Once upon a time, the cause of data corruption would be accidental. A dropout on a tape or interference picked up on a cable would damage a few bits. Error correction was designed to deal with that.
When the pandemic began shutting down TV stations in the spring of this year, journalists and producers were left to figure out how to work from home and set up technical systems they were very unfamiliar with. In many cases panic set in.
TV test and measurement gear and instrument solutions also facilitate remote production and monitoring.
Among a number of things, the pandemic has accelerated product development timelines for remote production and the migration to virtualized IP infrastructures, supporting the ability to produce content remotely and stay socially distanced. Many of these new tools were already in place but were often still in early stages, and…
In 2018, Rohde & Schwarz announced a new multi-user shared access storage system called SpycerNode. It offers a radically different approach to coping with broadcast & media storage requirements. In this article, we take a closer look to see how its approach differs and where this might add value to broadcasters, con…
Big-screen LCD TVs are not going away any time soon. Given the economy of scale, the LCDs in our homes and studios work well enough and will continue to work well enough for several more years. But given the advances in LED display technology, especially microLED, the writing of sub-micron…
The seismic shift in paid video away from legacy broadcast towards online services has occurred first in developed nations spearheaded by the US, but recently similar trends have been gathering force in some developing markets as well.
Synamedia has stood out as the vendor making the biggest splash over content protection and video piracy around IBC 2020, even though the event was confined to virtual channels.
In terms of new broadcast cameras, if the recent virtual IBC convention is any indication of how the industry is supporting broadcast and TV studio customers, buyer confusion reigns supreme. Gone are the days of one-camera-fits-all applications.
The arrival of 5G brings both opportunities and challenges to communications, media and entertainment companies, as well as the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) working to support them.