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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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AMWA’s work on NMOS is helping simply complex workflows.

AMWA Focuses Its NMOS Sights On Remote Device ControlNovember 4th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) is reporting good progress on using the Networked Media Open Specification (NMOS) protocol developed by the group to precisely identify, control and manage devices on an IP network in a highly automated way.

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AIMS is helping professionals solve video (and audio) over IP networking issues and promote interoperability between member companies.

IP Oktoberfest 2021 Reports On The Latest In IP NetworkingOctober 21st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Despite Zoom fatigue, one thing that can be said for some of the more recent online industry gatherings is that they are bringing people together in a highly focused and some say more productive way. After nearly two years of such virtual conferences, organizers have learned what works for attendees and what does not. Attendees themselves have also learned what programs work best for them and what don’t.

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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The tweaking tool has been replaced by privileges, passwords and settings.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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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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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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The NAB Show has always been the platform for observing the future on exhibit today.

The NAB That Wasn’tMarch 30th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Due to the medical emergency the country now finds itself in, this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas was postponed to later this year. If it had happened, the main themes of artificial intelligence (AI), high dynamic range (HDR) acquisition and remote production would have all been front and center, but several other technologies that bring new efficiencies in studio production and content distribution would’ve also been spotlighted.

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