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The broadcasters’ content & video processing journey to the cloud

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

Now more than ever, it is clear that mainstream audiences’ viewing habits are changing from a passive schedule-led approach to a more active on-demand model. If you’re considering migrating content processing services to the cloud, then there are a few key things you should do that will help set you on the right path.

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Did OTT Steal this Summer’s Movies?

Posted on September 5th, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

Remember Friday night at the movies? Popcorn? Coke? Loitering in the lobby with a group of your best friends? It may be time to reimagine them.

As summer draws to a close, looking at box office sales from the season and comparing them to summers past, the numbers are worth a long, contemplative look. Overall summer sales are down 14% and experts are calling it the slowest summer in 25 years. Maybe it is time to really think through the impact of the OTT revolution and why it works.

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Questions to Ask Before Broadcasting Live Events

Posted on July 11th, 2017 by wpengine

The “Should I?,” “How I?” and “Where I?” About Broadcasting Live Events By Greg Jennings, VP Transportables & Production Services, Encompass Digital Media Just because you have an event coming up does not necessarily mean it needs to be live. A lot goes into planning a live event broadcast. To ensure your live event broadcasts […]

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Managed Services Benefits – Create Killer Content and Monetize

Posted on July 6th, 2017 by wpengine

In market uncertainty, focus on what’s core to your business By Marco Tinnirello, Managing Director, EMEA We’re in unchartered waters. The only known is that there are many unknowns. The TV market is having its Napster moment, while broadcasters and content owners across the globe face a similar challenge. Traditional linear TV revenues are down. […]

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Hurricane Season Wreaks Havoc on Valuable Content. Are You Prepared?

Posted on June 14th, 2017 by wpengine

Hurricanes (and other natural disasters) can wreak havoc on valuable content if you aren’t properly prepared. Do you have a reliable contingency plan in place to safeguard your assets – ad revenue, signal continuity, carriage? There is much to be considered when choosing a service provider to manage your disaster recovery needs. What type of […]

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ChannelMark™ Partner Technology “Best-in-Show” Award

Posted on May 11th, 2017 by wpengine

TV Technology magazine released its “Best-of-Show” winners at the 2017 NAB Show and Encompass Digital Media partner, Cobalt Digital, won for its industry-leading hardware. Cobalt’s FAST-STREAM product is coupled with Encompass proprietary software to create the ChannelMark solution. As a unified solution, ChannelMark, powered by FAST-STREAM, enables content owners to monetize content faster and target […]

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