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UNC TV Exploring the Capabilities of Next Gen TV

By |January 7, 2020|Blog|

Fred Engel is a seasoned technology leader in the Broadcast Industry, and CTO at UNC-TV. He is an expert in system design, project implementation, IT strategies and governance, and operations management for broadcast and [...]

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The FCC Technological Advisory Council – Sharp as a TAC

By |December 17, 2019|Blog|

The Federal Communications Commission’s  Technological Advisory Council (TAC) might be one of the most interesting groups you’ve never heard of. In fact, it's been around for 21 years as an official advisory committee to the [...]

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EBU Studying 5G Broadcasting Feasibility

By |December 13, 2019|Blog|

The EBU has been active in evaluating 3GPP based wireless solutions for broadcaster use cases. In 2014, EBU published a report, Delivery of Broadcast Content over LTE Networks, on the efficacy of LTE eMBMS technology [...]

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Car Radios at the 2019 Automobility LA Show

By |December 13, 2019|Blog|

The 2019 Automobility LA Show was held just before Thanksgiving, with thirty-four car manufacturers (in auto parlance, original equipment manufacturers or OEMs) displaying the latest and greatest in automobiles. While this show focused primarily on [...]

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Hollywood of the Middle East

By |November 19, 2019|Blog|

Recently, NAB CTO Sam Matheny and I had a rare opportunity to visit Egypt Media Production City (EMPC), a 700+ acre site that many consider “the Hollywood of the Middle East.” The facility, located just [...]

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Innovation Is About People, Not Shiny Objects

By |November 5, 2019|Blog|

Innovation. It’s a simple word with quite a bit of implication. Just mentioning “innovation” in a conversation jumpstarts thoughts about new technology, creative thinking and disruption to rolling eyes at just the sound of what [...]

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Mobile Moves Ahead

By |October 15, 2019|Blog|

Reprinted from the September/October 2019 issue of The Financial Manager magazine People like labels. Companies like labels. Industries like labels. In today’s complex world, they simplify things, and allow us to sort them into more [...]

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Is That Real? Deepfakes at NAB Show New York

By |October 11, 2019|Blog|

I’m stoked about a session that we have coming up at NAB Show New York. In truth, I’m excited about a bunch of the sessions, but there is one in particular that has me writing [...]

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