Topic: Media

Getting personal with artificial intelligence and the cloud

Getting personal with artificial intelligence and the cloud
By Lindsay James | 12 August 2019

Today’s media and entertainment firms are recognising that, in order to meet the needs of today’s demanding consumers, they need to deliver a more personalised service. Artificial intelligence, delivered via the cloud, is proving to be key

Media firms are recognising that these technologies can help meet personalisation demands

LiveArena Broadcast Room: the virtual director

LiveArena Broadcast Room: the virtual director
By Pontus Eklöf | 08 August 2019

A huge amount has changed in broadcasting over the last 20 years. Pontus Eklöf believes that, thanks to the proliferation of artificial intelligence and machine learning, there’s lots more exciting things to come

Pontus Eklöf believes that broadcasting has a lot more to offer with AI and machine learning

Collaborative creativity made possible with Teradici Cloud Access Software

Collaborative creativity made possible with Teradici Cloud Access Software
By Ian Main | 29 July 2019

Teradici’s Ian Main explains how secure, high-performance and scalable virtual workstations enable studios to tap into a global pool of on-demand creative talent

Ian Main explains how virtual workstations give studios access to a global pool of on-demand creative talent

MWC Los Angeles 2019: intelligent connectivity

MWC Los Angeles 2019: intelligent connectivity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 July 2019

22-24 October 2019; Los Angeles

Over 22,000 attendees will explore 5G, IoT, AI and big data in media and entertainment

AT&T and Microsoft partner to provide new offerings in 5G and AI

AT&T and Microsoft partner to provide new offerings in 5G and AI
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 July 2019

Collaboration will deliver cloud solutions for voice, conferencing, networking and more

How the cloud is enabling a multiscreen experience

How the cloud is enabling a multiscreen experience
By Judy Misbin | 27 June 2019

When it comes to major sporting events, it’s no longer about just watching the game. CenturyLink’s Judy Misbin explains how innovations in network technology are enabling fans to engage with events on an experiential level – in the stadium, at home and on mobile devices

Innovations in network technology are enabling fans to engage with events on an experiential level

Australia’s National Rugby League chooses Blackbird for video highlights

Australia’s National Rugby League chooses Blackbird for video highlights
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 May 2019

Fans of New Zealand Warriors, Melbourne Storm and Brisbane Broncos can watch live highlights as a result

Deltatre extends use of Blackbird to produce sports highlights

Deltatre extends use of Blackbird to produce sports highlights
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 May 2019

Broadcaster aims to enhance league brands by giving fans more immersive experiences

AIONSPORTS: using data to improve sport as we know it

AIONSPORTS: using data to improve sport as we know it
By Lindsay James | 24 April 2019

Netherlands-based sports data matching firm is benefiting from a new software engine for virtual reality, augmented reality and broadcasting experiences, provided by StreamingBuzz

Firm is benefiting from StreamingBuzz’s new software engine for virtual reality and broadcasting experiences

Broadcast Bionics brings radio into the 21st Century

Broadcast Bionics brings radio into the 21st Century
By Guest | 12 April 2019

Traditional radio studios were constructed as a soundproof box to block out background noise. However, they also blocked out real-time information, conversation and opinion, which isn’t conducive to engaging with modern audiences. Dan McQuillin tells us more

Dan McQuillin discusses how the medium can be revived to engage with modern audiences

NAB 2019: Forbidden Technologies to launch new version of Blackbird

NAB 2019: Forbidden Technologies to launch new version of Blackbird
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 April 2019

Updates to the Azure-based video editor aims to deliver faster cloud performance

Wowza showcases live-streaming solutions at NAB

Wowza showcases live-streaming solutions at NAB
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 April 2019

Media firm will demonstrate its Streaming Cloud and Microsoft Azure AI and ML capabilities

IBC 2019: media, entertainment and technology show

IBC 2019: media, entertainment and technology show
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2019

13-17 September 2019; Amsterdam

Event invites over 57,000 visitors and 1,700 exhibitors for industry networking

Gfinity extends partnership with Microsoft Azure-based Blackbird

Gfinity extends partnership with Microsoft Azure-based Blackbird
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 April 2019

E-sports firm uses Forbidden Technologies’ video editor to clip film for live-streaming to gaming fans

The technology at the heart of a future-ready workforce

The technology at the heart of a future-ready workforce
By Rebecca Lambert | 01 April 2019

Over the next decade, millions of people worldwide face the prospect of switching occupations or upgrading their skills if they want to remain employable. Businesses are turning to technology to help with their training initiatives

Businesses are turning to technology to help workers upgrade their skills to remain employable

Creating, managing and distributing media content with Microsoft Azure

Creating, managing and distributing media content with Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 29 March 2019

Companies across the globe are turning to the platform to help them create and manage content with greater efficiency and distribute it with ease. We spoke to representatives from Microsoft and its partner organisations to find out why

We spoke to many executives to find out why companies worldwide are choosing the platform

Over 200 first-time exhibitors to attend NAB Show 2019

Over 200 first-time exhibitors to attend NAB Show 2019
By Tim Grayson | 25 March 2019

Among 650 exhibiting companies at the show, Microsoft is set to have a significant presence

Broadcast Bionics is empowering radio stations

Broadcast Bionics is empowering radio stations
By Guest | 22 March 2019

Traditional radio has always produced compelling content but has struggled to assert itself with the emergence of new media. The Bionic Studio brings that content to wider and new audiences

Managing director Dan McQuillin explains how the firm is expanding the traditional media’s audience

IMG Media to use Microsoft Azure-based Blackbird for another three years

IMG Media to use Microsoft Azure-based Blackbird for another three years
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 March 2019

Sports media distributor will extend its use of Forbidden Technologies’ cloud video editor

Ownzones and GrayMeta partner to help manage media libraries

Ownzones and GrayMeta partner to help manage media libraries
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 March 2019

Microsoft partners will use AI and machine learning to improve the user experience

5G to improve the sports viewing experience first, says Ovum

5G to improve the sports viewing experience first, says Ovum
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 February 2019

Research commissioned by Amdocs suggests that network operators will offer AR and VR to fans

NAB Show: where content comes to life

NAB Show: where content comes to life
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 February 2019

6-11 April 2019; Las Vegas

Event invites over 1,700 exhibitors to join the media, entertainment and technology community

The power of audience analytics in media and entertainment

The power of audience analytics in media and entertainment
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 February 2019

Connected analytics can help organisations to deliver the right content to the right person at the right time

Connected analytics can help organisations deliver the right content to the right person at the right time

MPP Global launches new function to help publishing and media firms

MPP Global launches new function to help publishing and media firms
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 January 2019

Microsoft Azure-based eSuite solution aids the creation and management of physical subscription sales

Abbey Road Studios uses artificial intelligence to explore music's future

Abbey Road Studios uses artificial intelligence to explore music's future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 November 2018

London music studio held its first hackathon using Microsoft technology

ZEE5 takes content library global with Azure solutions

ZEE5 takes content library global with Azure solutions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 November 2018

Indian media company chooses Microsoft cloud services for performance and security

How the cloud is driving huge change across the media industry

How the cloud is driving huge change across the media industry
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2018

The cloud is driving change in the media industry at an incredible rate, thanks to benefits achieved by its scalability and affordability. In an exclusive roundtable interview, industry experts debate the unique needs of the sector and outline strategies for success in the years ahead

In an exclusive roundtable interview, industry experts debate the unique needs of media companies

Medientage München chooses x.news platform

Medientage München chooses x.news platform
By Lindsay James | 26 October 2018

Media conference organiser will use the tool for live monitoring and research

POLITICO Europe chooses Microsoft technology to power its elections hub

POLITICO Europe chooses Microsoft technology to power its elections hub
By Lindsay James | 10 October 2018

News organisation will use Power BI to report on 2019 European Parliamentary elections

Video: Can artificial intelligence make TV better?

Video: Can artificial intelligence make TV better?
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2018

Microsoft’s Tony Emerson revealed his vision for the future at the recent Edinburgh Television Festival

 

InnoWave reveals new additions to InnSpect portfolio

InnoWave reveals new additions to InnSpect portfolio
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2018

Tools for the media industry include InnSpect QoS, InnSpect ONE and InnSpect AI

SUPER RTL adopts Ooyala Flex Media platform on Microsoft Azure

SUPER RTL adopts Ooyala Flex Media platform on Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 24 September 2018

German network co-owned by Disney and RTL hopes to streamline operations