Japanese broadcasters are preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, including getting ready for 8K UHDTV. In 2018, public broadcaster NHK will roll out the needed ISDB-S3 standard. The multichannel R&S SLG signal generator from Rohde & Schwarz was used for the 8K satellite tests.
Fox-owned KTBC in Austin TX recently needed to replace an old TV transmitter that had outlived its manufacturer. In addition to better stability and reliability, KTBC’s new high-efficiency Rohde & Schwarz TV transmitter immediately shaved thousands of dollars off the station’s electrical bills.
WRAL-TV is the Capitol Broadcasting-owned NBC affiliate serving the Raleigh-Durham market. The station is known for pioneering ground-breaking technical innovations in over-the-air TV delivery. In 1996, WRAL was the first commercial TV station to broadcast a HDTV signal. In 2000, the station produced and aired the first complete HD newscast.
India’s Times Network, a leading entertainment and news network, has selected a full complement of playout and media management technology from Grass Valley to facilitate a more efficient and agile production environment.
At the recent Coachella music festival remote production services and custom systems provider NEP tested a new system of wireless networked cameras on an IP network, with signals compressed with encoders and decoders made by Visionary Solutions.
Verizon knows a thing or two about delivering high-quality audio and high-definition video signals across the country. It’s also become quite adept at providing its 160,000 employees with high-quality live and pre-recorded internal corporate communications webcasts and videos that can be viewed live or on-demand at a later date.