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Internet delivery is playing an influential role in delivering programs. For viewers to have the best quality of experience, engineers and technologists must expand their understanding to appreciate the intricacies of computer networks & internet delivery.

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All 2021 NAB Show attendees and participants are required to provide proof of vaccination.

The Leading Edge Cuts Both Ways September 10th 2021 - 09:00 AM

An October NAB Show in Las Vegas feels about as awkward as forgetting to bring business cards.

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SSIMWAVE is the latest to join the SRT Alliance founded by Haivision and Wowza.

SSIMWAVE And Veset Strengthen Secure Reliable Transport Ecosystem September 1st 2021 - 09:00 AM

The Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) low latency streaming protocol has become more appealing for OTT service providers with the addition of viewer experience monitoring and further playout capabilities.

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This year’s Olympics was available to MVPD subscribers in captivating 4K UHD HDR with embedded Dolby Atmos immersive sound.

Bringing The Olympic Games Home In An Innovative, Automated WayAugust 27th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Sitting at home watching the Olympics 400m Women’s hurdles final live on NBC’s 4K HDR channel, home audiences were captivated by the sweat and effort displayed on screen with immersive sound of the runners’ feet hitting the track. Viewers thousands of miles away could be excused for thinking they had the best seat in the Japan National Stadium. The live 4K HDR broadcast of NBC’s primetime show throughout the Games were an extrasensory experience unlike any previous Olympics telecasts.

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Growth in streaming OTT delivery is changing the business realities of broadcast television production, playout and content distribution.

Grass Valley’s Scalable FutureAugust 23rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

New, in-cloud, pay-per-use business models offer new advantages to occasional REMI, field reporting, remote event production and similar content producers and distributors with a better business model to remain competitive and profitable without huge ongoing capital investments.

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CDNs are much more complex in practice than the simple diagrams used to depict them.

CDN Alliance Formed To Address Common IP Transport ChallengesAugust 19th 2021 - 09:00 AM

A new non-profit group is about to launch for the CDN (Content Delivery Network) industry, aiming to provide more consistent media transport with greater resilience against the outages that have recently afflicted some of the world’s major CDN providers.

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Grass Valley’s Media Universe could be the answer to broadcasters’ revenue challenges.

Grass Valley Getting “Creative” To Navigate Disruptive TimesAugust 5th 2021 - 11:00 AM

The pressure to extract more revenue from ever shrinking budgets, due to expensive content rights contracts, is causing Broadcasters to re-evaluate—and in many cases reduce—how they spend their money on production tools and infrastructure. Recognizing this, live production technology providers like Grass Valley are getting “creative” in how they sell their products and cloud-native systems.

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Moscow State University stages one of the most prestigious international codec competitions.

Chinese Codecs Tipped For Success In Latest Russian CompetitionJuly 29th 2021 - 09:00 AM

China’s video codecs stole the show at last year’s prestigious annual competition staged by Moscow State University and are tipped to do so again this year.

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The DVB Project Office is located in the European Broadcasting Union headquarters in Geneva.

DVB Selects AV1 With AVS3 And VVC As Candidate Codecs For StandardizationJuly 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) Project has selected three candidate codecs for inclusion in its standards and is conducting tests on each for technical compliance before developing draft specifications.

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