The name Rohde & Schwarz is still heavily identified by many in the broadcast market with transmitters and T&M (test and measurement) equipment. That solid, engineering image prevails despite the company also producing products for post-production, monitoring/multiviewing and ingest/playout. In the lead up to the 2018 NAB Show, R&S has been previewing its upcoming launches and discussing how it is looking to take on the competition in areas such as channel distribution with technology it sees as ready for both virtualisation and the future.
ATX Networks, a provider of network infrastructure systems and commercial video solutions, has appointed Charlie Vogt as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Two newer technologies are developing that may affect broadcasters, 5G cellular delivery and artificial intelligence (AI). Some experts believe that 5G may develop into a competent OTA program delivery system. Others see 5G as merely another step in boosting cellular delivery speeds. Either way, broadcasters need to understand its capabilities.
Dielectric recently worked with regional partner IF Telecom to design and install main and auxiliary backup UHF systems in two cities in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The NAB Show 2018 is hosting the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) with high-quality presentations on a wide range of relevant and timely topics. The conference run Saturday, April 7 to Thursday, April 12, 2018 and is open to holders of qualifying NAB Show conference passes. With a focus on IP, cybersecurity, workflows and ATSC 3.0, the conference presents the opportunity for broadcast and IT engineers to catch up with the latest technologies. So, if you are wondering if blockchain presents an opportunity or to find out where ATSC is headed, this is the place to find out.
Many stations are forced by terrain to rely on Single Frequency Networks (SFN) to augment station coverage. While simple in concept, the real-world design, installation and operation can be a challenge. In this two-part series, broadcast engineer, Ned Soseman, offers an examination of his experience with multiple SFN transmitters, which provide coverage to key populations spread through the hilly Ozark Mountain’s terrain. If you have, or are planning to install SFN transmitters, his experience may prove invaluable. Read on.
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