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Vitria's Chris Menier Describes State of Digital Operations in the Cable/Telco Sector and the Keys to Enabling Successful Transformation

Broadband services offered by leading companies in the cable and telecommunications industries have provided critical enabling platforms for organizations implementing digital transformation strategies. However, the network service providers (NSPs) themselves have remained mired in legacy operations, according to Chris Menier, Vice President and Transformation Strategist at Vitria, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based IoT analytics platform provider, in a podcast interview for journalists.

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Zero Density’s Aydemir Sahin Explores New Frontiers and Innovation in Virtual Studio Production

According to recent Parks Associates TV-viewing research, video consumption from on-demand sources continues to gain a larger segment of viewership, while live TV viewership is on the decline. As the landscape continues to transform through both consumer viewing habits and the growing variety of content sources such as live TV, over-the-top (OTT) and online, broadcasters are looking for ways to present unique, relevant offerings that can adapt to this dynamic market while also being cost-effective.

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Akamai’s Peter Chave Discusses the Future of OTT Services, Online Video Fidelity and Security in the Content Delivery Network Market

Consumer demand for OTT content and online video continues to increase, and content delivery network providers such as Akamai have developed solutions that ensure the highest quality and security for clients and their end user, according to Peter Chave, principal architect for Akamai, in a podcast interview with BizTechReports in which he discussed advances in online video fidelity and the horizon beyond quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM).

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J.D. Power's Andrew Heath Describes the State of Customer Experience in the Water Utility Industry; There is Plenty of Room for Improvement

The water utility industry has an opportunity to engage more effectively with their customers by using digital channels of communication that enable self-service and establish more intimate relationships with rate-payers, says Andrew Heath, senior director for the utility practice at J.D. Power, in a podcast interview for journalists.

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TCE Strategy’s Bryce Austin Weighs in on How Small, Medium and Large Businesses Can Address the New Threats Posed by Modern Cyberattacks

“A very determined cyber-criminal has very high odds of getting into your system.  The new war is about planning for a cyber security breach and being able to detect, respond, isolate and eradicate that breach. Many companies are practicing good cyber hygiene.  But for the very advanced hacks—you have to detect them.” – Bryce Austin, CEO of TCE Strategy

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VFX Editor Matt Carson on How Technicolor PULSE Brought Automation to "Stranger Things Season 2" Editing Process

In a podcast interview for journalists, VFX editor Matt Carson describes how he was introduced to Technicolor PULSE when he was called in to help with production of Netflix's hit sci-fi series Stranger Things Season 2 early in 2017. He quickly discovered its power and its benefits.

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Managed Wi-Fi Services Emerge as a Competitive Differentiator for Network Service Providers in EMEA Region

Bart Vercammen, Vice President at Technicolor's Connected Home Division presents an analysis of how managed Wi-Fi services offers NSPs an opportunity to improve the consumer experience while reducing costs and absorbing new revenue opportunities, including those associated with the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) services.

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Technicolor's David Touzé Describes How Single-Layer Technology Helps Broadcasters Manage Complexity of Delivering HDR and SDR Content

Although high dynamic range (HDR) technology is on track for substantial growth in the next few years, there are still challenges in supporting all the non-HDR screens on TVs, smart phones and tablets that still represent the majority of devices currently present in the homes of consumers all around the world, says David Touzé, Senior Research Engineer, Technicolor, in a podcast interview for journalists during the SCTE 2017 conference being held in Denver, Colorado this week.

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SMPTE's Barbara Lange: Standards Are More Critical Than Ever in this Technologically Advanced and Video Driven Environment

As the entertainment industry continues to rapidly evolve, traditional frameworks are being disrupted in almost every way.  To ensure that traditional players, along with the new generation of companies and technologies, continue to deliver quality experiences to audiences, the role of standards is going to be more important than ever, according to Barbara Lange, Executive Director for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, or SMPTE, in a podcast interview for journalists.

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Quantenna's James Chen: As Wi-Fi in the Home Grows, So Does Demand for Higher Performance and New Services

As Wi-Fi technology continues to advance, it is creating opportunities for network operators to offer new services and improved functionality to meet growing demands for high-quality wireless services in the home. In a podcast for journalists, James Chen, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Quantenna Communications – a Technicolor chipset partner -- describes how the Wi-Fi space is evolving.

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Technicolor's David Baylis Explores the Role of LTE in Delivering Broadband Services to the Home – Even as Industry Gears Up for 5G

Long-term evolution (LTE) is rapidly evolving as a technology for providing broadband services in the home, complementing the traditional fixed broadband technologies: fiber, cable and digital subscriber line (DSL), says David Baylis, vice president of product management for next-generation gateways at Technicolor. These technologies will be the focus of much interest at Mobile World Congress 2017, which is being held in Barcelona between the 27th of February and the 2nd of March.

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Technicolor's Tony Strutt: Ultra-Broadband with Wi-Fi Integration Takes Hold in Northern Europe to Meet Tech-Savvy Consumer Demand

Ultrafast broadband – a new generation of telecommunications technology that delivers speeds of 100 Mb or more – is gaining ground in northern Europe, according to Tony Strutt, Technicolor's vice president of sales, Connected Home, for northern Europe. These technologies will be the focus of much interest at Mobile World Congress 2017, which is being held in Barcelona between the 27th of February and the 2nd of March.

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MPC's Adam Valdez: The Jungle Book Advances Photo Realistic Movie Genre By Pushing Boundries of VFX, Color and Artistry

Adam Valdez, Visual Effects Supervisor at MPC, a Technicolor company, played a key leadership role on the Disney movie The Jungle Book. In this podcast interview for journalists, Valdez says the project required a new collaborative approach to every stage of movie production, MPC's vast experience in digital cinematography and a team of 800 people to produce a movie so realistic that audiences were easily able to suspend disbelief.

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MPC CTO Damien Fagnou: Talent and Technology from Technicolor and MPC Streamline and Secure the Making of The Jungle Book

Damien Fagnou, Chief Technology Officer at Technicolor subsidiary MPC Film, spent three years supervising the provision of technology that underpinned the creation of The Jungle Book. In a podcast interview for journalists, Fagnou points out that hundreds of people on three continents were involved in developing and managing the enabling technologies for the production of this film.

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Technicolor Video Series Reveals What it Takes to be an "Architect of Amazement" in Delivering Immersive Entertainment Experiences

Technicolor has produced a series of short videos that reveal what, in fact, it takes to create a sense of amazement for audiences seeking immersive entertainment experiences. The videos reveal how an intimate interaction between science and art is advancing the way stories are told to enhance the connection between consumers and the wide array of content they love.

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