The official newspaper of IBC2017: the IBC Daily
The official newspaper of IBC2017: the IBC Daily
A calming voice among the frenzied clamour surrounding Brexit, Ingrid Deltenre is measured when assessing the potential impact of a UK exit from the European Union (EU) on the broadcast industry just as the Digital Single Market (DSM) initiative promises to 'tear down regulatory walls and moving from 28 national markets to a single one'.
A Partner at Dentons law firm, Ingrid Silver has had a front row seat for the rapid evolution of the entertainment industry and its practices. She advised on the first-ever webcast of Big Brother in the UK back in the year 2000, and had had a hand in the launch of mobile and online TV projects around the world.
Monica Heck asks two prominent digital signage consultants to pick out some of the trends for 2017 in the digital signage space
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Live streaming app gives IRFU and FA coaches a real-time edge during games In the unforgiving world of coaching, the live streaming of video content to mobile devices is changing the face of video analysis by giving coaches and analysts in the fields of rugby and football a competitive edge, making them more mobile, nimble and responsive whether the teams are playing on home ground or abroad.
Avaya chose Dublin as the location for the European premiere of its reincarnation as a digital, software-centric enterprise. The company's Nidal About Ltaif explained that in a world of economic and political uncertainty, Avaya's digital transformation was driven by macro economic disruption.
As 3G and 4G LTE cellular technology - and now 5G trials - make headlines around the world in the field of mobile video delivery, the same technology has quietly emerged in the digital signage space.
Italy is poised to be an early adopter of LTE broadcast technology according to Alberto Fontana, sales and delivery manager at Ericsson. Commenting on the recent success of Italy's first LTE broadcast concert during Expo 2015 in Milan, Fontana noted that while the Italian market is behind on things like IPTV, it is much ahead in terms of the use of mobile and personal devices.
How can digital signage users ensure their solutions achieve their goals instead of just generating visual noise?
The official newspaper of the Integrated Systems Europe show. Contributing journalist, front page stories.
This page contains the Flash digital edition of the December 2014 edition of the magazine, which I wrote, edited and laid out.
This page contains a Flash digital edition of the Autumn 2014 edition of the magazine, which I wrote, edited and laid out.
Mark Little, founder & CEO and now director of editorial innovation at Storyful, discusses the new face of news.
The relationship between technology and quality journalism is at the forefront of the conversation that John Hardie, CEO of ITN and chair of the RTS board of trustees, intends to have at the IBC CE Opening Keynote panel session on 22 January.
With Integrated Systems Europe 2015 right around the corner, we talked to AV professionals about the $17.5 billion European market for AV products and services. Which countries are growing the fastest? Which are growing the slowest? And which AV technologies and applications offer the greatest opportunities?
The Autumn 2014 cover 20,000 attendees from 109 countries have descended on the Irish capital for three days of tech innovation. Monica Heck seeks the retail angle at the Web Summit The Web Summit in Dublin, now in its fourth year, is a pot-pourri of technology-related themes, where the likes Bono, Lily Cole and Eva Longoria rub shoulders with bleeding edge tech gurus, angel investors and people who use virtual reality to treat war-induced post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Autumn 2014 cover The humanitarian organisation recently opened the doors of its Brussels warehouse to Retail Technology. Monica Heck reports "We are the purchasing and forwarding agency of MSF," explained deputy site manager of MSF Supply Pierre-Paul Lamotte. "We run emergency projects in 68 countries.
Do you start your digital signage conversations with technology? Think about kicking things off with content. Experts say the best way to start is to learn what needs to be displayed and where, so you as an AV professional can recommend the best way to display it. Read the special report.
No longer niche, the delivery of live or on-demand content Over-The-Top (OTT) is now a major consideration of the broadcast workflow
The imminent arrival of Netflix in France has caused a stir, as the local industry carefully observes the streaming giant's interactions with the traditionally protectionist French market.
By Monica Heck, Special to InfoComm International® - It's safe to say that laser has ushered in a new era for projection technology. Challenging the dominance of lamps in an increasing number of market segments, laser technology has been key to the development of the new era of solid-state light sources.
The coupling of mobile and BI, which will flourish in the next two years, is already benefitting retailers. Monica Heck reports from Barcelona
Sports giant adidas highlighted the influence of BI and analytics on its brand this week during a MicroStrategy conference, Monica Heck reports.
The maturation of IP networks has strongly influenced broadcast automation workflows.
Video streaming may seem like an IT application, but it's really a networked AV system. Here's how it works.
Many non-traditional broadcasters (schools, churches, corporations) are now using broadcast-grade equipment to create compelling video content for a variety of purposes.
With the recent arrival of 4K players, digital signage seems to be joining the rush towards bigger and better resolutions. However, there's a feeling in the industry that it's too soon to talk about 4K, never mind 8K for most commodity, real-world deployments. Monica Heck provides an in-depth look.
Whether you call it simply unified communications (UC) or you also throw collaboration into the mix (UCC), it's clear that this years-old-yet-bleeding-edge technology has finally gained its footing.
Speaking at NetApp’s three-day Insight EMEA conference in Dublin this week, director of technology and strategy, Matt Watts, reflected on how best to handle operations that have now become “low value, commodity IT”.
HP’s converged systems business unit, which launched at the end of 2013, says working with partners is the key to the success of its new ConvergedSystem portfolio, a family of integrated IT systems built for key workloads such as virtualisation, big data and hosted desktops.
AMIRA, the brand new documentary style camera by ARRI, made its worldwide debut at Dublin's Digital Biscuit conference this week, and we're slowly learning more about this intriguing camera.
4K has a perfectly natural habitat outside the living room. Screens are now big enough to rival printed posters, and, while there's a huge gulf in price between the two mediums, the fact that a 4K screen can show video and be updated over a network means that the high-resolution technology could conceivably become widespread soon.
As the broadcast industry buzzes with 4k excitement, the MAM world, once a trendy headline term, has kept on evolving quietly behind the scenes...
New demo centre at Westcon HQ allows partners to see array of multi-vendor products working together.
Already established in the #multiscreen delivery, #streaming and #storage environments, cloud-based solutions are increasingly appearing across the #broadcast chain for #production and #post-production.
Interactivity is a human instinct. Toddlers have always explored the world using their senses but they now graduate from chewing their toys to gaming on a tablet. Society may have sought to curb those instincts in the past, but recent evolutions in technology have turned tablets and screens into acceptable extensions of our hands, a trend that has transferred to digital signage.
4k, the catch-all term for what is essentially 3840x2160 UHD-1 in the broadcast world, has reached cruising speed in 2014.
Monica Heck speaks to the CTO and co-founder of the video wall manufacturer about LPD technology and the future of the market.
Hacker group 'Rex Mundi' demand €30,000 by 17 June or it will publish over 600,000 stolen French and Belgian customer records online, reports Monica Heck
“We want to be a more strategic partner” says Xerox at launch of new SMART Centre tool for channel.
Monica Heck discusses Ireland's recent budget announcement for 2014 on NearFM's French language programme 'Qu'est-ce que c'est le Craic'.
It can sometimes be difficult to get a top-level view of digital signage. This article investigates this fragmented and diverse market.
THE inaugural Sunday Independent 50 most powerful and influential business women in Ireland list provides a snapshot of the game-changing executives at the helm of some of the country's most innovative, fast-moving and profitable companies.
Last month's Digital Biscuit event in Dublin served up a weird and wonderful menu for TV technologists and creatives alike.
This is the second in a two-part special report. Many non-traditional broadcasters (schools, churches, corporations) want to deliver video content to viewers by either uploading pre-recorded programs for on-demand viewing or streaming content live over the Internet.
The second all-HDTV facility in Ireland opened this week at the new National Film School building, part of the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT).
Monica Heck fait le point sur la loi sur l'avortement en Irlande sur l'emission 'Qu'est-ce que c'est le Craic'. Monica Heck discusses the ups and downs of the Irish abortion legislation on NearFM's French programme 'Qu'est-ce que c'est le Craic'
My interview with Ed Hall, CEO of Comux - the company that won the bid from the British government to provide the infrastructure to all local TV stations around the UK.
You need to find a pair of blue shoes to match your suit for a wedding. You hate shopping and wish you were still home in bed. Unfortunately, you're standing in the middle of a shop. Suddenly you hear a voice. "Hello, Sir, can I help you?"
AVG outlines managed services push followinglast year’s LPI acquisition. Following the 2013 acquisition of remote management and monitoring (RMM) company LPI Platform to accelerate its cloud-based services model, AVG is in the process of...
Who hasn't seethed behind the wheel in bumper to bumper traffic, imagining the thrill of driving a powerful car at top speed through some of the roughest terrain on the planet?
In a development that may come as a surprise, lamp-based projectors were a major focus for manufacturers at this year's ISE2014 show.
The roar of the 80,000 people rises like a war cry around the iconic north Dublin Croke Park stadium on an All-Ireland Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) Final weekend, writes Monica Heck.
In a bid to keep pace with the ever-growing number of MENA TV channels, one of the Middle East's fastest growing telecom service providers, du, has tasked ChannelSculptor with the management of its IPTV-related free-to-air (FTA) channel portfolio.
Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) has unveiled the details of its new partner programme, which delivers more financial rewards and focuses on helping partners develop competencies around specific subject matters.
Season 2 of ITV's celebrity diving show Splash!, ended its latest run on disappointing declining viewer numbers. But a deep-dive into the underwater TV production reveals that Splash! is unique in many ways.
McAfee top partners outstripping market; increased adoption for partner programme. McAfee has announced its top partners are growing at three times that of the security market.
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Virtualisation technology in the Intel server environment has stepped up to the next level, so why aren't we reading more about it? Just say the word 'virtualisation' in the right context and you are greeted with grave shakings of heads and knowing looks.