Welcome to the 2022 NAB 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 2022 BEIT Conference Committee roster is available here.
The content available in the 2022 BEIT Conference Proceedings is covered under copyright provisions listed here.
2022 Proceedings Topics
- 5G Opportunities for Broadcast
- AM and FM HD Radio
- Artificial Intelligence Applications for Broadcast
- ATSC 3.0 / Next Gen TV Applications
- ATSC 3.0 / Next Gen TV Datacasting
- Broadcast Workflows
- Cybersecurity in Broadcast Facilities
- IP-based Video Facilities
- New Radio Transmission Technologies
- OTT 1: Emerging Developments
- OTT 2: Open Caching and the Network Edge
- OTT 3: Business Considerations
- Remote and Work-from-Home Operations
- Ultra HD Video and UHDTV Broadcasting
- Using Drones and Other Technologies for Broadcast Engineering
Live-PSTR: Live Per-title Encoding for Ultra HD Adaptive Streaming - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, Ultra HD Video and UHDTV Broadcasting
A fast and efficient per-title encoding scheme is proposed for live Ultra High Definition (UHD) High Framerate (HFR) streaming which includes optimized resolution and framerate prediction.
Vignesh V. Menon | Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität | Klagenfurt, Austria
Hadi Amirpour | Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität | Klagenfurt, Austria
Christian Feldmann | Bitmovin | Klagenfurt, Austria
Adithyan Ilangovan | Bitmovin | Klagenfurt, Austria
Martin Smole | Bitmovin | Klagenfurt, Austria
Mohammad Ghanbari | School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex | United Kingdom
Christian Timmerer | Christian Doppler Laboratory ATHENA, Alpen-Adria-Universität
NDI in the Master Control Room - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, IP-based Video Facilities
This paper discusses the characteristics of NDI, its advantages in a master control room, its respective challenges and how to overcome the challenges effectively.
Fabio Gattari | Etere Pte Ltd, Singapore | Singapore
NextGen TV Trends: Lessons Learned From Pioneering and Ground-Breaking Application Examples - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, ATSC 3.0 / Next Gen TV Applications
Collection of market trends, challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned during the implementation of groundbreaking pilots and compelling production ready ATSC3 applications.
Oliver Botti | Fincons Group | Milan, Italy
Open Caching: An Innovative Way for Content Providers to Serve Customers - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, OTT 2: Open Caching and the Network Edge
The new Open Caching standard moves away from proprietary systems, while still supporting established CDNs, last-mile providers and streaming technologies that bring content closer to the consumer.
Sanjay Mishra | Verizon Business Group | Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
ErinRose Widner | Verizon Business Group | Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Jeff Budney | Verizon Business Group | Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Optimized Camera Integration in IP-Based Workflows and Infrastructures - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, IP-based Video Facilities
The integration of cameras into IP infrastructures opens up new application possibilities, but also challenges. How can integration be optimized to achieve improved workflows?
Klaus Weber | Grass Valley Germany | Bonn, NRW, Germany
Practicalities and Analysis of Using PTP Over 5G Systems with Dedicated Time Synchronization Support for Media Production - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, 5G Opportunities for Broadcast
The paper explores the use of PTP over 5G with 3GPP Release 16 and 17 Time Synchronization support, explains open-source setup, 5G time synchronization enabler, and results from the lab trials.
Ievgen Kostiukevych | European Broadcasting Union | Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneve, Switzerland
Pavlo Kondratenko | European Broadcasting Union | Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneve, Switzerland
Thorsten Lohmar | Ericsson GmbH, Eurolab | Herzogenrath, Aachen, Germany
Mohamed Nabil Ibrahim | Ericsson GmbH, Eurolab | Herzogenrath, Aachen, Germany
Thomas Kernen | NVIDIA | Zürich, Switzerland
Real-World Use of AI for Better Video Compression - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, Artificial Intelligence Applications for Broadcast
Uncovering new-found techniques that leverage AI-based compression technology to enable optimal video encoding performance and utilize infrastructure in a more operational – and cost-efficient – way.
Tony Jones | MediaKind | Southampton, United Kingdom
Saving Lives - Rapid Alerts Using RDS for Earthquake and Fire Warnings - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, New Radio Transmission Technologies
Using satellite connectivity to FM radio stations, this text-based emergency notification system rapidly delivers secure, encrypted alerts in less 5 seconds for wildfire, earthquake, flood hazards.
Matthew Straeb | Global Security Systems/ALERT FM | Sarasota, Florida, United States
Synchronized Multi-Stream Transport Using RIST - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, IP-based Video Facilities
Overview of the upcoming RIST open Specification for synchronized multi-stream transport over IP, with actual field data from an implementation.
Ciro A. Noronha | Cobalt Digital Inc. | Champaign, Illinois, United States
The 99.99% Solution: Four-Nines Reliability from Cloud-Native Television Architectures - $15Date: April 23, 2022Topics: 2022 BEITC Proceedings, OTT 1: Emerging Developments
This presentation discusses the ability of 100% cloud-based architectures to deliver the 99.99% availability – even for live events – required by today’s demanding consumers.
Prabu Chellardurai | Firstlight Media | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jerald Mejarla | Firstlight Media | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Juan Martin | Firstlight Media | Toronto, Ontario, Canada