The government is planning to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) at large scale to power the armed forces. Russia, China and the US are already using AI to equip their forces to address the issues and threats better in this technology age. With AI, defence forces will be able to enhance their operational preparedness.
The global tech giant Microsoft will spend USD 25 million to harness the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help people with disabilities. The tech major has announced "AI for Accessibility", a dedicated mission to achieve the objective.
SonyLIV, the leading OTT streaming service by Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI), has partnered with Brightcove, the leading global provider of cloud services for video. Brightcove will power the video streaming of the OTT platform.
Niti Aayogh as partnered with tech giant Google for expansion of country’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) ecosystem. Both will work together on several programmes, including holding training for relevant government functionaries on open source AI tools to enable more effective governance, Google said in a statement.
The entire LiveU fleet of the News agency Asian News International (ANI) has been replaced with LiveU’s flagship LU600 HEVC units for global newsgathering and live sports coverage.
As the country is heading towards artificial intelligence (AI) based manufacturing and businesses, PM Modi wants all his ministers to learn AI. He has asked Niti Aayog to familiarise all ministries with the high-end technology and explain how it can be leveraged to address the country’s socio-economic problems.
QYOU Media, the world’s leading curator of premium ‘best-of-web’ video for multiscreen distribution, announced it has partnered with WPT® Distribution USA to promote and distribute QYOU’s dedicated esports program Heads Up Daily (HUD). WPT, the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment, will distribute HUD as part of its global push into the televised esports genre.
Discovery Communications India has partnered with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus. Under the deal, PFT will help Discovery Communications India in on-air promo production services, long-form content operations and delivery of locally produced content to Netflix using the company’s flagship product CLEAR Cloud MAM.
Brightcove has been hired by Equitymaster, a financial research publisher, to manage and stream video content on its website. At present, Equitymaster has over 1.7 million users across 72 countries. India’s leading independent equity research initiative and the most preferred destination for consumers interested in investing news and information, Equitymaster’s online portal features videos in a variety of content styles such as marketing content, product knowledge videos, and videos in customer newsletters.
TechVision, Frost & Sullivan's global emerging technology, innovation and convergence practice, will be hosting a live, complimentary Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) Briefing (webinar) titled, “Top 50 Disruptive Technologies & Innovations You Need to Know About” on April 18.
Rohde & Schwarz has significantly expanded and optimized its R&S VENICE platform for live production, studio production and channel playout applications. R&S VENICE offers absolute stability and an enormous range of features. Its flexibility makes it a future-proof investment. Thanks to the use of open standards, the media server is interoperable with systems from other manufacturers and can easily be integrated into existing infrastructures. R&S VENICE uses proprietary virtual storage access (VSA) technology to ensure reliable transmission even in critical applications. The latest evolution of the platform supports the SMPTE 2110 video over IP standard, NMOS and SDI.
NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and the leading provider of digital content distribution and content protection, unveiled myCinemaTM, a ground-breaking service designed to transform the cinema experience.
To enable content owners to keep their content on cloud, the digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications and Primestream have partnered; they have launched an enterprise-grade Media Asset Management (MAM) solution in the cloud.
BuyDRM has been hired by ZEE55 as its digital rights management (DRM) partner to secure its online media content. With this partnership, ZEE5 will use the BuyDRM’s KeyOS MultiKey Service, along with KeyOS MultiPlay SDKs, for its multi-DRM strategy.
To enable content owners to fight piracy, Irdeto has launched an upgraded version of its scalable distributor watermarking solution. As per company, IrdetoTraceMark forensic watermarking now provides content owners with support for JPEG 2000 (J2K) in IMF exchange formats to help prevent theft of premium 4K and HDR content.
In an effort to establish India as a key global player in the standardisation, research and development and manufacturing of 5G equipment, the IIT-Delhi (IIT-D) has set up a radio lab. The Massive MIMO radio laboratory, to be inaugurated on April 13, will be the first such lab in India.
Deep packet inspection (DPI) is an asset for modern network security solutions. The technology addresses a wide range of network security challenges including both malware and non-malware threats. At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates the highest performing DPI software on the market, enabling cybersecurity vendors to strengthen their solutions and hold off hackers.
Globecomm announced a new broadcast platform allowing video content providers throughout the world to access the Globecomm network and provide services throughout the Americas. The new platform offers the ability to aggregate video content and multiplex it for distribution on the EUTELSAT 113 West A satellite, providing high availability with minimal end user investment via sub meter antenna access. The platform features broad coverage throughout the United States, Central and South America, with the key ability to deliver to the Caribbean — specifically the French and Dutch Islands.
As content owners and distributors continue to address consumer demand for premium content, Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is becoming an increasingly popular exchange format for 4K and HDR assets. While this format has helped OTT providers and pay TV operators reduce costs and complexity associated with distributing premium content, pirates have also evolved their piracy strategies to steal valuable assets. To address piracy challenges, Irdeto has introduced an industry-first feature set into its scalable distributor watermarking solution. Irdeto TraceMark™ forensic watermarking now provides content owners with support for JPEG 2000 (J2K) in IMF exchange formats to help prevent theft of premium 4K and HDR content.
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