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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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Sinclair’s Broadcast App ExplainedApril 29th 2021 - 09:00 AM

A NextGen TV Broadcast App can make an exciting first impression because it immediately stands out when a NextGen TV is tuned to an ATSC 3.0 station broadcasting the app. The Sinclair Broadcast App is the first TV Broadcast App to be deployed.

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The tweaking tool has been replaced by privileges, passwords and settings.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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Unusually harsh winter weather has not slowed the ATSC 3.0 rollout.

Optimizing The Future Of ATSC 3.0March 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The FCC’s recent Report and Order supporting Distributed Television Systems (DTS) is yet another reason for broadcasters to be excited about ATSC 3.0’s new revenue potential.

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Most retired engineers I’ve known loved every minute of it but never came back unless free food was involved.

The Trouble With TV March 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

TV stations are great places to work, and talented technical people like the stability. The longer they work at a station, the more difficult they are to replace when they retire.

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