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Essential Guide: IP KVM – Delivering For BroadcastersJanuary 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Having a collection of PCs and MACs stacked under a desk to facilitate the multitude of operational requirements not only proves difficult to operate but challenges our modern ideas around security and makes maintenance almost impossible.

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The new A_UHD features 1,024 channels of mc²-grade processing algorithms, monitoring matrices and support for immersive audio.

Lawo Offers New Licensing Model For Ultra High Density IP Processing EngineDecember 23rd 2020 - 10:30 AM

Lawo has introduced the next generation of its AUHD Core signal processing engine that allows users to remotely access and control its mc² series of audio mixing consoles in a distributed infrastructure—whether that be in a production facility or on site, far away. The new AUHD (for Ultra High Density) Core Phase II adds new software that facilitates a SaaS licensing model for permanent or temporary usage.

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Essential Guide: Protecting Premium Content OTT & VOD DistributionDecember 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

The complexity of modern OTT and VOD distribution has increased massively in recent years. The adoption of internet streaming gives viewers unparalleled freedom to consume their favorite live and pre-recorded media when they want, where they want, and how they want. But these opportunities have also presented content owners with unfortunate challenges, typically piracy and overcoming illegal content copying.

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Loudness units relative to full scale (LUF) is the most accurate way to measure the audio level of a program or commercial.

AES Tackles Online Content LoudnessNovember 5th 2020 - 09:00 AM

It was on December 13, 2011 that the Federal Communications Committee (FCC, the governmental body that oversees TV broadcasting in the U.S.), along with many irritated consumers, had had enough and decided to do something about the often times huge disparity in the audio level of commercials versus program content. This was after the U.S. congress passed the Calm Act bill on September 29, 2010.

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Notre Dame stadium.  Photo credit Andy Fuller.

The Sponsors Perspective: Notre Dame’s IP-Based Campus Crossroads ProjectOctober 20th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Here, we take a look at the landmark installation at the University of Notre Dame that highlights one of the biggest advantages of IP-based systems - flexibility. In the past networks have required a lot of cables and interconnections, today, a single cable can deliver every signal to any endpoint in real time, and with outstanding quality, and robustness.

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MediorNet MicroN nodes in Riedel’s IP Laboratory.

The Sponsors Perspective: Manage Standardized Connections For Essences/Network Flows - ST2110/AES67October 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

With the release of the core parts of the SMPTE ST 2110 suite, the confusion around different transport standards for audio and video over IP is settled. However, the adoption of these solutions for day-to-day use is still far from easy. While there are more and more pure IP facilities and OB trucks now in service, they take significant time to set up and are only practical when a single vendor interface is used.

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The Sponsors Perspective: The Paths To Streaming Distribution - A Tale Of Two OTT Use CasesOctober 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The consumer video market is growing fiercely competitive between content creators and content aggregators and OTT live and OTT VOD formats are growing increasingly fragmented. Consumers are benefiting from the tremendous choice of content and sources for that content while their tolerance for a negative Quality of Experience (QoE) continues to fall. Providers find themselves in the stark reality of having to balance getting to market faster, with greater unit cost efficiencies and with persistent QoE.

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KABB Chief Meteorologist Alex Garcia on air from his living room green-screen wall.

KABB’s Chief Meteorologist Shares His Successful Broadcasting From Home FormulaOctober 2nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

When the pandemic began shutting down TV stations in the spring of this year, journalists and producers were left to figure out how to work from home and set up technical systems they were very unfamiliar with. In many cases panic set in.

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