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Essential Guide:  Hybrid CDNApril 1st 2020 - 12:05 PM

OTT delivery continues to expand to meet the relentless growing consumer demand. This trend shows no chance of abating and technologists are continually looking to innovation to scale infrastructures accordingly. But what does it mean to scale OTT? Where is the infrastructure? And who owns it?

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Making Remote Mainstream:  Part 2 - Core InfrastructuresApril 2nd 2020 - 10:30 AM

In part-1 of this three-part series we discussed the benefits of Remote Production and some of the advantages it provides over traditional outside broadcasts. In this part, we look at the core infrastructure and uncover the technology behind this revolution.

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Three Sonifex AVN-CU2 commentator units were connected directly to the event’s network via the Dante audio-over-IP protocol.

Sonifex Supplies Commentary Units For 2019 Badminton World CupMarch 31st 2020 - 01:50 PM

Working with Japanese TV station, TV Asahi, South German television and film production company Schawa TV recently supplied three Sonifex AVN-CU2 commentator units at the 2019 Badminton World Cup, held in St. Jakobshalle, Switzerland.

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Making Remote Mainstream: Part 1 - Understanding The BenefitsMarch 25th 2020 - 12:05 PM

Recent international events have overtaken normality causing us to take an even closer look at how we make television. Physical isolation is greatly accelerating our interest in Remote Production, REMI and At-Home working, and this is more important now than it ever has been.

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Audio Levels - Part 1March 23rd 2020 - 01:00 PM

Superficially, level seems to be a simple subject: just a reading on a meter. In practice, there’s a lot more to it. Level matters because if it is wrong, sound quality can suffer, things can get damaged or cause interference and listeners complain because they have to keep adjusting the volume.

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New 4K lenses are encouraging users to adopt HDR production for its improved image quality.

4K Broadcast Lens Makers Focusing On HDR To Jumpstart AdoptionMarch 12th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The increasing use of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG) acquisition has not only improved signal quality on live sports and other telecasts, it has also helped the bottom line of those that make professional 4K lenses. Both visual and lab tests have shown that the superior quality of a 4K UHD lens helps even HD cameras look better, and that’s helping lens sales in a Broadcast market that—with the emergence of handheld, fixed lens (with 1/3 and ¼-inch sensors) camera models now used extensively in newsgathering—gets harder every day.

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Streaming 10-bit 4K, HDR/WCG and AI-streamlined post-production are trends to look for in the bonded cellular exhibits at the 2020 NAB Show.

Bonded Cellular At The 2020 NAB ShowMarch 10th 2020 - 01:00 PM

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

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Gravity Media has migrated to an IP-based workflow with Grass Valley gateway cards.

Gravity Media Migrates To IP Workflow For Live ProductionFebruary 18th 2020 - 11:00 AM

Gravity Media, a media services and equipment rental company in the U.K., is s using an open standards-based IP core built with IP gateway cards and multiviewers from Grass Valley and IP switches from Cisco to streamline the live production workflows of its clients and its own in-house applications.

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