Once tweaked to perfection and final format specs locked in, production models of Next Gen TV sets will flood stores, confuse viewers and provide broadcasters and sponsors new opportunities to expand their reach and brands.
The movement behind 8K has gained momentum and met growing resistance at the same time as it attempts to break out from its Japanese roots after being nurtured for over a decade almost single handedly by NHK.
Employees of local television stations that attended the recent NAB Show walked into a quagmire of technologies and Internet Protocol (IP)-based system solutions intended to address a wide range of decisions facing broadcasters. For them, many appeared either out of reach in terms of price or out of mind when it comes to practicality.
At the 2019 NAB Show, a consortium of world leading satellite operators, device manufacturers, broadcasters and service providers called The SAT>IP Alliance updated attendees on the capabilities of the SAT>IP protocol in many of its members’ exhibit booths at the NAB convention.
Vislink and Aeroshot agreement calls for Vislink to promote the Aeroshot rental model to its existing broadcasting clients on a global basis.
NAB CEO Gordon Smith’s criticism of Apple for failing to incorporate broadcast-capable chips in its mobile devices was timely for several reasons, even if it may fall on deaf ears.
Comark is appointed as authorized reseller of Triveni Digital hardware and software products.
Serverless architectures are permeating the broadcasting space as service providers migrate to cloud based IP infrastructures, because of their inherent scalability and ability to absorb peaks and troughs in demand cost effectively on a pay as you go basis. They are peculiarly conducive for security, which can help broadcasters and operators cope with the considerable headache of maintaining levels of protection against hacking and content theft as they migrate to the cloud and rely ever more on OTT distribution over the Internet.
ATSC 3.0 has much more flexibility than ATSC 1.0 to select signal configurations to suit multiple end-use cases with different reception robustness. To properly take advantage of the capabilities requires sophisticated software emulations.