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Essential Guide:  Hybrid CDNApril 1st 2020 - 12:05 PM

OTT delivery continues to expand to meet the relentless growing consumer demand. This trend shows no chance of abating and technologists are continually looking to innovation to scale infrastructures accordingly. But what does it mean to scale OTT? Where is the infrastructure? And who owns it?

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Making Remote Mainstream:  Part 2 - Core InfrastructuresApril 2nd 2020 - 10:30 AM

In part-1 of this three-part series we discussed the benefits of Remote Production and some of the advantages it provides over traditional outside broadcasts. In this part, we look at the core infrastructure and uncover the technology behind this revolution.

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Making Remote Mainstream: Part 1 - Understanding The BenefitsMarch 25th 2020 - 12:05 PM

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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Audio Levels - Part 1March 23rd 2020 - 01:00 PM

Superficially, level seems to be a simple subject: just a reading on a meter. In practice, there’s a lot more to it. Level matters because if it is wrong, sound quality can suffer, things can get damaged or cause interference and listeners complain because they have to keep adjusting the volume.

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TV ratings and results depend on a fickle audience one twitch away from virtually walking out.

The V In TV Stands For ViewersMarch 23rd 2020 - 09:00 AM

What’s the difference between a video and TV? A video without an audience is still a video. TV without an audience is a disaster.

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In Video Production, Lighting Is Where Science Meets ArtMarch 20th 2020 - 09:00 AM

If there is a departure point from science to art in video production, it’s the control and quality of light. Creative manipulation of light can generate stunning images from an iPhone, while poor lighting can cripple even the most expensive, state-of-the art cinema camera.

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Creating High Impact Video With Stereo SoundMarch 19th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There is a simple way — without spending a lot of money — for small scale video producers to gain a significant advantage in production value over many broadcast competitors. It involves audio — the part of every video production that offers the highest impact with viewers.

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The Big KiboshMarch 18th 2020 - 01:00 PM

In the end, it will be impossible to know if we overreacted or did too much, but it will be quite apparent if we under reacted or did too little. - Anonymous

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