TECHNOLOGY

Blackmagic and Apple partner to launch eGPU graphics processor
Blackmagic Design has launched the Blackmagic eGPU, a high-performance graphics processor for pro-level creative software such as DaVinci Resolve, 3D games and VR.
Netflix has introduced a new ‘smart downloads’ feature that will see the service automatically delete an episode once it has been watched and then download the next one.
Pond5 and DJI unveil drone footage marketplace
Global content marketplace Pond5 in conjunction with DJI, today unveiled the first wave of content in its premium collection of licensable aerial drone footage.
Qvest enables remote production of World Cup for German public channels
ARD and ZDF relied on Qvest Media to help expand their National Broadcast Centre (NBC) at SWR in Baden-Baden into the central studio for the World Cup.
Digital Pioneer: Intigral’s Tony Saab on how Jawwy TV can change the MENA OTT landscape
After launching the Jawwy TV app, Intigral is poised to launch a Jawwy TV OTT integrated set top box in KSA. Can Intigral’s Homebox disrupt the MENA entertainment landscape?
Leader LV5490 Monitors UEFA Champions League Final in UHD and HD for TVN
TVN MOBILE PRODUCTION chose Leader LV5490 test instruments as its master reference during coverage of the UEFA Champions League final. The game was transmitted live in UHD and HD to television viewers around the world.
Expo 2020 deal with Etisalat makes it first 5G commercial customer in MidEast
At around 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, 5G technology will enable users to stream live 4K resolution video anywhere at any time, with virtually no lag.
'Big Live' OTT is driving peak streaming traffic
Edgeware has reported that many of its customers experienced a doubling of their peak CDN streaming traffic on match days during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
LiveU highlights live broadcast products at IBC 2018
LiveU will be presenting the latest enhanced LU600 4K HEVC product suite, a new cloud service called LiveU Matrix and latest additions to the LiveU Solo live streaming device.
Shortlist announced for IBC 2018 Innovation Awards
Ten finalists have been shortlisted for the IBC Innovation Awards to be presented on Sunday, September 2018 at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam. The three categories encompass the breadth of the industry, rewarding projects for content creation, content distribution and content everywhere.