Genius Digital to showcase Multiscreen Insights Service

Audience analytics company Genius Digital is due to showcase its new Multiscreen Insights Service at IBC. Multiscreen Insights gives operators a single source with which to measure and analyse consumption from all of the devices in their network. The service consists of three elements: multiscreen libraries that can be embedded into an operator’s mobile or […]

IBC launches interoperability zone

IBC is launching a zone specifically dedicated to IP interoperability at this year’s show. According to IBC, the transition to IP is one of the biggest challenges facing broadcasters and media companies today, with fears over limited inter-working and a lack of recognised standards the most common brake on progress. The IBC IP Interoperability Zone, […]

Ang Lee to keynote at IBC

Crouching Tiger and Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee will give the keynote address at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam later this year. The movie screenwriter, producer and director will give his IBC address on the Monday of the event (September 12) as part of its Big Screen Experience strand. Lee is credited with pushing the […]

Vivendi Content chief to headline IBC

Vivendi Content chairman Dominique Delport is to deliver a keynote at the forthcoming IBC in Amsterdam on September 8. Delport, who is also global managing director of Havas Media Group, will address the need for European content providers to develop local content and take on Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Deplort, a supervisory board member […]

Sir Martin Sorrell to keynote at IBC 2016

Advertising mogul Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, is to deliver the keynote presentation at this year’s IBC in Amsterdam. Sorrell will share his views on the trends driving change in media, and with the role of content, data and technology in the 21st century marketplace on Friday September 9. This year’s IBC conference includes […]

IBC 2015 on course for record attendance

This year’s IBC – the broadcast industry’s biggest European trade show – had recorded 54,179 visitors by 10:00 this morning. The event’s CEO, Mike Crimp, said he was confident about “achieving record performance” with the expected arrival of a few hundred additional visitors today. As at 10:40 this morning, 21,700 square feet of exhibition space […]

TVU Networks to debut TVU One in Europe

TVU Networks will present its full portfolio of video-over-IP solutions at IBC, including, for the first time in Europe, its TVU One video transmitter. Launched at NAB earlier this year, the TVU One is a fifth generation, live, mobile IP news gathering HD video transmitter. It is based on the same transmission resiliency, performance and […]

IBC expecting 4% growth in visitors by end of today

This year’s IBC show had attracted 54,460 visitors as of 10:00 this morning, up 2.8% up on last year’s closing number, according to CEO Mike Crimp. Crimp said he expected the final figure to be about 4% up on last year’s show. Crimp said that the new IBC Content Everywhere venture, launched last year, had […]

Ericsson to unveil live captioning

Ericsson will use IBC to unveil a live captioning platform. Ericsson is showcasing its real-time platform that supports live captioning in various languages for broadcasters using speech-to-text, newsroom integration, and offline content preparation. The live platform is a key part of Ericsson’s broadcast and media services portfolio following the acquisition of leading media services company […]

IBC and CTAM Europe EuroSummit unveil speaker highlights

Forthcoming industry conferences the IBC and CTAM Europe’s EuroSummit have unveiled strong speaker line-ups. The IBC has announced that outgoing EC vice-president and digital agenda commssioner Neelie Kroes will keynote the event on Friday September 12 at 18:00. Kroes will set out the challenges ahead including her views on the internal market for audio-visual and […]