Essential Guide:  Audio Over IP - Making It Work June 21st 2018 - 11:00 AM

Audio over IP (AoIP) has become one of the most important technologies to ever enter the media landscape. The protocol allows facilities to leverage today’s mature IP platforms for audio applications resulting in lower costs, faster installations, improved quality of service, all while creating a scalable and future-proof network.

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Articles You May Have Missed – June 20, 2018 June 20th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Until now, 4K/UHD and high dynamic range (HDR), in many ways, has been little more than a science project, as manufacturers have struggled to convince production entities of the long-term practicality and viability. Fears of overly complex pipelines and dual HDR-SDR workflows hinder widespread adoption.

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A Brief History of IP - Putting It All Together June 13th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Building reliable, flexible IP networks requires an understanding of infrastructure components and the interoperability of systems that run on them, especially when working in fast-paced, dynamic studios. Protocol interfacing is relatively straightforward, but as we investigate application level connectivity further, systems become more interesting.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 10 - SDI June 11th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at SDI, its development, and its applications in

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Resource Sharing Via IP Becoming Common Production Strategy June 11th 2018 - 10:00 AM

The combination of the completion of the video distribution over IP standard and an increase in the cost of rights to broadcast live sporting events has led to engineers designing new ways to produce a telecast with a minimum of resources. And it’s happening around the world, in HD m

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The Benefits of Cloud-Based Video Service Operations June 7th 2018 - 01:50 PM

With near unfettered access to portable media players of all types and faster networks, consumers are increasingly migrating to video providers that serve them best. Quality and reliability are the key drivers for loyal and recurring engagement.

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Audio Over IP - Making It Work - Part 3 June 7th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Multicasting is an incredibly powerful tool used in broadcast infrastructures to efficiently distribute streams of audio, video, and metadata. In this article, we look at the advantages of multicasting, how it works, and the alternatives that overcome some of its operational limitations.

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Articles You May Have Missed – June 6, 2018 June 6th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) was a hot topic of both conversation and display at this year’s NAB show. While the early demonstrations merely hint the potential of AI, there is clearly plenty of interest by users and manufacturers. Artificial Intelligence is being compared to and with Machine Learning (ML).

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Broadcast For IT - Part 9 - Color Space June 4th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at color space and its relevance to bro

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