I am thrilled to announce today that Elemental is joining forces with Amazon to accelerate the development and adoption of our software-defined video platform. As a part of Amazon Web Services, Elemental will continue to operate under our existing brand, delivering the full range of solutions required by our customers.
Now’s the time to sign up for the most popular new event at IBC2015: the 4K 4Charity Fun Run! Celebrating major Ultra HD achievements in the industry, this event promotes wellness, networking and charitable giving in a fun, casual environment.
This first installment of a two-part blog post examines the single most disruptive innovation shaping next-generation viewing experiences: software-defined video (SDV). Elemental CEO and Co-founder Sam Blackman takes a look at the disruptive impact of software through the video lens during a special Pre-IBC2015 event held at Sky.
From June 17 to 19, Ravensbourne technology students live broadcast The Degree Show events and field interviews in 4K using Elemental Live, which converts SDI inputs to high-efficiency video coding (HEVC/H.265) for 4K broadcast over a temporary local television frequency and a simultaneous online stream via the official Ravensbourne website.
Today we are taking our first public steps to move these efforts forward, and have joined the Portland Development Commission (PDC), Technology Association of Oregon, Worksystems, Inc, and 12 other Portland companies in taking the Tech Diversity Pledge, an initiative that aims to improve training and hiring practices to create a more diverse workforce in Portland and beyond.
In a country where nearly everyone watches television, a 6% household penetration for cable and satellite broadcast services can only mean good news for Elemental customer Orange TV, a leading pay TV service provider owned by Indonesia’s PT Mega Media. Elemental solutions are enabling Orange TV to expand and enhance its over-the-top (OTT) content delivery service, Generation Flix (Genflix).
World-leading IT research and advisory firm Gartner recently issued reports that highlight Elemental as the leading supplier in the software-defined video (SDV) space, which is expected to reach a total addressable market of $10 billion (USD) by 2018.