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The Big Data Problem

We've been looking at some of the best papers from the Proceedings of the upcoming 2017 Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference (BEITC). In this post, Tariq Islam looks at Aaron Edell's paper: All Media and Entertainment Companies have a Big Data Problem. You can preorder the Proceedings now to get the full paper, along with 95 other papers [...]

By |March 29, 2017|Proceedings, Blog|Comments Off on The Big Data Problem

What We Built at the GM Hackathon

Connected cars, like smartphones, use apps to provide access to a variety of features and capabilities. Also like smartphones, connected cars support a variety of different platforms for supporting apps. For example, Ford vehicles use the Sync platform and GM vehicles use MyLink. Automakers are making platforms available to encourage independent developers to create apps. In [...]

By |March 14, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on What We Built at the GM Hackathon

One World Trade Center’s New Broadcast Transmission Facility

Over the next few weeks, we're giving you a preview of some of the best papers from this year's Proceedings of the Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference (BEITC). This week, Lynn Claudy takes a look at a great paper on the new broadcast transmission facility at One World Trade Center. Preorder the Proceedings now to get the full paper, [...]

By |March 6, 2017|Proceedings, Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on One World Trade Center’s New Broadcast Transmission Facility

The Washington Post Goes OTT

The Washington Post recently launched a major expansion of their video team. We caught up with Micah Gelman, the Post's senior editor and director of video, at our recent OTT Summit. Micah spoke to us about the Post's latest video efforts, and shared some key insights that he and his team have learned along [...]

By |February 22, 2017|Videos, Blog, InnoMinute, Television|Comments Off on The Washington Post Goes OTT

The FCC Chairman’s Committed Enthusiasm for Radio Broadcasting

It was a pleasure on Thursday of last week to have NAB headquarters serve as the host location for Ajit Pai’s first public face-to-face encounter with radio broadcasters after officially taking the reins as the new Chairman of the FCC. And it was all the more fitting that it was in the context of the [...]

By |February 21, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on The FCC Chairman’s Committed Enthusiasm for Radio Broadcasting

Radio Stations Get Priority Access to .radio Domain Names

The EBU (European Broadcasting Union), will launch a new Top Level Domain name “.radio” in 2017, and radio stations will get priority access. The EBU is launching a new .radio Top Level Domain name The .radio domain will be available to a number of companies in the radio industry, but the EBU believes that "radio [...]

By |February 16, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on Radio Stations Get Priority Access to .radio Domain Names

Launching Your OTT Service

On Monday January 23, PILOT and the Local Media Association hosted the OTT Summit. Industry thought leaders including Newsy, Calkins Media and BIA/Kelsey discussed the logistics of incorporating over-the-top (OTT) into existing business models and presented case studies that demonstrated how to successfully leverage the technology. We’ve gathered the key takeaways and insights that can [...]

By |February 8, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Launching Your OTT Service