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Random wave action across a lake was a good challenge for a NDI compression evaluation.

Field Report: NewTek Spark Plus 4KSeptember 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

NDI (Network Device Interface) is a free protocol for Video over IP, developed by NewTek. The key word is “free.”

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PTP V2.1 – New Security & Monitoring For IP Broadcast Infrastructures - Part 1September 14th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Timing accuracy has been a fundamental component of broadcast infrastructures for as long as we’ve transmitted television pictures and sound. The time invariant nature of frame sampling still requires us to provide timing references with sub microsecond accuracy.

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Aerial drones were used for the first time by MLB to provide overhead shots of the field throughout the live telecast.

MLB “Field Of Dreams” Telecast Makes For Corny TVAugust 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Though mostly a publicity stunt, Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams Game live telecast on August 12th proved to be a hit for everyone involved—including the Fox Sports team and production company Game Creek Video—tasked with putting it on.

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Remote Production 2.0August 18th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Although it may seem that remote production was born out of necessity to address a growing demand for distributed workflows amidst global lockdowns, it was already gaining momentum prior to the pandemic, which accelerated the trend. But why is remote production so attractive, and what is the broadcast industry doing to advance this initiative? What will it look like in the next ten years?

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Japan Carries Torch For 8K At Tokyo 2020 OlympicsAugust 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is giving Japan the perfect stage for showing off the quality of 8K broadcasting, even if the Games are a year late and muted in their impact by the lack of crowds and controversy over staging them at all at a time of a Covid-19 surge in the country. It is the chance for the country and especially its national broadcaster NHK, which has long championed the cause, to convince other countries that they should consider adopting this high resolution 4320 x7680 format despite its huge toll on bandwidth and storage.

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Leveraging an IP infrastructure in Tokyo, NBCUniversal will deliver 7,000 hours of Olympic content across its media distribution properties.

NBCU Decentralizes Resources To Produce And Distribute Olympic Games LiveJuly 21st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Aside from being the first Summer Olympics to be delayed a year due to a pandemic—shifting technical plans and causing strict work-arounds to comply with health restrictions—this year’s live coverage by NBCUniversal (NBCU) is noteworthy for its move to all-IP operations within the International Broadcast Center (IBC) onsite in Tokyo and for its use of the network’s extensive and disparately located resources to make the Games a success.

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When Elon Musk launched his car in 2018, he also launched his first test-flight Starlink satellites. In August, Starlink will be worldwide.

Low Orbit Satellites - The Space-Age Future Of Live Streaming VideoJuly 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The launch of new low orbit satellites for global network coverage will have a significant impact on remote live streaming for broadcasters and webcasters. With the likes of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Amazon’s Kuiper, or one of the other vendors such as Oneweb vying for vertical space, the outlook for remote communications has never looked more open for change.

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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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