Single Frequency Networks Bring More Uniform Coverage for Broadcast Signals

Traditionally, broadcasting has centered around the idea of a single transmitter serving a wide coverage area. In the 100 years since the first commercial radio broadcast, this system has worked exceedingly well to provide news, entertainment and educational content to viewers and listeners wherever they may be. With a typical television transmitter, viewers up to [...]

By |November 12, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Automakers are Watching What Radio Broadcasters Do

The evolution of radio receivers in cars over the last 25 years has been quite remarkable and beneficial for broadcasters, listeners and automakers. With the advent of hybrid (over-the-air plus internet) radio, it’s more important than ever for broadcasters to take full advantage of the radio technology being offered in vehicles today so automakers know [...]

By |November 6, 2020|Categories: Blog|

VVC Codec’s Potential in Broadcasting

Versatile Video Coding (VVC) is the latest published video codec standard, and it has achieved the highest level of video compression to date.  VVC has been drafted by a joint collaborative team of ITU-T and ISO/IEC experts known as the Joint Video Experts Team (JVET), which is a partnership of the ITU-T Video Coding Experts [...]

By |October 27, 2020|Categories: Blog|

A First Look at Next Gen TV Testing

Given that the Next Gen TV platform provides broadcasters with so many new capabilities, we can anticipate that some of the more advanced broadcast services will be more complex than what is being deployed during the initial launch phase. For example, future services could include digital rights management (DRM), broadcaster applications (BA), tie-in to a [...]

By |October 22, 2020|Categories: Blog|