The coding efficiency of audio compression is about to improve markedly because of a new MPEG audio standard—MPEG-H. This standard will permit many new and useful capabilities for those involved in television audio.
The media industry is rapidly adopting file-based workflows in all stages of the content lifecycle including transcoding, repurposing, delivery, etc. Additional complexities could be introduced during media transformations, which if not handled properly, could lead to issues in video perceived by the end consumer.The issues are due to errors…
At NAB 2015, the dominate discussion on the floor and in many technology presentations focused on; Cloud Services, file based workflows, stream and file analyzers, SOA, ESB, Metadata, Big Data, Storage and “when we will be moving to IP?”. Just how close is this transition?
Research shows that the top four viewers’ complaints concern: macroblocking, blackout, freeze, and audio silence. To retain those customers, engineers need a better method of monitoring digital signals. This Tektronix tutorial will show you how.
The UK’s DPP may have set the bar high in terms of standard file-delivery and compliance but other territories are working toward their own version which means vendors need to rework their tools to fit.
Controlling content quality for delivery in an increasingly diverse array of formats to multiple platforms is time-consuming and costly, particularly in the rush to prepare and exchange file-based media between post production, distribution and broadcast facilities. There are now ways to automate that time-consuming process, but the question broadcasters and…
Broadcasters have always checked their networks for performance. There now is a process that enables the testing to include a true QC measurement of the content as it passes through the entire broadcast chain.