Recent 4K / 8K Content

Microphones: Part 7 - Microphones For StereophonyOctober 25th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Once the basic requirements for reproducing sound were in place, the most significant next step was to reproduce to some extent the spatial attributes of sound. Stereophony, using two channels, was the first successful system.

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IP Security For Broadcasters: Part 1 - Psychology Of SecurityOctober 22nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

As engineers and technologists, it’s easy to become bogged down in the technical solutions that maintain high levels of computer security, but the first port of call in designing any secure system should be to consider the user and their interaction.

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TAG licenses are often deployed along the content flow chain to identify, isolate, and troubleshoot technical issues. Graphics courtesy TAG.

TAG Introduces Realtime Media PlatformOctober 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

TAG Video Systems takes advantage of over 70,000 globally deployed probing points to give users the ability to dive deep into streaming content monitoring. The company anticipates more than 100,000 probing point deployments by the end of 2021.

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Flexible IP Monitoring - Part 2October 19th 2021 - 09:30 AM

In the last article in this series, we looked at why integrated monitoring is a necessity in modern broadcast IP workflows. In this article, we dig deeper to understand what is new in IP monitoring and how this integrates with traditional workflows.

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The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt9) - Minimizing OTT Churn Rates Through Viewer EngagementOctober 14th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The basic goal is for consumers of video services to be highly engaged. It is easy to say but hard to do. Yet it is at the core of being a D2C streamer. D2C requires a deep understanding of the end customer’s satisfaction. But rather than this understanding relating only to the content itself, at which Broadcasters have excelled for many decades, a D2C streaming service requires an understanding of satisfaction with the service – the quality of it, the ease of use, the style of use – which requires the right technology and a focused information-gathering approach. What should be done to achieve this all-important outcome?

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Synamedia Claims First Realtime 8K Encode Without CompromiseOctober 13th 2021 - 11:00 AM

Synamedia, the video technology firm spun out of Cisco in 2018, has claimed a world first by achieving real time encoding at full 8K resolution without any comprise over quality.

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Essential Guide: Cloud Workflow Intelligent OptimizationOctober 13th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Optimization gained from transitioning to the cloud isn’t just about saving money, it also embraces improving reliability, enhancing agility and responsiveness, and providing better visibility into overall operations.

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Flexible IP Monitoring - Part 1October 12th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Video, audio and metadata monitoring in the IP domain requires different parameter checking than is typically available from the mainstream monitoring tools found in IT. The contents of the data payload is less predictable and packet distribution more tightly defined leading to the need to use specialist media stream centric monitoring tools.

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