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Broadcast For IT - Part 18 - Quality Control August 14th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Quality Control is one of the many areas where IT and broadcast use similar terms, but the meaning is quite different. Whereas IT focuses on guaranteeing bit rates and packet delivery to improve quality of service and hence quality of experience, video and audio quality is based on satisfying the

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Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 3 August 2nd 2018 - 11:00 AM

Point to point connections dedicated to delivering video and audio signals have dominated the broadcast industry since the 1930’s. But migrating to IP is compelling engineers to think differently about packetized signal distribution. In this article we investigate the potential sources of congestion and the effects of buffering.

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Bandwidth Pricing Can Be Biggest Hurdle To REMI (At Home) Success July 26th 2018 - 11:00 AM

There’s been a lot of talk about the resource efficiencies related to remote operations for live production, but the cost of bandwidth to connect all of the disparate locations continues to make this way of working prohibitive for most second-tier producers.

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Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 2 July 19th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Timing is the most fundamental aspect of broadcast television. From the early days of tube cameras, to modern OLED displays, timing continues to play a crucial role for maintaining an optimal viewer experience. Picture stutter and breakup are just a few of the symptoms of synchronization and timing errors.

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Adding The Cloud As Traditional Broadcast Workflows Evolve July 11th 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Cloud itself is pretty simple, but for broadcasters, leveraging it can be complex. It isn’t that difficult technically, but Broadcast still straddles requirements that demand real time, high resolution, quick turnaround solutions; and this is coupled with the need to connect geographically separate locations, reduce costs, and extend a

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Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 1 July 6th 2018 - 11:00 AM

For the first time in the history of live television we can now abstract away the video, audio, and metadata streams from the underlying hardware. This innovation presents unprecedented opportunities empowering broadcasters to deliver flexibility, scalability, and highly efficient workflows.

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Okto TV Creates A Voice For Underrepresented Communities with Blackmagic July 4th 2018 - 12:01 PM

Since 2005, Austrian community television channel, Okto TV, has helped a wide, varied range of groups to create exciting and engaging programming to bring their ideas, interests and insights to new audiences across the country. When the time came to upgrade its standard definition infrastructure, the Okto team had to design

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Articles You May Have Missed – August 15, 2018 August 15th 2018 - 08:00 AM

The standards for moving video over IP are all decided, right? Not yet. Even so, the innovation presents unprecedented opportunities and empowers broadcasters to deliver flexibility, scalability, and more efficient workflows. Consultant and The Broadcast Bridge technology editor, Tony Orme, continues his tutorials on digital and IT technology in the

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Broadcast For IT - Part 18 - Quality Control August 14th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Quality Control is one of the many areas where IT and broadcast use similar terms, but the meaning is quite different. Whereas IT focuses on guaranteeing bit rates and packet delivery to improve quality of service and hence quality of experience, video and audio quality is based on satisfying the

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