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The Shows Go OnMay 14th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The current social and medical situation with lockdowns and distancing is unleashing new ideas at local TV stations. Some will become the new normal.

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Essential Guide: The Liberation Of Broadcast TechnologyMay 5th 2020 - 09:00 AM

For many years broadcasters have been working with static systems that are difficult to change and upgrade. Although we have video and audio routing, the often-tangled mess of jackfield patch-cords is testament to how flexible broadcast systems really need to be to meet the demands of modern program making.

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Cloud or remote, VFX workflows are still possible.

WFH: Tech Choices From Edit To ApprovalApril 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

You have two key choices for remote technologies: those that give you remote access into machines and devices at your facility or those based in the cloud. Depending on your needs it may be sensible to take a mixed approach.

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WFH: Baby Steps And Lasting LegacyApril 17th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Until very recently, the idea that editors and VFX artists could work remotely from one another seemed a far-off reality. Yet, Work From Home measures mean media companies have had to pivot overnight to a remote work setup. Content creation may never be the same again.

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Core Insights - Making Remote MainstreamApril 15th 2020 - 10:00 AM

Recent international events have overtaken normality causing us to take an even closer look at how we make television. Physical isolation is greatly accelerating our interest in Remote Production, REMI and At-Home working, and this is more important now than it ever has been.

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Differentiating Between Cloud And VirtualizationMarch 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There’s usually a bit of confusion when people talk about going to the cloud vs. virtualizing. While most cloud providers use virtual machine configurations to optimize their offerings, that’s not the same thing.

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The Road From CES Leads To NABMarch 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Following the myriad of transitions in media production and distribution, is a combination of new technologies that create media and ones that support the consumption of media. Since the creation of media is mostly intended for the audience, the technologies needed to create the media are pretty important even while the consumer has no idea what it takes.

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The Beginning Of A New DecadeFebruary 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

While I am not one to wax nostalgic, the last decade was a pretty exciting one in media technology. HD-SDI came into its own in the early aught (00) years, mobile and wireless media, OTT and streaming all became mainstream. IP and file based media production was introduced and standardized (SMPTE ST2110) however, let’s not forget 3G, 12G, 4K, 8K, UHD and HDR. Whew! Plus VR & AR, eSports and 3D (oops) and the world got cloudy.

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