Blockchain Is Not A Cloud Service March 10th 2020 - 09:00 AM

As cloud and cloud words become common in the media lexicon so has the term blockchain. Let’s take a closer look at blockchain. Not all technologies work everywhere or should they! Each time one industry sector introduces a new concept or technology, all the other market sectors latch on a…

The Road From CES Leads To NAB March 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Following the myriad of transitions in media production and distribution, is a combination of new technologies that create media and ones that support the consumption of media. Since the creation of media is mostly intended for the audience, the technologies needed to create the media are pretty important even while…

The Beginning Of A New Decade February 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

While I am not one to wax nostalgic, the last decade was a pretty exciting one in media technology. HD-SDI came into its own in the early aught (00) years, mobile and wireless media, OTT and streaming all became mainstream. IP and file based media production was introduced and standardized (SMPTE…

Open Source vs. Interoperable February 26th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Open Source is one of the current buzz terms in technology. In the world of software applications and services offering to make the source code of a program freely available is certainly a noble gesture. Interoperable is more of a design specification and philosophy to make sure systems and devices…

Microservices Poised To Take Self-Serve To Another Level February 6th 2020 - 10:00 AM

Microservices enable broadcasters to find new ways to adopt, engineer, operate and maintain the value of their solutions. For vendors, microservices provides opportunities to offer what could essentially be a self-serve menu for clients rather than building bespoke workflows internally. The impact on the service that will be delivered by…