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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, don ...
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A survey of viewing habits in the UK points to the growing use of catch-up and VOD (Video On Demand) television services in western economies. The use of catch-up or VOD such as BBC iPlayer and ITV Player now accounts for a fifth of the UK’s TV viewing, a ...
Brian Cabeceiras
The next big thing is here.  No, it’s not 4K or HEVC or even ATSC 3.0.  It’s software-defined networking — or SDN —and it will hit the broadcast facility sooner than you think. For those unfamiliar with the term, here’s a very basic definition: SDN is an ...
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On Friday, September 5th, Charlie Vogt accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Imagine Communications’ new Dallas, Texas headquarters where local employees cheered him on. He continued on to challenge some of the media and broadcasting industry’s most ...
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Covering 97 countries, the number of homes receiving DTT signals will more than double between 2013 and 2018 – by reaching 553 million, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The Digital Terrestrial TV Forecasts report expects the number of p ...
Karen Plumley
The broadcast industry has always had a language all its own, complete with technical terms unique to this business. But as cloud computing transforms video facilities, new buzzwords like  public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud  are working their w ...
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I was lucky enough to have a long conversation recently with Charlie Vogt, the new CEO of Harris Broadcast. I was able to ask him how he sees the future for the company, and for the industry. One important point he made was that – for broadcasters in gene ...
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 ...
Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
The media and entertainment industry is currently navigating multiple technology transitions. Broadcasters, content distributors and other media companies are coming to realize that keeping pace with rapidly evolving video consumption practices will requi ...
Joe McGarvey, Director of Marketing
Imagine Communications’ Terry Grinewich (far left) and Bridget Allen with ad management pioneer George Beattie at Emmy Awards ceremony Sometimes it takes a while for recognition to catch up with achievement. More than three centuries went by before Willia ...