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In this new series John Watkinson looks at all aspects of microphones, including how they work and how they don’t work.
The dramatic volcanic eruption of the European Super League (ESL) may have been short lived but the ash spewed out will disrupt the field of sports broadcasting for much longer and likely accelerate change towards a new order.
Telco fixed access networks are “the last mile” to homes and commercial buildings. They play a key role in the delivery of OTT Video, and are undergoing big changes to support its growth. Telco fixed access networks were originally built in the 19th century to deliver telegraph services, evolving during the 20th century into telephone services. Today they provide vital telecommunications services supporting all aspects of a nation’s life including government, business, education and entertainment. Companies in this sector include the likes of British Telecom, Telecom Italia and AT&T. Over the last 30 years, the voice-first PSTN network has evolved to support data services over broadband, and today telco’s are deploying new data-first access networks.
This is the second instalment of our extended article exploring the use of the 5GHz spectrum for Comms.
Gain control in digital audio is essentially a numerical model of the same process in the analog domain.
A recent Lawo remote activities case study notes, “It should be obvious by now that remote operation has been seriously underrated. For some, it allows to save substantial amounts of money, while others will appreciate the time gained from not having to travel.”
In this article, George Kroon, research broadcast engineer, takes a look at how Negative ARQ protocols similar to those used for internet streaming and contribution can be improved specifically for broadcast television.
As broadcasters strive for more and more unique content, live events are growing in popularity. Consequently, productions are increasing in complexity resulting in an ever-expanding number of production staff all needing access to high quality communications. Wireless intercom systems are essential and provide the flexibility needed to host today’s highly coordinated events. But this ever-increasing demand is placing unprecedented pressure on the existing lower frequency solutions.