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Data Recording: Reed-Solomon Error Correcting Codes - Part 21 July 8th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The explosion in digital technology that led to Compact Discs, DVD, personal computers, digital cameras, the Internet and digital television broadcasting relies heavily on a small number of enabling technologies, one of which is the use of Reed-Solomon error correcting codes.

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The ERT studios broadcast four terrestrial TV channels and an international satellite channel.

ERT Greece Upgrades To Pebble Beach Systems June 26th 2020 - 10:00 AM

Pebble Beach Marina automation system will transform multi-site playout facilities for the Greek public radio and TV broadcaster.

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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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The VoCaption is the coordinated work of two Development and Engineering teams.

BroadStream Releases VoCaption Live Automated Captions And Subtitles May 22nd 2020 - 11:00 AM

Acquisition of Screen Subtitling Systems results in a new product launch.

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TV Direct MCR Manager Akarachai Tobsin is proud of his network

TV Direct, Thailand, Expands With PlayBox Neo May 18th 2020 - 11:00 AM

PlayBox Neo announces the completion of an expanded playout system at the Bangkok headquarters of Thai broadcaster TV Direct. The installation doubles the network’s capacity from three to six channels, transmitted in high definition via direct-to-home satellite and online.

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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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