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Andy Stout

Andy Stout is a broadcast and technology journalist, who, over the course of a quarter of a century, has written for most of the major publications in the industry. He is fascinated by technology and its evolving impact on society, and enjoys bringing an eclectic viewpoint to the Viaccess-Orca blog. Something of a late bloomer, he was awarded a First Class BSc from the Open University in his early 40s. He lives and dreams of faster broadband in the middle of the English countryside.

Recent Posts

The Importance and the Promise of Real-time Watermarking

Tue, Aug 27, 2019 | by Andy Stout

Why UX Design Comes Before UI for TV

Thu, Aug 1, 2019 | by Andy Stout

We read a lot about the importance of the User Interface in OTT, but the key to success is a UX design that facilitates it in the first place.

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The bottom line on why Video QoE matters

Tue, Jul 2, 2019 | by Andy Stout

Video QoE is of vital importance to operators and not recognizing this — and budgeting to ensure it is maintained — can cost them both revenue and viewers.

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AV1 and the ATSC 3.0 Standard get ready to disrupt the industry

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 | by Andy Stout

After several years in development, key technologies such as AV1 and ATSC 3.0 are nearing their deployment phase and bring potential for disruptive change as they progress.

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Why OTT Delivery is Thriving in LATAM

Thu, Feb 21, 2019 | by Andy Stout

As new fiber networks either replace legacy copper or are being laid for the first time, OTT in LATAM looks to be entering a period of rapid and sustained expansion. 

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Future TV Technology on Show at CES

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 | by Andy Stout

From new form factors for cutting edge television sets to the growing ubiquitousness of Voice, entertainment systems for autonomous vehicles, the slow rise of 8K and more, these were the Future TV Tec...

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Reinventing the Digital Media Supply Chain

Wed, Nov 28, 2018 | by Andy Stout

The growth of cloud-based models in broadcasting means the industry can start to benefit from advances made in manufacturing and start to design a digital media supply chain fit for the 21st century. 

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How Multiscreen TV Has Taken over the World

Thu, Sep 20, 2018 | by Andy Stout

With IBC over for another year, it’s worth taking stock of the TV landscape around us and looking in detail at how the industry is adapting to the new realities of multiscreen TV.

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Dealing With Digital Piracy

Thu, Aug 2, 2018 | by Andy Stout

The figures relating to online digital piracy are never comfortable hearing for operators. But as Olivier Dufour, CEO France, Motorsport Network, puts it: you can either whine or you can act.

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