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PTP V2.1 – New Security & Monitoring For IP Broadcast Infrastructures - Part 1September 14th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Timing accuracy has been a fundamental component of broadcast infrastructures for as long as we’ve transmitted television pictures and sound. The time invariant nature of frame sampling still requires us to provide timing references with sub microsecond accuracy.

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The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt7) - ISPs And The Growth Of OTT VideoSeptember 8th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are experiencing significant growth in bandwidth consumption largely due to the uptake of OTT video services and the growth in numbers of connected devices per household. ISPs are therefore navigating the path of making successful investments in their networks that support OTT operators’ goals and consumers’ expectations.

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IP KVM - Delivering For Broadcasters - Part 2September 7th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In the last article in this series we looked at how KVM improves control, reliability, security and integration for multiple devices and cloud systems. In this article, we look at how latency is addressed so that users have the best quality of experience possible.

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Microphones: Part 5 - The Variable Directivity MicrophoneSeptember 1st 2021 - 09:00 AM

The variable directivity microphone is very popular for studio work. What goes on inside is very clever and not widely appreciated.

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IP KVM - Delivering For Broadcasters - Part 1August 31st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Having a collection of PCs and MACs stacked under a desk to facilitate the multitude of operational requirements not only proves difficult to operate but challenges our modern ideas around security and makes maintenance almost impossible.

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Digital Audio: Part 15 - FiltersAugust 30th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Digital filters are ubiquitous. That has happened because they have significant advantages over the technology they widely replaced.

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Live production in the cloud is allowing rights owners to produce content that would normally be cost prohibitive.

Live Cloud-Based Remote Production Slowly Gaining TractionAugust 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Although latency and resource coordination continue to challenge those considering cloud-based remote live production, the distributed architecture model is steadily gaining traction as a cost-effective alternate to hardware-based on-premise projects. To date this IT-centric architecture has not been deployed for high-profile productions like the Super Bowl or World Cup, but remote IP-video contribution, production and distribution has allowed second-tier sporting events to be televised globally whereas they might not be - due to cost and fully remote access - using traditional production methods.

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The OConsortium van was specifically designed for the Technology Tour by sponsor Accelerated Media. Photo courtesy Ocon Solutions.

NextGenTV Mid-2021 Progress And EventsAugust 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The count according to ATSC as of 10 August 2021 indicates NextGen TV is reaching 35% of all US households on 148 NextGenTV channels in 41 US markets. Another 8 markets are expected to sign on new NextGenTV channels by the end of summer 2021. 48 more markets are listed as ‘Coming Soon.”

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