A Brief History of IP - Putting It All Together June 13th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Building reliable, flexible IP networks requires an understanding of infrastructure components and the interoperability of systems that run on them, especially when working in fast-paced, dynamic studios. Protocol interfacing is relatively straightforward, but as we investigate application level connectivity further, systems become more interesting.

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Resource Sharing Via IP Becoming Common Production Strategy June 11th 2018 - 10:00 AM

The combination of the completion of the video distribution over IP standard and an increase in the cost of rights to broadcast live sporting events has led to engineers designing new ways to produce a telecast with a minimum of resources. And it’s happening around the world, in HD m

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VR and AR Come to Sports June 8th 2018 - 11:00 AM

There have been increasing experiments with bringing sports action to the home in Virtual Reality 3D. Not only does this add an extra dimension to the excitement, but it highlights the battle between the internet and traditional OTA delivery of entertainment.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 9 - Color Space June 4th 2018 - 12:05 PM

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, and in this article, we look at color space and its relevance to bro

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To Deploy HEVC, Users Must Choose What Patent Pool To Dive Into May 29th 2018 - 09:00 AM

While it’s clear that High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is superior in compression performance to its AVC predecessor codec format, getting the essential patent holders of the standard to agree on royalty terms for use has proved to be far more complicated. This, in turn, has led to delayed d

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We Need HDR Fixed!  The AJA FS-HDR Real-Time Converter Can Help May 25th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Over the last few years, 4K/UHD and high dynamic range (HDR), in many ways, has been little more than a science project, as manufacturers have struggled to convince production entities of the long-term practicality and viability, with fears of overly complex pipelines and dual HDR-SDR workflows hindering widespread adoption.

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Lumens and Matrox Announce SRT H.264 Streaming Compatibility from PTZ Camera to Display May 24th 2018 - 10:05 AM

Lumens and Matrox have announced the compatibility of their products with the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) open-source streaming protocol from the SRT Alliance. The SRT Open Source project, driven by the Alliance, is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport.

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