Maverick new wireless camera-to-cloud workflow November 5th 2014 - 04:02 PM

​Wireless streaming is not just for ENG. Producers of high-shoot ratio and unscripted reality shows and ob-docs are also experimenting. Indie production company Maverick TV, part of All3Media (owned by Discovery and Liberty Global) has done just this for 4x 60 minute ob-doc Born Naughty? commissioned by UK broadcaster Channel 4 a…

Cloud-based Playout – Meeting the Changing needs of the Industry October 30th 2014 - 01:57 PM

The broadcast industry is characterised by a desire to increase efficiencies while remaining as cost-effective as possible. This is especially important considering the prevalence of the multi-platform content delivery environment. Here, the two most crucial drivers for broadcasters and content owners are quality and cost-effectiveness. Broadcasters are striving to balance…

How Satellites Will Fuel the Next Wave of Journalism October 22nd 2014 - 04:56 PM

In recent years, major events such as the Arab Spring and the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake have brought the role of citizen journalists into global prominence. As mainstream news outlets adapt to this emerging trend, professional journalists and average citizens alike can explore the use of satellite technology as a key…

The Critical Campaign to Safeguard C-band September 2nd 2014 - 08:40 PM

Envision this future headline: “Public Outcry as Final Minutes of World Cup Soccer Lost Due to Wireless Interference”. While this may seem impossible in today’s world, it could very well become a reality if the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) favors the reallocation of some C-band spect…