Television

Broadcasting Returns to Lower Manhattan

Broadcasting is back in lower Manhattan! At a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Friday,  June 23, 2017, Telemundo 47 / WNJU turned on its state-of-the-art, solid-state 100 kilowatt transmitter situated on the 90th floor of New York's One World Trade Center, and began broadcasting on (RF) channel 36 from an antenna on the roof of the building. [...]

By |June 28, 2017|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Broadcasting Returns to Lower Manhattan

What’s going on in Korea with UHD Broadcasting?

UHD does not mean User Help Desk. Ultra High Definition (UHD) television in Korea is characterized as images with 3840 horizontal pixels by 2160 vertical pixels (4 times the pixel count of HDTV) and supporting immersive audio. Korea is leading the world with the launch last month of the first UHD terrestrial broadcast service. Here’s [...]

By |June 22, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on What’s going on in Korea with UHD Broadcasting?

Applications for ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation Television Standard

Monday, July 24, 2-3 p.m. E.D.T. Completion of the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard is rapidly approaching and this webcast will detail everything broadcasters need to know about this exciting new technology. REGISTER NOW ATSC 3.0 brings together Internet and over-the-air signals with a common IP backbone, allowing for improved emergency alerting, enhanced [...]

By |June 27, 2017|Television, Webcasts|Comments Off on Applications for ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation Television Standard

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

ENG and Beyond: Utilizing Drones in Broadcasting

Practical applications for unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, are taking off in 2017 and they offer broadcasters multiple cost-effective business solutions. WATCH NOW In this webcast we will present the current and future regulations governing drone usage; review the process and methods for utilizing drones for electronic news gathering (ENG); and detail other real-world [...]

By |March 21, 2017|Radio, Television, Webcasts|Comments Off on ENG and Beyond: Utilizing Drones in Broadcasting

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

FCC Grants 18 Month Extension To Audible Emergency Alerting Rule

On November 16, the FCC granted an 18-month extension of the waiver of its rule requiring television broadcasters to provide an aural representation of visual, non-textual emergency information (such as radar maps or other graphics) on a secondary audio stream during emergency crawls. The original waiver was set to expire on November 26, 2016. Stations [...]

By |November 28, 2016|Blog, Television|Comments Off on FCC Grants 18 Month Extension To Audible Emergency Alerting Rule

ATSC 3.0 Makes the Big Leagues in Cleveland

The idea to broadcast a game of the World Series in ATSC 3.0 was proposed by Richard Friedel literally just a few days before the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians began Major League Baseball’s 112th edition of the championship series. Friedel is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Advanced Television Systems [...]

By |October 28, 2016|Blog, Television|Comments Off on ATSC 3.0 Makes the Big Leagues in Cleveland