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Thousands of eager NDI users, hungry for new NDI 5 Tools, have joined a growing release notification wait list.

Stand By For NDI 5July 19th 2021 - 09:00 AM

NDI Version 5 is loaded with highly anticipated new features and unseen capabilities, because it was announced a month ago and hasn’t been released yet.

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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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Monitoring An IP World - OTT - Part 2July 13th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In this second instalment of our extended article on monitoring in OTT and VOD, we take a look at the core infrastructure and discuss how to analyze systems to guarantee that video, audio and metadata is reliably delivered through network and CDN infrastructures to the home viewer.

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Microphones: Part 3 - Human Auditory SystemJuly 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

To get the best out of a microphone it is important to understand how it differs from the human ear.

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Monitoring An IP World - OTT - Part 1July 6th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Monitoring has always been the engineers’ best friend as it turns apparent chaos into order and helps us understand what is going on deep inside a system to deliver high-quality pictures and sound. As OTT continues to play a more prominent role, the need to monitor internet distribution systems is becoming increasingly compelling.

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Digital Audio: Part 13 - Disk-based AudioJuly 5th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The random-access characteristic of the disk drive made it attractive for audio editing purposes and when drive prices fell as computers became popular the attraction was even stronger.

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Active Noise Cancelling Keeps Corvette Racing ConnectedJune 30th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In the high stakes world of auto racing, every second counts so whatever a team can do to improve its performance, both on and off the track, is put into play. For the highly successful Corvette Racing team, which competes in endurance races that last 24 hours to the finish, it’s secret weapon is reliable two-way communication between its drivers and crew.

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Field Report: The day we used the public internet for backhaul on a budget. June 24th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Public internet-based remote TV production adds new critical monitoring points to avoid digital cliffs.

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