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The Streaming Tsunami: Part 4 - Scaling From Origin To Edge September 5th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Meeting the growing demands of the streaming tsunami requires efficiency and optimization in all areas. Here we focus on intelligent, dynamic distribution and storage between Origin and Edge.

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The Streaming Tsunami: Part 3 - Requirements For A Video CDN Blueprint August 16th 2023 - 09:30 AM

We return to our Streaming Tsunami series with a discussion of the predicted 10x increase in overall streaming ecosystem bandwidth required to meet demand if/when streaming becomes the first choice for consumption and the challenges this implies.

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Multiple independent timing sources provide redundancy.

BEITC Session Report - Using TV For GPS Backup In The USA May 4th 2023 - 09:30 AM

China and Russia have back-up GPS systems. The USA has no GPS backup, although politicians have been talking about the need for 20 years. ATSC 3.0 stations have the hardware in place to provide nationwide backup. The US Department of Transportation is responsible for GPS. If The Office of Transportation Policy (TRA/OTP) develops and coordinates an ATSC 3.0 GPS backup policy, work and funding can begin. With planning and coordination, ATSC 3.0 broadcasters are positioned to be the future GPS backup in the USA.

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Women In Streaming Media Meetup & Panel Discussion At 2023 NAB Show April 15th 2023 - 05:21 PM

Women In Streaming Media are holding their meetup and a panel discussion at the 2023 NAB Show.

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Monitoring & Compliance Technologies At NAB 2023 April 12th 2023 - 09:30 AM

Monitoring vendors face various challenges highlighted at NAB 2023, including demands for consultant Quality of Experience across multiple channels, and between adverts and programming content. Then specifically for the US market, a notable theme at NAB will be the rise of Next-Gen television to the ATSC-3.0 standards, since these broadcasts are subject to the same regulatory requirements, such as Closed Captioning/Subtitles for the hearing impaired.

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Sports media rights are shifting to IP-based streaming platforms, requiring stronger anti-piracy protection and improved prioritization.

Rising Live Sports Streaming Drives Supply Chain Innovations At 2023 NAB Show April 7th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Drives for energy and cost efficiencies underlie some of the streaming supply chain innovations on show at NAB 2023, balanced against demand for more immersive experiences and guaranteed QoS. The rise in live sports streaming is accentuating demand for better protection against new forms of piracy such as CDN leeching, and also for prioritization of these more time critical applications that call for low latency and sustained high bit rate.

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Learning From The Experts At The BEITC Sessions at 2023 NAB Show March 21st 2023 - 09:30 AM

Many NAB Shows visitors don’t realize that some of the most valuable technical information released at NAB Shows emanates from BEITC sessions. The job titles of all but one speaker in the conference are all related to engineering, technology, development and research.

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5G Broadcast Positioned As Revenue Winner For Telcos At Mobile World Congress 2023 March 14th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Mobile World Congress (MWC) has become an increasingly relevant show for broadcasters and video service providers as more and more viewing takes place on smart phones, tablets and laptops, and as 5G networks becomes capable of delivering HD and even Ultra HD quality. This was truer than ever at the recent MWC 2023 in Barcelona, which was almost back to pre-pandemic levels of attendance, 88,000 against the record 109,000 in 2019.

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