Tightrope Media Adds New Features to Media Platform Ver 6.5 October 31st 2018 - 09:00 AM

Tightrope Media Systems has unveiled version 6.5 of the Cablecast Community Media platform, which is designed to help PEG broadcasters improve their online viewer experiences. The new update elevates the quality of VOD clips while providing new tools to help users measure the impact their content is making online.

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NAB NY Panel Considers Future of Broadcast/OTT Playout and Distribution October 10th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Broadcasters and playout facilities are already coming to grips with distributing programming to a multitude of outlets and platforms, in addition to conventional broadcast channels. This is only set to grow as more operators enter the market to exploit the potential of emerging technologies such as 5G. As this burden

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IP - The Final Frontier 3 - All Together Now October 9th 2018 - 10:00 AM

As we migrate to IP, broadcasters are thinking about how they will interface their SDI, MADI, and AES systems together. Many see the benefit of IP and one day all devices will be IP-enabled. But until that time arrives, we need to understand how to interface new and old together.

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Live IP Delivery - Part 3 – Monitoring October 4th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Throughout this series of articles, we’ve been investigating the detail of how OTT internet delivery works. In this article, we dig deeper into the operational systems, and investigate the additional benefits and necessity of monitoring.

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Vendors Now Well Versed In The Language of IT September 21st 2018 - 09:52 AM

At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being repla

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Arqiva To Withdraw From Playout and Refocus on Uplink Operations November 7th 2018 - 01:50 PM

The playout business received another jolt today when facilities provider Arqiva announced that it intends to move out of the sector over time. The company, which has been a major player in playout for the past 18 years, also plans to redirect its Occasional Use (OU) division away from conventional uplinks

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The Broadcast Bridge Published Over 200 Articles Last Month November 7th 2018 - 08:00 AM

It was a busy October for the editors at The Broadcast Bridge. During that month, we published more than 200 feature articles, tutorials, essential guides and new products information. A reader could be excused for missing some of that content, especially in light of the multiple exhibitions and conferences that took

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Newtec Modems Successfully Tested On Telsat’s First LEO Satellite November 1st 2018 - 10:00 AM

Now that Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite is successfully in orbit, it has begun testing third-party vendor products that could benefit form the satellite technology. The initiative is part of Canada-based Telesat’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation of 117 satellites for broadband connectivity that it said wou

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