BBC Video Factory: Leveraging the Power of Elemental Cloud
The iPlayer service has proven to be incredibly popular with viewers consuming BBC content and has enjoyed unprecedented growth since its release. When the BBC embarked on building Video Factory, a next-generation content delivery platform using fully elastic video processing resources, the esteemed broadcaster looked to Elemental Cloud. Learn how Elemental Cloud has enabled the BBC to instantly scale processing resources in line with consumer demand and deliver more content to more devices more quickly.
Vienna State Opera: Live Streaming in Ultra High-Definition
Vienna State Opera is a cultural icon and top venue for artistic performances. In seeking a way to grow its accessibility to opera fans, this venerable institution selected solutions from Elemental to deliver a live performance of Verdi’s Nabucco, featuring Plácido Domingo, in 4K HEVC via MPEG-DASH over the Internet. Learn about the innovative approach Vienna State Opera took in creating a video processing and delivery workflow that provided a virtual window to the stage and allowed live content to reach viewers around the world.
Wilmaa: Live Multiscreen TV on Top of the Swiss Alps
Wilmaa GmbH, a leading OTT and multiscreen TV service provider in Switzerland, uses video processing systems from Elemental to make a wide selection of live broadcast channels available on connected devices. To succeed in a market with four official languages and a large international community, the company needed to provide consumers with highly varied and targeted content. Learn how Wilmaa deployed Elemental gear to successfully deliver live TV to a diverse audience while expanding its user base.
Media Prima Streams to an International Audience
Take a look inside an Elemental deployment at Media Prima, the leading integrated media company in Malaysia, that allows viewers both nationally and internationally to access a wealth of live broadcast and on-demand video content using connected devices. Learn how Media Prima integrated Elemental gear into its video infrastructure and realized improvement in the quality of video destined for multiscreen viewing.
NGN: Leading the Ultimate Revolution in Sports Streaming
When NGN launched its online network, the company was driven by the idea of revolutionizing coverage of top Ultimate Frisbee events and making the tournament experience accessible to fans everywhere. Ultimate is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. and NGN set out to give fans the ability to live stream games, see instant replays from multiple camera angles, listen to color commentary and view high quality on-demand footage of their favorite teams. Learn how NGN uses Elemental Live to realize this vision.
Streaming the 2012 London Olympics to a Worldwide Audience
In 2005, London claimed the right to host the 2012 Summer Games. Seven years may seem like plenty of time to prepare, but with London 2012 dubbed the first truly digital Olympics, broadcasters such as the BBC, Eurosport, Terra, NHK and CTV faced exceedingly high expectations for video delivery. Learn how these organizations used video processing solutions from Elemental to stream the Games to viewers in more than 70 countries.
Stanford University: Instant Replay at the Stadium
Stanford is one of the first universities to bring instant replay over Wi-Fi to its athletic venues, allowing fans to view highlights on their mobile devices within seconds of play. Learn how a leader in college sports is using Elemental Live to enhance the in-stadium experience on game day, an application that Macworld calls a "sports fan's daydream" when even the best seat in the house doesn't offer the best view on every play.
Columbus: Multiscreen Video Services with a Twist
As a telecommunications company that prides itself on “enabling the future,” Columbus Communications wanted to offer its cable subscribers unparalleled access to live TV and video on-demand from a variety of Internet-connected devices. The company also wanted to offer the new service in a way that simplified life for its customers. Learn how Columbus deployed Elemental gear to deliver high-performance, low-cost multiscreen video services to viewers.
TF1 and deltatre: Streaming Sports to a Global Audience
Coverage of the biggest international sporting events attracts a worldwide audience. When TF1 and deltatre needed to deliver video assets for a major sporting event in 2011, these two players turned to Elemental Live and Elemental Server, respectively, to stream video to fans around the globe. Learn how these two companies were both able to tap Elemental to meet a list of demanding and diverging video processing requirements.
The Great Courses: Treasure Troves of Content
Video content producers continually develop new and exciting ideas to grab the attention of viewers. Heavy focus on the “new” shortens the life cycle of older material and can prevent it from reaching the broadest possible viewing audience. Learn how The Great Courses, the market leader in educational media for lifelong learners, used Elemental Server to make its existing content more accessible to consumers and thus extract unforeseen revenue.
WWE: Putting a Signature Move on Live Events
When the digital media group at World Wrestling Entertainment needed to bring its exclusive pay-per-view programming vividly to life on the web, the team turned to Elemental to manage its complex encoding requirements. Learn how Elemental Live delivers premium WWE content to connected devices while maintaining a broadcast-quality viewing experience.
ABC News: First to Market with New iPad App
The introduction of the iPad immediately created a large user base seeking high quality video content. In response, media and entertainment companies raced to market with innovative applications designed to bring a rich multimedia experience to Apple’s popular new device. Learn how ABC News is using Elemental Server to quickly and efficiently create video content for its first-to-market broadcast news app for the iPad.
GameSpot: Delivering E3 Worldwide and On Demand
GameSpot, a CBS Interactive brand, used Elemental Live to supply live and on demand web-based video content from the E3 2010 trade show floor. E3 is the world's premiere annual gaming exhibition. Learn how GameSpot engineers deployed Elemental Live to bring the show to millions of online viewers.
NPG: Turning Back the Clock on Pitch Blue
Nowadays, broadcast technology seems to be changing just as rapidly as kids change TV channels. The shift by major networks to non-linear content delivery methods requires affiliate stations ingesting content to efficiently accept new file formats. Learn how News-Press & Gazette integrated Elemental Server into its workflow to transcode incoming PitchBlue® files for broadcast playout.