Topic: Media

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue
By Lindsay James | 18 May 2017

The new Amdocs Cloud-Fusion solution leverages Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure 

How the broadcasting industry is evolving

How the broadcasting industry is evolving
By Lindsay James | 08 May 2017

Gartner says spending on consumer video media services will reach US$314 billion in 2017

IBC 2017

IBC 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 April 2017

14-19 September; RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands

IBC is one of the world’s biggest electronic media and entertainment events

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman
By Lindsay James | 20 April 2017

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch 

How Microsoft is helping to create ‘the newspaper of dreams’

How Microsoft is helping to create ‘the newspaper of dreams’
By Lindsay James | 19 April 2017

Publico24 is leveraging the Microsoft cloud to help the media industry to create personalised content  

How Special Olympics is leveraging Microsoft tech

How Special Olympics is leveraging Microsoft tech
By Lindsay James | 05 April 2017

With its new Azure-enabled system, Special Olympics has access to more data than ever before

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content
By Lindsay James | 13 January 2017

There’s a race going on to deliver media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime. Tony Emerson tells us how Microsoft Azure is empowering the front-runners

Tony Emerson explains the demand for delivering media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime

 

Taming the information flood at Red Bull Media House

Taming the information flood at Red Bull Media House
By Guest | 08 November 2016

With a huge amount of information flooding journalists every hour of the day, a tool that can help to aggregate information and push forward the most relevant information can deliver tremendous efficiency benefits, says Andreas Gall at Red Bull Media House

Red Bull Media House's Andreas Gall explains how x.news is helping it to deliver information quickly

Who will win: Trump or Clinton? Microsoft predicts

Who will win: Trump or Clinton? Microsoft predicts
By Lindsay James | 10 October 2016

Microsoft is using a number of technologies to predict who will win the US presidential election

Succeeding in a digitised media industry

Succeeding in a digitised media industry
By Lindsay James | 03 October 2016

Steve Guggenheimer, Microsoft’s corporate vice president and chief evangelist, discusses the changes that are taking place across the media industry, and outlines what he believes will be key to success in the future

Steve Guggenheimer discusses the changes that are taking place across the media industry

Australian Radio Network stays ahead of the curve with Microsoft

Australian Radio Network stays ahead of the curve with Microsoft
By Lindsay James | 15 September 2016

The popular radio network has implemented a range of solutions including Office 365 and Azure

New media service from Microsoft automatically blurs faces in video

New media service from Microsoft automatically blurs faces in video
By Rebecca Lambert | 13 September 2016

Azure Media Redactor has been designed for scenarios where individuals must remain anonymous

IBC 2016 opens its doors to over 55,000 attendees

IBC 2016 opens its doors to over 55,000 attendees
By Lindsay James | 09 September 2016

Microsoft's Tony Emerson will take part in the closing presentation, discussing key industry trends

Rio 2016 Olympic Games breaks streaming records with Azure

Rio 2016 Olympic Games breaks streaming records with Azure
By Lindsay James | 31 August 2016

Across NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, there was a record 3.3 billion total streaming minutes

How the cloud helps journalists to stay up to date

How the cloud helps journalists to stay up to date
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 July 2016

Keeping track of stories and events as they unfold is a key priority for journalists worldwide. Simon Andrewes from x.news explains how cloud-based solutions provide the ideal tool for monitoring internal and external sources in real time

Simon Andrewes from x.news explains the benefits of cloud-based solutions for media companies

Creating a new, digital viewing experience

Creating a new, digital viewing experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 May 2016

deltatre’s Play Sports desktop and mobile app solution has transformed the way Telenet’s Belgium-based subscribers view sports online

deltatre has transformed the way Telenet’s Belgium-based subscribers view sports online

Meeting demand for unlimited connectivity

Meeting demand for unlimited connectivity
By Lindsay James | 04 May 2016

Veeam is delivering a new level of availability and VM backup for communications solution provider SES

Veeam is delivering a new level of availability for communications business SES

deltatre opens new Japanese office in Tokyo

deltatre opens new Japanese office in Tokyo
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 April 2016

Firm marks opening by highlighting its growing partnership with Microsoft

Transforming the viewing experience with the cloud

Transforming the viewing experience with the cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 February 2016

We explore how TV networks and broadcasters are harnessing cloud technologies to transform the way they deliver live and video-on-demand content to their viewers

Broadcasters are harnessing cloud technologies to transform the way they deliver content 

Microsoft enters into new partnership with the PGA TOUR

Microsoft enters into new partnership with the PGA TOUR
By Sean Dudley | 03 November 2015

Golf organisation to adopt Windows 10, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office over the coming months

Becoming a leading content and service provider

Becoming a leading content and service provider
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2015

Hong Kong media organisation has lowered power usage by 80% and boosted IT performance by 33%


Microsoft acquires 3D physics provider Havok

Microsoft acquires 3D physics provider Havok
By Lindsay James | 05 October 2015

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired Havok, the provider of 3D physics, from Intel


Dell targets fastest growing data centre market with DSS

Dell targets fastest growing data centre market with DSS
By Rebecca Lambert | 24 August 2015

Dell DSS will serve the IT needs of web tech, telco, hosting, oil and gas, and research companies

Hearst Television elevates its access to key analytics with cloud BI solution

Hearst Television elevates its access to key analytics with cloud BI solution
By Lindsay James | 24 July 2015

US broadcaster Hearst has moved its BI solution to Azure, reducing costs by 35%

From start-up to global network: NGSN embraces Azure Media Services

From start-up to global network: NGSN embraces Azure Media Services
By Lindsay James | 15 July 2015

Next Generation Sports Network wanted to make foreign league football matches available live and on-demand to a global viewer base. With Microsoft Azure, it built a global broadcasting network in just six months

With Microsoft Azure Media Services, NGSN built a global broadcasting network in just six months

Microsoft updates its Skype TX controller software

Microsoft updates its Skype TX controller software
By Rebecca Lambert | 10 July 2015

Latest version includes live video previews and integration with Skype contacts

Digital technologies are changing our attention span, finds Microsoft report

Digital technologies are changing our attention span, finds Microsoft report
By Rebecca Lambert | 08 July 2015

UK survey finds that attention is evolving in the digital age and marketers must adopt new strategies

The new face of TV: using the cloud to deliver content in an agile manner

The new face of TV: using the cloud to deliver content in an agile manner
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 July 2015

As internet viewing figures soar, broadcasters are having to figure out new ways of delivering premium content quickly and reliably. We speak with Tony Emerson to find out more

Discover how broadcasters are delivering premium content quickly and reliably

Azure Media Player gets user interface enhancements in first update

Azure Media Player gets user interface enhancements in first update
By Rebecca Lambert | 26 May 2015

The online content player powered by Azure Media Services was first launched last month

Sporting highlights: Using Azure Media Services to stream live sports events

Sporting highlights: Using Azure Media Services to stream live sports events
By Lindsay James | 14 April 2015

Broadcasters of the world’s biggest sporting events such as the Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics and the World Cup are increasingly relying on Azure Media Services for their streaming services. We find out why

Find out why broadcasters are choosing Microsoft to stream events such as the Super Bowl and World Cup

NAB Show: Live encoding and Media Player come to Azure Media Services

NAB Show: Live encoding and Media Player come to Azure Media Services
By Rebecca Lambert | 14 April 2015

Microsoft announced the new video platform features at this week’s NAB Show

NAB Show: Clearleap boosts video offering with Azure Media Services

NAB Show: Clearleap boosts video offering with Azure Media Services
By Sean Dudley | 14 April 2015

New agreement amplifies company’s suite of software-as-a-service products