Category Archives: Blog


Blog posts covering contribution, compression and distribution, as well as company updates
20th anniversary series: Interview with Appear’s CEO

Interview with the CEO of Appear: Charting the Course of Media Technology Success In this [...]

New Podcast – Time for Tea with Andy Rayner

“Time for Tea with Andy Rayner” is a new monthly podcast series hosted by Appear’s [...]

Adapting live event contribution for next gen viewing experiences

In an era where live event media technology is rapidly advancing and the war to [...]

Against the grain – transitioning from cloud to on-premise media processing solutions

Cloud vs on-premise. Why media service providers are questioning the options and applicability of deployments, [...]

IP Media Trust Boundaries, SMPTE RP2129 and the drive towards secure content transport

In this blog, we will explore what IP media trust boundaries are, their purpose and [...]

How hardware-accelerated SRT can balance content opportunities and video transport costs

SRT is a powerful technology for contributing and distributing live content that, when enhanced by [...]

Sports Broadcasting – Where it’s been, where it is and where it’s going

For sports broadcasters OTT has historically been bypassed in favour of traditional distribution methods. Recent [...]

Going OTT on OTT – The broadcasters’ catch 22

Why consumers are favoring OTT content over traditional linear services, and how broadcasters can successfully [...]

Remote production: Flexible contribution over IP

A mini-guide to the key considerations organisations should take into account in their remote production [...]

Paving the way for innovation and differentiation in JPEG XS

Compression is an essential enabler for video delivery over real-world networks and JPEG XS provides [...]