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Imagine Communications Unleashes Power of SelenioFlex File at Hollywood Training Event
June 30th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Sometimes you just have to roll up your sleeves and dive right into something to fully appreciate it. That was the major motivation behind a recent training session for post-production design engineers and other media specialists conducted by Imagine Communications in early June at its Burbank...
How Media Companies are Putting IP to Work Now
June 15th, 2015 by Brick Eksten, Imagine Communications Vice President of Product Strategy, Networking and Distribution
The momentum behind IP is undeniable. The recent NAB exhibition saw a passing of the technology torch from SDI to IP. The overwhelming industry consensus is that IP is the future of the broadcast and media industry. Like all technology transformations, the transition from SDI to IP presents both...
Forging Ties with IT Industry Elites: Imagine Communications CEO Shares Insights at HP Discover 2015
June 10th, 2015 by Imagine Communications
A critical component of Imagine Communications’ long-term IP transition strategy and vision is leveraging the economies-of-scale and price/performance advantages of the IT industry, which is several times larger than the overall media industry. Building bridges between the IT and media and...
What You need to Know about Moving Operations to IP
June 9th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
What You need to Know about Moving Operations to IP The expression drinking from a fire hose may have originated at NAB. Tapping into even a tiny tributary of the river of technology and industry information flowing from the annual exhibition and conference requires an advanced degree in...
Imagine Communications and Disney/ABC Television Group Collaboration Still Making Headlines
May 18th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
The media can’t seem to let go of the big story coming out of Las Vegas this spring. Even though  a couple of weeks have passed since the attention-grabbing event concluded, reporters and analysts are still churning out detailed accounts of the historic pairing and weighing the implications of its...
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao
May 11th, 2015 by Steve Smith, CTO - Cloud
John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images Despite not throwing a single punch, content owners and distributors came away from the May 2nd championship fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao with the most bruises, or so says a host of commentators. Publications from around the globe, including...
May 8th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Is live television on its way to being an artifact of the past? Video aggregators and distributors rolling out cloud-based services, such as Cloud DVR (cDVR), Catch-up TV or Restart TV, which allow subscribers to re-launch live programming minutes or even seconds into its playout, are required to...
Company to Watch in 2016 and Beyond
April 22nd, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
The reviews are in. Imagine Communications was among the most visible and impactful companies at the 2015 NAB Show. By nearly every measure, the media industry stalwart stood out from the more than 200 exhibitors at this year’s conference and exhibition. Deployment Firsts The ability of...
April 17th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
The unambiguous lesson to be learned from the recently concluded NAB Show and exhibition: Business, in the broadcast and media industry, is anything but usual. Any lingering doubts by media professionals that their industry is in the throes of evolution were quickly wiped away by the sights and...
April 14th, 2015 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Never underestimate the power of first impressions. Before NAB 2015 was even a day old, the top-of-mind talking points coming from the estimated 100,000 attendees and 200 or so exhibitors were easy to identify. Though the following list of topics drawn from day-one NAB observations holds few...