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

Posted on June 14th, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

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 protection do you need? Playout? Transmission? Content?  Encompass is uniquely positioned to provide backup services from any of its geographically diverse facilities located throughout...

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Posted in: Technology TV and Video Disaster Recovery

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

Posted on May 11th, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

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 more markets while optimizing costs. What is ChannelMark? ChannelMark leverages the FAST-STREAM hardware to automatically decorate linear channel streams with frame accurate markers for...

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Posted in: Technology

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Aggressive Experimentation: Key To Finding The Right Distribution Channels, Technology

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

by AdExchanger // Monday, April 24th, 2017 – 12:04 am“On TV And Video” is a column exploring opportunities and challenges in advanced TV and video.  Today’s column is written by Chris Walters, CEO at Encompass Digital Media.     While in the past, media and entertainment providers had only a few channels to deliver content to consumers, today content can be consumed virtually anywhere, anytime and on any screen. Traditional TV still captures most of all viewing, but the...

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Posted in: Technology TV and Video