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2017 Futures Park

Futures Park, powered by PILOT, is a section of the NAB Show exhibit floor reserved for presentation of media-related research and development projects from around the world. Exhibits there represent the current edge-of-the-art technologies, and are presented by commercial, government or academic R&D facilities and related organizations. The 2017 Futures Park exhibitor lineup is now [...]

By |April 13, 2017|NAB Show, Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Futures Park

2017 HAM Reception at NAB Show

CQ NAB! A highlight and tradition for many of us attending the NABShow is the Amateur Radio Operators Reception. I started in ham radio in 1975 (WN6BFL) and attended my first NABShow Ham Reception in 1986. Like past years, the Ham Reception will be held on Wednesday evening (April 26) beginning at 6 p.m. [...]

By |April 10, 2017|NAB Show, Blog|Comments Off on 2017 HAM Reception at NAB Show

We Celebrate the launch of Next Gen TV at the Global UHD Conference

Next Generation Television is coming to a screen near you, but before it does, it will launch in South Korea. In actuality, it already has, and that fact was celebrated at the Global UHD Conference in Seoul, Korea on March 27-28. We at NAB were delighted to be there and to co-host the event along [...]

By |April 7, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on We Celebrate the launch of Next Gen TV at the Global UHD Conference

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