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Data Recording: Burst Errors - Part 20 June 2nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

The first burst error correcting code was the Fire Code, which was once widely used on hard disk drives. Here we look at how it works and how it was used.

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Data Recording: Cyclic Redundancy Checks - Part 19 May 5th 2020 - 09:30 AM

The CRC (cyclic redundancy check) was primarily an error detector, but it did allow some early error correction systems to be implemented.

There are many different CRCs but they all work in much the same way, which is that the data to be protected are divided by the CRC polynomial. This was done serially by shifting the data bits into the CRC generator at the same time as they were being written to a medium such as disk or tape or sent into a serial transmission line.

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OWNZONES Offers Crisis Support April 16th 2020 - 01:00 PM

OWNZONES’ cloud-based platform ‘Connect’ is assisting studios and content owners by allowing content projects to continue remotely.

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Data Recording: Modulo Counting - Part 18 April 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The mathematics of finite fields and sequences seems to be a long way from everyday life, but it happens in the background every time we use a computer and without it, an explanation of modern error correction cannot be given.

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Schematic of Sharjah / Avid integration.

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority Streamlines With NOA March 24th 2020 - 11:00 AM

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority (SBA) opts for integration of Avid Interplay into NOA’s mediARC Archive Asset Management system.

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Selecting A Content Creation Laptop March 16th 2020 - 01:00 PM

Computer marketing departments typically do not promote all company products. Rather they focus on high margin products.

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