As Easy As Selling Apples August 26th 2019 - 01:00 PM

In the late 1980s, after co-producing a six hour audio retrospective of the best radio work of Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre, I agreed to allow it to be played in its entirety over a major Los Angeles radio station. Yes, it was free to anyone who wanted to…

Protect Your Data With A-B-C And 3-2-1 March 28th 2019 - 08:00 AM

Protecting data can be made simpler by looking at the mechanisms involved. The A-B-C of data management describes the most commonly used processes to protect data. A-B-C refers to Archive, Backup and Cloning, all of which are essential to cover all aspects of data protection and data preservation.

Pac-12 Networks Has Cloud Workflows Figured Out January 8th 2019 - 01:00 PM

While the emerging concepts of remote processing and storage and “At-Home” production might be new to some, the team at Pac-12 Networks, the sports media production arm of the collegiate Pac-12 Conference, has been doing it—and refining their IT-centric workflows—for years. When you are tasked with supplying content across …

Will 2019 Be The Year Of IP? December 12th 2018 - 08:00 AM

As the clock ticks forward, broadcast and production professionals eagerly await news from the 2019 consumer Electronics Show (CES). Why should content producers and TV stations care what the CES industry announces in January, 2019?

The Challenges Of Sending IP Video Over A WAN November 27th 2018 - 11:00 AM

With the proliferation of Ethernet networks and computers in the video world, many media companies are replacing traditional dedicated video links like satellite and microwave with Ethernet-based infrastructures. This is being done for internal contribution applications as well as for delivering content directly to the consumer.

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5G And Live Production November 28th 2019 - 10:00 AM

This past summer the NBA did a little experimenting using 5G and mobile phones to cover their summer league. This is not User Generated Content (UGC) by any means. It also was not an off the shelf deployment of 5G and demonstration of its capability.