Category: interviews

On-demand Platforms and Decision Fatigue – w/ David Griggs

In this interview, Neil Thacker from PlayBox Technology UK speaks to David Griggs, senior product manager of distribution platforms at The Walt Disney Company. David has lent his expertise to the video delivery and media service landscape for over 15 years, working with major international broadcasters at AWS before his position at Disney. We talk…
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BFV talks to Don Ash

The Big Interview  for October 2017 edition of Broadcast Film & Video  BFV talks to Don Ash, President, PlayBox Technology PlayBox Technology’s focus is on broadcast channel branding and playout. What do see as the main developments in these categories?  Broadcasters are looking for ways of increasing operating efficiency, as they have done right from…
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The Virtual Path to Broadcast

The introduction of direct-to-home satellite transmission revolutionised the broadcast industry by opening up the airwaves to far more channels than were ever able to co-exist in the days of terrestrial analogue delivery. In the USA this process stemmed from cable television operators who were already using satellites to send content to remote headends. Early direct-to-home…
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Seeing Clearly Through The Cloud

The world of electronics and telecommunications is neatly summarised by a single phrase: ‘Change is the only constant’. This is pretty common currency today but the guy I first heard it from, at an NAB Convention some decades back, either chose or forgot to acknowledge his source. It is much older than our beloved industry…
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The BIG Interview

SI feature in December 2013 RFV PlayBox Technology has nearly 14 years of experience producing complete broadcast systems based on modular software and hardware.  “We pioneered what is today termed the ‘channel-in-a-box’ approach which gives broadcasters the resources they need to establish new programme streams quickly, efficiently and in minimal rack space,” explains UK Sales…
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