Metadata and The User Experience - Part 2: How Backend Improvements Enhance UX

In the previous entry to this series, we explored the problems that messy, inconsistent metadata can create for the end user, where metadata varies from asset to asset, sometimes even for duplicate versions of the same asset. Not only does this...

Metadata and The User Experience - Part 1: DNA

Piksel recently announced that we had secured the DPP’s Committed to Security mark, demonstrating that the microservices architecture that underpins our products - the Piksel Palette - provides our customers with the highest standard of security...

Committed to Security, and Why it Matters

The human mind struggles with large numbers. We can easily picture 10 of something, 100 or even a thousand. But a million? One billion? Go beyond a certain point and we start to have issues with processing the data that's being presented to us....

AI, Automation and the Future of Work

Microsoft's annual technology summit took place at the end of January, and members of the Piksel team went along to find out more about what the Redmond-based giant has in store for 2018. Senior Technical Architect Sam Webster looks at some of...

Enhanced Playout Services

In this series of new year blogs we’ve explored the opportunities presented by Piksel’s Fuse Suite of products (Fuse Metadata Manager and Fuse Publisher) which are underpinned by our cloud native, microservices architecture, the Piksel Palette.

In Streaming’s Fragmented Future, Customised Content Will be King

Deloitte’s 2018 predictions for the global technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector were released this morning and, as is typically the case, the accompanying report makes interesting reading for anyone with a keen eye on potential...

'Change the Chain' to Enable a Meaningful Digital Transformation

Last week we began to discuss Piksel’s Fuse Suite, examining the possibilities presented by Fuse Metadata Manager and Fuse Publisher and how they enable broadcast and media companies to effectively enable the digital transformation of their...

Bridging the Linear-Digital Divide

One of the things that we have learned since embarking on our microservices, multi-cloud oriented approach is that it’s not enough to use it to continue to do things the way that they’ve always been done. Transformative technologies should do...

No More Frankensteins - What Microservices Can Do For You

In the previous blog, we touched on the increased recognition throughout the media and broadcast industries of the benefits of a cloud native and multi-cloud approach. We mentioned the Piksel Palette, our microservices architecture and how it was...

New Year, New Approach to Cloud and Microservices

Throughout 2017, the media and broadcast industries began to recognise the importance of a cloud-native approach. Whether on large or smaller scale projects, the move towards a more all-encompassing embrace of the cloud and the potential behind...