Author: Neil PlayBox

Let’s Look At Low Latency

Latency is the time it takes for a system to do something – the gap between pressing the button and the action starting. In video, it is the time between the light hitting the lens and the image appearing on the viewer’s screen. In the days of analogue television, latency was virtually zero, and audiences…
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PlayBox showcases streaming and channel management at IBC2022

London, UK, 22/09/22 – PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, celebrated the return of an in-person IBC with new products and a strong order book. IBC2022 saw more than 37,000 people from 170 countries get together in Amsterdam for the most important global broadcast and media event.…
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PlayBox research shows rapidly growing interest in monetised OTT services across all content owners

PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, has recently completed an online study, looking at the online video market. The clear takeaway is that there is huge interest in new OTT platforms for direct-to-consumer content. The study addressed content owners and creators from broadcasters to YouTubers and vloggers.…
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PlayBox showcases streaming and channel management with individual discussions at IBC2022

London, UK, 02/08/22 – PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box and streaming solution provider for media companies worldwide, is returning to IBC2022 (Amsterdam RAI, 9 – 12 September) with a broad range of playout, streaming and content management solutions. To allow it to focus on detailed discussions with users from around the…
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WooHoo Upgrades Playout with PlayBox Technology

London, UK, 15/06/22 – PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, has delivered two AirBox playout systems to WooHoo Channel for its broadcast and streaming services in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new playout solutions deliver full functionality for the popular channel. WooHoo aims to serve the broad…
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Maximizing Fan Engagement with Sports OTT

For sports teams and organisations, the fans are all important. They are a demanding audience, always expecting the highest quality in coverage as well as a wealth of background detail and stories about the players and clubs. In short, sports fans actively want to be involved with their favourite teams and players, and content rights…
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PlayBox Technology at SCTE Summer Lecture Series 2022

Join our COO Phillip Neighbour at the SCTE ® (the Society for Broadband Professionals) Summer Lecture on the 6th of July 2022! Phillip will be delivering a lecture on Content Delivery: Innovation and Imagination. Set against the iconic Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey, the SCTE’s Summer Lecture series will feature lectures and networking with some of the industry’s top talent.…
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Why video streaming is good for government

Government is all about making decisions. Those decisions may be popular or they may be controversial, but they are generally made in an attempt to improve the lives of the population. To achieve their goals, then citizens need to understand those decisions, to see why government departments are acting the way they are. Today it…
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The Benefits of Video Streaming for Education

There is a growing body of research into the benefits of video as part of the education process, at schools and in colleges. To quote just one example, a survey conducted by Kaltura found that 93% of respondents – educators and students – believed that video has a positive impact on student satisfaction, and 88%…
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How to make money from video content

In today’s media landscape, there’s an important question on the top of every broadcaster’s mind: How do I make money from my video content? Before internet connectivity and video-on-demand, the sole method of generating revenue was through advertising on linear television channels. Fast forward to 2022 and the industry couldn’t be more different. Content owners…
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