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Sep 07, 2014 / 09:35PM
Michael Shore, Pronology
High-end and "evergreen" content will benefit from the higher resolution (of 4K) in the future, so I expect to see more discussion about long-term archive strategy. This is something that must be considered now, and there are no clear answers.
Sep 07, 2014 / 03:00 PM
Vendor View, Warren Arenstein, Primestream Corp.
The amount of content that users are collecting is growing exponentially and content creators are going back to the beginning to examine their digital asset management strategies – with an emphasis on systems that can scale and give access to users from anywhere.
Sep 07, 2014 / 02:00 PM
Vendor View, Johan Apel, ChyronHego
4K is sure to be a hot topic at this year’s IBC Show as Ultra HD resolution becomes a future-proof testing ground for many broadcasters, and a reality for a small group of others.
Sep 07, 2014 / 02:00 PM
Vendor View, Shawn Carnahan, Telestream
Customers want to be prepared for 4K although there is limited deployment right now. 4K is especially relevant to today’s production sector, where there is anticipation of a need for delivery at that resolution.
Sep 04, 2014 / 11:00 PM
Vendor View, Amir Aharonovich, VBox Communication
The TV Gateway enhances the OTT service with live TV and provides consumers a single TV platform for both their day-to-day TV and premium OTT content.
Sep 04, 2014 / 10:00 PM
Vendor View, Erik Otto, Mediaproxy
Consumers are voicing affection for being able to move into the position of the‘director' by having the ability to choose different angles, re-edit and render slow motion replays during live sports.
Sep 04, 2014 / 09:00 PM
Vendor View, Laurent Roul, Enensys
Some of our customers are already deploying 4K as an official service over DVB-T2 networks. They are also identifying 4K as an enabler for DVB-T2 services.
Sep 04, 2014 / 09:00 PM
Vendor View, Ian Trow, Harmonic
The move to more harmonized workflows that are IT-centric rather than bespoke broadcast is of prime importance to IBC attendees, with many contemplating whether to continue as owner-operators or to contract out key areas of their technical operations in the light of new service provision.
Sep 03, 2014 / 11:00 PM
Wayne Arvidson, ATTO Technology
As larger percentages of that content are viewed on a wide variety of devices, at higher and higher resolutions, being able to support this varied workflow, as well as seamlessly integrate into enterprise-level IT infrastructures is essential. The key technology trends that support this transition are faster storage and network connectivity, more integrated asset management, and support for virtualized and “big data” infrastructures.
Sep 02, 2014 / 11:00 PM
Vendor View, Steve Owen, Quantel and Snell
For many of our customers the interest is in using cloud techniques to build broadcast systems in a new way; using virtualization to increase resource utilization, to address changing needs in future and to drive down management and deployment costs.

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