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Physical distancing has changed how local TV programs are produced and it helps keep stations on the air.

How Does Your Station Compare?July 10th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Engineers and production crews help local TV stations maintain distancing and a sunny on-air personality.

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Data Recording: Reed-Solomon Error Correcting Codes - Part 21July 8th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The explosion in digital technology that led to Compact Discs, DVD, personal computers, digital cameras, the Internet and digital television broadcasting relies heavily on a small number of enabling technologies, one of which is the use of Reed-Solomon error correcting codes.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 3 - DASH-CMAF With HTTP/1.1 Chunked Transfer For Low LatencyJuly 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR segments are transferred conventionally using HTTP/1.0 transfers, where the client requests the whole segment and it is transferred using store-and-forward transfers, where all the data belonging to the transfer is buffered before sending. In order to start the transfer, the size of the segment needs to be known.

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The Sponsors Perspective: TAG Video Systems Introduces New Business Model For Broadcast TechnologyJuly 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

With the emergence of the cloud into the media production and delivery space, the broadcast and media industry must embrace an entirely new approach to acquiring and deploying technology. Large capital expenditures (CapEx) are increasingly being replaced by operating expense (OpEx) budgets that are more flexible and aligned with the operational requirements of broadcast facilities.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 2 - The Mechanics Of ABR DeliveryJune 29th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR delivery offers the prospect of automatic adaptation of bit rates to the prevailing network conditions. Since the client is aware of the set of available bit rates, it can determine, segment-by-segment, which is the optimal bit rate to use.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 1 - The Challenges To Be SolvedJune 22nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

Over-The-Top (OTT) started life as a means to deliver file-based assets for on-demand viewing, and most of its key characteristics echo that origin.

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Broadcasters Ready For 5G AdoptionJune 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Broadcasters are far more upbeat about the impact 5G mobile networks will have on their services than they were in the case of 4G when that was introduced around a decade ago.

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Intelsat wants to help close the digital divide in the U.S. and bring broadband services to rural areas with shared satellite capacity.

Intelsat Looks To Close Digital Divide In U.S.June 10th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Late last year, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to establish a 5G Fund, making $9 billion available to help mobile network operators (MNOs) deploy 4G and 5G mobile wireless services in hard-to-reach rural America. Some call these areas with sparse populations and/or rugged terrain the last 5 percent of the digital divide.

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