Cloud Broadcasting - Cloud Washed or Cloud Born? January 12th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Implementation of software in public clouds might not be as straightforward as it seems. Outdated software licensing models restrict one of the fundamental advantages of cloud systems, that is their ability to grow and shrink as the dynamics of the business demands, sometimes by the hour.

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Articles You May Have Missed January 4th 2017 - 08:00 AM

As the media industry clusters at the CES 2017 show, look for announcements about IP, delivery technology and more viewer options. To support these trends, content makers and broadcasters need to carefully examine how IP solutions can develop enhanced workflows and efficient operations. These two articles provide a background in the

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Understanding IP Networks - Forward Error Correction January 3rd 2017 - 12:05 PM

In the last article, we looked at the monitoring packet delay in real-time. In this article, we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and look at FEC (Forward Error Correction).

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Imagine Opens IC Labs To Solve Interoperability And Other Issues December 30th 2016 - 10:00 AM

Operating within an increasingly competitive marketplace, manufacturers of broadcast equipment have had to get creative in how they attract and interact with their customers. The goal is to get closer to the buyer and help them make the tough technology choices broadcasters and others are going to have to make

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Understanding IP Networks - Packet Delay Monitoring December 20th 2016 - 09:00 AM

In the last article, we looked at the benefits of audio in IT networks. In this article, we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and look at monitoring packet delay in real-time.

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Understanding IP Networks - Benefits of Audio Over IP December 12th 2016 - 12:30 PM

In the last article, we looked at Quality of Service in IT networks. In this article, we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and look at the benefits of sending audio over

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Essential Guide: KVM for Broadcasting December 9th 2016 - 01:00 PM

Copyright infringement is a big problem for broadcasters transmitting Hollywood block buster films. Compromising film revenues, unscrupulous staff can easily copy films to USB disc drives and distribute them illegally on BitTorents and other public distribution systems.

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System Reliability for Broadcast-over-IP applications November 29th 2016 - 05:00 PM

From headend to backend, passing through contribution and distribution networks, IP is now almost everywhere in broadcast infrastructure, with its use only increasing. On the production and playout side of the business that’s also now set to dramatically increase. This is due to the flexibility of IP-based systems, their

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