Welcome to the NAB’s 2021 Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference Proceedings. The papers offered here have been presented at the annual BEIT Conference at NAB Show, the world’s largest trade show for the media content creation and distribution industry.
The BEIT Conference program is established each year by the NAB Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference Committee, a rotating group of senior technologists from NAB member organizations, along with representatives from the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE). The 2021 BEIT Conference Committee roster is available here.
The content available in the BEIT Conference Proceedings is covered under copyright provisions listed here.
2021 Proceedings Topics
Technical Optimization and Efficiencies for a Post-Transition ATSC 3.0 SFN Environment - $15Date: October 9, 2021Topics: 2021 BEITC Proceedings, Next Gen TV Technologies
This paper will describe how collocation of single frequency networks creates economy and methods of determining the optimun number of SFN nodes.
Eric Dausman | Signal Infrastructure Group, PBC | Boulder, Colorado, United States
Jeff Andrew | Signal Infrastructure Group, PBC | Boulder, Colorado, United States
The Importance of Remote Access, Virtualization, and Hybrid Cloud for Live and Post Production - $15Date: October 9, 2021Topics: 2021 BEITC Proceedings, AI and Cloud Technologies for Broadcasting
With a backdrop of real-world examples, this presentation covers the key considerations and technologies involved in architecting a performant and secure remote access solution for hybrid clouds.
Karen D. Gondoly | Leostream Corporation | Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
The Use of Computer Simulation for Directional FM Pattern Studies - $15Date: October 9, 2021Topics: 2021 BEITC Proceedings, Radio Technologies
This paper discusses the benefits of 3D high frequency simulation computer modeling to demonstrate that a directional FM antenna performs as authorized.
John L. Schadler | Dielectric LLC | Raymond, Maine, United States
Understanding Banding – Perceptual Modeling and Machine Learning Approaches for Banding Detection and Removal - $15Date: October 9, 2021Topics: 2021 BEITC Proceedings, TV Enhancements
Banding visual artifacts are becoming problematic in this era of UHD, HDR, and Wide Color Gamut. This presentation explores two different technology approaches to detecting and removing banding.
Hojatollah Yeganeh | SSIMWAVE Inc. | Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Kai Zeng | SSIMWAVE Inc. | Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Zhou Wang | SSIMWAVE Inc. | Waterloo, Ontario, Canada