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Data Recording and Transmission: Reed Solomon Codes - Part 22 August 5th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The Reed Solomon codes are defined by what the decoder expects to see and the encoder has to be configured to suit that.

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Data Recording and Transmission: Reed-Solomon Error Correcting Codes - Part 21 July 8th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The explosion in digital technology that led to Compact Discs, DVD, personal computers, digital cameras, the Internet and digital television broadcasting relies heavily on a small number of enabling technologies, one of which is the use of Reed-Solomon error correcting codes.

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Digital Audio - Part 1 June 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

It seems almost superfluous today to specify that audio is digital because most audio capture, production and distribution today is done numerically. This was not always the case and at one time audio was primarily done without the help of numbers and the term digital audio was introduced to distinguish the new technology from what went before.

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Creative Analysis - Part 2 - Penny Dreadful From The Cinematographer June 17th 2020 - 09:00 AM

For anyone who’s seen the first series to bear the title, the name Penny Dreadful will conjure up images of occult happenings in a shadowy, late-Victorian world. After twenty-seven episodes across three highly successful seasons, Showtime aired the last episode of Penny Dreadful in June 2016. By November 2018, the network had ordered a successor: Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, which premiered in April 2020 and looks very different to its gothic predecessor.

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Audio Levels - Part 5 June 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There is level and then there is loudness. Neither can be measured absolutely, but by adopting standardized approaches it is possible to have measurements that are useful.

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IMF is maturing as a standard.

SMPTE Releases Revisions To IMF Standards Documents June 8th 2020 - 01:00 PM

Revisions to the SMPTE Interoperable Master Format (IMF) standards documents (SMPTE ST 2067) address results from IMF Plugfests, as well as feedback from users to improved content versioning, packaging, and delivery.

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