Dish Offers “Chord-Cutters” Sling TV January 7th 2015 - 12:30 PM

After much discussion over the past year, Dish Network has joined the over-the top (OTT) fray by unveiling at the CES Show this week a new OTT service that, unlike others, includes sports outlets ESPN, TBS and TNT and will cost about $20 monthly for about a dozen TV channels.

Ericsson’s new multi-language real-time caption system December 17th 2014 - 10:38 AM

Ericsson recently unveiled its real-time platform that supports live captioning in multiple languages. The system relies on speech-to-text intelligence, newsroom integration, and rapid offline content preparation. The live platform is a key part of Ericsson’s Broadcast and Media Services portfolio following the acquisition of leading media services company Red

Field Report: Effortless streaming December 12th 2014 - 06:15 PM

The goal in world-class powerboat racing is to fly down an open water race course without leaving the surface, faster than anyone else. At this year’s Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks race, the winner blasted through the finish-line at 244 MPH, setting a new event speed record.

Rai Way’s New Terrestrial Contribution Network November 28th 2014 - 07:44 AM

Rai Way is Italy’s DTT transmission tower operator, a unit of the state broadcaster Rai, which has just gone public. It operates a Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial (DVB-T) distribution network serving thousands of transmitter locations via terrestrial and satellite infrastructures. But it also owns the country’s national terrestrial contribution netwo