8K: New year resolution
What a relief! I was only recently despairing at the awful lack of resolution inherent in 4K images, but now a new joy has ignited in me with the news that 8K took a step forward with the launch at the recent CES show of the 8K Association. I dare you
Is the TV debate already going full circle?
Happily for you all, I’m going to start with a massive industry cliché: I don’t actually watch that much television, be that linear, OTT, VOD or delivered by carrier pigeon. I certainly haven’t sat and watched any broadcast linear peak time TV for a long, long time. How many times
GDPR – Don’t panic, follow the rules.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) are scheduled for introduction in less than one month’s time
All change please!
If proof were needed that the media landscape has changed/is changing forever, the end of 2017 has given us perhaps the clearest indication yet: Rupert Murdoch possibly about to sell most of his film and TV interests.
Where are we with IP – is the dust settling?
This week members of the Jump team attended the first day of the TVB Europe-backed MediaTech 360 conference and master classes. It will come as little surprise that the morning was dominated by updates about where we are at with IP, then further discussions around that subject.
Things ain’t what they used to be
Each year we are asked by magazines to look back with our clients at the year just gone by to see what’s happened of note and whether we can work on articles looking at that. Sometimes there are plenty of genuinely new things to talk about; sometimes it’s really more
What We Learnt From IBC2016
So what did we learn at 2016? The biggest challenges facing broadcasters and media companies are three-fold: creating efficiencies within their own business; maximising the value of their content; and competing with newer more agile Disruption in the industry is not just coming from the (OTTs, IT giants, etc.) but also
Cutting through the noise
Many years ago the music creation industry underwent a very rapid, and for some quite painful, shift from hardware to computer-based production. Though there were teething problems, the ease of use, effortless recalling of previous work and overall efficiency all helped win the day. Except possibly for the listener. Putting the
Post IBC2015 Technology Review by the Jump team
As the dust settles on IBC 2015, the Jump team have spent some time reflecting on the show. What were the key discussion points? Which technology and trends look realistic and which look like a pipedream? Here are a few pointers that we picked up on our travels. What of industry
How do you catch your favourite TV shows?
Are you ever in to watch anything when it’s actually on? New stats show that this is the first year ever to see a drop in the number of TV sold sets in the UK, while in the US, people are abandoning their flat screens in favour of catching up