The needle on the compass pointing to the direction of television broadcasting technical progress is the latest Test & Measurement category of broadcast TV equipment to be introduced and exhibited at the 2016 NAB Show.
It is clear that the risks associated with IP’s resilience compared to SDI are exaggerated and that the real concern with using IP infrastructure to deliver time-critical broadcast signals lies in the lack of a common approach and operability between vendors. The broadcast and post production industry has lived…
Cobalt Digital collaborated with Nexstar Broadcasting Group, to produce a software solution with text-to-speech capabilities to help broadcasters serve the needs of blind and low-vision people in communities throughout the United States.
File-based workflows are ubiquitous in the broadcast world today. The file-based flow has brought enormous efficiencies and made adoption of emerging technologies like Adaptive Bit-Rate (ABR), 4K, UHD, and beyond possible. Multiple delivery formats are now possible because of file-based workflows and its integration with traditional IT infrastructure. However, the…
India’s Shalini TV recently integrated a Volicon Observer into its system. The Tamil-language entertainment television channel in Chennai, India, uses the Observer video monitoring and logging system for fast, reliable compliance monitoring and ad verification.
The UK’s DPP may have set the bar high in terms of standard file-delivery and compliance but other territories are working toward their own version which means vendors need to rework their tools to fit.
The demand for bandwidth is doubling every three years. Video is the biggest contributor to this growth. However, compression scheme efficiency doubles approximately every 10 years. Heading into NAB, US compression specialist Faroudja Enterprises claims to have made progress addressing this problem.
Soho facility The Farm is marketing a storage service for finished programmes that it believes will help production companies with the shift to file-based delivery.
The Single Programme on the Shelf service — Spots — is intended to act as a replacement for a production company’s clone tape and the other eleme…
Most national broadcasters in developed countries have app-based OTT services, many of which have been in place for over a decade. Less-developed national broadcasters still rely on YouTube, Social Media platforms, or their own websites to deliver OTT content to their audience.