Welcoming AWS Elemental, Facebook Journalism Project and Xperi to PILOT

I'm pleased to welcome three leading global technology companies to PILOT. AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services Company; Facebook Journalism Project; and Xperi have joined PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters. PILOT brings together innovative companies, educators and advocates with broadcasters to advance broadcast technologies and cultivate new media opportunities. Members [...]

By |October 11, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Media Technology and Innovation Scholarships

It’s no secret that the broadcast industry has been somewhat challenged in finding new, young technical staff in recent years. The growing attractiveness of other, newer media types has left broadcasting at a bit of a disadvantage in attracting the best and brightest upcoming talent. Apply Now The issue has been partially—and temporarily—ameliorated by [...]

By |October 10, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Engagement VR: Bringing communities together through virtual reality

Hans K. Meyer, Ph.D. is an associate professor at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. His project, Engagement VR allowed newsrooms to create virtual tours of less covered parts of viewing areas. Hans won an Innovator Award in the 2017 Innovation Challenge. Read about his recent progress in this guest blog post, then submit your [...]

By |September 25, 2018|Categories: Blog, Innovation Challenge|

The 2019 BEITC Call for Papers is Open

The Call for Papers for the 2019 Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) is now open. Proposals are invited for technical papers addressing the latest opportunities and challenges facing broadcast engineering and media-industry IT professionals around the world. The conference seeks presenters with fresh ideas and unique perspectives on key trends and technologies driving [...]

By |September 19, 2018|Categories: NAB Show 2019, Blog|