2023 Content Agenda

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Content Everywhere Stage 1
Free to Attend
Hall 5
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    With a growing need to accommodate multiple business models and increased demand for personalised experiences and interactive features, some OTT and IPTV service providers are beginning to struggle wi ...
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    SPI International’s flagship streaming service, FILMBOX+, provides premium on-demand content and live channels, with live channels alone accounting for 50% of total watch time. In a groundbreaking mov ...
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    This panel will explore the drivers for the shift toward IP-based distribution. Panellists will outline the benefits, implications for workflows, the challenges of moving customers from legacy systems ...
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    We are living in a world of online video streaming and OTT. As the growth of OTT video services, the need for content security is grows. One of the biggest concerns for paid content providers is that ...
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    The GStreamer Open Source multimedia framework has been used for years to power broadcast products and solutions. As the leading extensible multimedia framework, GStreamer provides everything needed. ...
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    Experts from across the content everywhere ecosystem discuss different approaches to delivering scalable and reliable low latency live streaming and the emerging opportunities for the application of A ...
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    The ISP domain has always been a blind-spot between CDNs and player analytics where the majority of critical streaming issues occur, leaving OTT operators unable to identify the location of a streamin ...
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    Whether you’re streaming to three million or thirty million, data is the foundation to great video experiences. Join Sarah Brown, Engineering Manager at Mux, as she walks you through Mux’s real-time Q ...
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    The Asia-Pacific (APAC) online video industry is projected by MPA to exhibit remarkable growth at a CAGR of 8%, reaching US$73 billion in 2027. This region currently accounts for the largest growth in ...
Content Everywhere Stage 2
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Hall 5
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    What if you could simplify your data workflow, reduce the complexity of working within a global environment, and integrate existing storage in a modern environment without migration? What if you also ...
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    Demand for cloud storage has surged due to global content production, sharing, streaming, and distribution. However, cloud adoption comes with financial and environmental costs. Access and storage cos ...
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    Most media companies use monetization models based on either their audience or their content. The more narrowly defined a monetisation model is, the more revenue opportunities can be missed. A multi-p ...
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    Meet Unified Virtual Channel: a solution that delivers a traditional TV-like experience. The API-based solution repurposes live sources and media previously prepared for VOD streaming into new live li ...
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    In the demo of Intertrust’s MarketMaker you will see how this solution toolkit empowers digital media stakeholders to leverage Web3, unlocking new opportunities while safeguarding rights holders. You’ ...
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    Given the competitive market environment, Media Companies have begun a review of their rights management needs to ensure a unique and centralized enterprise-view of content rights that matches their f ...
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    Broadcasters are increasingly looking to move to cloud-based workflows to help them achieve scalability, flexibility, and increase efficiency. It is well accepted that cloud playout works well for sma ...
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    People no longer GO shopping, they are ALWAYS shopping. We help you meet buyers in their digital domain: shoppable content is more personalized than any advertising format. We help companies create th ...
IBC Conference
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Forum
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    In this session, the IABM presents its latest research on the key drivers of change in MediaTech, including an analysis of the impact of macro headwinds on the market as well as data-driven insights o ...
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    In today's media landscape, the only constant is change and embracing a culture of adaptability is mission critical to surviving and thriving.  What future trends must the industry prepare for to stay ...
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    Born from 2013 onwards, Generation Alpha has only ever known streaming, in-app purchases, and the world of social media.  This is the first generation to be truly tech-native, this is the generation o ...
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    Today’s viewer has no shortage of choice when it comes to services and content; however, the intense volume makes it hard to remember what is different about each service. We speak to two streaming ex ...
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    In this fireside chat, we speak to Allu Bobby and Ajit Thakur about building the aha brand, its future initiatives, including plans for a studio and a move into gaming, as well as their thoughts on me ...
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    How do you build an effective tech stack and keep innovating when technology moves at such a pace?  We take a deep dive into the evolution of the streaming model and its impact on demand for tech. Hea ...
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    Join Scott Lawrence, SVP of Business Global Solutions at Verizon Business Group, for a deep dive into the crucial role 5G is set to play in media and entertainment, delivering creative opportunities a ...
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    Join Olivier Jollet, Executive Vice President and International General Manager at Pluto TV for an in-depth discussion about Pluto TV's rise to FAST channel success, fighting off the FAST competition, ...
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    After a day of knowledge and learning, take time to grow your network and catch up with industry colleagues over a couple of drinks.
IBC Technical Papers
Conference Pass Holders
E102
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    The media world is focussing huge concern on the capabilities and potential implications of AI which threatens to outperform humans, not only in laborious production tasks but also in the creative art ...
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    Broadcasters everywhere are excited at the potential of 5G networks to facilitate flexible wireless TV production. New spectrum allocations, the ease of integrating IP and the reducing cost of 5G equi ...
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    Broadcast delivery at scale combined with seamless unicast delivery to ensure coverage and service augmentation is the promise. But how close are we? In this three-paper session RAI (and its co-contri ...
Innovation Stage
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Hall 3
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    The pace at which we produce content has accelerated more in the last five years than in the last 50. Thanks in part to streaming and the emergence of new forms of broadcasted entertainment, like espo ...
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    The success of future streaming services will depend on how effectively the actual video content is tailored to individual preferences and needs. The key to improving engagement will be to align media ...
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    AI has the capability to transform traditional smart TV experiences into personalised and intuitive journeys for users. Driven by machine learning algorithms and data-driven insights, AI can understan ...
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    During this engaging session, Simon Crownshaw, Director, WW Media & Entertainment, Microsoft and Andy Beach, CIO, WW Media & entertainment, Microsoft will take the stage to showcase how Microsoft is r ...
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    ITV plc, the largest commercial broadcaster in the UK, continues to pioneer innovative advertising opportunities at a grand scale and while exploring creative ways of engaging with consumers. The 1st ...
Partner Sessions
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E105
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    Our expert panelists will discuss their recent Cannes Global VP Summit experience as a community building opportunity to nurture, share knowledge and grow our emerging sector more rapidly. This was un ...
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    Greening of Streaming’s LESS Accord is seeking to focus the industry’s minds around energy efficiency as we scale streaming. We conducted several months of active outreach to the industry engineers ea ...
Premium Sessions
Premium Pass Holders
E107
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    Join Omdia for this interactive round table led discussion focused on the current hot topic of gaming IP and its meteoric rise across the entertainment industry. Premium Pass holders will have exclusi ...
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    Join fellow Premium delegates and IBC Conference Speakers to network in an informal setting over a drink as the first day comes to a close. 
Showcase Theatre
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Hall 12
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    The media and entertainment industry is rapidly changing, with new technologies and platforms constantly emerging. AI is one such technology that has the potential to revolutionize the industry. In th ...
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    The media supply chain is a complex and interconnected network of organisations that are responsible for creating, managing, and delivering digital media content. As the media industry continues to ev ...
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    The media and entertainment industry is constantly evolving, and technology is playing an increasingly important role. In order to stay ahead of the competition, media and entertainment organisations ...
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    This session will explore the challenges and opportunities of using GenAI in the media and studio technology industry. We will hear perspectives from the panelists on how GenAI is being used to create ...
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    Formula 1 wanted to let fans get closer to the racing experience, so they launched a digital platform, F1 TV. This enables the company to build direct relationships with fans, gain insights into consu ...
Content Everywhere Stage 1
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Hall 5
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    During FIFA world cup 22, V-Nova partnered with Brazilian national broadcaster Globo for the successful trial of MPEG-5 LCEVC enabling two new enhanced live delivery broadcast experiences. The first s ...
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    Although the streaming industry has been around for more than a quarter of a century, streaming of live sport is still in its infancy. As some of the big international streamers start to take an inter ...
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    DIVA is a video experience platform that synchronizes entertainment and sport video and data, creating rich user interactivity which consumers are demanding. Fans crave immersive experiences. We’ll sh ...
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    For decades, Comcast Technology Solutions has provided Managed Channel Origination for hundreds of channels from its facilities in the U.S. to serve North American audiences. In today’s ultra-competit ...
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    Which is the best approach to launching an online video service?  Custom-build or managed service platform? In-house development or outsource? This panel will explore the various options, including th ...
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    When organisations are looking for media streaming production technology options they usually fit into these categories: 1. 3rd party fully managed technology solutions. 2. Owned and self-managed 3. O ...
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    Media Edge Deterministic Distribution Platform Over Public Internet - The Media Edge Deterministic Distribution Platform over Public Internet enables software defined deterministic transmission of LIV ...
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    Live streaming is proving to be a catalyst for new content services and experiences. This panel brings together diverse use cases relevant to sports fan - in stadium, on the move or at home – and new ...
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    For each video chunk, we ensure that content will be delivered via the best option towards your goals: either ensuring max QoE possible, or reducing costs while ensuring QoE. - For each user, for each ...
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    Introducing StreamCrafter: the new solution that allows you to broadcast from any internet enabled device. Not just another WebRTC Zoom-alike but a full-featured studio application with support for co ...
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    Spaceport is an end-to-end solution that captures volumetric video from the space and stream live to viewers. It’s compatible with mobile devices, browsers and VR goggles Volumetric video is a video t ...
Content Everywhere Stage 2
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Hall 5
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    Cloud-gaming is gaining relevance in our living rooms and consumers are nowadays expecting their Set-top-box or TV to be able to connect to online gaming platforms. WPEWebKit is a WebKit port for Linu ...
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    At the core of Sky and Comcast’s innovative Entertainment OS lies a next-generation customer experience (CX) that seamlessly integrates across various devices, including IP-only STBs and the state-of- ...
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    From Smart (Connected) TVs to smartphones, tablets, games consoles and immersive audio products, in car entertainment, hardware choices continue to have a profound impact on the consumer’s experience ...
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    With the proliferation of Android TV devices, device management is becoming an industry standard! Telcos, operators and service providers experience a shorting coming especially in ad-hoc remote assis ...
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    With the advent of OTT services came a whole new frontier for the monetisation of content. The Covid pandemic then saw a spike in consumer demand for OTT services and accelerated the technologies that ...
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    Step into a new era of entertainment analytics with Looper Boost™, a new functionality designed to meet the ever-growing demands of digital marketers, now exclusively available on Looper Insights’s pl ...
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    Watermarking is increasingly relied on for efficient leak identification and security. Our revolutionary single-frame forensic watermarking service enables watermarking detection with remarkable preci ...
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    Tencent has accumulated more than 20 years of experience in media technology. We provide comprehensive solutions for the OTT industry based on media processing services (MPS) and cloud-based live broa ...
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    When British mathematician Clive Humby declared in 2006 that “data is the new oil,” he meant that data, like oil, isn't useful in its raw state. It needs to be refined, processed and turned into somet ...
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    Whether you’re streaming to three million or thirty million, data is the foundation to great video experiences. Join Sarah Brown, Engineering Manager at Mux, as she walks you through Mux’s real-time Q ...
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    Mark Brincat, Group CTO at Intive, explores three key areas: current applications of AI and machine learning across industries, potential risks, and best practices for approaching nascent AI technolog ...
IBC Conference
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Forum
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    Unity Wētā Tools presents groundbreaking work in character creation, environment building, rendering, and compositing with the public release of tools once exclusive to top-tier VFX houses. The speake ...
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    In this inspiring keynote session, Marco combines generative AI, mixed reality, storytelling, gestural sensing and swarm robotics to give us a glimpse of a delightful, augmented future right now. Marc ...
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    BBC Studios Productions produces more than 2500 hours of high-quality, distinctive programming each year and last year received 111 awards and 440 nominations. CEO Ralph Lee takes us behind the scenes ...
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    Should you choose to accept this panel…you will join maestro Eddie Hamilton and The Hollywood Reporter’s Carolyn Giardina in a fast-paced conversation about cutting the most jaw dropping scenes of all ...
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    Warner Bros. Discovery Sports Europe represents WBD’s portfolio of sports brands and channels and platforms in Europe. In 2023, the company launched TNT Sports in the UK & Ireland, which presents some ...
IBC Technical Papers
Conference Pass Holders
E102
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    Multicast has promised to solve the scale issue of delivering very popular television over the internet for a long time. In our first paper from BT Research, both a proof-of-concept architecture and f ...
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    Extended reality technologies have now reached a maturity where standards are being proven, applications (especially in sport) are being explored through sophisticated prototypes, and practical networ ...
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    In this session we explore how two important media technologies are being improved through user experimentation: on-demand audio-visual content usage and virtual human deaf signing. The first is a stu ...
Innovation Stage
Free to Attend
Hall 3
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    Discover how a Sony state-of-the-art 90m2 Crystal LED display combined with Venice camera capture technology are being used to create stunning near natural backgrounds for premium film, commercial and ...
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    With open-standard ST 2110 IP solutions successfully deployed by media companies globally, the industry has moved beyond the days of early adoption to widespread implementation. Hear from broadcast le ...
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    The aim of this challenge is to define a standardised distribution package for entertainment data, including artwork, imagery and usage rights and a secure and certified system that enables studios and content creators to authenticate the definitive version of their metadata for gold standard industry sources, such as IMDb, and EIDR.
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    As the diversification of content and distribution methods continues, converged workflows are a necessity for global media companies to excel in a complex market. In this enlightening session, Ben Tat ...
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    We will look at how LLM is transforming the entire video supply chain, from content creation, distribution and security, to personalization, recommendations, advertising and analytics.
Premium Sessions
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E107
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    The Devoncroft Partners team will review the firm’s latest research on global media technology spending levels and the impact of market trends on upcoming media technology deployment decisions. Highli ...
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    Why diverse revenue models will increasingly dominate the media universe, as single focus players either get subsumed or die   Spotify just reported increasingly worrisome earnings - they show no sign ...
Showcase Theatre
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Hall 12
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    AI and ML services have been deployed in the media and entertainment industry for decades. Now, generative AI has both captured imaginations and prompted important questions about how these tools will ...
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    In this session, hear how Warner Bros. Discovery Sports has been migrating their media workflows to gain operational flexibility, have the opportunity to present more data-led stories, and continue to ...
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    As editing in the cloud moves past the art of the possible, media organizations are looking at the ROI of editing in the cloud, as well as providing a singular user experience for their creative teams ...
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    Many organizations are now migrating their on-premises workloads to the AWS Cloud for improved flexibility, agility, and operational efficiency. In this session, hear stories from influential broadcas ...
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    Amazon Studios has defined the state of the art in cloud production from the cameras on North America’s largest Virtual Production Stage, through post in its brand new 8K capable facility for movies a ...
Changemakers
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Forum
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    Join us for a strategic conversation with the people making the changes. We’ll take a look at where we are now, what needs to change and the big tech and culture opportunities ahead.
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    Omroep ZWART is the first intrinsically inclusive TV broadcasting station in The Netherlands. The goal is to create inclusive programs with new people, from all backgrounds to inspire, fascinate and e ...
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    As global HR director for BBC Studios, Jabbar is responsible for leading the global wellbeing, culture, D&I and leadership strategy across BBC Studios. We talk to Jabbar about how the company puts its ...
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    AI has the potential to drastically transform our world for the better - from fighting plastic pollution to discovering new medical drugs to prevent and treat disease. In the midst of these advancemen ...
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    As AI takes centre-stage in the Media and Entertainment world, how do we ensure unbiased usage and ethical adoption? This power panel - with guests proposed by GALSNGEAR, Women in Streaming Media and ...
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    For the fifth consecutive year, the Rise Awards recognise inspirational women and companies who are stand-out performers, innovators and leaders in the global broadcast media technology industry. Havi ...
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    Join us for an afternoon tea that celebrates authenticity, shares real life experiences of being LGBTQ+ in our workspace. We talk about the importance of representation and allyship and how to do it r ...
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    Supported by Quickplay, Google and Evergent
Content Everywhere Stage 1
Free to Attend
Hall 5
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    Ad Signal will present a case study which uses Clearcast’s content to compare its Match product to the current industry process. Match deduplicates assets, ensuring you only store one unique copy of e ...
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    The explosion of video streaming is taking a major toll on our planet. Winning the streaming wars is no longer about content – it’s about sustainability. This challenge will only grow as more immersiv ...
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    The energy impact of the streaming industry has been a hot topic recently, and we are all looking for ways to reduce our OTT carbon footprint.  Video Quality Analisis (VQA) is a resource hungry proces ...
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    Spatial computing is poised to change the way consumers interact in pretty much every aspect of daily life and video has video has the potential to play a big role in driving adoption and delivering i ...
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    The next generation of video experiences will be interactive, personalized, and immersive. This panel will draw together expertise from digital product engineers, a cloud-based TV platform and a low-l ...
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    SEI is dedicated to developing and manufacturing innovative ATV products. In response to the current market trends and the demand for value-added services from operators, SEI has collaborated with Dol ...
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    Introducing industry pioneer Web3 virtual cinema with the latest tokenization standard and tokenomics design, a decentralized and democratic ecosystem benefits both film creators and film lovers. Also ...
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    As mixed monetisation models – combinations of SVOD, AVOD & FAST – becoming the norm, service providers need to find ways to measure ARPU across different monetization models. At a time when high infl ...
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    In this session you will learn about key principles of building successful platforms in order to drive engagement and enhance monetisation opportunities. This will help assess a platform's 'emotional ...
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    A View from the Terrace', a unique lens on Scottish football, is evolving in its sixth series. Spearheaded by Edit123, the show transitions from a studio-only format to a hybrid approach, with episode ...
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    Constellation Cloud is a monitoring, verification, multiviewing and QA service that enables clients to ensure the consistently highest quality delivery of audio, video and metadata across all of their ...
Content Everywhere Stage 2
Free to Attend
Hall 5
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    Christof will talk about how broadcasters , streaming services and content rights holders need to adapt to keep up with the changing viewing habit of audiences. As the cost-of-living crisis starts to ...
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    Discover MediaHub’s cutting-edge software solution to transform the way people watch sports, providing the freedom to enjoy content across any device and at any time. We are introducing our Sports mod ...
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    Live sports are consistently among the most valuable forms of media content. As broadcasters, sports streamers and tech giants battle it out and invest heavily to secure high profile media rights, the ...
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    Hubert Czaja has a big job at Deutsche Welle. He is responsible for delivering DW content around the world reliably and efficiently. No longer is global satellite footprint enough to reach audiences f ...
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    In principle, FAST channels create new opportunities for local content providers and broadcasters. This session will share best practice and look at the various factors, such as localisation, that wil ...
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    Discover truly personalised TV! FAST has emerged as a primary content topic in trade shows in recent years, and it has already changed the shape of the broadcasting industry. Spideo leverages their re ...
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    TelevisaUnivision launched its new streaming platform, ViX, to provide global Spanish-speaking audiences with high quality live news, entertainment, and sports content. Through an innovative and uniqu ...
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    Introducing Videosher Targeted FAST Channel Tool: a paradigm shift from traditional linear TV towards data-driven targeted TV channels. This innovative solution elevates personalization by offering ta ...
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    Advances in generative artificial intelligence have been making headlines worldwide. This panel will explore the opportunities and limitations of generative AI in media and entertainment and the impor ...
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    This presentation will showcase the various tools in the LEXI Ai-Powered Captioning Tool Kit. This will include LEXI Automatic Captioning, LEXI Translate, LEXI Recorded, LEXI Library and LEXI DR (Disa ...
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    Discover mediaTool, a system that allows you to simultaneously broadcast a traditional linear and a FAST channel in accordance with your licence restrictions and platfrom requirements. A huge advantag ...
Innovation Stage
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Hall 3
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    Detaching production teams from an event location brought us the remote production. In this project, the aim is to detach software from hardware and deploy a distributed computing architecture between ...
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    Phenix is the first real-time streaming provider to launch a full solution including Server Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) and DRM, while maintaining a target latency of < 1/2 second at proven scale. Our go ...
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    The FAST market is entering a new phase of maturity as viewers respond en-masse to the no cost/no commitment model presenting resonant content by way of a familiar linear experience. According to Stat ...
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    In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, football clubs strive to expand their global reach and foster deeper connections with their fan base. Liverpool Football Club, a renowned and historic fo ...
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    Since the first grainy black and white images danced across a screen, the entertainment industry has been in a constant state of evolution, integrating new tools and techniques that continue to change ...
Partner Sessions
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E102
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    TV is in transition to full IP based delivery driven by consumer behaviour and the worldwide growth in Broadband connectivity. This introduces a whole new thinking on all aspects of building services, ...
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    Discover the business case for sustainability in the broadcast and media industry in this immersive session produced by IEEE BTS. In this session we will learn how technologies and innovative practices are reshaping the landscape, reducing carbon footprints, and championing eco-consciousness. Industry research and case studies will be presented by media organizations that have embraced sustainability, from adopting energy-efficient equipment to implementing sustainable production techniques, to delivering on efficient content distribution methods. ?Expect an engaging 3-hour session with industry experts as they discuss strategies that harness its ability to drive positive change and inspire collective action.

    This session is hosted by Barbara Lange

Premium Sessions
Premium Pass Holders
E107
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    How do we solve for a future that increases the value of our inventory, protects our audiences and provides the solutions our buyers need? What part does technology play in this future? In this intera ...
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    The IBC Innovation Awards for 2023 will take place on Sunday 17th in the Premium Lounge, with a reception commencing at 6pm. The winners of the three Innovation Awards - Content Creation, Content Dist ...
Showcase Theatre
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Hall 12
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    This panel will explore how major global media organisations are achieving the lowest TCO with deployments that are not only the most cost-effective solutions available, but also drastically improving ...
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    In this insightful session, Francesco Venturini, CVP, WW Media and Communications Industry, Microsoft, will take the stage to address the evolving needs and challenges of the digital age. The session ...
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    The future of Pay TV is being shaped by two major technoligies – Smart TV and OTT. Smart TVs are actively penetrating the market with significant annual figures. As the result - people are cutting the ...
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    In the speech we will discuss how integral video is in our lives and stories and how to maximize efficiency and skill with the help of excellent new AI tools and the video editor Wondershare in the po ...
Changemakers
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Forum
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    In what’s set to be an empowering gathering, join GALSNGEAR, Women in Streaming Media and Rise as they come together for a brunch with purpose; what it means to be an ally and how to make it happen. C ...
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    Hear from Paramount Global’s Wincie Knight on the power of weaving inclusion and belonging into the fabric of your organisation and how to do it the right way. In this session, Wincie uncovers best pr ...
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    Join this conversation which goes beyond broadcasting and explores the growing concern of climate anxiety. How can we listen to our audiences and future generations better and what can we do to learn ...
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    New talent, new ways of working, core values and making work work! What changes do we need to make, and design into the fabric of our workplaces, tech and culture to attract the best people, best prod ...
Content Everywhere Stage 1
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Hall 5
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    Whip Media’s latest innovation was designed to help solve the unavoidable challenges that have come from the recent explosion of FAST and AVOD. Whip Media FASTrack™ is the FAST/AVOD reporting solution ...
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    We have built, and will continue to build live production tools in the cloud that offers near-limitless opportunities for innovation and unique storytelling. We are creating new distribution workflows ...
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    WisePlay is a cost-effective, versatile, and interactive FAST channel playout designed to revolutionize broadcast operations and streamline on-air operations for monetization. It supports all standard ...
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    In the decade since Content Everywhere launched at IBC, online video consumption has become a fact of everyday life for millions of households worldwide. As the online video market continues to grow, ...
Content Everywhere Stage 2
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Hall 5
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    Gracenote plays a key role in the distribution of FAST channels internationally, allowing FAST channels to integrate into Global Tier 1 Platforms with enhanced and platform-specific metadata. Learn mo ...
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    Arc XP, a Washington Post company powered by AWS, has equipped media and entertainment organizations with an agile content management system (CMS) and front-end experience platform to address their un ...
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    Over the years, different video codecs have been developed to meet the needs of various broadcasting applications. The quality of these codecs is excellent at medium-to-low bitrates, but it degrades w ...
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