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|

Announcing An “Irregular Newsletter” on Ultra HD

Benjamin Schwarz is the Ultra HD Forum Communications WG Chair. The Ultra HD Forum is proud to announce the arrival of its latest creation, which still needs a christening. As it’s an irregular newsletter on Ultra HD, maybe I’ll suggest that we call it IN-Ultra HD to the committee. Why irregular? Well, because we’ll [...]

By |September 7, 2021|Categories: Blog|

2021 Innovation Challenge Winner: Beam Dynamics

BeamON™ from BEAM Dynamics is a product intelligence platform for broadcast stations. The platform bridges the communication barrier between product owners and manufacturers to help broadcast studios reduce costly downtime on set and extend equipment life cycles.

By |September 2, 2021|Categories: Blog|

2021 Innovation Challenge Winner: Northeastern University

A picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s true, then animation is worth tens of thousands of words. Innovation Challenge winning Northeastern University has done research on just how valuable animations are for getting the point of a story across to viewers. Spoiler alert: very valuable. Notheastern’s research shows that animated stories rank high [...]

By |September 2, 2021|Categories: Blog|