IBC tradeshow reveals numbers for 2018
IBC 2018 delivered another busy event with visitor figures of 55,884. The exhibition grew by 667m2 and conference delegates were up by 14% year on year.

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Fares Akkad, head of media partnerships for Facebook and Instagram for MEA, Turkey & Pakistan explains the business model behind Facebook Watch
MediaKind announced new contracts at IBC 2018 and launches MediaKind Universe providing solutions for Content Contribution and Distribution, Direct to Consumer, Video Delivery Networks, Consumer Experience and Services.
45 speakers and experts, 450 delegates and 60 sponsors from 30 counties will discuss the opportunities and challenges at the first-ever MENA Cinema Forum to be held at Grand Hyatt hotel in Dubai.

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Raising the Bar: Interview with Michael Garin, Image Nation CEO
Michael Garin, CEO of Image Nation on how everything his company does is with the ultimate goal of helping to raise the quality of regional productions
Special Report: Augmented Reality - the hottest trend in broadcast graphics
Augmented reality graphics is one of the broadcast industry’s hottest trends — and there are a wide range of solutions that meet a variety of needs, equipment configurations and on-air looks and features to enhance the viewing experience.
Winning the Streaming Viewer Experience: Interview with Shane Keats of Akamai
Shane Keats is Director of Industry Marketing for Media and Entertainment at Akamai. He focuses on how OTT is transforming the media landscape and was in Dubai to showcase Akamai’s capabilities. Speaking to Digital Studio, he discusses OTT delivery and the different dimensions of the streaming video quality of experience.
BBC R&D teams up with Vewd to demo Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV 2.0
BBC R&D is showcasing its latest Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) advancements in content substitution at IBC 2018, together with Vewd, the smartTV OTT software provider, and semiconductor company MediaTek.
Ruptly releases 80 thousand video stories on low cost subscription platform
Ruptly publishes an average of 40 new video stories daily, provided by a 3,000-strong network of video journalists from over 100 countries. Ruptly PASS costs just 12.50 euros per month and gives users unlimited access to 80,000 video and live events on the service.
Bloomberg, SRMG unveil branding for Arabic 24 hour TV news service
Dubai headquartered business platform will include a 24-hour television and radio network providing Arabic-speaking audiences around the world with news and analysis on the developments shaping the Middle East.
Qvest Media in exclusive partnership to build OB vehicles in MENA
Qvest Media is entering into an exclusive partnership with bodywork construction specialist Carrosserie Akkermans. The two companies are pooling their respective skills to create production and broadcast vehicles in the Middle East and North Africa.