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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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NAB Show exhibits always impress visitors, starting in the LVCC lobby. Photo courtesy NAB.

2022 NAB Show Review, Part 2May 2nd 2022 - 09:00 AM

With fewer exhibits and smaller crowds, the 2022 NAB Show aisles were easier to navigate and exhibitors had more time to speak with visitors.

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NAB exhibits opened at 10 a.m. on Sunday. It wasn’t the usual heathy 100,000+ crowd, but it was an excited and healthy 52,000. Courtesy NAB.

2022 NAB Show Review, Part 1April 29th 2022 - 12:30 PM

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.

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If you find color bars more intriguing than talent on a set, you need to attend the SBE Ennes Workshop and BEIT Conference sessions.

NAB 22 BEIT Conferences Detail TV Engineering ProgressApril 20th 2022 - 09:00 AM

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.

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Intelligent CDN For Broadcasters - Part 2February 25th 2022 - 09:00 AM

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.

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Intelligent CDN For Broadcasters - Part 1February 18th 2022 - 09:00 AM

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.

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Predicting what

Managing 2022January 10th 2022 - 09:30 AM

The new year is a time to ponder the past and muse about the future. In the past, nearly each technical device needed to produce broadcast TV cost more than building a new house, was as huge as it was heavy, and made pictures nobody would accept today. About 20 years ago, many analog TV stations were launching their DTV stations. Today, US TV stations are launching ATSC 3.0. Can you imagine what TV broadcasters will be doing in 2042?

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The CAST.ERA’s Mobile Edge Compute Platform is designed to provide a local station edge solution for data carrier network interruptions.

Discussing Playout And Automation In 2022 With Mike Kralec At Sinclair BroadcastJanuary 6th 2022 - 09:00 AM

“There will never be an option where the network is so resilient that you don’t need a backup plan.” Mike Kralec, SBG.

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The Sponsors Perspective: Video Streaming Strategies & Challenges In A Rapidly Changing EnvironmentJanuary 5th 2022 - 09:30 AM

Entertainment over the internet has gained significant traction over the last years. For this reason, companies have developed new business models in order to retain customers, by meeting their emerging needs and studying the behavior patterns of online streaming consumption.

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