IBC 2014 - IP And The Broadcast Chain

What better place to find out about the future of IP and the broadcast chain than at IBC, we spoke to some providers of IPTV to find out answers to these questions:

What are the challenges of broadcasting over IP compared to traditional broadcasting?
What are the benefits of broadcasting over IP to the general public?
What’s wrong with the system as it is? 
What are the drivers for moving over to broadcasting using IP?
What does the future hold? How do you think we will be consuming media in five years’ time?
To find out what they said click on the videos below where we spoke to:

Phil Laven, Chairman DVB Project, Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
The Digital Video Broadcasting Project is an industry-led consortium of over 200 broadcasters, manufacturers, network operators, software developers and regulators from around the world committed to designing open technical standards for the delivery of digital television.

Amir Aharonovich, VP Marketing, Vbox Communications
VBox incorporates DVB to IP and IP over DVB expertise to deliver superior content. End-to-end firmware, software, and hardware solutions from VBox empower broadcast providers, telcos, and integrators to harness the converged power of broadcast and new media.

Jason Thibeault, Sr. Director, Marketing Strategy, Limelight Networks
Limelight is a top tier content delivery network (CDN) offering powerful cloud-based software that enables organizations to deliver faster websites, more responsive web applications, the highest quality video for both on demand and live streaming.

Cornel Ciocirlan, Chief Technical Officer, ARRIS
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology.

Matthias Greve, CEO and Managing Director, ABOX42
In this changing world of TV and new Internet technologies, ABOX42 established as a leading player of next generation IPTV, OTT (Cloud TV) and Hybrid Smart STB with support of all major standards (for applications and streaming technologies).

Posted by Natalie Sullivan on Oct 9, 2014 4:20 PM Europe/London


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