Teradek Encoding Used to Provide Live Coveage of 2018 New Year’s Eve Times Square Events January 5th 2018 - 01:50 PM

Seeking shelter from the extreme cold temperatures in New York City on New Year’s Eve, many stayed home and watched the annual ball drop from Times Square on their computers, tablets and cell phones. For the third year in a row the official live stream was produced by New Y

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Which is Better: More Pixels or Better Pixels? January 4th 2018 - 01:00 PM

The race to ever higher pixel counts never seems to end. One result is that consumers now believe that the path to higher quality images is through more pixels. Yet, other technologies like HDR, WCG and HFR can enhance every TV pixel by adding clarity, depth, and realism without requiring

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UK-Based D2 Selects Ateme’s Automated Encoding Platform for Local TV Network December 29th 2017 - 01:00 PM

D2 Technologies, a UK-based systems integrator, has selected Ateme’s Titan solution to support country-wide DTT services for a client that requires the encoding of more than 150 channels and delivery of premium video quality to viewers. The platform also facilitates the best possible use of available bandwidth.

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Swiss Broadcaster La Télé Installs Aveco Playout Automation in Two Locations December 21st 2017 - 01:00 PM

La Télé, a regional broadcaster in Switzerland, has installed two Astra studio automation systems from Aveco in the cities of Lausanne and Fribourg that lets news teams at the two locations focus on the task of reporting and delivering the news, not on the technology being used.

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Broadcast for IT - Part 2 - Video Frames December 20th 2017 - 01:00 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 the decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s. In this article we look at video frames, frequencies used, and what the

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Imagine Communications Wants To Get Bigger December 15th 2017 - 08:00 AM

The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based, global private equity firm that has owned Imagine Communications (the former Harris Broadcast) for four years, wants its asset to grow. With a customer base concerned about the next transition—IP, 4K, 1080p HDR—Gores thinks the right strategy going forward is to dev

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Broadcast for IT - Part 1 - Introduction December 11th 2017 - 11:00 AM

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 the decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Understanding broadcast video and audio is a lesson in history and backwards com

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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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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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