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 an examination of his experience with multiple SFN transmitters, which
Playout & Transmission, Transmission Encoding & MUX, Transmitters and RF Components
The Banff Centre of Arts and Creativity is one of Canada’s largest arts training institution and a global organization in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. Situated on a stunning 42-acre campus in the Canadian Rockies near Banff, Alberta, Banff Centre aims to inspire everyone who attends i
Audio, Audio Consoles, Intercom / Talkback, Audio Networking
As any photographer or camera assistant will confess, a dead or dying battery during production quickly becomes a crisis. To avoid the predicament and maintain top performance from your kit of batteries here are some tips.
Acquisition, Batteries & Power, Camera Support, Bags & Cases
Foxconn’s Chairman Terry Gou said in Taipei that his company plans to team up with premium U.S. camera maker RED Digital Cinema to make professional-quality and affordable smartphone cameras for the general public. He also said the company will manufacture semiconductors for displays and cameras.
Acquisition, Specialist Cameras & Accessories
Elon Musk’s 2018 Tesla roadster was recently launched on an interplanetary space trip, complete with a multi-camera, ride-along, streaming-live-from-space view on YouTube. Some say it’s the longest and most expensive automobile commercial ever made. Others see it as a bizarre marketing gimmick. Either way, it put the Tesla name a
Acquisition, Batteries & Power, Cellular and Wireless Links
The largest free-to-air television broadcaster covering the Arab countries, MBC Group, is now distributing its channels on a recently installed Pebble Beach Marina playout system. At the end of 2017 it finished the last phase in a staggered installation programme to transmit all programming from a Marina automation controller.
Playout & Transmission, Playout Automation
With ATSC 3.0 poised to change the broadcast industry’s basic signal, we need to understand this signal is poised between HD and true 4K.
Production & Post, Monitors (Video), Video Editing, Grading & Film Scanning, Software Infrastructure, Workflow / Asset Management, Playout & Transmission, Transmission Encoding & MUX, Distribution & Delivery, Video Transport