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Core Insights - Esports - A New Prescription For BroadcastingJuly 28th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Moving to IP is allowing broadcasters to explore new working practices and mindsets. Esports has grown from IT disciplines and is moving to broadcast and has the potential to show new methods of working.

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Digital Audio: Part 14 - Disk Based EditingJuly 28th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Previously a basic record/play system using a hard drive was considered. This relied on a table linking time codes in the recording with physical addresses so that the drive would access audio data blocks in the right sequence slightly ahead of when they were needed. In that way a time base corrector could present the samples in an unbroken sequence at the correct sampling rate to a DAC. The mechanical timescale of a legacy medium such as tape or film has been replaced by a logical timescale.

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Core Insights - TDM Mesh Networks - A Simple Alternative To Leaf-Spine ST2110July 21st 2021 - 09:30 AM

IP is delivering unprecedented flexibility and scalability for broadcasters. But there is a price to pay for these benefits, namely, the complexity of the system increases significantly as we add more video and audio over IP.

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The DekTec Zond 265 can display various aspects of the EVC encoding structure such as prediction partitions on top of the decoded image.

DekTec Mid-Year UpdateJuly 19th 2021 - 09:30 AM

DekTec adjusts to new dynamics, technologies, and solutions in 2021.

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Thousands of eager NDI users, hungry for new NDI 5 Tools, have joined a growing release notification wait list.

Stand By For NDI 5July 19th 2021 - 09:00 AM

NDI Version 5 is loaded with highly anticipated new features and unseen capabilities, because it was announced a month ago and hasn’t been released yet.

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“Anything with a printed circuit board in it is likely looking at similar market dynamics.” Tim Shoulders, Grass Valley CEO and President.

Parts And Chip ShortagesJuly 15th 2021 - 09:00 AM

TV equipment manufacturers are doing what broadcasters do best: Creatively helping each other work through a difficult technical challenge.

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Monitoring An IP World - OTT - Part 2July 13th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In this second instalment of our extended article on monitoring in OTT and VOD, we take a look at the core infrastructure and discuss how to analyze systems to guarantee that video, audio and metadata is reliably delivered through network and CDN infrastructures to the home viewer.

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Microphones: Part 3 - Human Auditory SystemJuly 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

To get the best out of a microphone it is important to understand how it differs from the human ear.

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