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IBC 2019 Cloudy, Streaming and 8KSeptember 9th 2019 - 09:00 AM

In this thought-provoking missive, Gary Olson delivers his predictions and insights for IBC 2019.

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Secure IP Infrastructures For Broadcasters - Part 1 - Secure ServersAugust 29th 2019 - 10:00 AM

In this series of three articles, we investigate the underlying aspects of computer server design for high value security and 24-hour operation. In the first article we look at advanced server security, in the second article we understand how servers are controlled, and in the third article we gain a deeper understanding of virtualization and the benefits for secure operation.

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The IP Showcase Theatre has been a popular event at past IBC conferences.

IP Showcase At 2019 IBC Provides Road Map To The Data Packet-Based FutureAugust 27th 2019 - 11:00 AM

For many broadcasters and digital media facilities making (or considering) the move to all-IP infrastructures, the IP Showcase at the IBC Show has been a highly anticipated gathering. Attendees annually participate in product demonstrations and educational seminars that provide a road map of what others have done and also what possibilities are available to create and distribute content over an Ethernet network.

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Data Recording & Transmission - Part 12: The Optical Drive - Playback August 20th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Optical disks rely totally on the ability of the pickup to follow and focus on the data track. It is taken for granted that these mechanisms are phenomenally accurate, work at high speed despite being made at low cost and need no maintenance.

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If you can’t beat them join them: the BBC has been co-producing content with Netflix.

UK Regulator Urges Review Of Public Service Broadcasting As Streaming GainsAugust 19th 2019 - 10:00 AM

UK media regulator Ofcom is calling for a review of public service broadcasting in the light of its report finding rapid growth in streaming viewing, especially among Millennials.

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Building On IP COTSAugust 14th 2019 - 12:30 PM

Transitioning to IP improves flexibility and scalability, both of which are achievable using COTS IT equipment. But can COTS solve every challenge? Or does broadcasting still have some unique and more demanding requirements that need further attention? In this article, we look deeper into the specifics of IP networks for broadcasting.

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Data Recording: The Optical Drive - Part 11 August 7th 2019 - 09:00 AM

The optical disk has some useful characteristics that have allowed it to survive alongside magnetic media. John Watkinson takes a look.

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AT&T provided the 5G video infrastructure, while Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phones were dispersed throughout the crowd to shoot the action in HD.

Latest 5G Tests Show The Promise Of Supercharged Wireless DistributionAugust 5th 2019 - 01:50 PM

Production companies and various sports channels (and leagues) in the U.S. and abroad have been eager to test the new generation of 5G equipment in an effort to take advantage of its promised lower-latency, ultra-fast speeds, and enhanced capacity. Although compatible consumer phones and the required network infrastructure to support millimeter wave (AT&T’s “5G+”) technology is not yet widely deployed, a number of successful tests have been conducted that show its promise.

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