Practical Broadcast Storage - Part 3 February 14th 2019 - 11:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made its mark on IT and is rapidly advancing into mainstream broadcasting. By employing AI methodologies, specifically machine learning, broadcasters can benefit greatly from the advances in IT infrastructure innovation and advanced storage designs.

Practical Broadcast Storage - Part 2 January 31st 2019 - 01:50 PM

Broadcast systems are renowned for their high speed and high capacity data demands. Up to recently, they relied on bespoke hardware solutions to deliver the infrastructure required for live real-time uncompressed video. But new advances in IT data storage have now opened the doors for broadcasters to take advantage of

Practical Broadcast Storage - Part 1 January 23rd 2019 - 01:00 PM

Broadcast and IT technology collaboration is continuing its journey with the cross-over between them becoming ever clearer. Storage is a major growth area with advanced methods achieving greater efficiencies and resilience. And as broadcast repeatedly demands more and more capacity, IT innovation is taking broadcasting to new levels of productivity.

Japan’s NHK Launches 8K Network Via Satellite December 12th 2018 - 12:05 PM

On December 2, Eutelsat Communications helped Japan’s national broadcaster NHK launch the world’s first 8K network, transmitting live images of the from the Vatican. The new NHK network, called BS8K, uses a broadcast link to Tokyo via the EutelSat 12 West B satellite to broadcast images live, 12 hours a day

Vendors Now Well Versed In The Language of IT September 21st 2018 - 09:52 AM

At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being repla