ST 2110 and ST 2022 at IBC2018 October 5th 2018 - 08:00 AM

The #1 industry trend more obvious at every broadcast exhibition is the conversion to IP-based video production. IBC 2018 presented further evidence of the process and progress of IP video standards and implementations in TV facilities.

IP - A Golden Opportunity ? September 25th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Broadcast television has witnessed many advances in technology since the first electronic images were transmitted in the 1930’s, and none have been as influential or disruptive as IP. But are we now at the dawn of the perfect win-win outcome? Can manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and broadcasters all equally gain from IP m…

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…

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…

Broadcast For IT - Part 15 - Digital Audio July 23rd 2018 - 01:00 PM

Audio is arguably the most complex aspect of broadcast television. The human auditory systems are extremely sensitive to distortion and noise. For IT engineers to progress in broadcast television they must understand the sampling rates and formats of sound, and in this article, we delve into digital audio.

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Will 2019 Be The Year Of IP? December 12th 2018 - 08:00 AM

As the clock ticks forward, broadcast and production professionals eagerly await news from the 2019 consumer Electronics Show (CES). Why should content producers and TV stations care what the CES industry announces in January, 2019?