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The World Of OTT (Content Pt5) - How Devices Drive D2C StreamingJanuary 12th 2022 - 09:00 AM

One of the biggest challenges facing D2C streamers is the plethora of devices used for streaming content. These devices have an impact on content production, content delivery, content monetization, and customer management.

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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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Digital Audio: Part 19 - Reaching MaturityDecember 30th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In looking back at the brief history of digital audio there are a few salient points that may help us to see where the technology may go in the future.

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The World Of OTT (Infrastructure Pt10) – Improving OTT’s Sustainability With More JIT CapabilitiesDecember 28th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In order to be sustainable OTT services must be energy-efficient. As with other production processes, just in time (JIT) principles need to be maximised to find new and fundamental efficiencies for OTT content delivery.

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Microphones: Part 9 - The Science Of Stereo Capture & ReproductionDecember 21st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Here we look at the science of using a matched pair of microphones positioned as a coincident pair to capture stereo sound images.

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Grass Valley’s Agile Media Processing Platform will help orchestrate customers’ move to cloud-based operations.

Refocused Grass Valley Puts Cloud-Based AMPP At The Center Of Its UniverseDecember 15th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Back in the fall of 2020, several months after private equity firm Black Dragon Capital completed its acquisition of Grass Valley, it became apparent to the company’s management team that it had an unpolished jewel in the GV portfolio that needed attention. Given the virtualization changes, cost cutting and high demand for new content occurring within the industry, customers who served as beta testers told them, “this AMPP thing is going to change the industry.”

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A brave drone owner/operator provided exciting live action close-up shots that ramped up the TV magic. Graphics courtesy KRMS-TV.

Live OB TV: It’s A Magic Show - Part 2December 13th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Planning for any kind of live TV broadcasting starts with a ‘what-if?’ list. What if the power source fails? What if a key production person gets sick or hurt? What if broadband internet access becomes unstable? What are the chances for each ‘what-if?’ and what back-up alternatives fit the budget? The list should be as lengthy as it is easy to edit.

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Microphones: Part 8 - Audio VectorscopesDecember 3rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The audio vectorscope is an excellent tool for assuring quality in stereo sound production, because it makes the virtual sound image visible in the same way that a television vectorscope allows the color signals to be seen.

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