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Newtec’s new satellite hubs are designed for IP applications over satellite, in full compliance with DVB-S2 and DVB-S2X standards.

Newtec Offers New Advances for High Throughput Satellite Networks March 15th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, has unveiled a number of new DVB-S2X wideband products for use in High Throughput Satellite (HTS) and global networks.

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North American Broadcasters will use Dolby’s AC-4 Audio compression system for their upcoming ATSC 3.0 broadcasts.

Dolby AC-4 Recommended For North American Broadcasters Migrating To ATSC 3.0 March 10th 2017 - 01:50 PM

After more than two years of technology development, subcommittee discussions and field tests, on February 23rd the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) recommended that North American broadcasters choosing to migrate to the next-generation ATSC 3.0 specification use the Dolby AC-4 codec for OTA transmission. The Dolby system was up against a group of companies that have developed a competing system known as MPEG-H Audio

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MonitorIQ V5.0 features cloud-based recording and OTT stream monitoring functions.

Digital Nirvana Highlights Media Transport Solution MonitorIQ March 9th 2017 - 12:05 PM

Digital Nirvana will show its newest media management solutions including MonitorIQ, the CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) transport stream recorder, as well as closed captioning solutions.

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ClipFire

ENCO Brings Instant Media Playout System to Broadcast and Production March 7th 2017 - 09:02 AM

ENCO plans to unleash its robust instant media playout solution, ClipFire, at the 2017 NAB Show, marking the US debut of its all-in-one appliance for playback applications in studio and mobile environments.

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WMWC-DC Galesburg IL Ch8, recently installed an E-Pol VHF antenna and support mast.

Alive Telecom Prepares for 2017 NAB Show March 3rd 2017 - 09:00 AM

Alive Telecom has provided U.S.A.-made, broadcast equipment and antennas in the United States and internationally since 2002. At the 2017 NAB Show, Alive Telecom will exhibit several new TV transmission antenna designs.

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Globecast now offers Disaster Recovery Playout Services at its Culver City Media Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

Globecast Spotlighting Content Delivery Solutions at the 2017 NAB Show March 2nd 2017 - 01:00 PM

Globecast will be spotlighting its new Optim’Net, Content Distribution Network (CDN) cost optimization technology at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show. The new technology is important to content distributors looking for a cost-effective business model to move and monetize content. Globecast now manages an extensive and rapidly growing network of VOD platform affiliates, thus ensuring that customers can reach a global audience footprint quickly and efficiently.

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Articles You May Have Missed – May 17, 2017 May 17th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Whether you are facing a move to ATSC 3.0 or need to change out RF systems, the recent NAB show provided plenty of options for RF engineers. For those more ‘grounded’, production efficiency was top-of-mind with attendees. Our editors review both technologies and the companies providing solutions in these articles.

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Combine 103,443 attendees with 1,806 exhibitors and you have NAB 2017. Image: NAB.

Articles You May Have Missed – May 10, 2017 May 10th 2017 - 08:00 AM

Most of this industry’s professionals did not attend the 2017 NAB Show. And those who did could not have visited all 1800 exhibitors. Here is a review of some of the technology you may have missed.

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2017 NAB Show crowds scoured technical exhibits searching for new solutions and clues to TV

Moore’s Law Gets a Phone Call May 8th 2017 - 01:50 PM

The annual NAB Show is a notorious launching pad for real products and trial balloons. At the 2017 NAB Show, nearly every exhibitor proudly displayed 4K devices or products 4K ready. Viewed close-up, 4K UHD images are stunning. Will UHD fit local DTV broadcasting’s US business model?

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Surveys Reveal that the 2017 NAB Show Must Build Broadcaster Support for ATSC 3.0 May 4th 2017 - 11:00 AM

A recent survey from WideOrbit shows division in the ranks of broadcasters and the ATSC 3.0 standard. Two surveys conducted on the broadcasters’ adoption of the ATSC 3.0 standard, have highlighted the challenges facing standard proponents.

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