Articles You May Have Missed – May 10, 2017
Combine 103,443 attendees with 1,806 exhibitors and you have NAB 2017. Image: NAB.
Most of this industry’s professionals did not attend the 2017 NAB Show. And those who did could not have visited all 1800 exhibitors. Here is a review of some of the technology you may have missed.
Sunday afternoon streets and sidewalks were ready for NAB Show exhibit visitor arrivals.
The FCC Spectrum Repack makes history repeat itself as TV transmitter, antenna and broadcast RF systems exhibits are some of the most crowded at the 2017 NAB Show. Demand for new TV RF systems hasn’t been this strong since the DTV transition early last decade.
Approximately 1000 US TV stations were just given their FCC date deadline to change channels for the repack. DTV transmitter engineer pioneers are once again at the forefront of a government-mandated RF system change out. On your mark, get set…. Go to the article, “On-Air In-Air at 2017 NAB Show.”
Full-sized trucks showcased new video and audio technology. Image: NAB.
NAB 2017 was a proverbial ‘candy store’ of new production technology. The Broadcast Bridge editors toured the floor looking for the latest in professional video and audio tools. Need a preview of the companies and their latest wares? Read on, we’ve got it all right here.
Whether its video editing, storage, routing or streaming or the audio equivalents, these products and solutions are reviewed in the article, “New Editing and Post Production Tools at 2017 NAB.
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