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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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Essential Guide: Monitoring An IP World - OTTMay 19th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Monitoring has always been the engineers’ best friend as it turns apparent chaos into order and helps us understand what is going on deep inside a system to deliver high-quality pictures and sound. As OTT continues to play a more prominent role, the need to monitor internet distribution systems is becoming increasingly compelling.

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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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The Sponsors Perspective: Reaching OTT At Scale - Pitfalls And OpportunitiesMay 13th 2020 - 11:30 AM

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. In this sponsors perspective, Ryan Nicometo, SVP of Product for Vecima, presents the OTT Scale – Maturity Quadrant to help decision makers clearly see the potential technical challenges and opportunities to meet the demands of OTT delivery.

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Sky with its reliance on live sports has suffered during lockdown.

Winners And Losers In Lockdown Video Lottery May 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The first set of quarterly financial results during the lockdown has given the clearest indication yet of what impact the crisis is having on sectors and individual companies in the video services and broadcasting sector, with a stark divide between winners and losers, but with all players affected in some way.

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Some upgrades to support 32 kW TPO were made to the KMSS RF transmission line inside the building,

Anatomy Of A Megawatt UpgradeMay 8th 2020 - 09:00 AM

KMSS lights up a new liquid-cooled transmitter system with just 30 days to TV’s most-watched event.

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Core Insights - Operating An IP Broadcast FacilityMay 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Whether we’re routing signals or remotely operating equipment, the need for reliable system control is one of the most important aspects of a broadcast facility. But as we migrate to IP, some of the working practices we took for granted with SDI operation don’t necessarily transfer and this is most evident in signal routing.

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