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Addressable Advertising via the Crystal Metadata Cloud™

Being able to deliver viewer-specific advertising is key to truly engaging viewers and increasing revenue. In-stream metadata enables addressable advertising in linear and OTT video. Read More


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Automated Clipping via the Crystal Metadata Cloud™

Automated clipping of live broadcasts to VOD is making the way we enjoy our favorite shows that much better. With it comes enhanced user experience… Read More


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Disaster Recovery Synchronization via the Crystal Metadata Cloud™

Carelessness with critical files, a fire at the core, a powerful storm system – all very real scenarios that could either interrupt or completely take… Read More


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Electronic Program Guide via the Crystal Metadata Cloud™

Electronic program guides (EPG) (systems that provide continuously updated programming menus) are common place in broadcast media today. EPGs are available for television, personal devices,… Read More


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Event Signaling and Management (ESAM) via the Crystal Metadata Cloud™

The Over the Top (OTT) environment facilitates a truly personalized approach to advertising. The OTT advertisement insertion process (while still based on SCTE-104 and SCTE-35… Read More


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How Satellite Wins in an OTT World

Satellite Executive Briefing | January-February 2017 |  How Satellite Wins in an OTT World | p. 21 | By Roger Franklin, CEO of Crystal Over-the-top channels and services… Read More


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Crystal’s Year In Review

The year 2016 is a major milestone for Crystal as the company celebrates a 30th anniversary. Personally and professionally this milestone is a great source… Read More


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The Importance of Metadata

Encompass Digital Media CTO Knows the Value of Metadata At NAB Show New York, I was honored to be joined by Alan Young, CTO of… Read More


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How to Help the People of Haiti

Now that the rain has stopped and the wind has died down, the extent of the devastation in Haiti is becoming apparent. Shepherd Smith of… Read More


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Haiti: Surviving the Storm

As I write this, Haiti is getting pounded by Hurricane Matthew.  Haitian Timoun Foundation (HTF) partners that operate in Haiti are doing what they can… Read More


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IBC – The Ultimate Networking Experience

In the broadcast world, August, far from being a time to relax and enjoy the summer, is a time to get prepared for the madness… Read More


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How Kohl’s Missed the Biggest Opportunity of the Chewbacca Mask Video

Apparel | June 21, 2016 | How Kohl’s Missed the Biggest Opportunity of the Chewbacca Mask Video | By Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal… Read More


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OTT to the rescue

BroadcastPro ME | June 2016 |  OTT to the rescue | p. 48 | By Roger Franklin, CEO of Crystal We have seen exciting technology… Read More


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Challenges of Managing, Distributing, and Monetizing Media

There is growing expectation amongst consumers to be able to view their favorite shows anywhere, anytime and simultaneously on smart phones, tablets and computers. That… Read More


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Why The Military Should Be Detecting CID

MilsatMagazine | May 2016 | Why The Military Should Be Detecting CID |  By Roger Franklin, Chief Executive Officer, Crystal The lead up to the Carrier… Read More


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Mastering Video to Manage Video

Broadcast Beat | April 2016 | NAB Special Edition | p 94| By Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal In 2014, viewers in the UK were gathered… Read More


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The Spectrum Debate

Published in Satellite Evolution | EMEA | March/April 2016 | by Roger Frankin, CEO of Crystal, p. 10 Towards the end of last year, spectrum… Read More


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Using metadata to deliver relevant and valuable content

APB | April 2016 | P. 33 | Using Metadata to deliver relevant and valuable content | By Roger Franklin, CEO Crystal Video consumption is… Read More


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The Teleport of the Future- An Expansion of the World Wide Web

Over the next few years we will see an evolution in the Teleport and Satellite industries that will allow a significant reduction in cost and… Read More


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SatBroadcasting™: The Art Of Using Video To Manage Video

SatMagazine | March 2016 | SatBroadcasting™: The Art Of Using Video To Manage | By Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal Have you ever wished you could… Read More


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Counting Down To The FCC Deadline

SatMagazine | February 2016 | Counting Down To The FCC Deadline | By Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal Over recent months, there has been much… Read More


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Contribution: Keep the Content Flowing In…

TV networks and video distributors are required to handle video contribution so they can re-distribute it. The two categories of video are live and, of… Read More


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Automating To Solve Interference

MilsatMagazine | January 2016 Edition | Automating To Solve Interference | By Roger Franklin, CEO Crystal Military operations rely heavily on satellite communications because personnel… Read More


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2015 Year in Review

SatMagazine by Satnews | December 2015 Edition | By Roger Franklin, Chief Executive Officer This was a major year for Crystal and the industry—the company… Read More


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5 Insights for Finding and Keeping Good Employees

Chief Executive | 5 Insights for Finding and Keeping Good Employees | By Roger Franklin Naturally, many companies are picky about who they hire. The… Read More


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