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Broadcast For IT - Part 18 - Quality Control August 14th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Quality Control is one of the many areas where IT and broadcast use similar terms, but the meaning is quite different. Whereas IT focuses on guaranteeing bit rates and packet delivery to improve quality of service and hence quality of experience, video and audio quality is based on satisfying the

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Broadcast For IT - Part 17 - Compression Formats August 6th 2018 - 01:50 PM

The bewildering number of video and audio compression formats available is difficult for those new to the industry to come to terms with. For broadcast engineers and IT engineers to work effectively together, IT engineers must understand the formats used, the legacy systems still in place, and the reasoning behind

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Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 3 August 2nd 2018 - 11:00 AM

Point to point connections dedicated to delivering video and audio signals have dominated the broadcast industry since the 1930’s. But migrating to IP is compelling engineers to think differently about packetized signal distribution. In this article we investigate the potential sources of congestion and the effects of buffering.

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Articles You May Have Missed – August 1, 2018 August 1st 2018 - 08:00 AM

Learning from others is wise advice and in this case, it means studying the design-builds of other broadcast and production facilities. That way you learn from their expertise and potentially avoid any mistakes in your facility

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Broadcast For IT - Part 16 - Video Compression July 30th 2018 - 01:00 PM

To deliver efficient media solutions IT engineers must be able to communicate effectively with broadcast engineers. In this series of articles, we present the most important topics in broadcasting that IT engineers must understand. Here, we look at compression, why, and how we use it.

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CP Communications Manages Complex RF Transmission At U.S. Open Golf Tournament July 27th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Providing live coverage of his year’s 118th U.S. Open Championship golf tournament proved to be a daunting RF transmission challenge for Fox Sports. The network called in veteran sports production company CP Communications to manage the RF transmission infrastructure for the event at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club i

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Broadcast For IT - Part 15 - Digital Audio July 23rd 2018 - 01:00 PM

Audio is arguably the most complex aspect of broadcast television. The human auditory systems are extremely sensitive to distortion and noise. For IT engineers to progress in broadcast television they must understand the sampling rates and formats of sound, and in this article, we delve into digital audio.

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Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 2 July 19th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Timing is the most fundamental aspect of broadcast television. From the early days of tube cameras, to modern OLED displays, timing continues to play a crucial role for maintaining an optimal viewer experience. Picture stutter and breakup are just a few of the symptoms of synchronization and timing errors.

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Gearhouse Broadcast Builds Moscow Studios and REMI Capabilities For Brazil’s Globo Group July 18th 2018 - 09:00 AM

Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services, has completed two studios for the Globo Group in central Moscow for its international football coverage of the World Cup soccer tournament. It has also delivered additional audio/video signal routing, standards conversion, distribution and QC monitoring facilities for TV

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