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CONTENTS www.tv-bay.com ISSUE: 84 DECEMBER 2013 CONTENT TECHNOLOGY: 4K, Interactive, Diversification, Trends, OTT, Social Media 33 52 The future of Linear TV 62 Taking legacy content into the 4K world Get the low-down... HEVC/H.265 54 Channel in a box: Tried, tested and trusted 64 Three big questions on OTT 56 58 Leaping over the top 68 Diversification: To have and to hold… 66 60 Supporting the transition to 4K OTT: A revenue opportunity that service providers should see Driving customer loyalty with OTT 35 NEWS & PROFILES REGULARS 6 33 38 Ooh aah… just a little DIT with Will Strauss 48 Bob is up in the air with 4K 40 Peter Savage writes his Christmas wishes 50 98 World news BroadcastShow UK Tour Back to basics with OTT 42 44 #TVFutures: News update from Rhiannon Chislett Ask the experts: Moving into the IP based 4K UDTV camp The circle of life with Dick Hobbs at Hong Kong Kahuna 360 upgrade s one Club (HKJC), Jockey Club Read the full news at www.tv-bay.com/ news and for latest updates follow @tvbaynews on Twitter to New features ge, shared stora video archiving, mam server and solutions the technology ditShare®, media storage leader in shared Snell Kong Jockey tapeless workflow that the Hong ns, has chosen a major, and end-to-end announced the release part of nell have announced horse racing organizatio 6.3, Ark switchers as largest solutions, have operations. of the world’s Shared Storage The new support HD t SD/HD production every of EditShare 5.3. multi-forma ng center to programming and Geevs Kahuna 360 ents its broadcasti hours of TV 2.3, Flow 2.3 aging vision upgrade of many enhancem a total of 9,600 an array of multi-phase versions include simplify workflows which produces 360 switchers to replace that The HKJC, and features user the Kahuna the overall 36 hours year, selected and improve more than t . mixers. ng line-up includes and infotainmen experience to weekly programmi and post-race program days. Carried by look for ways pre- The HKJC’s ly race many We continually ng, including of twice-week pay TV and satellite products, and programmi of to live coverage than 3 improve our as well as this release reach more features in content in addition SD and HD channels ongoing of the new Kong HKJC’s broadcasts directly from several Hong countries, the have evolved , says seven other with customers and CEO services in week. Kahuna 360 dialogue every nt process, founder its ability million viewers involve and procureme rmance, as well as Andy Liebman, evaluation Whether they Another of EditShare. to user permissions, After a stringent in technology and price/perfo for both SD and HD. resilience and outputs enhancements support, or new scored highest 360 was its a t inputs and Kahuna multi-forma in service -- they are selection of additional codec to provide interruption of in the HKJC’s archive features, with no visible watched by millions backup and critical factor productivity ck seamlessly that is ion are to increase all designed workflow more efficient ability to auto-fallba for live racing coverage effortlessness customizat ion and the t, which requires by making major considerat system’s ease of use environmen mixing the and seamless. viewers. Also, HKJC’s compact production hands-on vision the and perform important in to be multi-skilled www.editshare.com all of its producers operator. without a dedicated S E roup.com www.snellg of the BBCs post for one child…. the entire audio children’s novel Mr Stink. your inner ker completed Walliams kers founder facility Hackenbac adaptation of David Hackenbac This post production 3D scripted project, says our inner child. ning audio marvellous s, a long-form touch with Award-win to tackle this programme has a fantastic us to get in in 3D. It also as it allows flagship Christmas had the opportunity thrilled to have drama is always enjoyable because it is being produced boss We are absolutely children’s soundtrack and BBC1 Working on immersive Cheryl Taylor Walliams and Nigel Heath. s with the audio. requires a suitably comedy controller with David Ted) one, in particular, of scope to be adventurou ned by former s in association Alan Partridge, Father was commissio Comedy Production story with plenty of Mr Stink (Little Britain, House adaptation by BBC In by Declan Lowney The 60-minute and is was produced . It was directed Danny Cohen, company DEW Production his production om www.hackenbacker.c Discovering 10/01/2013 10:50 MAGAZINE 06 | TV-BAY .indd 6 TV-BA073JAN13 98 TECHNOLOGY: 4K, Interactive, Diversification, Trends, OTT, Social Media Rhiannon Chislett Chuck Meyer Lorna Garrett Josef Marc Ben Gunkel Bob Lamb Page 42 Page 44 Page 50 Page 52 Page 54 Page 56 Search all previous articles at www.tv-bay.com/articles 04 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 84 DECEMBER 2013