2018 NAB Show Event Channel

The #1 source of technology content in the broadcast & media industry, by the editors of The Broadcast Bridge - filtered by category.

Click here

Articles You May Have Missed – August 9, 2017

As broadcasters and production staff look up to the clouds, they no longer perceive the images seen by a child; a doggie, cat, dragon or airplane. The fact is the digital cloud is a future storage, production, playout and business tool that comes in a thousand flavors. The cloud article described below will help those having to evaluate cloud solutions.

The second article provides a high-level tutorial on ATSC 3.0 transmission. The author explains an RF technology that can improve coverage by adding Multiple Input Single Output (MISO) diversity to an antenna. The result can offer an attractive path to a stronger signal.

As broadcasters and content makers increasingly rely on cloud deployments, the underlying software to create the media solutions become more important. In Part 4 of his tutorial series on media clouds, consultant Tony Orme, examines the connection between the software development teams and the broadcaster and production house customer.

The uses of Agile software enhances the cloud ethos of fast time to market and reacting quickly to customer demands. Learn how to leverage its benefits and more about cloud deployment in the article, “Cloud Broadcasting - Agile Development .”

Some broadcasters will be looking up to new technology, like this MISO antenna, to support their conversion to ATSC 3.0.

Some broadcasters will be looking up to new technology, like this MISO antenna, to support their conversion to ATSC 3.0.

Many US TV stations are being required to change channels, locations or TPO as part of the spectrum auction. When a station’s calculations show that a significant power increase is not an option, adding Multiple Input Single Output (MISO) diversity offers an attractive path to a stronger signal.

To increase the probability that indoor, pedestrian, and mobile users will receive reliable service, the new ATSC 3.0 networks need to saturate the intended coverage area with a signal level above the required target level. ATSC 3.0 has adopted a Multiple-Input Single Output (MISO) antenna scheme to improve the overall performance in a SFN, known as Transmit Diversity Code Filter Sets (TDCFS).

Learn more about how this transmission option could improve your signal coverage in the article, “Boosting ATSC 3.0 Signal Strength Through MISO.”

Don’t miss The Broadcast Bridge IBC 2017 Event Channel

The Broadcast Bridge is your most up-to-date resource for IBC 2017 news and advance information on company announcements and new products.

  • Be the first to see the latest IBC 2017 new product and technology announcements.
  • Search for product and company information by both technology and company. No need to wade through out-of-date information or products in which you are not interested.
  • Products sourced to 90+ technology categories.
  • Full company IBC 2017 stand numbers and corporate information on profile pages.
  • Readers also can select to receive a custom daily or weekly newsletter. Your newsletter will be customized and contain the latest IBC 2017 new products from your selected technology categories.

Free sign up now!

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

Broadcast for IT - Part 6 - Counting Time in 59.94

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. In this article we …

Articles You May Have Missed – March 14, 2018

Two newer technologies are developing that may affect broadcasters, 5G cellular delivery and artificial intelligence (AI). Some experts believe that 5G may develop into a competent OTA program delivery system. Others see 5G as merely another step in boosting cellular…

2018 Logging and Compliance Trends - Part 2

Two types of people visit NAB Show exhibits, engineers and not-engineers. The not-engineers fly into Las Vegas, have some meetings and wander the exhibits for a day or two. Then there are the engineers who visit the show with specific…

2018 Logging and Compliance Trends - Part 1

It seems every year brings more broadcasting activities to log and archive, and more laws and regulations to comply with. The 2018 NAB Show is the only place in the world where all the available new technology to automatically log and…

Articles You May Have Missed – February 21, 2018

Many stations are forced by terrain to rely on Single Frequency Networks (SFN) to augment station coverage. While simple in concept, the real-world design, installation and operation can be a challenge. In this two-part series, broadcast engineer, Ned Soseman, offers…