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Live is Dead, Long Live Live

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16 Sep 2017

Technology has changed how we watch television but live programming is the last bastion of traditional production and viewing. Live events command large audiences but production budgets are squeezed. At the same time, the concept of "Live" is changing and heavily blurred with near live, instant highlights and catch-up service. We see innovation in distribution using cloud technology, social media with increasing video and live services, and innovation on the supply side using consumer equipment, in what is now termed ‘Mojo’ or Mobile Journalism. These innovations are proving that high impact Live and Near Live can be done in very different ways.

Our panel describe their experiences when changing the rules.

Chairperson
Steve Sharman, Director - Hackthorn Innovation
Speakers
Glen Mulcahy, Head of Innovation - RTÉ
Keith Wymbs, Chief Marketing Officer - Amazon Web Services Elemental
Thomas Rajman, TV Content Proposition Manager - Swisscom Television
Tim Sargeant, Head of Product, Systems & Services - BBC North
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    CTO - Albrecht Electronic
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    Erik Huggers
    CEO, Vevo
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    Anoushka Farouk
    Marketing Manager - TSL
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    Robert Lisman
    Director of Marketing - Primestream
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    Gina Canzano
    Technical Support Engineer - BW Broadcast

 

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