Topic: Media

IBC 2022: transforming media in the age of technology

IBC 2022: transforming media in the age of technology
IBC
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 July 2022

9-12 September 2022; Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Attendees can hear from influential minds during industry keynotes, panel discussions and more

Microsoft to respect unionisation of Activision Blizzard

Microsoft to respect unionisation of Activision Blizzard
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By Alice Chambers | 14 June 2022

The agreement with the CWA will allow employees to choose union representation

Blackbird reduces video production carbon emissions by 91 per cent

Blackbird reduces video production carbon emissions by 91 per cent
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By Alice Chambers | 08 June 2022

The company’s recent sustainability study, Decarbonizing Video Production, reveals this and more

Fortnite becomes first free-to-play title on Xbox Cloud Gaming

Fortnite becomes first free-to-play title on Xbox Cloud Gaming
Microsoft Xbox
By Alice Chambers | 06 May 2022

Popular game can now be streamed on phones, tablets and browsers

Xbox celebrates Asian and Pacific Islander heritage

Xbox celebrates Asian and Pacific Islander heritage
Microsoft Xbox
By Alice Chambers | 03 May 2022

Console will feature API organisations and advertise selected API games

Sky Sports Germany partners with X.News to use Microsoft technology

Sky Sports Germany partners with X.News to use Microsoft technology
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By Alice Chambers | 26 April 2022

Editorial tasks will be simplified and improved using the Microsoft partner’s solutions

Cinnafilm and Support Partners to bring live video conversion to cloud

Cinnafilm and Support Partners to bring live video conversion to cloud
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By Alex Smith | 25 April 2022

Tachyon Live will be deployed exclusively on Microsoft Azure in late 2022

Microsoft is making entertainment personal

Microsoft is making entertainment personal
By Alex Smith | 21 April 2022

With media content more freely available than ever before, Microsoft’s Simon Crownshaw discusses why personalised entertainment will be key for media organisations as they look to attract viewers with more meaningful experiences

Simon Crownshaw discusses how media organisations can give viewers more meaningful experiences 
 

Shaping the future with data, artificial intelligence and automation

Shaping the future with data, artificial intelligence and automation
NAB Show
By Chris Brown | 07 April 2022

The Intelligent Content Showcase at the 2022 NAB Show will help attendees discover the value of their data and how it can lead to better decisions and new opportunities 

NAB Show’s focus on intelligent content will help attendees discover the value of their data

The Spring 2022 issue of Technology Record is out now!

The Spring 2022 issue of Technology Record is out now!
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 April 2022

Hear from a range of Microsoft executives and partners about the latest in enterprise technology

MPP Global migrates management and billing platform to Microsoft Azure

MPP Global migrates management and billing platform to Microsoft Azure
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 March 2022

The move will provide media clients with increased agility, scalability and in-region support

NAB Show will explore audio and visual content creation

NAB Show will explore audio and visual content creation

NAB Show

By Tim Grayson | 19 January 2022

23-27 April 2022; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Broadcast professionals from the media and entertainment industries are invited to network

Microsoft accelerates gaming business with Activision Blizzard acquisition

Microsoft accelerates gaming business with Activision Blizzard acquisition
Activision Blizzard
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 January 2022

$68.7 billion transaction will bring Candy Crush and Call of Duty to mobile, PC, console and cloud

Dentsu International launches new Cloud Studio for media collaboration

Dentsu International launches new Cloud Studio for media collaboration
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By Alice Chambers | 18 January 2022

Joint solution with Microsoft, Adobe and Nvidia aims to improve efficiency and productivity in content creation

Microsoft agrees acquisition of Xandr from AT&T

Microsoft agrees acquisition of Xandr from AT&T

Rawpixel

By Alex Smith | 22 December 2021

The marketplace will help accelerate the delivery of digital advertising solutions

Consumer Technology Association’s CES 2022: beyond the everyday

Consumer Technology Association’s CES 2022: beyond the everyday

CES

By Alice Chambers | 30 November 2021

3-7 January 2022; Las Vegas, USA

Event invites attendees to share technology-related news and ideas 

International Broadcasting Convention 2021: empowering content everywhere

International Broadcasting Convention 2021: empowering content everywhere
IBC
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 October 2021

9-12 September 2022; Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Event invites those working in content and technology to rediscover the future of media

Technology is accelerating the evolution of entertainment

Technology is accelerating the evolution of entertainment
By Alex Smith | 14 October 2021

As new forms of media bring profound disruption to the traditional broadcasting landscape, Microsoft’s Simon Crownshaw discusses how the industry is turning to technology and the cloud to help power new ways of working and modernise media processes

Microsoft’s Simon Crownshaw discusses how the cloud can modernise media processes

NAB launches Diversity Symposium at 2021 event

NAB launches Diversity Symposium at 2021 event
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 September 2021

Programme will address strategies for fostering diversity, equity and inclusion in the media industry

NAB Show 2021 to feature #GALSNGEAR leadership programme

NAB Show 2021 to feature #GALSNGEAR leadership programme
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 September 2021

The one-day course aims to support women in media, entertainment and technology

Microsoft and Teradici help games developers work remotely

Microsoft and Teradici help games developers work remotely
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 August 2021

Azure cloud and Teradici CAS deliver secure and high-performance experiences anywhere

NBA launches new Microsoft Azure platform to enhance fan engagement

NBA launches new Microsoft Azure platform to enhance fan engagement
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 August 2021

Organisation uses Azure AI and analytics to understand interactions and personalise experiences

Producing under pressure with help from Microsoft

Producing under pressure with help from Microsoft
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By Alex Smith | 20 July 2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic threatened to bring content production to a halt, Rainer Kellerhals discusses how Microsoft tools have helped media companies to adapt to new ways of working

Microsoft tools helped media companies adapt to new ways of working. Rainer Kellerhals shares how

LaLiga expands partnership with Microsoft for digital transformation

LaLiga expands partnership with Microsoft for digital transformation
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By Alex Smith | 20 May 2021

Spanish football association will use technology to enhance the fan engagement experience

Microsoft and WPP drive content production with new Cloud Studio

Microsoft and WPP drive content production with new Cloud Studio
WPP
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 May 2021

The Azure-based platform will enable greater collaboration between WPP teams around the world

Manifesting mass migration with Nero Blanco

Manifesting mass migration with Nero Blanco
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 April 2021

In a global-scale project, IT services provider Nero Blanco overhauled Wunderman Thompson’s disparate systems to Microsoft Office 365 in just nine weeks

The IT services provider moved Wunderman Thompson to Microsoft Office 365 in just nine weeks

Creating virtual sport experiences with Microsoft Teams

Creating virtual sport experiences with Microsoft Teams
Virginia Commonwealth University
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 April 2021

Synergy Technical uses Microsoft Teams to help Virginia Commonwealth University basketball team’s fans watch live games and interact with commentators and former players in real time

Synergy Technical is helping basketball fans watch live games and interact with commentators 

The power of virtual support for rapid innovation

The power of virtual support for rapid innovation

NBA

By Alex Smith | 16 April 2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing physical venues to close, digital platforms have become central to maintaining fan engagement

Digital platforms have become central to maintaining fan engagement

x.news webinar: launching and understanding x.news 3.0

x.news webinar: launching and understanding x.news 3.0
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 April 2021

15 April 2021; virtual event

Event will showcase the firm’s next-generation monitoring and research solution

The Spring issue of The Record is out now!

The Spring issue of The Record is out now!
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 April 2021

Get the latest enterprise insights from industry experts and Microsoft executives

Microsoft partners with media firms to fight misinformation

Microsoft partners with media firms to fight misinformation
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 February 2021

New Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity aims to share source of online content

Creating innovative ways to communicate

Creating innovative ways to communicate
By Alex Smith | 10 February 2021

Telecommunications companies are leveraging the transformative capabilities of 5G networks and the cloud to develop new services and business models

Telcos are using 5G networks and the cloud to develop new services and business models

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