Dispelling Common Misperceptions About Cloud-Based Storage Architectures

| March 14, 2017

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As the media and entertainment industry moves to 4K resolution and virtual/augmented content formats, the storage and archive requirements for media content has grown exponentially. But while storage requirements continue to skyrocket, industry revenue has not grown accordingly – and M&E organizations are finding themselves challenged to “do more with less.” More organizations are looking to leverage the cost efficiencies, scalability and flexibility that cloud storage can offer, but many remain apprehensive about taking the plunge.

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Broadcast Management Group is a global media company specializing in: live production, consulting, staffing, creative development, and event management.Our team has traveled the globe, producing impactful video content for our clients. We’ve produced live programming at major events like the Emmy’s, Oscars, and SXSW, launched OTT networks from the ground up, and orchestrated the build-out of broadcast facilities. We’re immersed in every aspect of video production and content development – from planning and strategy through execution.We treat every project as an opportunity to build a lasting relationship and create impactful content. With offices in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC and Los Angeles, we have the flexibility to quickly deploy our team and provide full-scale production services for any projects throughout the US or internationally. You make the call, we’ll do the rest.

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Super-bundle plans reportedly missing from Apple Music’s new deals

Article | March 14, 2020

This is the ‘super-bundle’ that we (and the wider industry) have been speculating about ever since Apple revealed plans to launch subscription services for video, news and games – Apple TV+, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade respectively. From Apple’s point of view (not to mention its customers’) a single, discounted subscription covering its range of services makes a lot of sense. Music rightsholders are wary, however, with plenty of uncertainty around how the royalties from such a super-bundle would be divided between the different forms of entertainment.

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Marketing a game? Put enough focus on Discord and TikTok

Article | March 14, 2020

TikTok and Discord are essential channels for effective gamer targeting. MIDiA’s Q1 2021 survey states that weekly active user penetration of the two services over-indexes among mobile and console gamers the most of all tracked social media. This is similar with PC gamers, with the exception of Twitter ranking slightly higher than TikTok.

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Nvidia GeForce Now is bleeding games, is it still worth your time and money?

Article | March 14, 2020

Nvidia GeForce Now hit the streets like a month ago, and in what was a surprise to literally no one, it is the best game streaming service on the market right now. It's not without its flaws, though. For starters, it seems like all kinds of developers are suddenly pulling their games from the service, from AAA heavy hitters like Bethesda to Indie developers like Hinterland Studio, which just yanked its game The Long Dark off of the service. Because GeForce Now lets you play games you "own" something I'll get into in a bit its a little discouraging that game developers can basically cut off access to games you've paid money for. This whole thing throws into question whether or not you should invest your time and money into the platform. There are certainly people who think that game streaming is the future of gaming, but when you can't be guaranteed access to the games you have paid for, it's a future that I don't want to be a part of.

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Best game streaming services of 2020

Article | March 14, 2020

Game streaming services are all the rage at the moment, providing gamers with a way to instantly stream a library of games from PCs, Macs and mobile devices via the internet. But while the idea of streaming games to your phone sounds appealing, there’s more to it than that; not all game streaming services are created equal, and the offering can vary wildly between the various services. But that’s where we at Tech Advisor come in; we’ve already been using the various game streaming services available in 2020.

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Broadcast Management Group, Inc.

Broadcast Management Group is a global media company specializing in: live production, consulting, staffing, creative development, and event management.Our team has traveled the globe, producing impactful video content for our clients. We’ve produced live programming at major events like the Emmy’s, Oscars, and SXSW, launched OTT networks from the ground up, and orchestrated the build-out of broadcast facilities. We’re immersed in every aspect of video production and content development – from planning and strategy through execution.We treat every project as an opportunity to build a lasting relationship and create impactful content. With offices in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC and Los Angeles, we have the flexibility to quickly deploy our team and provide full-scale production services for any projects throughout the US or internationally. You make the call, we’ll do the rest.

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