR team, Kim-Leigh Pontin, reveals the future of virtual reality content and how an immersive experience was built around Sky's Roman Empire...

Immotion has announced VR installations ...

January 15th, 2020

Immotion has announced it has signed contracts in the past week with the London Eye, a further four aquariums and with its first European...

Virtual sets get real

November 14th, 2019

We have seen an explosion of virtual set technologies. Once reserved for top-tier broadcasters, video magic is now becoming available to anyone

All the feels: will haptic technology al...

July 10th, 2019

Haptic technology offers the ability to feel things in the digital realm. It has the potential to change how we experience content – and...