TV’s ‘Back to the Future’ Moment? March 7th 2019 - 12:05 PM

Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with i…

Video and Audio Tool Kits January 30th 2019 - 10:00 AM

When content is submitted to Netflix, or most any other network, it must meet specific criteria. To help producers address what is often a confusing array of differentiations, the Digital Production Partnership and SMPTE announced a new IMF specification for the mastering and international exchange of content for broadcast and…

Pac-12 Networks Has Cloud Workflows Figured Out January 8th 2019 - 01:00 PM

While the emerging concepts of remote processing and storage and “At-Home” production might be new to some, the team at Pac-12 Networks, the sports media production arm of the collegiate Pac-12 Conference, has been doing it—and refining their IT-centric workflows—for years. When you are tasked with supplying content across …

Remote Links Moving to HEVC January 3rd 2019 - 11:00 AM

LiveU’s 2018 ‘State of Live’ report says HEVC now represents 25% of worldwide traffic. In addition to growing HEVC adoption, data also indicates a 55% increase in live transmission hours and emergence of 4K resolution in live broadcasting.

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Real World IP - Learn from the Trail Blazers March 12th 2019 - 10:30 AM

IP has now come of age and many broadcasters are looking to transition to ST2110. The Broadcast Bridge has been championing IP education and in this unprecedented IP seminar they have brought together leading industry experts to deliver an in-depth case-study of the world’s leading ST2110 IP installation at…

TV’s ‘Back to the Future’ Moment? March 7th 2019 - 12:05 PM

Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with i…

Don’t Miss These Two Popular Articles March 6th 2019 - 08:00 AM

Work smart and learn stuff. Standards are great, but why do we have so many? This week, we have to showcase articles focused on standards. The first topic highlights how IMF can smooth a content production workflow. After all, creating 10 different versions of the latest episode of “insert your program t…