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Cellphone Apps Put Control And Monitoring In The Palm Of Your HandNovember 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Due to the flexibility and virtually unlimited access of the Internet Protocol, manufacturers of broadcast and production equipment have for years provided customers with the remote ability, via an HTML 5 browser interface, to monitor and control hardware devices via a smart phone, tablet or laptop. Vendors have now begun to take that access one step further and have developed dedicated applications for mobile phones—which have been optimized for the reduced scale of a phone screen—that put this control in the palm of your hand.

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Timing: Part 8 - Light SpeedNovember 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The finite speed of light, and indeed of all communication has various impacts on broadcasting.

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Sony continues to have the industry’s largest camera portfolio but has expanded into deploying and managing a variety of IP architectures.

Sony Live Production Portfolio Now Supports IP Workflows And MoreOctober 29th 2021 - 09:00 AM

While cameras continue to be its forte’, Sony’s most recent virtual press conference made it abundantly clear that the company has gone to considerable lengths over the past few years to emerge as a comprehensive solutions provider that is no longer just helping customers make pretty pictures. Sharing those files, collaborative workflows and remote production are all part of the portfolio now.

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Timing: Part 7 - Characteristics Of Light October 1st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Practically all communication, including broadcasting, relies totally on electromagnetic waves that may be radiated far and wide from transmitters or guided along wires, waveguides or optical fibers.

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Numerous field tests have proven the reliability of real-time remote HD acquisition over a 5G connection.

EU-Funded Group Looking To Productize 5G For Broadcast Production And DistributionSeptember 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

For the past year an international group of technology companies, funded by the European Union (EU), has been looking into the use of 5G technology to streamline live and studio production in the hopes of distributing more content to (and from) viewers faster and more efficiently. Due to the restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus, most of the work thus far has been completed remotely.

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Timing: Part 6 - SynchronizationSeptember 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The need for synchronization rears its head in so many different endeavors that it has to be accepted as one of the great enabling technologies.

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Japan Carries Torch For 8K At Tokyo 2020 OlympicsAugust 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is giving Japan the perfect stage for showing off the quality of 8K broadcasting, even if the Games are a year late and muted in their impact by the lack of crowds and controversy over staging them at all at a time of a Covid-19 surge in the country. It is the chance for the country and especially its national broadcaster NHK, which has long championed the cause, to convince other countries that they should consider adopting this high resolution 4320 x7680 format despite its huge toll on bandwidth and storage.

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Timing: Part 5 - NTSC Frame RatesAugust 5th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The conversion of monochrome TV to color was quite a trick, but it came at a cost.

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