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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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Digital Audio - Part 1June 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

It seems almost superfluous today to specify that audio is digital because most audio capture, production and distribution today is done numerically. This was not always the case and at one time audio was primarily done without the help of numbers and the term digital audio was introduced to distinguish the new technology from what went before.

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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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Audio Levels - Part 5June 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There is level and then there is loudness. Neither can be measured absolutely, but by adopting standardized approaches it is possible to have measurements that are useful.

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Essential Guide: Advertising, Regionalization & PersonalizationJune 9th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Technical advances in regionalization and personalization for Ad insertion are helping broadcasters leverage revenues from OTT and VOD. Improved granularity in distribution facilitates refined targeting of advertising giving broadcasters and advertisers unprecedented access to discerning viewers.

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Streaming 10-bit 4K, HDR/WCG and AI-streamlined post-production are the trends to watch in 2020 bonded cellular.

Bonded Cellular Spring 2020 UpdateMay 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

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Essential Guide: OTT (or is it ABR?)May 26th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Program delivery to mobile devices and smart televisions has fueled the growth for internet delivery. But one of the challenges broadcasters and media content providers face is that the internet was never originally designed to stream large amounts of video and audio with virtually no dropout or latency.

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Audio Levels - Part 4May 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There are two basic reasons to know the level of an audio signal. One of these is more technical and one of them is more subjective.

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