IBC goes virtual for 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic still seriously impacting much of Europe, IBC has announced that the 2020 edition of the trade show will take place digitally. The physical IBC event was officially cancelled in the middle of May, with the organiser saying that there were “still too many unknowns” to consider staging the Amsterdam event. Prior […]

IBC 2020 cancelled over coronavirus uncertainty

IBC, the broadcast industry’s leading European event, will not take place this year. CEO Michael Crimp said that dialogue with the IBC community indicated that an early decision on whether to run the event would be preferred. Crimp said that there were “still many unknowns” relating to the coronavirus crisis about whether and how an […]

Crimp: “another record year” for IBC

IBC has seen a “record year of growth”, confirmed CEO Michael Crimp. Speaking at its 2019 press conference, Crimp said that IBC “is owned by the industry we serve” and that the event continues to grow.  Celebrating its 52nd outing, the event has served as the launch pad for approximately 150 product debuts along with […]

Teleste to demonstrate monitoring-as-a-service

Teleste is to use IBC to demonstrate a new service concept for operators with a Teleste Luminato headend in operation. Teleste says that the concept, called Monitoring as a Service (MaaS), is designed to help operators to keep broadcast services up and running, monitor the quality of video streams and offer an excellent TV experience […]

IBC sees strong attendance

This year’s IBC exhibition and conference in Amsterdam reported an attendance figure of 55,796 over its six days. Vistors from 160 countries attended the event, which hosted over 1,800 exhibitors, including 249 companies that were exhibiting at the event for the first time. New features at the event included the IBC Interoperability Zone, an initiative […]

IBC: YouTube goes up against TV as average view time passes 40 minutes

The average YouTube viewing session now lasts for over 40 minutes – up more than 50% year-on-year – as the platform continues to evolve from a short-form video service, according to YouTube executive Ben Speas. Speaking on a panel titled ‘Harnessing the Power of Influencers’ at IBC this morning, Speas, YouTube’s content solutions lead for […]

Opera TV to exhibit latest OTT offerings at IBC

Opera TV will exhibit its latest over-the-top (OTT) experiences and showcase the latest from the Opera TV ecosystem suite at IBC. The company will demo a new range of products including the new Opera TV Certification Program and the latest version of Opera TV SDK – a Chromium-based HTML5 rendering engine for connected TV devices. […]

ABOX42 to unveil M30 set-top box platform

ABOX42 will use IBC to unveil its new Smart STB platform M30 with a built-in Smart Home Gateway. The box contains a radio package to communicate with the latest standards required for connecting sensors in the home, and can connect to in-home sensors like door/window open detection, smoke, fire and gas-sensors, water leak detectors, motion […]

TV2U to unveil real-time analytics service

OTT and IPTV technology specialist TV2U is using IBC to unveil its new real-time analytics service and content aggregation engine. It is also showcasing its Intelligent Video Accessible Network (IVAN) white label OTT/IPTV delivery service that unifies the delivery of content straight to the playout device. The company says that a key objective of the […]

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