NABEF Technology Apprenticeship Program

When I first landed in Las Vegas for the 2016 NAB Show, I had no idea how I was going to connect with nine other people from around the country to eventually create an hour-and-a-half long webcast. Then my phone rang while I was walking through the terminal. I was hesitant to answer because it [...]

By |September 20, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Drones and Local Media

Dave Sirak, the director of news technology at WFTV Orlando, helped secure FAA approval for 12 US television stations to use drones for news coverage. In this InnoMinute, we talk to Dave about the potential for local broadcasting and the biggest issues drones face.

By |September 19, 2016|Categories: Blog, InnoMinute, Television|

NAB Launches Cybersecurity Portal

On September 13, NAB launched a Cybersecurity Resources portal, in response to the growing cybersecurity threat facing broadcasters. On this portal, we have gathered information and resources that are vital to address the ever changing nature of cyberattacks. The resource page is broken down into three core areas: Broadcaster Resources, Education and Examples of cyberattacks that have [...]

By |September 15, 2016|Categories: Blog, Cybersecurity, Radio, Television|

The Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference

The NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference has been a unique educational event for 70 years at the NAB Show. It features technical presentations that focus on the most relevant issues facing radio and television broadcasters. From the pioneering days of our industry, the conference has provided a forum where broadcasters and allied professionals can meet, interact, [...]

By |September 14, 2016|Categories: Blog|

PILOT Highlights Broadcast Innovations at D.C. Event

On Sept. 7, we held an event for policy makers focused on Broadcast Innovations at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The event showcased virtual reality and drone experiences, as well as demos from NextRadio, NewsON, AWARN and the Olympics in 4k by NBC. In addition, the event featured panels on localism, innovation, remarks from Rep. Gregory Walden (R-OR) [...]

By |September 9, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Innovation Challenge FAQs

The PILOT Innovation Challenge is a call to all entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and creative thinkers for ideas that answer the question: How might local television and radio broadcasters engage their communities with next generation content on any device, whether big, small or moving? We are challenging people to think about new ways to address that question, [...]

By |August 22, 2016|Categories: Blog, Innovation Challenge|