We present the first in a series of articles on 5G Broadcast, starting with its history and why it is rising up the agenda for broadcasters. Future articles will delve deeper into the technology and standardization, including interaction with existing digital terrestrial networks, with some examples of early trials and deployments.
At the moment it is far from clear exactly how the OTA TV landscape will evolve in the US over the next few years… the only sure thing is that we are in a period of rapid change.
Why keeping control of wi-fi and other devices within a broadcast facility to ensure there is no interference with critical devices is essential.
Here we look at codecs and encoding for digital RF modulation such as ATSC 3.0, DVB and other digital OTA standards, and network requirements for encoding and delivering streaming internet video.
This is the fourth of a multi-part series exploring the science and practical applications of RF technology in broadcast. Here we discuss codecs & encoding, the need to carefully manage the proliferation of RF devices within facilities and the future of OTA TV.
ENCO comes to IBC with its strongest value proposition for broadcasters seeking a one-stop captioning workflow for their broadcast and media content. Along with new enhancements to its AI-based enCaption5 automated live captioning and transcription solution, IBC marks the debut of ENCO’s new closed caption encoder, the first product born through ENCO’s July acquisition of DoCaption.
ENCO has placed a stronger emphasis on technology development for the future of radio broadcasting and production as the company heads to Amsterdam for IBC. The broadcast automation pioneer will introduce its ENCO-GPT AI solution for ad copy generation to international audiences following a successful NAB launch and will showcase its WebDAD 3.0 for remote broadcast and production in the cloud.
Premium live sports streaming, global distribution, and mobile streaming are key OTT themes for IBC 2023. This puts the spotlight on performance and ultra-low and latency streaming, as well as security of mobile apps and unauthorized devices. Other themes include energy efficiency and sustainability; support for targeted advertising with the proliferation of FAST (Free Ad Supported TV) channels; and global content distribution.