NAB is a founding charter member of the Ultra HD Forum. This means that we have been a charter member ever since the creation of the Forum. If you visit their membership page, you will [...]
In a Public Notice released June 11, 2021 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) formally announced that it will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) on August [...]
It's time to celebrate this year's NAB Engineering Achievement and Digital Leadership Award winners. Of course, we must announce the winners first. This year, we're doing both at the same time. On Thursday, June 17 at 2 p.m. ET, we're hosting a special session on NAB Amplify titled "The Future of Media and the NAB Technology Awards."
Metadata is defined as “a set of data that describes and gives information about other data.” When applied to radio broadcasting, the term metadata is referring to data which describes or augments an audio program. Song title and artist, an album art image, a station logo, an advertiser’s web address or a textual news story description are all examples of metadata. It has never been more important for radio broadcasters to include metadata in their broadcasts and audio streams.
NAB has partnered with News-Press & Gazette (NPG) to host the fifth Next Generation TV interoperability event (InterOp). The goal of an InterOp is to exercise different features of the ATSC 3.0 standard using various [...]
In a letter sent May 3, 2021 to the FCC, the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) announced it has selected Wednesday, August 11, 2021 to hold the next national EAS test. FEMA proposes to conduct this test at 2:20 p.m. EDT (18:20 GMT). The test message will use the National Periodic Test (NPT) event code and be geo-targeted using the All-US (000000) geocode.
Edge computing is one of the hottest concepts in technology today, but is it just another buzzword or does it offer a real potential to transform broadcasting in the years to come? PILOT, in partnership with PILOT member Verizon Media, engaged Kearney to help sort that out. We talked to more than a dozen NAB member companies across the broadcasting business to discover whether, how much and when we can expect edge to impact broadcasting.
In April, we usually gather in Las Vegas for NAB Show to learn about the latest in media, technology and entertainment. As we countdown to reconnecting in person in Las Vegas this October, NAB Show [...]