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Today at NAB Show: BEC Keynote, DFX and Virtual Reality

The Broadcast Engineering Conference kicked off today with NAB CTO Sam Matheny’s keynote. Sam paid tribute to NAB VP of technology John Marino, who will retire this year. He also took time to remember the late great Ernie Jones, and looked at the future of broadcasting. Diconvergence: A difference or conflict in interests, wishes and technologies that [...]

By |April 17, 2016|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Today at NAB Show: BEC Keynote, DFX and Virtual Reality

The Technology Luncheon at the NAB Show: It’s Not Just Lunch

The NAB Show is full of exhibits, conferences, keynotes, meetings and all manner of networking. It’s wonderfully overwhelming and exhausting no matter what your reason for being there. But for technically minded folk, the synergistic event where you can connect and network, appreciate the accomplishments of your peers and mentors, learn interesting stuff, and eat [...]

By |April 7, 2016|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on The Technology Luncheon at the NAB Show: It’s Not Just Lunch

Are Your Facilities Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

The era when broadcasters could believe they're immune from cyberattacks is over. On April 2015, France’s TV5Monde had all 12 of its broadcast stations knocked off air for 18 hours. French investigators found that the hackers had laid the groundwork for the attack by exploiting systems throughout TV5Monde’s infrastructure as far back as January 2015. TV5Monde’s president, Yves Bigot, [...]

HPA Tech Retreat 2016 Reaches for the Stars

This year’s Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat, held last week in the Palm Springs area, presented its usual array of top-notch media-technology presentations, provocative panels and intriguing demonstrations. Curated and led by the well-known “engineer and explainer” Mark Schubin, the Retreat has become synonymous with the cutting edge of the media production industry, [...]

By |February 23, 2016|Blog, Television|0 Comments

NAB’s Tech Crew Takes On CES

The NAB Labs team was out in full force at this years CES to find the latest innovations applicable to the future of broadcasting. The following highlights some of the standout technology from the show. LG’s demo used the KHMP facility on Channel 18 while Samsung, working with ONE Media, Pearl TV, Sinclair [...]

By |January 14, 2016|Blog, Radio, Television|0 Comments

Beyond 5G: Technical and Regulatory Trajectories

Beyond 5G: Technical and Regulatory Trajectories As 5G mobile broadband service is on its course to be deployed later in this decade, researchers and industry visionaries have started thinking about what might follow thereafter. Many define this phase as “Beyond 5G” (B5G), which means wireless communications technologies that are likely to be introduced [...]

Nomination Process Now Open for 2016 NAB Technology Awards

Nomination Process Now Open for 2016 NAB Technology Awards Each year NAB honors several individuals and organizations who have made significant technological advances within the broadcasting industry. Recipients of these awards are chosen through a selection process guided by NAB’s Executive Committee and are recognized as technological pioneers, innovators and leaders. The deadline for nominations [...]

By |December 21, 2015|Blog, Radio, Television|0 Comments