The speed and reliability of the internet has made it possible for broadcasters to use it as a cost-effective low-latency contribution link. A Monday afternoon BEIT session will explain what’s being done to make the internet perform best for broadcasters.
Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with it?”
Thanks to improved streaming technology, a lot more fans are going to be watching the Super Bowl on mobile screens.
At the BES Expo in New Delhi, Octopus Newsroom will introduce the latest version of its on-air and on-line news-publishing platform, featuring an expanded range of task-specific modules.
This Essential Guide, “A Brief History of IP,” is far more than a look back at internet protocol (IP) technology. Rather, author and technology consultant, Tony Orme has created a reference guide filled with the precise kind of information about IP systems media engineers wished they had, but mostly do not.
Copyright infringement is a big problem for broadcasters transmitting Hollywood block buster films. Compromising film revenues, unscrupulous staff can easily copy films to USB disc drives and distribute them illegally on BitTorents and other public distribution systems.