Insights


1st Jul 2020

Analysis of emerging video codecs: coding tools, compression efficiency and complexity

This technical publication paper was first presented at the SMPTE Technical Conference at Los Angeles, CA during October 2018. It provides a neutral and well-balanced evaluation and insight into compression and run-time performance for both AV1 and VVC codecs, using their respective reference models, in comparison to two HEVC codec implementations.

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24th Jun 2020

Getting your disruption on Uncovering media opportunities

The dramatic interruption to our daily lives by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has perhaps been the final straw for Pay TV market, forcing broadcasters, content owners and traditional Pay TV operators to evaluate their existing technologies and business strategies.

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2nd Jun 2020

Increasing the value of existing content : Machine learning for HD to UHD up-conversion

As Ultra High Definition (UHD) TVs progressively fill households around the world (IHS reports 60% of TV sales in major markets are now UHD and predicts that by 2023, there will be 574 million 4K TV households1) it is no surprise, therefore, that UHD, together with High Dynamic Range (HDR), has become part of the mainstream media content ecosystem.

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27th May 2020

Remote/At-Home Production

Demand for coverage of live events, particularly sports, is at an all-time high. For broadcasters, delivering this level of content is an increasing challenge; but even more so at a time when budgets are being squeezed and the environmental impact of operations are being continually scrutinized. This is leading many to turn to remote or at-home production techniques.

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5th May 2020

Live Streaming 2020 - Shifting Consumer Habits

Innovative developments in live streaming technologies, along with significant investments into broadband capabilities, have set the industry standard for the modern TV experience. Immersive and compelling content is now expected for most live and on-demand events, offering an experience that is comparable to ‘being there’.

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29th Apr 2020

Cloud aaS – What does this mean for the media industry?

While the concept of ‘X’-as-a-Service is not new, it is the new on-trend topic for the Telecom, Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. In fact, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is now abuzz all across the media space. So why now?

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14th Apr 2020

5G Live: The Future of Live Video Production

Often, the focus of 5G’s benefits is upon connection speed, with 5G providing speeds of 10 to 20 times faster than current 4G networks. While 4G allows mobile users to receive SD and HD video, 5G will allow more users to simultaneously receive higher quality video. Yet, 5G provides other important benefits.

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13th Apr 2020

Unifying Advertising and Alternate Content across Broadcast & IP Networks

Programmers and MVPDs are coming under increasing pressure to deliver fully personalized and relevant video experiences. At the same time, they must also comply fully with distribution rights & local regulations to achieve the highest possible means of monetization through advertising and to gain a deeper understanding of their audiences’ needs.

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12th Dec 2018

Efficiently distribute live HDR/WCG contents

Today, the media distribution industry is undergoing an important evolution. The adoption of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) distribution in live ecosystems imposes a specific set of technical challenges to broadcasters and live content providers.

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10th Apr 2018

THE MPEG-H TV AUDIO SYSTEM: Use Cases and Workflows

This whitepaper was produced in collaboration with Fraunhofer IIS.

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28th Mar 2018

Ericsson Media Solutions Gender Pay Gap Report 2017- U.K.

Ericsson Television, Ltd. (TTE) represents Ericsson’s core media solutions business in the UK.

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19th Sep 2017

Characterization of processing artefacts in high dynamic range, wide colour gamut video

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