Field Report: 8K UHDTV Takes Big Step in Tokyo November 22nd 2017 - 01:50 PM

Japanese broadcasters are preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, including getting ready for 8K UHDTV. In 2018, public broadcaster NHK will roll out the needed ISDB-S3 standard. The multichannel R&S SLG signal generator from Rohde & Schwarz was used for the 8K satellite tests.

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Articles You May Have Missed – November 22, 2017 November 22nd 2017 - 08:00 AM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground. In less than four years the facility was on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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CTA and NAB Jointly Promote ATSC 3.0 “Living Lab” November 20th 2017 - 11:00 AM

Two years ago proponents of ATSC 3.0 began looking for a facility to host the testing of the country’s next-generation TV broadcasting standard. Similar to the early days of digital broadcasting—when the 8-VSB modulation scheme was being considered for use by TV stations in the U.S.—engineers from Gates

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Crystal Introduces Crystal Metadata Cloud November 15th 2017 - 11:02 PM

At NAB NY, Crystal launched the Crystal Metadata Cloud. A patent-pending software technology, it will provide frame-accurate synchronization of metadata with video and audio at any point in the distribution chain from the cable headend or DTH platform to the set-top box, computer, phone or tablet.

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Report: Ooyala, Metadata: The Future of Video from Concept to Consumer November 15th 2017 - 04:00 PM

The industry’s realization of the importance and value of metadata has been growing: The recent Pay-TV Innovation Forum 2017 survey from NAGRA and MTM found that the majority of pay-TV executives believed data and analytics would be crucial to the direction of pay-TV over the next five years.

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BCE - Going Deeper - Choosing Routers November 15th 2017 - 03:00 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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Articles You May Have Missed – November 8, 2017 November 8th 2017 - 08:00 AM

More pixels, more audio channels and increased complexity. Those are some of the challenges facing today’s broadcast and media engineers. In this week’s review of technology briefs, we first examine a prediction of 8K cameras being used for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Then, we conclude the three-part tutorial ser

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