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Myths and Truths About Standards Conversion August 15th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Everyone knows what standards converters do, right? Broadcast professionals recognize that changing the video format and frame rate is necessary when sharing materials internationally or when integrating movies into TV schedules. In fact, there are many types of standards conversion available. Here is a guide to understanding the options.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 17 - Compression Formats August 6th 2018 - 01:50 PM

The bewildering number of video and audio compression formats available is difficult for those new to the industry to come to terms with. For broadcast engineers and IT engineers to work effectively together, IT engineers must understand the formats used, the legacy systems still in place, and the reasoning behind

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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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To Deploy HEVC, Users Must Choose What Patent Pool To Dive Into May 29th 2018 - 09:00 AM

While it’s clear that High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is superior in compression performance to its AVC predecessor codec format, getting the essential patent holders of the standard to agree on royalty terms for use has proved to be far more complicated. This, in turn, has led to delayed d

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AWS Elemental To Help Sky’s Online Viewers Tell Who’s Who At Upcoming Royal Wedding May 15th 2018 - 11:00 AM

If you are a celebrity watcher, Sky News has the online artificial intelligence technology for you. The British broadcaster will use cloud-based machine learning technology from AWS Elemental to help viewers identify those in attendance at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor during its online coverage of the upcoming UK r

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SeaChange Rebranding Sharpens Focus On Personalization Pipeline May 14th 2018 - 01:50 PM

In an effort to attract subscribers, many of today’s most popular video service providers are now looking past simple online video streaming and towards creating a personalization pipeline to each individual user’s IP address. Certainly accommodating consumers that want to watch video whenever and wherever they want is imp

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Everyone knows what standards converters do, right? Broadcast professionals recognize that changing the video format and frame rate is necessary when sharing materials internationally or when integrating movies into TV schedules. In fact, there are many types of standards conversion available. Here is a guide to understanding the options.

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Articles You May Have Missed – August 15, 2018 August 15th 2018 - 08:00 AM

The standards for moving video over IP are all decided, right? Not yet. Even so, the innovation presents unprecedented opportunities and empowers broadcasters to deliver flexibility, scalability, and more efficient workflows. Consultant and The Broadcast Bridge technology editor, Tony Orme, continues his tutorials on digital and IT technology in the

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Broadcast For IT - Part 18 - Quality Control August 14th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Quality Control is one of the many areas where IT and broadcast use similar terms, but the meaning is quite different. Whereas IT focuses on guaranteeing bit rates and packet delivery to improve quality of service and hence quality of experience, video and audio quality is based on satisfying the

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