Even though the number of true hybrid radios is currently small, consumers are enjoying hybrid radio-like services now using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technologies, which are included in virtually every vehicle. These are so-called “projection” technologies which project the content from a smartphone onto the auto infotainment screen.
On June 6, NAB filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a technology called “ZoneCasting,” which is designed to create zones for geo-targeting content to listeners using FM boosters. Since FCC rules currently prohibit content origination by boosters, deployment of ZoneCasting would require a rule change, hence the FCC’s interest in this matter.
NAB’s Technology department had originally planned to show an ATSC 3.0 demonstration of scalable HEVC (SHVC) coding using a hybrid broadcast and broadband network at the 2020 NAB Show. Scalability and hybrid broadcast/broadband system integration has been part of the NEXTGEN TV feature set since ATSC 3.0 was originally conceived and had been demonstrated previously [...]
NAB presented two Best Paper Awards at the 2022 NAB Show for papers judged to have significant merit in the 2022 Proceedings of the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference. You can buy either or both of these papers for $15 each or get all 35 papers in the Proceedings for $75. And as a [...]
We’re thrilled to be back in Las Vegas to kick off the NAB Show, and we’re all excited to connect with the people that make up the NAB Show community. It's been a couple of years since we last gathered in Las Vegas, and it's an entirely reimagined experience. If you're a broadcast engineer or media technologist looking for a little help finding the "must do" events, use our daily guides. For each day of the Show, we've compiled a list of the things that we'll be sure not to miss.