Stations, Markets and Standards — what a month for Next Gen TV!

November has been an exciting time in ATSC 3.0 World. A confluence of important public announcements and major industry milestones echoed the growing momentum of broadcasters looking toward the next generation television platform as the next logical step in the evolution of broadcast media. Below is a top-level survey of recent activity in progress toward [...]

By |December 5, 2017|Categories: Blog|

NRSC Activates PI Codes for FM Translators Web Resource

The National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) has unveiled a new resource for broadcasters that utilize FM translators, providing a unique Radio Data System (RDS) Program Identification (PI) code for every FM translator in the U.S. FM translators have been a source of growth for the radio broadcast industry in recent years. Regulatory efforts such as [...]

By |November 28, 2017|Categories: Blog, Radio|

Setting the Record Straight on FM Radio in iPhones

In recent months, the Southeast U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have been pummeled by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.  The wildfires in California have been equally devastating.  These storms and fires have wreaked havoc on communications networks and challenged public safety officials’ ability to get lifeline information to affected residents. At a [...]

By |October 18, 2017|Categories: Blog, Radio|Tags: , , |

Prototyping for Voice: Methodology

Henry Cooke leads the Talking with Machines project at BBC R&D. Henry will join our next webcast "Broadcasting in the Age of Alexa" on November 1 at 2pm E.T. You can register for the webcast here.  This post was originally published on the BBC Research & Development blog. By Henry Cooke, Senior Producer & Creative Technologist, [...]

By |October 10, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Team PILOT Hacking for the Digital Dash

Back in March, PILOT participated in its first automotive app development hackathon hosted by General Motors in Tampa. Subsequently, September was a busy month for Team PILOT as we attended and developed apps at two more hackathons: A SmartDeviceLink (SDL) hackathon in conjunction with the first-ever SDL consortium-hosted conference at Mobile World Congress Americas in San [...]

By |October 4, 2017|Categories: Digital Dash, Blog|