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Leveraging AI and machine learning, the MPAI hopes to improve coding efficiency beyond what EVC can do.

Improving Compression Efficiency With AIApril 23rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

A group of international technology vendors and broadcasters is working on developing and implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) standards to improve video coding. Calling itself MPAI (Moving Picture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence) they believe that machine learning can improve efficiency of the existing Enhanced Video Coding standard by about 25 percent.

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The tweaking tool has been replaced by privileges, passwords and settings.

ATSC 3.0: Right Place, Right TimeApril 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Many people and cultures celebrate special New Year dates. Organizations designate fiscal years. Broadcasters traditionally mark their new technology year mid-April, at annual NAB Shows. Old habits die hard.

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Apple’s M1 ARM For Broadcast Infrastructure Applications: Part 2April 7th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In part 2 of this investigation, we look at why Apple’s new M1 processor benefits broadcasters.

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Apple’s M1 ARM For Broadcast Infrastructure Applications: Part 1March 22nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

Apple’s M1-based MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini have been the focus of computer news for the last half-year because of their surprisingly high-performance.

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2021 HPA Tech Retreat Goes Virtual On Remote Production And MoreMarch 10th 2021 - 09:00 AM

As one of the last industry events to be held in person last year, the HPA Tech Retreat is going virtual for this year’s gathering of an elite group of broadcasters, production, and post-production professionals. The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) holds this event every year and it has become one of the most anticipated networking and technology showcase events of the entire calendar.

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By mandating Audio Description in addition to traditional captioning, the FCC is making video programming more accessible.

FCC Expands Caption Mandate As Automated Processing Takes Center StageFebruary 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

On October 27, 2020 The Federal Communications Commission issued an order to expand its captioning mandate for broadcasters to include audio description requirements for 40 designated market areas (DMAs) over the next four years. The move came after the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) directed stations in the top 60 DMAs to provide what it calls “described programming.”

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Isn’t it surreal not planning for an April week in Las Vegas at the NAB Show this year?

TV Leaps Into 2021 At Virtual CESJanuary 28th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In modern consumer electronics history, every new year begins with an early January Consumer Electronics Show, followed by the April NAB Show, both in Las Vegas. Significant new home and broadcast video and audio technologies are often rolled out at both shows, targeted for near-opposite markets wanting to enjoy or produce lots of TV. With no physical exhibits since CES 2020, manufacturers are struggling to impress virtual visitors and reporters with better and larger images with what they can see on their local computer screens.

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Object-based audio mixing creates a multi-dimensional experience for the viewer that moves around you like sound would in real life.

Object-Based Audio Mixing: A New Way To Personalized ListeningJanuary 18th 2021 - 09:00 AM

With the advent of immersive audio mixing using codecs like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X (the successor to DTS HD) professionals now have the ability to create interactive, personalized, scalable and immersive content by representing it as a set of individual assets together with metadata describing their relationships and associations.

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