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‘Real World IP’ Event Video Series: Part 3 - Daniel Boldt - MeinbergOctober 21st 2019 - 03:30 PM

Part 3 in our series of full length videos from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Daniel Boldt, Head of Software Development at Meinberg, uncovers the mysteries of PTP timing and discusses how it relates to broadcast television, the key components required, and how it forms the backbone of any ST2110 system.

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‘Real World IP’ Event Video Series: Part 1 – Introduction – Tony OrmeOctober 14th 2019 - 02:00 PM

In Part 1 of our series of full length videos from our one-day Real World IP seminar, hosted by The Broadcast Bridge and held at BAFTA in London, Tony Orme, Editor of The Broadcast Bridge, introduces the problem broadcast IP infrastructures solve, that is, to improve flexibility and scalability, resulting in reduced costs and improved workflows.

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Al Jazeera has been working hard to track down the source of the beoutQ piracy operation.

Al Jazeera Claims To Have Found Saudi Source Of beoutQ Piracy OperationOctober 10th 2019 - 10:00 AM

The claim by Qatar’s Al Jazeera news channel to have found the source in Saudi Arabia of the TV piracy group beoutQ has resonated around the world of pay TV and premium sports content.

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Essential Guide: Immersive Audio Pt 4 - Options And Tools For Production Of Live Immersive ContentSeptember 24th 2019 - 11:00 AM

In this fourth installment of the Immersive Audio series we investigate the production tools needed to produce live immersive content. Moving from channel-based output to object audio presents some interesting challenges as the complex audio image moves around in three-dimensional space.

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On-site workflows handled over 250,000 XML files corresponding to the participation of more than 1,000 players playing hundreds of matches.

Digital Signage At 2019 U.S. Open Displays More Than EverSeptember 11th 2019 - 04:00 PM

For fans attending the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament, it has become more than just watching the matches. It’s become a festive atmosphere outside the tennis venues, complete with food and sponsor booths that offer varying types of entertainment.

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Essential Guide: Live HDR Down-ConversionSeptember 9th 2019 - 01:50 PM

Live sports productions are the natural home for HDR. The increase in luminance latitude combined with extended color space delivers an immersive experience never before witnessed by the home viewer. But backwards compatibility must still be maintained for legacy SDR audiences.

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Production switchers are now being tasked with handling an ever-increasing number of sources that can stress switcher resources.

In Pursuit Of A Better Live Production SwitcherSeptember 4th 2019 - 01:00 PM

Like many critical professional equipment categories, live production switchers (“vision mixers” to many overseas) have undergone a transformation based largely around the implementation of software-defined features and multi-layered capabilities that allow the operator to do more. When EVS introduced its Dyvi switcher in 2017, it boasted a software-defined architecture - basically a software approach to utilizing GPU performance to manipulate and modify video streams - that offered users a brand-new approach to live production while promising to take them far beyond the limits of conventional hardware switcher design.

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Tennis is one sport pushing OTT distribution hard to expand revenues. Photo by Filip Mroz on Unsplash.

Sports Fans Last To Cut Cord But Flock To Smart Phones August 29th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Sports viewers are less likely to cut the cord than average yet consume more content on smart phones as well as on social media.

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