MicroServices Bring New Agility And Cost Savings To IP-Based Content Delivery October 18th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Broadcast equipment suppliers continue to add new types of IT-centric functionality to their signal distribution and playout platforms, leveraging the cost and operational benefits of COTS hardware and Software Defined Networks (SDN) as a way to attract new types of customers that increasingly require the handing of hundreds or thousands

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RTL’s New Luxembourg Headquarters is an IP Broadcast Game Changer October 9th 2017 - 09:30 AM

In a time of uncertainty among many parts of the broadcast industry, Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE), part of the RTL Group, a Luxembourg-based media conglomerate that operates TV and radio channels as well as production companies located throughout Europe and Asia, has built one of the most impressive broadcast centers

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Understanding IP Networks - Plug And Play October 5th 2017 - 04:00 PM

Differing approaches to providing audio solutions are emerging in the broadcast world. Audio over IP is a given, but where to start and which vendors to choose are proving tough decisions to make, especially as the hardware investment can have a ten-year life expectancy. And moving from an analogue, MADI

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Understanding IP Networks - Audio Integration June 6th 2017 - 12:05 PM

In the previous articles, we investigated IP from a broadcast engineers point of view as it helps us understand IP. In this article, we start to look at audio integration, and how we make IP work with audio signals, and the challenges we need to overcome.

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Crown Media Depends on Globecast for Disaster Recovery April 14th 2017 - 10:30 AM

Globecast’s DR service includes the encoding and transmission for both channels in the event of a failure. This entails encoding for MPEG-4 HD and DVB-S2 satellite transmission to Crown’s transponder on the AMC-11 satellite.

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Thailand’s RS PCL Streamlines MCR and News Playout with Imagine Communications’ Technology January 30th 2017 - 04:00 PM

When RS Public Company Limited (PCL), one of Thailand’s premiere media and entertainment companies, needed a way to streamline its news and playout operations, it turned to Imagine Communications to deploy a fully integrated and centralized master control room (MCR) and news playout system, including full workflow automation.

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News12 Selects Ross Video For Lower-Third Traffic & Weather Ticker Upgrade January 11th 2017 - 11:00 AM

With five hyper-local channels serving the New York Tri-state area, News12 Traffic & Weather is using a Ross Video XPression Tick-It platform (including a specialized server, software and real-time motion graphics system) across all of its bureaus to create revenue-generating text and information that is displayed on the lower third

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Dalet Bringing News Production And Distribution Under A Single Unified Platform December 28th 2016 - 11:00 AM

For the past year Dalet Digital Media Systems has been promoting the idea of combining the traditional tools of a newsroom computer system, news production workflow and playout operations into a streamlined way of producing and distributing news content called Unified News Operations (UNO). Several broadcasters around the world have

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Vista Studios To Launch In Los Angeles With SAM’s 4K and IP technology October 13th 2016 - 01:00 PM

Vista Studios, will open a new 30,000 sq. ft. broadcast and production facility in Playa Vista CA on January 1, 2017 with a full slate of 4K and IP-based production and distribution technology from Snell Advanced Media (SAM). The new SAM production switchers, modular infrastructure, routers and playout and management workflow software will

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