Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are experiencing significant growth in bandwidth consumption largely due to the uptake of OTT video services and the growth in numbers of connected devices per household. ISPs are therefore navigating the path of making investments in their networks that support their own financial requirements and their…
This is the fourth of a multi-part series exploring the science and practical applications of RF technology in broadcast. Here we discuss codecs & encoding, the need to carefully manage the proliferation of RF devices within facilities and the future of OTA TV.
Demand for internet connectivity continues to grow rapidly. Internet exchange providers are now part of our critical infrastructure and their integration with ISPs and content providers is defining CDN and network expansion.
As broadcast production begins to leverage cloud-native production systems, and re-examines how it approaches timing to achieve that potential, audio and its requirement for very low latency remains one of the key challenges.
This article describes the various codecs in common use and their symbiotic relationship to the media container files which are essential when it comes to packaging the resulting content for storage or delivery.