German football association DFL tested producing a Bundesliga match in 9:16 instead of the usual 16:9 picture format for the first time.
Italian IT business consultancy Fincons Group will host a key panel session at German media conference Medientage München 2019 entitled Engage and Monetise in a competitive market: Experiences of Innovation Acceleration and Efficiency of Delivery.
German public broadcaster WDR and the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI will collaborate in the next months to test the video coding possibilities offered by forthcoming international standard VVC/H.266.
Facebook will offer its users a wide-ranging catalogue of videos from German media group ProSiebenSat.1 on its video platform Facebook Watch.
Video security solutions provider Verimatrix and IPTV technology company Ocilion have gained two large Austrian network operators as their latest customers.
NEP Switzerland will deploy a solution for transporting professional live media over the internet from Swedish media service provider Net Insight.
US-based live IP video solutions provider TVU Networks has joined forces with TVN Group, one of Germany’s leading TV, film and outside broadcast production companies, to offer new IP video transport solutions in Germany.
German technology provider Rohde & Schwarz has acquired Pixel Power Ltd., a UK-based company specialising in television branding, graphics, automation, master control and playout.
Ayla Networks is offering IoT (Internet of Things) as a service.
German technology company WISI will unveil an enhanced version of its smart broadcast platform Firefly at IBC 2018 in Amsterdam.