Startups Wanted for the 2021 Innovation Challenge

By |June 10, 2021|Blog|

This year’s Innovation Challenge is all about giving startups an opportunity for unparalleled access to the U.S. broadcasting industry. We are blending the best parts of a traditional pitch competition with the thematic focus of [...]

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Time to Announce, Celebrate the NAB Technology Award Winners

By |June 8, 2021|Blog|

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."

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Metadata for Radio

By |June 29, 2021|Blog|

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.

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FEMA Announces August 11 for Nationwide EAS Test

By |May 6, 2021|Blog|

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.

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The Future of Media Innovation on The Edge

By |April 21, 2021|Blog|

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.

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Re-Viva Las Vegas and the BEIT Call for Papers

By |April 6, 2021|Blog|

Admit it—like many others, you’ve been thinking, “I can’t believe I miss Las Vegas.” To some extent, secretly or otherwise, we’re all looking forward to returning to the real world this fall when the 2021 NAB Show takes place there October 9-13.

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