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Moments before the South Hall exhibit doors opened on Monday morning at the 2018 NAB Show.

BEIT Paper Track: Recommendations for Professional Media Networking (PMN) March 28th 2019 - 01:00 PM

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.

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An ancient B&W 4:3 CRT TV was the modern

TV’s ‘Back to the Future’ Moment?March 7th 2019 - 12:05 PM

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?”

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More people are choosing to watch even major events on a small screen.

Streaming Competes with Broadcast at Super Bowl LIIIFebruary 1st 2019 - 12:05 PM

Thanks to improved streaming technology, a lot more fans are going to be watching the Super Bowl on mobile screens.

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The new Octopus News software lets users publish content to social platforms or websites directly.

Octopus Newsroom Shows Latest Software At BES ExpoJanuary 15th 2019 - 01:00 PM

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.

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Essential Guide: A Brief History of IPJuly 5th 2018 - 10:00 AM

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.

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Multiple computers can be accessed at the same time using KVM

Essential Guide: KVM for BroadcastingDecember 9th 2016 - 01:00 PM

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.

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