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Blog - Microservices Dectector
7 November 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
It’s the fall season in my corner of the world and that could only mean one thing: the annual appearance of all things pumpkin. As the weather begins its autumnal change, so too does the flavoring of nearly every consumable imaginable. Coffee, cereal, donuts – you name it – take on the hue and...
Blog: Live Production
25 October 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
These are heady times for an industry that has no choice but to shift to a more agile technology platform to better combat new competitive challenges and keep pace with rapidly evolving content consumption patterns. Media companies must simultaneously support existing operations and infrastructures...
Selfie Files - Phil Grossman
25 August 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Phil Grossman Director of Enterprise Solution Architecture University: Universities of Colorado and Georgia Degrees: B.S. in Civil and Architectural Engineering (Colorado);MBA in Technology Management (Georgia) Years in the industry: 14 Patents: 4...
Innovation Blog
19 July 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Technology companies tend to throw around the word innovation, and all its variations, with great frequency. We also leave no part of speech unturned. Innovation as noun, verb, adjective – and even adverb (innovatively) — are all fair game. It’s likely reached a point where engineers and other...
Blog: Ask the Expert
22 June 2017 by Imagine Communications
When Apple announced support for HEVC compression technology for iOS 11 at the company’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) early this month, it made a big splash in media & entertainment circles. (Helpful media summaries of the announcement can be found here and here.) All the hubbub...
Cybersecurity Watch
3 May 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Several published reports were issued over the weekend of a ransomware attack involving Netflix that resulted in the unauthorized release of several episodes of one of the media company’s most popular shows, Orange Is the New Black. The event was likely a hot topic among all segments of the media...
13 April 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Every few years, often on the eve of a major trade show, the media & entertainment industry is set abuzz by some new innovation or technology breakthrough. Just a couple of years ago, an IT invasion swept through the industry, setting off a torrent of tongue wagging and a mad scramble to get up...
27 March 2017 by Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
The people have spoken — loudly. By an overwhelming majority, respondents to our Instant Opinion Poll from back in January view the ongoing migration of all media operations to an IT-based environment as anything but business as usual. In fact, 78% of you said that the SDI-to-IP technology...
Imagine Communications Labs
6 March 2017 by Peter Riordan, Vice President, IC Labs
One of the biggest challenges facing today’s broadcasters and other media companies is seamless and disruption-free adoption of the next-generation architectures that will be required to meet the challenges of the not-too-distant future. Nearly all media organizations now recognize that the...
The IC Instant Opinion Poll: Super Bowl Ads
31 January 2017 by Sarah Foss, CPO, Advertising Management Systems
The media & entertainment industry is rapidly evolving. Technology, business models, ecosystem dynamics — you name it — appear to be in perpetual cycles of change. Wouldn’t it be helpful from time to time to take a quick temperature reading, a moment-in-time assessment of the...