Posts By Charlie Horrell

Charlie joined Imagen in April 2017 as CEO after a successful track record at a range of blue chip businesses in the UK, Europe and Asia. With a career that has focussed on driving businesses within the digital, technology and media space, Charlie brings with him exceptional leadership and commercial experience.

The importance of a flexible video management solution provider

Many businesses are still limited by age-old processes and legacy platforms. Here’s how to use processes efficiently and make the most of technology.

Rajiv Ouseph – The Use of Video in Sport

The use of video has certainly developed during my playing career. For our sport, video is a crucial tool to critique our game and connect with our fans.


Immersive and Virtual

The most anticipated – and potentially radical and even revolutionary – change in the direction of video is likely to come from the mass adoption of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) in the next few years.  This could potentially dwarf all the other changes we discussed.  However, there have been numerous unsuccessful attemptsRead more

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What’s the best digital format for your video?

What makes one digital video format preferable to another?   There’s no easy answer for this as different video formats are appropriate for different tasks. When it comes to video preservation and digitisation, experts from the broadcast industry, museums and archives have spent many years scrutinising different methods and formats, without coming to a conclusion thatRead more

Imagen 3.6 is here…

The last installment of Imagen, brought you a completely new way of building and designing your perfect online video archive; a new WYSIWYG editor, more powerful workflows, and much more. Imagen 3.6 takes this one step further – extending Imagen’s potential for user engagement through third party apps via the new API module. Other newRead more

Cloud or on-premise? Five hidden costs to factor in

To cloud or not to cloud? That is the question. And it’s a question many of our clients ask as our Imagen video management solution offers the choice of an on-premise, cloud or hybrid solution. There are many myths surrounding the cloud and the choice between a cloud and on-premise solution should not be made simply onRead more

Choosing the right video library.

Winning the video management race – how do you pick a video library provider?

There are an overwhelming number of video management solutions, which can make choosing the right vendor for your business a very difficult task. It’s all about the specifics of your company and what you want your video management solution to do. Start by developing a list of project goals and the key issues the systemRead more

RaceTech video publishing

RaceTech chooses Imagen for horse racing video publishing

RaceTech, the supplier of technical and broadcast services to the British horse racing industry, has chosen Imagen as its video publishing platform for in-house use for its racecourse customers. RaceTech provides a unique range of technical and broadcast services to the horse racing industry, as well as the wider public and private sectors – from camerasRead more

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Why YouTube isn’t always the answer

The case for an alternative to YouTube You’ve just finished making an ace instructional video showing your customers how to use your latest product. (Haven’t done that yet? Take a look at our post on making instructional videos Steven Spielberg would be proud of). What do you do with it now? You’re probably thinking ‘I’llRead more