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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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The CAST.ERA’s Mobile Edge Compute Platform is designed to provide a local station edge solution for data carrier network interruptions.

Discussing Playout And Automation In 2022 With Mike Kralec At Sinclair BroadcastJanuary 6th 2022 - 09:00 AM

“There will never be an option where the network is so resilient that you don’t need a backup plan.” Mike Kralec, SBG.

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Centralized monitoring of real time content assures that errors are caught quickly, improving content integrity. Courtesy Interra Systems.

Monitoring New Ways To BroadcastJanuary 5th 2022 - 09:00 AM

IP monitoring differs from SDI and AES due to the abstraction of the video, audio and metadata essence leading to new methods of measuring and monitoring levels and timing.

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ATSC: Boosting The Future Of 3.0December 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) recently announced the release of a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for Broadcast Core Network technologies to enhance the ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard. The project is on a fast track, with initial responses due by December 31, 2021. Could Broadcast Core Networking be a new license for TV broadcasters to print money?

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All 2021 NAB Show attendees and participants are required to provide proof of vaccination.

The Leading Edge Cuts Both Ways September 10th 2021 - 09:00 AM

An October NAB Show in Las Vegas feels about as awkward as forgetting to bring business cards.

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The OConsortium van was specifically designed for the Technology Tour by sponsor Accelerated Media. Photo courtesy Ocon Solutions.

NextGenTV Mid-2021 Progress And EventsAugust 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The count according to ATSC as of 10 August 2021 indicates NextGen TV is reaching 35% of all US households on 148 NextGenTV channels in 41 US markets. Another 8 markets are expected to sign on new NextGenTV channels by the end of summer 2021. 48 more markets are listed as ‘Coming Soon.”

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“Anything with a printed circuit board in it is likely looking at similar market dynamics.” Tim Shoulders, Grass Valley CEO and President.

Parts And Chip ShortagesJuly 15th 2021 - 09:00 AM

TV equipment manufacturers are doing what broadcasters do best: Creatively helping each other work through a difficult technical challenge.

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Sometimes people say they have NextGen TV all figured out. To create a business, you have to have it all figured out. It is called posturing

ATSC 3.0 Progress UpdateMay 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Digital TV broadcasting technologies continue evolving, but the industry’s goals can become a moving target when demands unexpectedly change.

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