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Next Gen TV at the 2020 BEIT Conference

By |June 30, 2020|Blog|

The 2020 NAB Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference covered many topics, but none more comprehensively than ATSC 3.0, or Next Generation TV. Of course, the physical conference did not take place as [...]

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Innovation Stories Create a Rich Definition of “Innovation”

By |June 10, 2020|Blog|

“Innovation” is a simple word with quite a few definitions. Merriam-Webster defines innovation as “a new idea, method or device.” That definition, while simple and accurate, doesn’t seem to capture the implications behind the word. Saying “innovation” in just about any conversation focuses thoughts on new technology and creative thinking.

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Channel Re-Scanning: The Next Generation (TV, that is)

By |June 4, 2020|Blog|

At least one aspect of the introduction of ATSC 3.0 requires consumers to constantly take notice of the technology, just to be able to continue watching over-the-air TV. “Where did my TV channels go?” is a question that consumers should not have to ask in the days of the latest smart TVs.

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Evolution of ATSC 3.0 Mobile Use Cases

By |June 9, 2020|Blog|

Mobile reception has been discussed since the early days of standardization for ATSC 3.0 or Next Gen TV. Just as there was a wide range of opinions on what functions ATSC 3.0 should include, the [...]

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Launching a NextGen TV Station: The Essential “How-To” Webinar Series

By |May 28, 2020|Blog|

Using the experience of and the best practices developed during the last two years in Phoenix, Pearl TV and the Phoenix Model Market partnership invite broadcasters to join their upcoming educational webinar series on the details for launching a NEXTGEN TV Station.

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AWARN Report: ATSC 3.0, DVB-T2, ISDB-T Interoperability for AEA is Possible, Needed

By |May 15, 2020|Blog|

The current COVID-19 pandemic starkly illuminates the interconnectedness of all nations regarding the health and safety of their citizens and visitors. Even before the virus began dominating the news and rearranging the way we live, the increases in frequency and severity of natural disasters driven by global warming have impacted hundreds of millions of people, often across national borders. Innovation for Advanced Emergency Alerting (AEA) is needed now more than ever.

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Hybrid Radio Coming to the US

By |May 18, 2020|Blog|

With the ubiquitous availability of mobile broadband, consumers are becoming accustomed to using streaming audio services in vehicles either through projection systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto or through apps built-in to the vehicle’s [...]

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Technology Sessions at NAB Show Express

By |May 15, 2020|Blog|

While we were not able to gather in Las Vegas for NAB Show this year, we remain committed to providing the resources, education and discussions that keep us connected. Now all NAB Show Express is available on demand. We invite you explore and watch the sessions curated by the NAB Technology staff for NAB Show Express, which are be available on-demand. Registration is free for these sessions.

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FCC Says Secure Your EAS Equipment

By |April 28, 2020|Blog|

On April 24, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent email to emergency alert systems (EAS) participants focusing on the importance of keeping EAS devices secure. The email message, which was signed by Public Safety and [...]

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