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About Rich Johnson

Rich Johnson is the Coordinator of Digital Platforms for PILOT. He develops the PILOT website, runs our social media accounts, shoots and edits InnoMinutes and manages Broadcast Blog.

Matheny Explains The Possibilities of Next Gen TV

On June 29, NAB CTO Sam Matheny sat down for a conversation with Colin Dixon, founder and chief analyst of nScreenMedia at the TV of Tomorrow (TVOT) conference in San Francisco, Calif., to discuss the next-generation television standard, ATSC 3.0. You can listen to the audio of their entire discussion above and read more about [...]

By |July 18, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on Matheny Explains The Possibilities of Next Gen TV

Changing Channels: It’s Harder Than You Think

Up to now, the hardest part about changing channels has been digging the remote out from the back of the couch cushions. However, with the conclusion of the recent broadcast spectrum incentive auction, nearly 1,000 TV stations must move to new channels or frequencies – an incredibly complicated, dangerous and expensive task. The above video [...]

By |June 26, 2017|Videos, Blog|Comments Off on Changing Channels: It’s Harder Than You Think

OTT: Local Media Case Studies

Advancements in over-the-top (OTT) content/distribution continue to present lucrative opportunities for local media companies. WATCH NOW In this webcast, we’ll present multiple case studies and uncover what OTT adopters are currently doing; discuss what strategies are working the best; and reveal where tangible monetization and exponential OTT business growth is occurring. Our Panel Includes: [...]

By |August 23, 2017|Television, Webcasts|Comments Off on OTT: Local Media Case Studies

Applications for ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation Television Standard

Completion of the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard is rapidly approaching and this webcast details everything broadcasters need to know about this exciting new technology. WATCH NOW ATSC 3.0 brings together Internet and over-the-air signals with a common IP backbone, allowing for improved emergency alerting, enhanced closed captioning, transmission of video-on-demand content, delivery [...]

By |June 27, 2017|Television, Webcasts|Comments Off on Applications for ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation Television Standard

Sam Matheny Testifies on the Future of Emergency Alerting

On May 17, NAB CTO Sam Matheny testified before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on the Future of Emergency Alerting. He described how the Next Gen TV standard ATSC 3.0 can enable advanced emergency alerting capabilities when disaster strikes. NAB CTO Sam Matheny testifying before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. In his [...]

By |May 25, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Sam Matheny Testifies on the Future of Emergency Alerting

NASA Interview – Live in 4K

At the 2017 NAB Show we teamed up with NASA and AWS Elemental to produce the world's first live 4K stream from space. In this InnoMinute, we speak to astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and AWS Elemental CEO Sam Blackman about what Ultra High Definition content means for NASA and the media.

By |May 8, 2017|Videos, Blog, InnoMinute|Comments Off on NASA Interview – Live in 4K

Live from Space in 4k; Tim Wu; Ham Reception

Huge day today for NAB Show featuring world's first 4K video stream live from the International Space Station, the technology awards luncheon featuring keynoter Tim Wu, and the Amateur Radio Operators Reception. NASA Live in 4k Perhaps one of the most anticipated events at this year's NAB Show was NASA's live 4K stream from the International [...]

By |April 26, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Live from Space in 4k; Tim Wu; Ham Reception

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Speaks to Broadcasters, David Copperfield Tours Show Floor, BEITC Continues

Another exciting day is in the books at NAB Show. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai kicked things off, speaking to a packed crowd on industry issues including the incentive auction, AM revitalization and his plans for the FCC. Pai called for a new spirit of cooperation between the FCC and broadcasters, saying "This FCC will go where [...]

By |April 26, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Speaks to Broadcasters, David Copperfield Tours Show Floor, BEITC Continues