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In functions within the Sinclair App, program content is squeezed and overlays a html page that can be updated live. Courtesy NAB.

The Evolving Landscape Of NextGen TV At The NAB 22 BEIT SessionsJune 2nd 2022 - 09:00 AM

Broadcasters are experimenting with many new TV business models to monetize new NextGen TV technologies.

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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.

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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.

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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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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The tweaking tool has been replaced by privileges, passwords and settings.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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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.

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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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