The importance of QC in multichannel August 3rd 2014 - 08:41 PM

Multichannel has become the norm. Now you need an automated QC solution. Multichannel distribution of live broadcasts offers local programmers the ability to reach a wider consumer base. The TV Everywhere movement has created a consumer climate in which people want the ability to watch any program at any time.…

New facilities for PacTV LA and London July 31st 2014 - 07:43 PM

Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company recently announced the completion acquisition of its headquarters, located at 3440 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California. This purchase cements the future of the firm’s physical location, which now spans three buildings along Motor Avenue. The expanded real e…

Boat Racing: broadcasting on a budget, Part I July 30th 2014 - 09:36 AM

3-part Series: Live powerboat racing production. How digital delay became an invisible advantage. Most sanctioned offshore power boat races are held in the ocean, generally at some distance from most landlocked spectators. The multi-million dollar offshore powerboat racing circuit has recently learned it can attract people who can afford to…

Breaking the Old Habits of Breaking News July 28th 2014 - 07:48 PM

The new normal for producing stories outside of the newsroom walls. Over the past few years, advancements in technology and Internet connectivity have impacted nearly every facet of our lives—from how we gather and store information to how we communicate with others. And the news industry is no exception. I…

The changing landscape of Command and Control July 28th 2014 - 07:33 PM

The transition to an IP architecture has created significant changes in command and control and in how systems are monitored and managed. Command and control is the all encompassing automated set of processes that control the acquisition, file movement, handling and delivery of media. Monitoring is more than a set…