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.
With fewer exhibits and smaller crowds, the 2022 NAB Show aisles were easier to navigate and exhibitors had more time to speak with visitors.
Many annual NAB Shows have become milestones in TV broadcasting history. The presence of the 2022 NAB Show marked the first Las Vegas NAB Show since 2019.
People visit NAB Shows for many reasons. Some are there to investigate and examine new solutions. Some are shopping with a budget ready to spend. Others visit to gather ideas and figures for next year’s budget. Many visit to accomplish all this and make time to learn the latest relevant information from the industry experts at BEIT Conferences.
The UK’s Glastonbury music festival is set to return this year as a physical event after two years online only, presenting an opportunity to assess how far streaming coverage of such large concerts has come since 2019.
Haivision Systems, developer of the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol for low latency streaming, has reached agreement to acquire Aviwest, a French specialist in live video contribution over bonded IP networks, for about €20 million.
A cloud-based workflow is no longer a “nice to have” for live news and sports broadcasting. Whether you adopt a hybrid model or a turnkey approach, the benefits of scale, cost, and flexibility can be realized in more or less any use case. Explore the questions you need to ask yourself to find the workflow that is right for you.
In the previous article in this series, we looked at the challenges of streaming media for broadcasters, and in this article, we look at how specialized CDNs designed specifically for broadcast television delivers a greatly improved streaming experience for viewers.
Media streaming over the internet is unique. Packet switched networks were never designed to deliver continuous and long streams of media but instead were built to efficiently process transactional and short bursts of data. The long streams of video and audio data are relentless in their network demands and to distribute them effectively requires the adoption of specialist CDNs.