Software Integration

Understanding how to make different vendors software operate coherently is critical to achieving the smooth operation of real-time broadcast facilities, especially with the new emergence of IP infrastructures. Discover who is achieving this and how.

Recent Software Integration Content

Sound Devices MixPre 6 II.

32-Bit Float Files Promise A Revolution In Field RecordingSeptember 9th 2019 - 12:05 PM

Sound Devices has upgraded its MixPre line of portable audio mixer/recorders and Zoom will soon deliver its F6 mixer/recorder. Both have a revolutionary new feature: so much headroom that it no longer matters where the gain level is set during recording. Both explosive high and quiet volume signals can be recorded at full audio quality without touching a control.

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IBC 2019 Cloudy, Streaming and 8KSeptember 9th 2019 - 09:00 AM

In this thought-provoking missive, Gary Olson delivers his predictions and insights for IBC 2019.

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Secure IP Infrastructures For Broadcasters - Part 1 - Secure ServersAugust 29th 2019 - 10:00 AM

In this series of three articles, we investigate the underlying aspects of computer server design for high value security and 24-hour operation. In the first article we look at advanced server security, in the second article we understand how servers are controlled, and in the third article we gain a deeper understanding of virtualization and the benefits for secure operation.

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As Easy As Selling ApplesAugust 26th 2019 - 01:00 PM

In the late 1980s, after co-producing a six hour audio retrospective of the best radio work of Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre, I agreed to allow it to be played in its entirety over a major Los Angeles radio station. Yes, it was free to anyone who wanted to listen.

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User Interface of Zoom H1N.

Audio’s Magic Formula: Simplicity And Good Design August 22nd 2019 - 10:00 AM

If you’re like me, you are increasingly weary of poorly-designed electronic devices that waste your time and try your patience. Common items like car radios and washing machines — previously no brainers to operate — have become so needlessly complex in the digital era that they often leave me scratching my head in frustration. 

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Data Recording & Transmission - Part 12: The Optical Drive - Playback August 20th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Optical disks rely totally on the ability of the pickup to follow and focus on the data track. It is taken for granted that these mechanisms are phenomenally accurate, work at high speed despite being made at low cost and need no maintenance.

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ZombieLoad And Other Things That Go Bump In The NightAugust 16th 2019 - 12:05 PM

May 14, 2019 may not have seemed a particularly important date for those who edit and color grade on Mac’s and PC’s. But it was. By chance, that day I went looking for the May Windows 10 Feature Update (1903). I was surprised to find a scary warning about something I had never heard of: MDS.

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Data Recording: The Optical Drive - Part 11 August 7th 2019 - 09:00 AM

The optical disk has some useful characteristics that have allowed it to survive alongside magnetic media. John Watkinson takes a look.

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