Recent Content

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.

Read more

If you find color bars more intriguing than talent on a set, you need to attend the SBE Ennes Workshop and BEIT Conference sessions.

NAB 22 BEIT Conferences Detail TV Engineering ProgressApril 20th 2022 - 09:00 AM

People visit NAB Shows for many reasons. Some are there to investigate and examine new solutions. Some are shopping with a budget ready to spend. Others visit to gather ideas and figures for next year’s budget. Many visit to accomplish all this and make time to learn the latest relevant information from the industry experts at BEIT Conferences.

Read more

Korean Broadcasters, like their U.S. counterparts, are developing a way to send NextGen TV signals to mobile devices with zero latency.

5G-MEC Helps Propagate NextGen TV Signals For Mobile Broadcasting And OTT In KoreaApril 5th 2022 - 09:00 AM

With help from their U.S. counterparts at Sinclair Broadcasting Group (SBG), the second-largest television station operator in the U.S., South Korean broadcasters are working on a terrestrial ultra-high-definition (UHD) 4K broadcasting network to be deployed in 2023. It’s all part of a state project that is being funded by SK Telecom, a top mobile carrier in Seoul, and supported by Cast.era, a joint venture between the Korean mobile carrier and Sinclair.

Read more

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?

Read more

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.”

Read more

The GatesAir Maxiva StreamAssure provides channel details for IP, TS, audio, video and RF stream capture.

Remote RF Monitoring Over IPJuly 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

Remote broadcast transmitters were once logged and controlled from studios over a standard telephone line, and monitored on a consumer TV. The alarm was the GM calling the Master Control Red Phone.

Read more

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.

Read more

Signals from WGME

Remote RF System Monitoring Over IPMarch 25th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Digital technology is changing how and where some mission-critical TV RF engineering work can be performed.

Read more