Edge computing is one of the hottest concepts in technology today, but is it just another buzzword or does it offer a real potential to transform broadcasting in the years to come? PILOT, in partnership with PILOT member Verizon Media, engaged Kearney to help sort that out. We talked to more than a dozen NAB member companies across the broadcasting business to discover whether, how much and when we can expect edge to impact broadcasting.
Traditionally, broadcasting has centered around the idea of a single transmitter serving a wide coverage area. In the 100 years since the first commercial radio broadcast, this system has worked exceedingly well to provide news, [...]
We are accepting applications for the 2020 PILOT Innovation Challenge from teams who can help broadcasters improve real-time decentralized collaboration. We asked last year’s winners to reflect on their experiences and provide words of wisdom [...]
Some of the best advances in telecommunications have been born as a side effect of networks built for other purposes. Perhaps the most brilliant example from the past is text messaging. In 1984, engineers developed [...]