The Top 5 Posts on the VO Blog for 2017

29th December 2017 0

One of my main gigs for the past few years has been looking after the blog posts for OTT and content security specialist Viaccess-Orca. Here are the Top 5 most popular stories from 2017 on the site.

Beavering away behind the scenes

18th August 2017 0

A lot of the work I’ve been doing recently falls under the category of content marketing, which means a lot of the work I’ve done recently gets attributed to someone else. That’s part of the gig, but it is nice when something you do goes out under your own name.

Security threats and the growing Internet of Things

26th May 2016 0

A really interesting one that I’ve just completed for Viaccess-Orca that looks at some of the developing issues that surround the Internet of Things. Future phrases you never want to hear include “Some bugger’s hacked the toaster” or, rather more seriously, “OMG, the car’s crashed again.”

The high energy cost of HDR

9th May 2016 0

Consumer testing data from the US indicates that 4K TVs consume an average of 30% more power than HD, and HDR is even worse.

Some Vegas for you

2nd May 2016 0

Apologies for the lack of content during April, but much of the month was spent either prepping for NAB, working (remotely) during NAB, summarising NAB, then recovering from NAB.

Content marketing: from Sky to Barcelona

20th February 2016 0

A couple of pieces I’ve done recently for Viaccess-Orca. The first is one of our regular looks at significant news in the TV industry, the second a quick Barcelona Guide for visitors to MWC 16.