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The SAM Morpheus UX interface provides a fresh approach to channel playout and automation.

SAM’s Morpheus UX Allows Unlimited Interface Customization in New Multi-Channel Playout Platform March 20th 2017 - 01:50 PM

SAM has introduced a user-definable control interface for the company’s Morpheus UX playout automation and ICE Channel in a Box product line. Morpheus UX gives playout automation operators the ability to customize their channel views and focus on the specific functionality they need and the task at hand. The new flexible interface will be demonstrated at the 2017 NAB Show.

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Meredith Stations Choose Telestream’s Wirecast Gear for Facebook Live Streaming March 14th 2017 - 01:00 PM

In a sign of the times, Meredith Corporation is using consumer-level Facebook Live technology to extend its reach and draw closer to its viewers. The major independent broadcast company—owners of 15 U.S. DTV stations in 13 markets, reaching 12 million people (or 11 percent) of U.S. households—is using a Wirecast Gear live streaming appliance from Telestream to enable its stations to stream breaking news and news-related content directly to Facebook Live.

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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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Matrox Monarch HDX streaming and  recording appliance now supports  closed captioning for online playback  and accessibility.

Matrox Integrates CC Functionality into Monarch HDX Encoder March 8th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Monarch HDX streaming and recording appliances allow broadcasters to deliver closed captioned video streams for their live online programming.

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ZeeVee HDbridge3000 Media Module cards left to right: Component of VGA 1080i/p, Unencrypted HDMI 1080i/p, Composite, and HD-SDI.

ZeeVee Readies for 2017 NAB Show February 27th 2017 - 01:00 PM

ZeeVee is the only manufacturer that can deliver multimedia content over coax, fiber, and CATx, and is preparing to exhibit their solutions at the 2017 NAB Show.

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To cope with fluctuations in demand for just-in-time server-side ad insertion, requires a highly scalable architecture.

Comparing MPEG-DASH to HLS February 10th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Adobe strive to transport the best video over the internet that supports the most devices. 4K UHD content traffic further drives the goal of a single video format that can be displayed on any device. While many solutions have been proposed, MPEG-DASH is increasingly being viewed as the best.

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