Whatever you do in media production, having a backup is indispensable. Having another copy of the file means that in case something goes wrong, it can be restored to the last version saved without loosing all, or only a minimum, of your work. But there’s an even better practice to consider, one that provides a fail-safe in the event of a disaster. Cloning, also known as replication, offers a number of benefits outlined in this article.
With digital content sources and resolutions expanding regularly, we’re going to need Artificial Intelligence to help us wrangle the data.
Migrating to a new MAM system is a major headache for organizations with large volumes of assets who can’t afford downtime. The BEIT session ‘Managing Multiple Asset Management Systems’ (Saturday, April 6 10:40am - 12:00pm Location: N260) will discuss how the Strangler software development pattern can slowly take over a legacy MAM system’s functions until nothing is left but the new system. Roger Sacilotto, Consulting Software Engineer at Avid takes us under the hood.
With NAB 2019 but two weeks away, the technical conversation begins to focus on what might be some of the show-floor hot topics. Here are two that are sure to be of interest, UHD delivery and cloud production.
Multiple sessions that address the use of cloud technology are available to NAB 2019 BEIT conference registrants.
One of the most critical components of any studio is a large diaphragm condenser microphone. It is the centerpiece of the studio’s sound. But how do you take care of these mics? Here is a guide.
The times they are a changin’ and faster than ever. For the first time, digital advertising in the United States will surpass the amount of money spent on traditional ads used by television and print media, a research firm predicts.
The mobile video boom will continue over the next few years and consume an ever-greater proportion of overall global network backbone capacity, according to the latest update of the Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (MVNI) Forecast (2017 – 2022).
With IP now widely used to move audio and video around the facility and many of the tools needed for broadcast production already virtualized, few barriers remain for the cloud-based operation. However, what will it take to migrate your particular broadcast operations to the cloud?
Phase 2 ends the day after the 2019 NAB Show closes. The question now becomes, will TV stations in the nine remaining Repack Phases be completed on schedule?
Hitachi Kokusai will feature new software updates for two of its HD, compact box POV cameras. New firmware for the DK-H200 1080p camera adds High Dynamic Range (HDR) support, while an update to the 1080i-capable DK-Z50 further enhances its capture quality.
BaseLink 2.0, DataLink and TerraLink Mini-M solutions support the low cost delivery of video over IP.
EVS has a new server running on its core services platform, VIA and demos of Xeebra, Dyvi and a new hypervisor.
At the 2019 NAB Show Embrionix Design will highlight its software-defined (SMPTE ST 2110-compatible) IP conversion and processing solutions geared toward simplifying the path to-and-through IP.