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IMF: How Does it Work and Who will Use It?
Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2013
If you read my previous post on IMF last month, you'll already know that unlike its finance focussed namesake, the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is in fact designed to improve our lives: it's is a new SMPTE file format designed to create a single - standardized - master bundle for...
Posted by Bruce Devlin
The DPP can help you design workflows that work for legacy formats and the future
Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The overriding issue in the development of file-based workflows is the meeting of the worlds of broadcast and IT technology head on. This issue has been discussed in magazines and online for many years. Rather smugly, it has been suggested by many that IT technology is the poor relation compared...
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It's all about the API!
Posted: Thursday, August 08, 2013
Once upon a time, in a land far far away software was sold that ran on a single computer. That computer was a lonely device. It didn't have many other computers to talk to, so all of the software was concerned with internal processes and internal calculations and making sure it didn't crash. Eve...
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4 Steps to creating a Hyper V Virtual Machine as an iCR host
Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Server virtualization has been around for quite some time now, the first time I came across it was about 10 years ago in an attempt to reduce the roll out time and overhead for setting up Microsoft Technical training rooms: The existing process was quite involved taking two dedicated staff membe...
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Independence Day
Posted: Thursday, July 04, 2013
Today’s the 4th of July so I thought I would muse over possible meanings of the phrase “Independence Day” as it relates to the business of media workflows: Independence from risk  It seems that most of the topics that occur to me all boil down to the one core subject – “How do you design a me...
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Forecast is looking Cloudy
Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013
“Hey Bruce, can I run your software in the cloud?”, said one of our customers while I was travelling the other week. “Sure”, I replied, “what do you mean by cloud?”. “Erm, well, you know the cloud. Like the Amazon thing”. “Why would you want to do that?”, I asked. “Because, well – it will be che...
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AmberFin iCR @ Broadcast Asia 2013
Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Billed as the most relevant industry event of its kind in Asia,Broadcast Asia 2013 opened its doors on Tuesday this week showcasing the latest developments and trends across the information and communications technology (ICT), broadcast, digital multimedia and entertainment technology industries...
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Gearing up for Broadcast Asia
Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Next week will see a first forAmberFin when we exhibit in our own right at Broadcast Asia. This is a dynamic, fast growing regional market for our products and services – one that we have prioritised for a number of years. I will travel to Singapore for the exhibition and I’m excited at the pros...
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3 Steps to using the iCR Segment Track to assist population of Digital Production Partnership Metadata
Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013
There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardisation of file delivery in the UK broadcast chain. Indeed I have alluded to it in previous posts, but what was the motivation for UK broadcasters to gather and come up with the specifica...
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Why is Captioning so Difficult?
Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Captioning is a really hot topic right now so I thought I’d share one of my short videos from the“Bruce’s Shorts” series of Broadcast-IT training videos for today’s blog post: Read the transcript below or clickPLAY to watch the video. And if you would like to receive the entire series of video...
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