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NAB exhibits opened at 10 a.m. on Sunday. It wasn’t the usual heathy 100,000+ crowd, but it was an excited and healthy 52,000. Courtesy NAB.

2022 NAB Show Review, Part 1April 29th 2022 - 12:30 PM

Many annual NAB Shows have become milestones in TV broadcasting history. The presence of the 2022 NAB Show marked the first Las Vegas NAB Show since 2019.

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The Super Bowl LV EFC staff will check-in, label and confirm that RF devices won

RF At Super Bowl LVFebruary 4th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The #1 rule of live broadcasting is that things tend to fail at the worst possible time. The greater the ratings, the more likely something highly unlikely but mission-critical will fail, broadcast RF and wireless communication systems included. Count on it.

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The Sponsors Perspective: How 5GHz Boosts Digital Wireless Intercom In Broadcast ApplicationsFebruary 14th 2020 - 10:39 AM

Development of new technology and moving to the newly available 5GHz spectrum continue to expand the creative and technical possibilities for audio across live performance and broadcast productions.

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Essential Guide: Improving Comms With 5GHzJanuary 15th 2020 - 01:00 PM

As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology grows, the 2.4GHz band is becoming saturated.

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AT&T provided the 5G video infrastructure, while Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phones were dispersed throughout the crowd to shoot the action in HD.

Latest 5G Tests Show The Promise Of Supercharged Wireless DistributionAugust 5th 2019 - 01:50 PM

Production companies and various sports channels (and leagues) in the U.S. and abroad have been eager to test the new generation of 5G equipment in an effort to take advantage of its promised lower-latency, ultra-fast speeds, and enhanced capacity. Although compatible consumer phones and the required network infrastructure to support millimeter wave (AT&T’s “5G+”) technology is not yet widely deployed, a number of successful tests have been conducted that show its promise.

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From Expando trailers to PTZs with off-site control rooms, 2019 promises to bring new live OB opportunities. Photo: TV Skyline GmbH.

A Broadcast Engineer’s Look Into the 2019 Crystal BallJanuary 2nd 2019 - 09:00 AM

Is the consumer electronics paradigm shift changing the soul of TV viewing? What role does broadcast TV play?

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