In Broadcast - May 2018 - 4
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 5 | May 2018
Ooyala Flex Media
USA: Ooyala's Flex Media Platform,
an open and extensible video
production and delivery platform,
aims to simplify and streamline
the process of managing, curating,
analysing, and monetising video
content. Designed to meet the
needs of media content owners
and production companies, the
platform provides customisable
workflows, seamless integration
of third party tools, and a common
data set across the entire video
operation. This, states Ooyala,
provides deeper insights, improves
increases content ROI.
GBR: Ekioh has unveiled Flow,
a multithreaded HTML browser
specifically designed for multicore processors that promises an
improved user experience.
Flow's layout and animation
performance is claimed to be more
than double the speed of other
browsers on multi-core silicon.
With TV user interfaces (UIs)
increasingly looking towards
4K, Flow aims to overcome the
performance issues of HTML UIs
on multi-core processors enabling
products to meet consumers'
increasingly high expectations.
USA: Osprey Video has announced
a technology partnership with Zixi,
maker of the popular Zixi Platform
used by content creators around
the world for contribution,
management, and distribution of
live and live-linear, broadcastquality video over IP.
The partnership integrates the
Zixi Platform with Osprey's Talon
encoder and decoders.
The joint solution allows even the
smallest content creators to launch
broadcast-quality content and
channels over IP with little infrastructure and no overhead costs.
Panasonic UHD Kit
Télévisions is set to install
Panasonic UHD cameras
in a two-year upgrade
of its digital studios
and OBs throughout
of more than 100
The French state-owned public
service broadcaster, one of the
largest in Europe, selected Panasonic
following a competitive tender which
included extensive trials of UHD studio
Panasonic Broadcast & ProAV, said
that the competition was intense.
Panasonic's flagship camera
"They chose Panasonic based on
the quality of our cameras, which
following a thorough review were
judged to provide the greatest overall
value for money," he said.
"We have been working with them
over the last couple of years to install
nearly 300 remote cameras within
their regional stations, so for them
to show additional confidence in
our 4K studio camera line-up is very
satisfying. Key to the decision was that
migrate to 4K
The framework also includes pricing
for the 4K multi-purpose AK-UB300
box camera, the AK-UCU500 and AKUCU600 Camera Control Units, the
AK-HRP1000 Remote Operation Panel,
the AK-HVF100 colour viewfinder, and
AK-HBU500 camera build up unit.
Sky Collaborates On Royal Wedding
Live 'Who's Who' Coverage
ky is collaborating with Amazon
Web Services and AWS Partners
GrayMeta and UI Centric to provide
a machine learning-enriched user
experience as part of its coverage of
the Royal Wedding.
Ahead of the event on Saturday,
May 19, Sky News will use pioneering
cloud-based machine learning and
media services to name guests as they
enter the chapel, and enrich the video
content with facts about the attendees.
Accessible in the Sky News app or
via skynews.com, the 'Royal Wedding:
Who's Who Live' functionality will
provide relevant facts about the
guests. As guests make their way into
St George's Chapel, Windsor, AWS will
capture live video and send it to cloudbased AWS Elemental Media Services
for multiscreen viewing optimisation.
including catch-up functionality, will
also be generated. In parallel, Sky is
combining the GrayMeta data analysis
platform with the Amazon Rekognition
video and image analysis service for
real-time identification of guests and
tagging with related information.
The Amazon CloudFront content
delivery network unifies the content
for rapid distribution to viewers. UI
Centric has designed and developed
the front-end application and video
player to enhance the experience and
user interface accessed by Sky News
Enhanced information on Sky News