Recent Software Integration Content

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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The Liberation Of Broadcast Technology - Part 2July 27th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Building optimized systems that scale to meet peak demand delivers broadcast facilities that are orders of magnitude more efficient than their static predecessors. In part 2 of this series, we investigate how this can be achieved.

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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 Liberation Of Broadcast Technology - Part 1July 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

For many years broadcasters have been working with static systems that are difficult to change and upgrade. This two part series explores the unfolding of a more elastic future based on COTS hardware and flexible licensing.

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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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Timing: Part 4 - Analog TelevisionJuly 8th 2021 - 09:00 AM

One of the earliest and most widespread applications of synchronizing was in television.

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Monitoring An IP World - OTT - Part 1July 6th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Monitoring has always been the engineers’ best friend as it turns apparent chaos into order and helps us understand what is going on deep inside a system to deliver high-quality pictures and sound. As OTT continues to play a more prominent role, the need to monitor internet distribution systems is becoming increasingly compelling.

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