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The Sponsors Perspective: Social Revolution Highlights Need For Effective Media MonitoringJuly 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

When broadcast TV was the only media consumption option available to consumers – video monitoring was regarded as a luxury. Today it is seen as an essential requirement in all forms of media content delivery.

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Physical distancing has changed how local TV programs are produced and it helps keep stations on the air.

How Does Your Station Compare?July 10th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Engineers and production crews help local TV stations maintain distancing and a sunny on-air personality.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 3 - DASH-CMAF With HTTP/1.1 Chunked Transfer For Low LatencyJuly 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR segments are transferred conventionally using HTTP/1.0 transfers, where the client requests the whole segment and it is transferred using store-and-forward transfers, where all the data belonging to the transfer is buffered before sending. In order to start the transfer, the size of the segment needs to be known.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 2 - The Mechanics Of ABR DeliveryJune 29th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR delivery offers the prospect of automatic adaptation of bit rates to the prevailing network conditions. Since the client is aware of the set of available bit rates, it can determine, segment-by-segment, which is the optimal bit rate to use.

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Digital Audio - Part 1June 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

It seems almost superfluous today to specify that audio is digital because most audio capture, production and distribution today is done numerically. This was not always the case and at one time audio was primarily done without the help of numbers and the term digital audio was introduced to distinguish the new technology from what went before.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 1 - The Challenges To Be SolvedJune 22nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

Over-The-Top (OTT) started life as a means to deliver file-based assets for on-demand viewing, and most of its key characteristics echo that origin.

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Audio Levels - Part 5June 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There is level and then there is loudness. Neither can be measured absolutely, but by adopting standardized approaches it is possible to have measurements that are useful.

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Streaming 10-bit 4K, HDR/WCG and AI-streamlined post-production are the trends to watch in 2020 bonded cellular.

Bonded Cellular Spring 2020 UpdateMay 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

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