CP Communications Manages Complex RF Transmission At U.S. Open Golf Tournament July 27th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Providing live coverage of his year’s 118th U.S. Open Championship golf tournament proved to be a daunting RF transmission challenge for Fox Sports. The network called in veteran sports production company CP Communications to manage the RF transmission infrastructure for the event at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club i

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Delivering High-Quality, Low-Latency Video on Every Screen With Multicast ABR Technology July 9th 2018 - 01:00 PM

New devices, including tablets and smartphones, enable television viewers to enjoy live sports and news anytime, anywhere, but latency remains a real issue, causing frustration amongst end-users. In today’s connected world, where viewers are simultaneously checking social media feeds on their smartphones and tablets, a significant delay means that e

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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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Viewpoint: Multicast ABR – the Key to OTT Viewing Success March 23rd 2018 - 09:00 AM

The number of mobile phone video viewers in the United States is expected to reach almost 170 million this year. An additional 10 million may be added by 2020. With such large and increasing audiences, broadcasters are eager to serve these viewers. As streaming live over LTE networks becomes increasingly common, operators that

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Articles You May Have Missed – March 14, 2018 March 14th 2018 - 08:00 AM

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 delivery speeds. Either way, broadcasters need to understand its capabilities.

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Teradek Encoding Used to Provide Live Coveage of 2018 New Year’s Eve Times Square Events January 5th 2018 - 01:50 PM

Seeking shelter from the extreme cold temperatures in New York City on New Year’s Eve, many stayed home and watched the annual ball drop from Times Square on their computers, tablets and cell phones. For the third year in a row the official live stream was produced by New Y

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At CES 2018, LiveU Lets Users Do The Talking (Streaming) January 4th 2018 - 01:50 PM

At most trade shows these days, you typically find a motley crew of videographers—some independent, others affiliated with some type of media organization—running around the show floor conducting impromptu interviews.

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Media Links to Explore Clos Networks For Multicast Applications at 2018 SMPTE LA Conference October 18th 2018 - 08:00 AM

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Viewpoint: Navigating the Challenge of UHD Delivery October 17th 2018 - 01:00 PM

The industry has long considered Ultra High Definition (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) to be the ‘wow factor’ behind the next-generation TV viewing experience. Unfortunately, there are too many different HDR formats being touted, causing industry confusion about how to proceed, which in turn has delayed deployments.

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