Setting the Record Straight on FM Radio in iPhones

In recent months, the Southeast U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have been pummeled by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.  The wildfires in California have been equally devastating.  These storms and fires have wreaked havoc on communications networks and challenged public safety officials’ ability to get lifeline information to affected residents. At a [...]

By |October 18, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on Setting the Record Straight on FM Radio in iPhones

Team PILOT Hacking for the Digital Dash

Back in March, PILOT participated in its first automotive app development hackathon hosted by General Motors in Tampa. Subsequently, September was a busy month for Team PILOT as we attended and developed apps at two more hackathons: A SmartDeviceLink (SDL) hackathon in conjunction with the first-ever SDL consortium-hosted conference at Mobile World Congress Americas in San [...]

By |October 4, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Team PILOT Hacking for the Digital Dash

Prototyping for Voice: Methodology

Henry Cooke leads the Talking with Machines project at BBC R&D. Henry will join our next webcast "Broadcasting in the Age of Alexa" on November 1 at 2pm E.T. You can register for the webcast here.  This post was originally published on the BBC Research & Development blog. By Henry Cooke, Senior Producer & Creative Technologist, [...]

By |October 10, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Prototyping for Voice: Methodology

Innovation Challenge One Year Later: History Go

The Innovation Challenge calls on all creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to submit ideas for accelerating broadcast innovation by answering the challenge question. This year’s question is “What is an unconventional way broadcasters and other local media could serve communities?” SUBMIT YOUR IDEA Last October Texas A&M students Jordan Sales and Elise Hackney [...]

By |September 19, 2017|Blog, Innovation Challenge|Comments Off on Innovation Challenge One Year Later: History Go

2018 NAB Show Call for Papers

We're accepting proposals for Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC). The BEITC will be held at the 2018 NAB Show on April 7 - 12 in Las Vegas, Nev.  Proposals will be accepted until October 23, 2017. SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL We are looking for proposals that fall under the following topics: Radio All-Digital AM & [...]

By |September 14, 2017|NAB Show 2018, Blog|Comments Off on 2018 NAB Show Call for Papers

dotRadio Domain Store Now Open

The dotRadio store is now open, and radio broadcasters can now apply for a top level ".radio" domain. Radio broadcasters will receive priority access to the domains until October 31, when the launch period ends. After that, applications will be judged on a first come first served basis. You can apply for your ".radio" domain [...]

By |September 12, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on dotRadio Domain Store Now Open

Next Gen TV

The NAB Show in April of this year featured Next Gen TV in numerous ways, including a showcase on the main concourse, a pavilion in North Hall, a live broadcast from Black Mountain, and of course our demonstrations of the prototype PILOT home gateway. The amazing collection of technologies that are embedded in the new [...]

By |September 12, 2017|Videos, Blog, Television|Comments Off on Next Gen TV

The Innovation Cycle

Innovation begins with an idea. However, having an idea and putting it into action is not as simple as one might think. There is a natural progression of growth for ideas, and it’s outlined by what what is referred to as the Innovation Cycle. There are three steps in the Innovation Cycle: Ideation, validation, incubation [...]

By |August 9, 2017|Innovation Challenge 2017, Blog|Comments Off on The Innovation Cycle

Hot off the presses: 11th edition NAB Engineering Handbook now available!

On behalf of the NAB, I am pleased to announce the availability of the 11th edition of the NAB Engineering Handbook. Broadcast consultant Gary Cavell served as editor-in-chief with associate editors Tom Osenkowsky (consultant), David Layer (NAB), Skip Pizzi (NAB), and Bill Hayes (Iowa Public TV). Get your copy now New topics in the 11th [...]

By |August 3, 2017|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Hot off the presses: 11th edition NAB Engineering Handbook now available!