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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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Amagi uses public cloud infrastructure to push broadcasters

Amagi Launches Skylight for Managed Services in the Cloud April 28th 2017 - 08:00 AM

Amagi’s Skylight, is a cloud-managed broadcast services platform positioned for playout services. It offers TV networks cloud-led services encompassing content preparation, channel playout, content delivery, and monetization for both linear TV and OTT.

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D2D Technologies Helps Regionalize TV April 24th 2017 - 11:00 AM

The D2D Technologies D2Flex 6000 offers video processing and an IP network gateway and can be seen at the 2017 NAB Show.

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GatesAir Maxiva VAXTE VHF transmitter.

New GatesAir Maxiva Transmitter Series Fills VHF Void for Spectrum Repack April 20th 2017 - 07:00 PM

GatesAir announces a new VHF TV transmitter, the Maxiva VAXTE for NAB 2017. The new air-cooled transmitter series covers the entire VHF spectrum, making it perfect for broadcasters needing to change channels.

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Rohde &  Schwarz IT-based SDE900 TV exciter for ATSC 3.0

Rohde & Schwarz Presents World’s First Server-Based ATSC 3.0 Exciter April 20th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Rohde & Schwarz has developed the world’s first IT server-based exciter solution for ATSC 3.0 broadcasts – the R&S SDE900. It provides broadcasters with an easy upgrade path for existing transmitters

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ATSC3Xpert receives, analyzes and  transcodes in real-time and can capture content to a PCAP file.

DekTec To Highlight ATSC 3.0 Solutions At NAB 2017 April 18th 2017 - 01:00 PM

DekTec will display and demonstrate its latest ATSC 3.0 ecosystem including test modulators, demodulators, and HEVC encoders and new 4K solutions at the 2017 NAB Show. Booth visitors can also pick up a copy of DecTec’s new ATSC 3.0 Primer.

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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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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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Sunday afternoon streets and sidewalks were ready for NAB Show exhibit visitor arrivals.

On-Air In-Air at 2017 NAB Show May 4th 2017 - 09:00 AM

The FCC Spectrum Repack makes history repeat itself as TV transmitter, antenna and broadcast RF systems exhibits are some of the most crowded at the 2017 NAB Show. Demand for new TV RF systems hasn’t been this strong since the DTV transition early last decade.

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