Broadcast Technology Predictions: Looking Ahead at 2022

We wanted to know what technologists in our industry are excited about and expect (or hope) to see in 2022, so we asked the NAB Technology staff and a few other luminaries in the industry if they had anything to share. They did.  This compilation of predictions is our way to wrap up 2021 by looking forward to 2022.

By |December 20, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Be Next Gen TV Ready: PILOT Sponsoring Seminars on ATSC 3.0 Physical Layer

In 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized U.S. television broadcasters to use ATSC 3.0 transmission standard (or Next Generation TV) on a voluntary basis. Today, 43 markets are broadcasting using Next Gen TV and over 70 receiver models are commercially available. Each month, tens of thousands of consumers are purchasing Next Gen TV-capable TV [...]

By |October 29, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Deep Learning to Improve Weather Forecasting

There is a lot of hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and an equal amount of confusion about what AI can really do. From playing chess to creating deep fakes, many of the examples in the popular press can range from cool to silly to scary. But this MIT Technology Review article offers an example of [...]

By |October 12, 2021|Categories: Blog|

NABA Issues Recommendation on High Dynamic Range Broadcasts

The North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), a trade association dealing with technical, operational and regulatory issues affecting North American broadcasters, recently announced a Recommendation for broadcasters on the use of High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology. The Recommendation says that systems based on an underlying PQ-based HDR transfer function with optional static and/or dynamic metadata be [...]

By |September 30, 2021|Categories: Blog|