It's been another great day at NAB Show. It all kicked off at 8:15am this morning when the ATSC board cut the ribbon on the Next Gen TV Hub. NAB CTO Sam Matheny called attention to the location of the hub, positioned prominently in the central lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center, as evidence of how [...]
NAB CTO Sam Matheny officially opened the NAB BEIT conference this morning with a discussion with Julius Knapp, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology at the FCC about repack and the transition facing broadcasters. NAB CTO Sam Matheny (left) and Julius Knapp, FCC (right) Next up was the Digital Futures [...]
The NAB Show floor may not open until tomorrow, but things are well underway here in Las Vegas. On Saturday, BEITC Engage kicked off with speakers on Emerging Broadcast Delivery System, IP for Broadcast and Media Facilities Design. The new electronic poster format allowed session attendees to interact directly with speakers. Attendees at the BEITC Engage session Amazon was [...]
-- Application deadline is September 22, 2017 -- LAS VEGAS-- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), through its PILOT program, today announced the second annual PILOT Innovation Challenge question. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. The program also provides support to [...]
On Wednesday, April 26 at NAB Show, NASA and Amazon Web Services will present the first ever live 4K stream from space. Astronaut Peggy Whitson will speak with AWS Elemental CEO and Co-founder Sam Blackman. Here's the 5 things you need to know. Register now
On March 29, 2017, WRAL became the first local news station in the country to be available on Google Home. The service provides top headlines read by WRAL anchors and weather reports for central North Carolina. Why is it important? As Internet of Things (IoT) services become more common, voice-activated personal assistants such as Google Home or Amazon Echo have [...]
Virtually every U.S. smartphone has an FM radio, but less than half are activated. Here are the 5 things you need to know.
Connected cars mean big changes for media companies. Here's the 5 things to know.
Next Gen TV is coming. Check out these 5 Things to Know.
The Washington Post recently launched a major expansion of their video team. We caught up with Micah Gelman, the Post's senior editor and director of video, at our recent OTT Summit. Micah spoke to us about the Post's latest video efforts, and shared some key insights that he and his team have learned along [...]