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Blick TV relies on digital and online channels for program distribution.

Qvest Media Integrates Blick TV Digital Channel July 7th 2020 - 01:50 PM

Qvest Media has performed technical planning and systems integration for digital news channel Blick TV.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 3 - DASH-CMAF With HTTP/1.1 Chunked Transfer For Low Latency July 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR segments are transferred conventionally using HTTP/1.0 transfers, where the client requests the whole segment and it is transferred using store-and-forward transfers, where all the data belonging to the transfer is buffered before sending. In order to start the transfer, the size of the segment needs to be known.

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Virtual ad placement systems and precise camera tracking help create the illusion of a packed house.

Sports Re-Starts Without Fans And The Virtual Crowd Goes Wild July 2nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

In mid-May of this year, as countries such as Germany, England, and Spain considered easing COVID-19 restrictions to allow professional sports to resume, various professional sports leagues began discussions with broadcasters and production companies on the best way to televise games without fans in the seats. They’re called “ghost games” and finding the right recipe for presenting an engaging viewer experience was paramount.

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The Sponsors Perspective: TAG Video Systems Introduces New Business Model For Broadcast Technology July 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

With the emergence of the cloud into the media production and delivery space, the broadcast and media industry must embrace an entirely new approach to acquiring and deploying technology. Large capital expenditures (CapEx) are increasingly being replaced by operating expense (OpEx) budgets that are more flexible and aligned with the operational requirements of broadcast facilities.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 2 - The Mechanics Of ABR Delivery June 29th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR delivery offers the prospect of automatic adaptation of bit rates to the prevailing network conditions. Since the client is aware of the set of available bit rates, it can determine, segment-by-segment, which is the optimal bit rate to use.

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The New Precision Time Protocol Explained June 26th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The IEEE has just published the latest version of its Precision Time Protocol (PTP) standard that provides precise synchronization of clocks in packet-based networked systems. This article explains the significance of IEEE 1588-2019, otherwise known as PTPv2.1, and how it differs from previous versions including updates to the isolation of profiles, monitoring and security.

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