Peter MacAvock and his Belief in Public Service Media

Guest post by Connected Legends Peter MacAvock and his Belief in Public Service Media Head of Delivery Platforms and Services, EBU Technology & Innovation at the European Broadcast Union, Peter MacAvock kindly shares his journey from his beginnings at University College Dublin to becoming a leading figure in the European broadcast technology world. Peter MacAvock,…

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Technology and its discontents

Technology and its discontents The role of technology is under attack Today a “techlash” is under way. It comes in many forms, but two stand out. First, a belief that web titans such as Facebook, Amazon and Google have grown too dominant; and, second, a view that AI and algorithms are not transparent or accountable. Both…

Is OTT TV’s Death Knell?

 Is OTT TV’s Death Knell? By Philip Hunter, Broadcast Bridge   Television pundits have been claiming the death knell for television has been ringing for years. Yet, new research from Vimeo indicates that the future of video is already here and that OTT (over-the-top) streaming video is how video content is now shared, viewed by…

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How AI Can Stop Cybercrime

How AI Can Stop Cybercrime Most security breaches are caused by human error. Luckily, there’s an algorithm for that.   The past few years have exposed a staggering amount of personal and financial consumer information while damaging the reputations of major brands. The economic losses are significant. The average cost of a corporate breach was…

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The Benefits of Using Broadcast RF IP Probes

  By Ned Soseman, The Broadcast Bridge A broadcast IP probe alarm can be a chief engineer’s best friend. A probe can notify a chief engineer, master control or transmitter engineer of issues, ranging from small changes to catastrophic events, perhaps even before viewers notice. The goal is to monitor and respond to atypical states…