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IP Monitoring & Diagnostics With Command Line Tools: Part 9 - Continuous Monitoring June 1st 2023 - 09:30 AM

Scheduling a continuous monitoring process will detect problems at the earliest opportunity. If the diagnostic tools run often enough, they can forecast a server outage before a mission critical failure happens. Pre-emptive diagnosis and automatic corrections are a very good thing.

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One of two new Visual radio studios at RTÉ’ in Dublin Ireland. Both were designed for comfort and operational flexibility.

System Showcase: Ireland’s RTÉ Adds Video To Its Radio Studios To Increase Content Value May 31st 2023 - 09:30 AM

RTE’s move to new studios prompted a project to add more sophisticated video capabilities to its new radio studios, reflecting a global trend towards the consumption of radio online.

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Waves: Part 9 - Propagation Inversion May 25th 2023 - 09:00 AM

As a child I came under two powerful influences. The first of these was electricity. My father was the chief electrician at a chemical works and he would bring home any broken or redundant electrical parts for me to tinker with, dismantle and occasionally repair.

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The Sponsors Perspective: What Are You Waiting For? May 24th 2023 - 09:30 AM

Cloud based workflows are here to stay. So, there are no longer any technical or production-based reasons not to take full advantage of the opportunities this can bring to broadcasters.

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Bridging/Making/Linking Tools Into Real News Workflows May 22nd 2023 - 09:30 AM

“Tom”, they said to me in the closing hours of a major trade show: “could you possibly write 1600 words or so on the topic of news?”. I immediately said “yes” and once home I skipped breakfast then sat down to write this – I thought about my recent attendances at NAB, IBC, various DPP, EBU and SMPTE conferences to try and identify what I thought people actually want to hear and realized that while it’s very easy to come up with 1600 words on a specific topic (say, “the potential long-term impact of 5G on contribution workflows”, or “the possibilities of ingest-stage AI metadata on improving monetization of file-based archives”, for example – pick a topic from your favorite conference) it’s far harder with a topic as broad as “News”.

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Broadcast And The Metaverse - Part 2 May 17th 2023 - 09:30 AM

The Metaverse may seem a long way off but the technology underpinning its rapid deployment is here today and has the potential to empower broadcasters to improve the immersive viewing experience.

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The Sponsors Perspective: Why Settle For A Or B? May 12th 2023 - 09:30 AM

AMPP provides many different configurations for high availability cloud systems that empower broadcasters to choose the best infrastructures to meet their demands and further improve the viewing experience.

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Vendor Spotlight: Chyron May 10th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Chyron’s new mantra is flexibility.

​Founded in 1966, Chyron’s technology has become so ingrained in the broadcast industry that its very company name has become the standard term for a caption superimposed over usually the lower part of a video image during a news broadcast.

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