In this guest blog post, Hirokazu Kamoda from NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) writes about the launch of 8K broadcasting in Japan. NHK has showcased its R&D work in developing 8K broadcasting at Futures Park, Powered by PILOT at NAB Show for the past several years. Major TV networks in Japan launched ultra-high definition television broadcasting [...]
PILOT was in attendance at CES this year to checkout the latest tech trends and innovations presenting new opportunities to our industry, including 8K screens, e-sports, AI and radio innovations. 8K Televisions Television set manufacturers showed up big at CES, literally, with large, 8K displays, featuring screen resolutions of 7680 by 4320 pixels, four times [...]
Andrew Heyward is the senior researcher for TV news at the Knight-Cronkite News Lab at Arizona State University. Andrew began his career in local news at WNEW-TV and WCBS-TV in New York, and served as president of CBS News for nearly a decade. He is currently a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Labs Laboratory [...]
Prabu David is Dean of College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University and oversees the PBS station WKAR, which was recently granted an experimental license to broadcast in ATSC 3. In this guest blog post, Prabu explains the exciting work they are doing to tap the potential of the Next Generation [...]
News-Press & Gazette (NPG), a privately held media company that owns or operates sixty-four broadcast services and seven newspapers across the Midwest and western U.S., has jumped on the ATSC 3.0 bandwagon by launching a Next Generation broadcast TV station—the first of its kind on the west coast—at KSBB in Santa Barbara, California. NPG hosted [...]
Blockchain isn't just for crypto currencies. Alanna Gombert, the CEO of the Digital Asset Trade Association, explained how it's time for broadcasters to educate themselves on the ways that blockchain can help them.