Local radio and television broadcasters continually develop and invest in new technologies that allow them to provide the news, entertainment and emergency information viewers and listeners rely on every day. Through innovation, local broadcasters keep communities safe, informed and entertained. With social media, over-the-air broadcasts, internet services, mobile applications and other emerging technologies, broadcast innovators are able to identify and create new opportunities to deliver these services to their communities.
As Hurricane Irma was bearing down on Miami, Univision was sending out constant bulletins via WhatsApp, distributing critical information to locals, some of whom were evacuating with only their phones. Univision’s local media group had [...]
Jim DeChant, the VP of Technology at News-Press Gazette talks about the benefits of Next Gen TV, and the ways that NPG are planning to implement the standard.