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NFL 2021

Tech + Media Predictions 2021 - Part 2January 13th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The industry experienced futureshock head-on in 2020. The impact will take a long time to unwind but it’s already clear that some changes will be profound and not all of them bad. In part 2 we look at what sports and sportscasters need to do to change the live experience to make money and AI’s growing role in the ecosystem.

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Streaming 10-bit 4K, HDR/WCG and AI-streamlined post-production are the trends to watch in 2020 bonded cellular.

Bonded Cellular Spring 2020 UpdateMay 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

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How To Be Creative In A World Of Fast Changing TechnologyAugust 2nd 2019 - 09:00 AM

Never in human history has it been easier to be a creative person when using video, audio or music production technology. All media-making gear is better and cheaper than it has ever been. Yet, that “blank slate” that has confronted all creative people for the ages remains unchanged.

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Blackmagic Design at NAB 2019May 6th 2019 - 09:00 AM

From an 8K switcher to a new 4.6K camera, you could hardly get through the packed Blackmagic Design exhibit to see its most talked about excitement, the new DaVinci Resolve 16.

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From Expando trailers to PTZs with off-site control rooms, 2019 promises to bring new live OB opportunities. Photo: TV Skyline GmbH.

A Broadcast Engineer’s Look Into the 2019 Crystal BallJanuary 2nd 2019 - 09:00 AM

Is the consumer electronics paradigm shift changing the soul of TV viewing? What role does broadcast TV play?

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Left to right: Kuniaki Takahashi (translator). Masao Eriguchi,  Mauricio Aracena,  Jay Turcot,  Marcus Kuehne.

Entertainment Enablement - Part IIOctober 23rd 2018 - 12:30 PM

The Entertainment Enablement session at SMPTE 2018 presented a wide spectrum of technologies that could enhance time spent in the driverless cars of the future.

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Can Artificial Intelligence Create Low-Light Images Without Noise?May 23rd 2018 - 10:00 AM

Noise is found in all imaging systems, but it becomes particularly challenging in low light. High ISO can be used to increase brightness, but it also amplifies noise. Post-processing can be applied, but it does not resolve the low signal-to-noise ratio due to low photon counts. Is artificial intelligence the answer to clean low-light images?

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This year’s NAB Show attracted fewer people but a wide range of useful technology was in abundance.

2018 NAB Show Highlights Complex State of the IndustryApril 18th 2018 - 12:30 PM

Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because of this tricky scenario, the NAB’s annual convention was bristling with technology that helps create content easier, in a highly collaborative way, to spread the expense and manpower.

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