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Navigating the Many Layers of the ATSC 3.0 Ecosystem: Part 1 June 28th 2018 - 09:00 AM

ATSC 3.0 is slowly rolling out in the form of actual on-air tests at multiple sites. This type of launch provides engineers the perfect opportunity to use the time to better understand this complex technology before equipment purchase decisions must be made. This primer peels back the multiple layers of ATSC 3.0

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Broadcast For IT - Part 9 - Color Space June 4th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at color space and its relevance to bro

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Articles You May Have Missed – May 30, 2018 May 30th 2018 - 08:00 AM

A battle is brewing among some equipment providers focused on, you guessed it, more pixels. And, if history is any predictor, the broadcast and production industries may in fact soon be faced with managing images composed of approximately 33 million pixels. But do viewers really need 8K capture and display?

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Unpacking The Repack: New Technology Can Speed The Process And Introduce Additional Benefits May 21st 2018 - 09:00 AM

The FCC has set out a tight timeline for broadcasters to vacate the 600MHz UHF band, and now the goalposts are moving. With mobile carriers itching to start using the spectrum freed up by the repack, some players like T-Mobile have already sought to expedite the process by incentivizing broadcasters

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Post NAB 2018 - A Different Perspective May 3rd 2018 - 12:05 PM

Whether the exhibits and technology would represent more hype than promise was a key question going into NAB 2018. Attendees expected developments on ATSC 3.0 and the industry’s migration toward IP infrastructures. Perhaps most surprising was the high level of interest in artificial intelligence (AI). Even so, some of the pronouncements a

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Broadcast For IT - Part 8 - Color Representation April 9th 2018 - 03:00 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at how color is represented.

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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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