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Converting to IP-based TV Production

By |February 26, 2020|Blog|

Michael Davies is the SVP of Field & Technical Operations for FOX Sports. He and his team manage all aspects of production planning for FOX Sports’ national broadcast and cable productions, headlined by soccer, [...]

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Proceeding with the 2020 NAB BEITC Proceedings

By |February 20, 2020|Blog|

The 2020 Proceedings of the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) will have a treasure trove of archived technical content from the NAB Show, which is true every year. This one, however, won’t be [...]

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Can Broadcasting Benefit from Neon’s Artificial Humans?

By |February 11, 2020|Blog|

Neon, an independent startup backed by Samsung, showed humanlike computer agents at CES 2020. These digital avatars follow commands, make facial expressions, and can converse with a real human in different languages. Neon calls them [...]

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The Promise of Voice-Assisted TV

By |February 19, 2020|Blog|

At CES 2020, voice-assistant technology continued to proliferate, fueled significantly by the growth of the internet of things (IoT), but with television also being an important part of this expansion. Among the major players, voice [...]

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BEIT Conference Preview

By |January 24, 2020|Blog|

Now that the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show is over, it’s time to start thinking about the next big tech show in Las Vegas, the NAB’s annual Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference. For those [...]

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Maintain Your Tower Lights

By |January 21, 2020|Blog|

The FCC recently issued a $1.13 million fine to (or, more specifically, entered into a “Consent Decree” with) a broadcast group for not properly monitoring and maintaining the lighting on a number of its towers. [...]

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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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