DVB Approves Next Step For Standardization of Adaptive Bit Rate Streaming For Live Applications December 6th 2016 - 10:00 AM

At its most recent meeting, The DVB Steering Board approved initial specifications for the Commercial Requirements for ABR (Adaptive Bit Rate) Multicast. It also approved the latest specification for Ultra High Definition Television, called UHD-1 Phase 2.

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European Broadcasters Play In The Sandbox To Further IP Adoption December 6th 2016 - 08:00 AM

For the past two and a half years Belgian broadcaster VRT—in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and iMinds (a digital research and incubation center)— has hosted an in-house R&D testing lab called VRT Sandbox. The project allows broadcast engineers and product vendors to test new

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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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DPP Declares Death of Tape in UK November 17th 2016 - 11:00 AM

​The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has announced that from October 2017, BBC, BT Sport, Channel 4, Channel 5, ITV, Sky and UKTV, will no longer accept delivery on videotape of any programmes commissioned after this date. The announcement represents the end of the use of videotape in UK programme making, and the universal

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Net Insight Offers DIY Bandwidth Provisioning November 16th 2016 - 01:50 PM

In the world of B2B media transport, there’s little question that packet-based IP delivery is the preferred method for moving audio and video files. This has enabled broadcasters and program distributors to pay less for bandwidth while giving them the ability to produce live events by remote.

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The Next Step For IP Transmission November 1st 2016 - 01:50 PM

While the debate surrounding the need for a complete migration from handling video (and audio) as a baseband SDI signal to IP continues, manufacturers of bonded cellular video transmitters say they got the transition started with their camera-mounted systems and are committed to helping their customers move past acquisition and

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