adonexmoitful.ga/anne-of-avonlea-by-lucy-maud.php Abrams clears the floor for How Do You Dance? Amulet boots up with The Last Human by Lee Bacon, about a human girl discovered in a world ruled by machines, where humans went extinct 30 years before; The Red Zone by Silvia Vecchini and Antonio Sualzo Vencenti, in which three kids must find a way to begin again after an earthquake devastates their community; The F-Word by Angie Manfredi, a collection of writings by authors and influencers who are telling their own stories about fat bodies and fat lives; Minor Prophets by Jimmy Cajoleas, the story of a boy who seeks the truth behind his haunting visions after his mother dies; and Blood Countess by Lana Popovic, a tale of intrigue, mystery, and murder set amid young royals in Hungary.
Appleseed gets into the holiday spirit with Christmas Is Awesome! Lucky, celebrating such festive activities as tree trimming and an ugly sweater contest; Vegetables in Holiday Underwear by Jared Chapman, in which Broccoli helps Pea find the true meaning of his favorite time of year; The Airport Train by Nichole Mara, illus. Conan, illus. Arbordale looks up to The Forest That Lives in the Trees by Connie McLennan, a cumulative tale introducing the plants and animals that live in the tops of giant trees; and Animal Skins by Mary Holland, offering a look at the ways various animals use their skin—scales, fur, feathers, or shells—to adapt to their habitat.
Adventures in Chelm by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. Harrington, illus. Wordsong scores a goooooooooaaaaaaalllll with Soccerverse by Elizabeth Steinglass, illus. Arrhenius, a novelty concept book; and Nuts!
Capstone steps into fall with My Footprints by Bao Phi, illus. Lincoln by Eileen Meyer, illus. Chronicle ponders the season with Why? Handprint pulls out its crayons for Draw Here! Scared You! Marvel Press conjures mayhem with Loki: Where the Mischief Lies by Mackenzi Lee, featuring tales from the life of the misunderstood mischief-maker, Loki. Cervantes, which shows Zane deciding between saving fellow godborns from the angry gods or rescuing his father from an eternal prison; and Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia, a middle-grade fantasy taking place in a world populated with African-American folk heroes and West African gods.
Military by Winifred Conkling, illus. Walden Pond Books sets sail with The Treacherous Seas A Perilous Journey of Danger and Mayhem 2 by Christopher Healy, continuing the alt-history age-of-invention adventure series; and My Jasper June by Laurel Snyder, about two girls both dealing with family struggles who find each other one summer day and forge a magical friendship. Greenfield, illus. Goodale, encouraging mindfulness and a meditation on slowing down. Clarion watches the clock for Almost Time by Gary D. Schmidt, illus.
Versify hits the right notes with Emmy in the Key of Code by Aimee Lucido, a middle grade verse novel spotlighting music and coding as new girl Emmy adjusts to school; and Anya and the Dragon by Sofiya Pasternack, in which fantasy and mayhem intertwine in eighth-century Eastern Europe, where year-old Anya is the daughter of the only Jewish family in her village. Kids Can takes center stage with The Piano Recital by Akiko Miyakoshi, which finds a nervous young pianist as the special guest at a mice-only performance; One Wild Christmas by Nicholas Oldland, in which a tree-hugging bear comes up with an alternative plan for celebrating Christmas with his woodland pals; The Couch Potato by Kerry Lyn Sparrow, illus.
Monk, illus. Millbrook plugs its nose for Eek, You Reek! Stemple, illus. Yellow Jacket hears the call of the wild with The Woods by Rachel Toalson, in which Lenora is drawn to the woods and the magic she discovers within them when she is sent to live with her estranged uncle after a tragedy; Crumbled!
Poppy takes the mound with Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning, featuring a girl who loses her temper during a game, leading her to be stripped of her scholarship at her private school. Pearson, continuing the adventures of Kazi and Jase in the Dance of Thieves fantasy series; There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Pool, launching a fantasy series set in a world where chaos reigns as an Age of Darkness and the birth of a new prophet have been foretold; and Light It Up by Kekla Magoon, the story of an unarmed year-old girl who is shot and killed by a police officer, and the resulting unrest in her community, told from multiple viewpoints.
Wednesday Books marks off the days with The Grace Year by Kim Liggett, serving up a speculative YA thriller set in an isolated village where girls are banished at age 16 to the wilds of the forest in order to rid themselves of feminine magic and return purified and ready to marry. Flux steps on the scale for The Weight of a Soul by Elizabeth Tammi, a Viking fantasy about a teen girl making a gruesome deal with the Norse gods in order to bring her warrior sister back from the dead; Seeker by Kim Chance, about a year-old witch who must learn to control her magic as she faces off against an evil warlock; Ricochet by Kathryn Berla, featuring an LGBT teen who is living four different-but-parallel lives in the multiverse and must stop her megalomaniac scientist father in each one; and Across a Broken Shore by Amy Trueblood, in which an year-old bound for the convent in San Francisco discovers a love of medicine.
Jolly Fish ushers in the season with Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl, sequel to Cogheart , which follows Lily, Robert, and mechanical fox Malkin around steampunk Victorian London as they try to outwit a criminal mastermind and find a family heirloom. Owlkids picks up a pen for Dear Mr. President by Sophie Siers, illus. Peachtree buckles up with Save the Crash Test Dummies by Jennifer Swanson, navigating readers through the history of car production and the science behind auto safety; Aalfred and Aalbert by Morag Hood, starring two solitary aardvarks who finally meet and become friends; Lana Lynn Howls at the Moon by Rebecca Van Slyke, illus.
Penguin Teen Canada offers The Grey Sisters by Jo Treggiari, in which two girls head to the scene of the plane crash that killed their siblings to uncover the truth about what happened. Random House takes a sad song and makes it better with Hey Grandude! IBC In this complex and rapidly evolving industry, close relationships between media firms and their suppliers are essential, and IBC is the place to forge those ties, writes Peter White.
The Cy-Stem range by CyanView is pushing the bounds of camera control to deliver compelling, engaging viewer experiences, according to the company. Jade is a new set-top box from Technicolor, which is designed to improve the performance of video over in-home WiFi networks where computers, mobiles, laptops and other wi-fi devices are taking up bandwidth space. Internet technologies have resulted in a proliferation of streaming video platforms, offering consumers an alternative to broadcast and cable TV and posing a major threat to those traditional industries, writes IBM Institute for Business Value Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment global industry leader Rob van den Dam.
In a press conference early on the opening day of IBC, Sony reaffirmed its commitment to helping content creators to realise their visions and unveiled its flagship PXW-FX9 camcorder, which features a newly developed 6K full-frame sensor. The IngeSTore multi-channel ingest tool has been updated with added codecs, Edit-While-Record capabilities and enhanced remote control. Griiip and LiveU have revealed details of an extended partnership revolving around the integration of complementary racing content solutions for broadcasters and streaming services.
With streaming skyrocketing, discover the latest on ad placement, length, and buffering, device share and quality, the growth of social video and more. Leaders of the most influential content studios address the liberties of production amid the burgeoning digital landscape and the challenges to the craft of television. The early noughties were supposed to witness a revolution in radio broadcasting. The introduction of DAB radio was likened to the digital revolution that has taken place in television with analogue TV making way for ever more sophisticated digital TV formats from standard to high definition, 4K and beyond.
Glensound has said that its decades of expertise in designing and manufacturing commentary boxes has resulted in its Express IP Mini, a compact and simple-to-operate two-user network audio commentary box. Throughout IBC in Hall 15, Tech Mahindra is showcasing its range of solutions to help telco and media companies add value to their content creation.
Videlio Middle-East, the Dubai-based subsidiary of Videlio group, has been acquired by systems integrator Broadcast Solutions, to accelerate its operations in the Arab world and Africa. ENCO comes to IBC with new features for its enCaption automated captioning systems, including a version designed for radio that is making its European debut.
IBC Highlights from across the conference and exhibition including the content everywhere hall and hub and the Saturday night mega movie showcasing The Lion King. Michael Zink of Warner Bros. IBC Digital natives are the leading catalysts for disrupting the way content is consumed and created. Alana Foster speaks with Generation Z experts to debunk the challenges and explore the opportunities offered by this market.
The company is introducing a new remote editing product aimed at media organisations that have extensive, critical in-the-field production needs. The Smart Jingle Machine SJM is a universal and simple application for live broadcast audio design, which allows a user to instantly issue a sound element on the air at the command of the host or according to a predefined transition logic. Ahead of a session at IBC set to explore biases in the technology world, she reveals some secrets of success to Robotic cameras are storming the industry, with their ability to provide high-quality imagery and remote management capabilities.
Camera operators can now avoid occupational injuries thanks to SteadyGum, which significantly reduces their need for physical exertion. Created in late , the Bcom Technology Research Institute is using its Future Zone presence this year to focus on 5G, which the organisation said had reached a new stage in its development where demos of use cases exploiting the technology are appropriate. Thomas Jacques, chief technology officer at TF1, shares his insights on the merits of make-or-buy and the advantages of hard deadlines, and reveals what keeps him awake at night.
The latest developments from key component suppliers to the broadcast industry are on display on the L2Tek stand this year. The Blink is a lightweight, ultra-compact and easy-to-use two-person wireless microphone system for DSLR, mirrorless and other video cameras, and mobile devices that delivers detailed, broadcast quality sound, according to Saramonic. The new Livegrade Studio is designed for multi-camera production environments, to give DITs, camera assistants, and says Pomfort, everyone else interacting with digital images on set, advanced instruments to react quickly to immediate requests and changing situations.
IBC kicked off with the IBC Executive Forums, bringing together top executives from across the industry to debate core issues behind closed doors. Dick Hobbs looks at some of the topics on the agenda. Over the last couple years, professional Audio-over-IP- AoIP distribution has established itself in the broadcast-universe and keeps evolving constantly. Certain requirements when covering daily program distribution or even live events, are increasing - the five essentials: Compatibility, high audio quality, flexibility, transmission robustness and simplicity.
Actor, director, producer and studio head - Andy Serkis has done it all. We should expect some of the current crop of OTT technology companies to merge and consolidate to serve larger markets, while some will go out of business, says Vewd chief executive Aneesh Rajaram.
The Venice motion picture camera system from Sony was used for principal photography on the political thriller Official Secrets, directed by Gavin Hood, which is slated for a cinema release in October Esports has burst into public consciousness in recent months thanks to a spate of stories about teenagers winning huge sums in competitions.
Connecting with them requires a unique approach. Enabling individuals to enjoy content in their choice of language will give movie companies the edge in the battle for audience share, says TheaterEars CEO Dan Mangru. As streaming video on-demand services gain traction with global audiences and media giants segueing into the market, Alana Foster looks at the state of the OTT landscape.
The new Theatrixx Reversible Converter system is effectively future-proof, thanks to a modular design that allows individual systems to be configured exactly as required, and reconfigured on-the-fly. Embracing cloud workflows is something all broadcasters need to do, says Google Cloud managing director Anil Jain. Content technology such as 8K and 5G were among the key announcements and demonstrations at the IFA conference in Germany this year, writes Paolo Pescatore. In a tough, competitive media market, choosing the right business model is crucial. Editor Tim Squyres explains how the director fell in love with higher frame rates.
As consumers demand more personalisation, metadata about individual users is emerging as a key resource for the industry, writes Adrian Pennington. In the second instalment of a two-part feature with the shortlisted finalists of the new IBC Young Pioneer Awards, IBC speaks with the seven finalists recognised as the brightest up-and-coming talent.
The increasingly crowded and competitive media and broadcasting industry is consolidating and searching for scale to compete with firms adopting new technology to support its transformation, an IABM report finds. LTN Global is to acquire Make. TV, the developer of a cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
A standalone, multi-channel H. Ahead of IBC, six industry experts join an IBC webinar to share the must-see features and events for the show next week, and offer the top hacks to make the most of your time in Amsterdam. In this first instalment of a two-part feature looking at the finalists of the new IBC Social Impact Awards, IBC speaks with the shortlisted companies transforming the industry.
From Gollum to King Kong, Andy Serkis is widely credited as the man who brought performance capture into the mainstream. Women are underrepresented in leading roles in sport production, and while training and increased opportunities will help to address the situation, real change will only come from the top, writes Birgit Schiller.
The rise of OTT platforms is providing new opportunities for independent filmmaking, but cinema still has a vital role as the home of smaller indies, according to Lord of the Rings star Andy Serkis. Banking on an open architecture and leveraging new technologies, Broadcast Management Platforms should enable innovative solutions to be implemented with the speed and flexibility this age requires. How do you make processes more efficient and responsive, while keeping a tight grip on quality, costs and complexity, asks Mediagenix CTO and head of product Peter Heinckiens.
The world is moving to more natural ways to access the power of computing, says Android TV senior director of product management and IBC keynote speaker Shalini Govil-Pai. But with broadcasting changing dramatically, there are challenges ahead. IBC Best Conference Paper has been scooped by Nokia Technologies and Innogiant for its research into real-time decoding and immersive augmented reality experiences for mobile devices.
Esports offers opportunities for broadcasters. With its growing fan base and complex rights management changing the landscape, IBC examines the lessons in production from the cutting edge of gaming. People want to enjoy video anywhere, anytime and this drives demand for higher quality content, improved bandwidth and faster processing.
And with that, video codec quality, performance and reliability have never been more important. German media giant ProSiebenSat. Growing demand for large format lenses that enable rich video depiction using a shallow depth of field is among the trends affecting a highly competitive sector of equipment manufacturing, writes David Davies.
UK-based Gravity Media has completed the acquisition of Chief Entertainment - a provider of live studio and production services from Australian telecommunications firm Telstra. With its high bandwidth, ultra-low latency and ability to support up to one million devices in one square kilometre, 5G is rapidly opening new business opportunities for communications, media and entertainment technology providers. End-to-end IP is finally achievable, making live video delivery easier and more efficient, says Andy Warman.
AI is being touted as a transformative technology for the media space, but audio was an early adopter, writes Kevin Hilton. The animated remake of the Disney classic employed a live-action film crew that could work inside virtual reality using traditional camera equipment to set up and execute shots in the animated world the same way they would be achieved in the real world. Pay TV subscribers topped one billion worldwide by the end up , up 26 million during the year, according to Digital TV Research.
Sky UK has unveiled an upgrade to its ultra-high definition UHD content workflows in an aim to boost efficiency. Marshall Electronics has updated its range of miniature and compact cameras with new models boasting performance enhancements and upgraded sensors delivering improved colour and clarity. The Prodigy. Video delivery specialist Kontron is introducing specialised hardware form factors.
Claimed to make it easier than ever before to find the root cause of a problem in complex delivery chains, Agama Analytics is on show at IBC. Addressing what the company sees as the rapidly maturing OTT industry, Akamai is introducing new capabilities designed to help operators grow their revenues, manage their viewers and secure their valuable content.
IBC has partnered with the Broadcast Academy to provide two days of panel sessions and training seminars. Broadcaster RTL has overhauled its ad-tech business, creating a centralised European hub while calling for partnerships to drive digital video monetisation. AI can play an increasingly important role in the production of live content, says Mobile Viewpoint managing director Michel Bais.
For perhaps the first time ever, Wi-Fi technology has the chance to realise its full potential, but it will take new and complementary technologies to help make it happen. Linear channels use Edinburgh TV Festival to spell out ways they are tackling competition from streaming platforms. The industry continues to split discussions about technology and business practice, but this discourse needs to change, says DPP managing director Mark Harrison. In a multi-platform world viewing figures are ever more important but also more challenging tog gather.
Chris Forrester looks at how broadcasters are measuring their audiences. Broadcaster Mediaset has filed a complaint to Italian watchdog, accusing shareholder Vivendi of leaking information undermining its corporate restructuring plans. Amdocs has acquired TTS Wireless, a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specialising in network optimisation, planning and software-enabled solutions.
According to Orbital Research, consumers now expect seamless and secure connectivity while in-flight. The camera accessories firm has released a side handle kit for the Sony a7III full frame camera. Artificial intelligence has been heralded as the enabling technology of our age with applications transforming production and delivery set to boost the entire broadcasting industry. Netflix has signed a deal to rent out , square-feet of production space in Uxbridge in a push to establish itself in the UK ahead of the opening of its Shepperton studios base.
IBC and the TM Forum have brought technology and media companies together to develop innovative answers to some pressing problems, benefiting consumers as well as businesses. Growth in Cinema advertising spend is set to outstrip all other traditional media worldwide, according to a report from WARC. Low-latency live streaming requires measures to maintain viewing quality, says StackPath VP platform services Josh Chesarek. With the VoD market about to go into overdrive, the fundamental building blocks of OTT service provision have to match or exceed that of pay-TV.
French media company Vivendi looks set to vote against a Mediaset proposal to create a Dutch holding company which would bring together its European assets, according to reports. Broadcasters and platform operators are employing artificial intelligence to engage audiences, grow revenues and deliver personalised content guides.
Focusing on long-term subscriber loyalty will help businesses to grow by building audiences incrementally, says Cleeng senior product director Luc Bleylevens. Flawless and real-time media services can only be achieved with a strong multi-CDN strategy, says Leaseweb managing director Wilfired Dudink. IBC has announced new industry leaders will join the speaker line-up to explore opportunities and challenges around a consumer-first era in media. Join IBC on-demand for your ticket to getting the most out of IBC with the help of some of the most innovative exhibitors on the show floor and experienced industry experts.
A fundamental step is to think of how content workflows are sourced, managed, localised, secured and delivered, writes Axinom CCO Stefanie Schuster. The insatiable appetite for video means there has quite simply never been a better time to be in the video industry, says Accedo head of marketing, solutions and innovation Luke Gaydon. Broadcasting and film are giving rise to an ever-greater number and diversity of AR experiences.
But as David Davies discovers, it could be a few years yet before AR realises its phenomenal commercial potential. Indian subscription TV channels face review from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Indian after viewers complained about higher bills and reduced content selection. The UK government-backed esports innovation project Weavr has unveiled the success of its first working prototype which is set to enhance esports and sports viewing experiences. At IBC, content and revenue protection specialist Friend MTS is talking to visitors about why accuracy matters in the battle against piracy in entertainment and live sports.
London-based bespoke post production facility The Look has upgraded its six Grass Valley Rio online editing and post production systems to support multiple, simultaneous streams of 4K and 8K playback. KVM systems form the link between IT and broadcast structures and can offer cross-system, platform-independent operation and extensive usability.
Riedel Networks has announced the completion of its Miami Triangle Project, entailing the opening of a new point of presence PoP in Miami and the signing of a bandwidth update contract with Neutrona Networks for the Miami — New York — Sao Paulo circuit. IBC has added to its comprehensive coverage of the media, entertainment and technology industry with the launch of an IBC Daily-dedicated website.
We are currently in a transition from p to UHD, so why is the industry intent on pushing 8K? Snap has unveiled the newest version of its smart glasses, Spectacles 3, which features dual cameras designed to showcase augmented reality features and 3D capturing. SMPTE has unveiled the full event lineup for its annual technical conference and exhibition, with cinematographer Todd Douglas Miller and astronaut Terry Virts amongst the featured speakers.
In this new era of communications, customers and users want deeper, more interactive and collaborative experiences, as well as reliable, high-quality voice and video, says Agora. Cloud-based service delivery could enable a remote video production service capable of efficiently producing high-volume, high-quality live and on-demand video content with fast turnarounds, says Epiphan Video CEO Mike Sandler.
Cloud-based video workflows are enabling broadcasters and content developers to simultaneously distribute content to unlimited outlets, says Make. Tapping into many elements of the broadcast sector is key to quality content experience, says Comcast Technology Solutions VP of international sales Kevin Bolah. Reliance Jio has confirmed the launch date for its fibre broadband offering along with a 4K set-top box and a cloud services partnership with Microsoft.
Despite the dominance of Netflix and Amazon, the OTT market has room for all sorts of niche players, with new services emerging to cater for specialised audiences. This whitepaper explores the basics of colour space and provides a discussion of the many facets of colour space from a video engineering perspective for modern workflows. The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission KPI is set to formulate content censorship legislation on digital media outlets including streaming services and social media platforms.
Dish TV India has partnered with Shemaroo Entertainment to launch an ad-free service aimed at airing Punjabi movies and shows across its channels.
VFX, animation and post-production employees from the European Union are being urged to apply for settled status before the UK introduces a new visa system for working in the country. Twitch Studio is an all-in-one streaming app for new streamers launched this week in beta testing to simplify video gaming delivery and engagement. Advances in technology and new media devices are bringing premium features like immersive audio to a wider audience.
Kevin Hilton looks at how market leader Dolby Atmos got to this point and the current state of the spatial sound market. Initial pilots have produced promising results, but big players remain on the fringes of implementation. There is still potential for three of the biggest traditional players to capitalise on the new, on-demand media opportunity. German broadcaster ProSiebenSat. Advocate group for women working in broadcasting has announced its shortlist for the inaugural Rise Awards to be presented during the IBC Show in September.
Remote production looks set be a key topic at IBC Andy Stout looks at how developments such as 5G are boosting remote workflows. All3Media is weighing up expansion opportunities overseas, according to chief executive Jane Turton. Sky Studios announced today its acquisition of a Join IBC and IBM Aspera on demand to explore how, as a complement to the scale and efficiency of high-volume cloud-based IT operations, process automation can greatly streamline media workflows.
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Half of UK homes are signed up to TV streaming services, but linear broadcasting still leads the market in terms of viewership, according to Ofcom. By , Google has committed to carbon-neutral shipping and recycled plastic for all devices including Pixel phones, Google Home Minis and Chromecast.