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