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IP Security For Broadcasters: Part 2 - The Problem To Be SolvedNovember 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

By assuming that IP must be made secure, we run the risk of missing a more fundamental question that is often overlooked: why is IP so insecure?

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The Sponsors Perspective: Directing The Supertanker To The Cloud In Micro-stepsNovember 10th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Sky directors of technology and content processing assess the challenges and benefits of evolving media supply chains from traditional on-premise to the cloud.

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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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Timing: Part 8 - Light SpeedNovember 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The finite speed of light, and indeed of all communication has various impacts on broadcasting.

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IP Security For Broadcasters: Part 1 - Psychology Of SecurityOctober 22nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

As engineers and technologists, it’s easy to become bogged down in the technical solutions that maintain high levels of computer security, but the first port of call in designing any secure system should be to consider the user and their interaction.

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Flexible IP Monitoring - Part 2October 19th 2021 - 09:30 AM

In the last article in this series, we looked at why integrated monitoring is a necessity in modern broadcast IP workflows. In this article, we dig deeper to understand what is new in IP monitoring and how this integrates with traditional workflows.

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Flexible IP Monitoring - Part 1October 12th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Video, audio and metadata monitoring in the IP domain requires different parameter checking than is typically available from the mainstream monitoring tools found in IT. The contents of the data payload is less predictable and packet distribution more tightly defined leading to the need to use specialist media stream centric monitoring tools.

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Timing: Part 7 - Characteristics Of Light October 1st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Practically all communication, including broadcasting, relies totally on electromagnetic waves that may be radiated far and wide from transmitters or guided along wires, waveguides or optical fibers.

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