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Live feed-sharing can allow multiple producers instant access to a unique on-location camera or feed. Photo courtesy Dejero.

Sharing Files And Live Streams On IP May 21st 2015 - 12:01 PM

Bonded cellular system technology progress is marked with MoJos and IP-based live stream sharing services.

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Sony HDC-4300

HD+4K cameras bring 4K live broadcast closer May 14th 2015 - 12:17 PM

The recent spate of announcements from camera manufacturers about plans to market HD and 4K shooters capable of accepting B4-mount standard lenses has been welcomed by the industry and appears to have brought live UHD broadcast launches closer.

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Sony made a big splash with the introduction of its new 2/3-inch 4K camera at its NAB press conference.

Three Chips For 4K!! April 20th 2015 - 01:00 PM

With the emergence of high-resolution (2K, 4K) single-sensor cameras in 2006 (Red Digital Cinema was first), many claimed that television production and digital cinematography would never revert to three-chip CCD cameras—the workhorse since RGB prisms made their way into video cameras—again.

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Primestream Launches New Xchange Media Cloud Platform On Microsoft Azure

Xchange Media Cloud launched on Microsoft Azure April 8th 2015 - 05:39 PM

Primestream has released Xchange Media Cloud a Software-as-a-Service asset management platform using Microsoft Azure.

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Zixi claims its proprietary Forward Error Correction enables high quality IP transport with minimal packet loss.

iStreamPlanet takes Zixi for IP Contribution April 6th 2015 - 12:14 PM

US encoding vendor Zixi has been selected by iStreamPlanet for IP contribution to the latter’s Aventus live video encoding and multiscreen packaging service. iStreamPlanet is using Zixi’s live video transport software to provide ingest over unmanaged Internet connections, offering an IP-based alternative to traditional backhaul methods like satellite and fiber. iStreamPlanet will be enabling Zixi contribution over IP to Aventus from Q2 of 2015.

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While CES 2015 was full of 4K displays, delivery standards have yet to be defined.

Getting 4K Television to Home Audiences Is a Complex Task April 3rd 2015 - 08:02 AM

At NAB 2015, it is a given that many companies will dazzle attendees with stories of how 4K television is virtually here. For those susceptible to such celebratory hype, it might be good to think about the issue for a bit and be armed with some intelligent questions to ask manufacturers who are promoting it.

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So Little Time, So Much To Learn March 24th 2015 - 10:27 AM

World-class learning opportunities abound in NAB exhibits and technical sessions.

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Vidchecker both describes the problem and automatically corrects it too, which  makes it different from other QC products.

Applied Technology: An Appliance of Science at NAB February 27th 2015 - 08:30 PM

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 facilities houses should ask themselves when they are considering an investment in auto-QC technology is, “Does this auto-QC software just tell me where the problems, are or will it tell me where they are and fix them for me”?

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