by Jeff Beachy, Chief Technology Officer I find myself in an incredible place. First, I’m working in a small company with an extraordinary team. Our development group embodies over 95 years of experience in the technology industry, with 53 of those years in media. Focused on an agile, continuous deployment environment that we believe will deliver the best results we can in the shortest period of time. Guiding this effort is Simon Eldridge, as our products guy, who brings 15 y
by Simon Eldridge, Chief Product Officer As broadcast technology continues to move from custom hardware to standardized software, the ability to utilize more standard IT platforms (COTS) has increased in parallel. The next step of this evolution is to virtualized infrastructure that allows greater agility and elasticity, but there remain a number of significant barriers, despite the core technology being available today.
This collection of enabling technologies have enabled
by Simon Eldridge, Chief Product Officer Having just returned from IBC, I was gathering my thoughts on what I saw as the main themes. Every year something stands out as the theme of the show - UHD last year, 3D the year before that - and this year was no exception: Virtualization. Everywhere you looked was virtualized this, cloudified that, software defined [ insert favorite word here ]. While this may just be another example of the media technology industry looking to its co