Up, up and away! Cloud a Major Topic at IBC 2014
IBC 2014, the conference and exhibition hosted by the beautiful city of Amsterdam, in the generous confines of the RAI facility, came to a close last week. The exhibition, spread across 14 halls and spanning 5 days, attracted more than 55,000 attendees to see the latest offerings and technological advances of over 1500 exhibitors. It’s […]
SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014: It’s a Wi-Fi Bonanza!
By David Alsobrook, Director, Strategy & Product Management, Cisco’s Connected Devices BU If there’s one thing that is absolutely unmistakable, going into this week’s IBC conference in Amsterdam, it’s the proliferation of Wi-Fi – a technology that’s also a service, and the industry’s ticket to providing wireless broadband connectivity that simultaneously rivals mobile, and tightens […]
It’s a Brave New Virtualized World With InterCloud, 4K, Analytics, Advertising, and So Much More
Written By Christelle Gental The IBC (International Broadcasting Conference) opens again in Amsterdam this autumn with Cisco demonstrating advanced solutions that push the envelope of new technologies offering Service Providers new and innovative services to their customers whilst reducing the costs in delivering these advanced services utilizing newer infrastructure architectures. Cisco’s report on the growth […]
What Did the Olympics, World Cup and CommonWealth Games Have in Common?
We interrupt the 2014 IBC convention with this 10-point bonus question: What do the Olympics, World Cup, and the Commonwealth Games have in common? Hints: It’s a two-part answer. Both big topics at IBC, and everywhere else; one of them is a word simultaneously associated with both weather and software; it rhymes with “plowed.” The […]
At IBC 2014, Cisco and Partners Will Demonstrate All IP Live Production for Broadcasters
After the already well-established distribution, contribution and file-based IP workflows, the next step towards an IP based infrastructure is live production. Broadcast facilities are now at the beginning of this long-term transition journey for the live production market. Many of those involved in the industry developing traditional broadcast production networks may still have limited experience […]