We speak to NASA imagery expert Rodney Grubbs, about the goals and challenges of shooting stunning footage from space, and find out why VR and better compression are key to NASA's future imagery plans.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
The Innovation Challenge calls on all creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to submit ideas for accelerating broadcast innovation by answering the challenge question. This year’s question is “What is an unconventional way broadcasters and other local media could serve communities?” SUBMIT YOUR IDEA Last October Texas A&M students Jordan Sales and Elise Hackney [...]
We're accepting proposals for Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC). The BEITC will be held at the 2018 NAB Show on April 7 - 12 in Las Vegas, Nev. Proposals will be accepted until October 23, 2017. SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL We are looking for proposals that fall under the following topics: Radio All-Digital AM & [...]