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Why Delivery Specifications Like the DPP Matter

I am continually amazed at how, even cost conscious, companies create delivery specifications. When it’s done correctly, a good delivery specification reduces costs for the business, improves interoperability, increases reliability, reduces failure rates and might even boost staff morale because things just work better. It shouldn’t really be a surprise. A delivery specification is essentially…

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Why Only French Films Survived the Digital Darkness

I can imagine the scene now. I’m sitting on a chair in the forest many years in the future with my grandchildren trying to set fire to things or blow things up (the way they do). I will have just finished watching the director’s cut of “Le magasin des suicides” on my new super-duper 16K…

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The DPP Can Help You Design Workflows that Work

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 with the complexity of the…

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Do We Need Reminding Just How Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

Read More
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Taking MXF Interoperability to the Next Level

Next week, in a corner of the Bayerischer Rundfunk campus in Munich, Germany, likely without much fanfare, something fairly monumental will take place – the IRT MXF PlugFest. Now in its ninth year, this event brings together vendors in the media and entertainment industry to facilitate MXF interoperability tests. Following each event, the IRT (Institute für Rundfunktechnik)…

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DPP Deadline Day – What’s All the Fuss About?

At the start of June, we heard that the IBC has short-listed BT Sport, Timeline Television and ourselves for the IBC Innovation Award under the Content Management category. This is a good reason to celebrate – in short-listing our submission IBC is recognizing all the effort made making sure that BT Sport’s new production facility…

Read More
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Gearing Up for Broadcast Asia 2014

Next week will see a first for AmberFin 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 prioritized for a number of years. I will travel to Singapore for the exhibition and I’m excited at the prospect of what…

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Building a Business Around DPP

Much of what has been said and written recently about the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) centres on the enabling technology and the versatility of the standards created by the organization. Whilst AmberFin is a product with technology implementation at its heart, we never forget that the technology is just a means to and end, rather than an end in…

Read More
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IT Broadcast Workflow Conference Opens with DPP Keynote

A good blog helps direct people towards interesting and informative events, and with this in mind please may I draw your attention to this year’s IT Broadcast Workflow conference, which is organized by the team at TVB Europe: The magazine has reported on developments with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) and such is the interest in this…

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3 Steps to Using the iCR Segment Track

There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardization 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 specification? To ease the problems of inter-company \…

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Is DPP Relevant Outside of the UK?

Readers of this blog might have the impression that the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an initiative with relevance only within the UK, where it was developed. This understanding is entirely wrong – at NAB earlier this month, we received expressions of interest from just about every continent: So what do we take from this –…

Read More
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DPP Help Broadcast Service Providers

If you are a broadcast service provider you will quickly appreciate the increased certainty that DPP provides around the areas of file delivery and playback. Peter Darlington, who works with Red Bee Media, points out there are a number of very real and tangible benefits to broadcast service providers from the adoption of DPP including MXF option constraints, common codec…

Read More
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Digital Production Partnership (DPP): Will it Meet its Deadline?

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an organization facing the Herculean challenge of helping the UK broadcast industry to exploit maximum benefit from file-based digital production. The DPP’s Technical Standards group objective is to achieve the standardization of technical requirements for the delivery of TV programmes to UK broadcasters and to maintain and update these standards in line…

Read More
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100 Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

Less than 12 months ago we launched this blog. Our objective has always been to provide a platform for sharing knowledge and experiences about the steady evolution of file-based workflows within the broadcast and electronic media markets: We were optimistic that this would prove to be a valuable communications medium but little were we to know just…

Read More
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A Year in the Life of DPP (Digital Production Partnership)

As the saying goes, a week in politics can be a very long time. Similarly, the last year in the life of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has seen a very great deal of evolutionary progression, all of which will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the broadcast industry: Believe it or not, next year marks…

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Are You Going to BVE?

So 2014 is showing the same tendency to slip by as previous years and here we are with BVE just around the corner. Having made the short journey across London to the Excel centre, this year’s event will be important for several reasons: Apart from the annual gathering of the broadcast industry clan, this year is…

Read More
dalet
Why Delivery Specifications Like the DPP Matter

I am continually amazed at how, even cost conscious, companies create delivery specifications. When it’s done correctly, a good delivery specification reduces costs for the business, improves interoperability, increases reliability, reduces failure rates and might even boost staff morale because things just work better. It shouldn’t really be a surprise. A delivery specification is essentially…

Read More
dalet
Why Only French Films Survived the Digital Darkness

I can imagine the scene now. I’m sitting on a chair in the forest many years in the future with my grandchildren trying to set fire to things or blow things up (the way they do). I will have just finished watching the director’s cut of “Le magasin des suicides” on my new super-duper 16K…

Read More
dalet
The DPP Can Help You Design Workflows that Work

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 with the complexity of the…

Read More
dalet
Do We Need Reminding Just How Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

Read More
dalet
Taking MXF Interoperability to the Next Level

Next week, in a corner of the Bayerischer Rundfunk campus in Munich, Germany, likely without much fanfare, something fairly monumental will take place – the IRT MXF PlugFest. Now in its ninth year, this event brings together vendors in the media and entertainment industry to facilitate MXF interoperability tests. Following each event, the IRT (Institute für Rundfunktechnik)…

Read More
DPP Deadline Day – What’s All the Fuss About?

At the start of June, we heard that the IBC has short-listed BT Sport, Timeline Television and ourselves for the IBC Innovation Award under the Content Management category. This is a good reason to celebrate – in short-listing our submission IBC is recognizing all the effort made making sure that BT Sport’s new production facility…

Read More
dalet
Gearing Up for Broadcast Asia 2014

Next week will see a first for AmberFin 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 prioritized for a number of years. I will travel to Singapore for the exhibition and I’m excited at the prospect of what…

Read More
dalet
Building a Business Around DPP

Much of what has been said and written recently about the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) centres on the enabling technology and the versatility of the standards created by the organization. Whilst AmberFin is a product with technology implementation at its heart, we never forget that the technology is just a means to and end, rather than an end in…

Read More
dalet
IT Broadcast Workflow Conference Opens with DPP Keynote

A good blog helps direct people towards interesting and informative events, and with this in mind please may I draw your attention to this year’s IT Broadcast Workflow conference, which is organized by the team at TVB Europe: The magazine has reported on developments with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) and such is the interest in this…

Read More
dalet
3 Steps to Using the iCR Segment Track

There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardization 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 specification? To ease the problems of inter-company \…

Read More
dalet
Is DPP Relevant Outside of the UK?

Readers of this blog might have the impression that the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an initiative with relevance only within the UK, where it was developed. This understanding is entirely wrong – at NAB earlier this month, we received expressions of interest from just about every continent: So what do we take from this –…

Read More
dalet
DPP Help Broadcast Service Providers

If you are a broadcast service provider you will quickly appreciate the increased certainty that DPP provides around the areas of file delivery and playback. Peter Darlington, who works with Red Bee Media, points out there are a number of very real and tangible benefits to broadcast service providers from the adoption of DPP including MXF option constraints, common codec…

Read More
dalet
Digital Production Partnership (DPP): Will it Meet its Deadline?

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an organization facing the Herculean challenge of helping the UK broadcast industry to exploit maximum benefit from file-based digital production. The DPP’s Technical Standards group objective is to achieve the standardization of technical requirements for the delivery of TV programmes to UK broadcasters and to maintain and update these standards in line…

Read More
dalet
100 Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

Less than 12 months ago we launched this blog. Our objective has always been to provide a platform for sharing knowledge and experiences about the steady evolution of file-based workflows within the broadcast and electronic media markets: We were optimistic that this would prove to be a valuable communications medium but little were we to know just…

Read More
dalet
A Year in the Life of DPP (Digital Production Partnership)

As the saying goes, a week in politics can be a very long time. Similarly, the last year in the life of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has seen a very great deal of evolutionary progression, all of which will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the broadcast industry: Believe it or not, next year marks…

Read More
dalet
Are You Going to BVE?

So 2014 is showing the same tendency to slip by as previous years and here we are with BVE just around the corner. Having made the short journey across London to the Excel centre, this year’s event will be important for several reasons: Apart from the annual gathering of the broadcast industry clan, this year is…

Read More