Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Sean Branagan is a serial entrepreneur, evangelist for startups and innovation, and educator. He is the Director of the Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University where he teaches graduate-level and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship and media innovation. Sean is the Chief Instigator for the Media-Nxt [...]

By |October 15, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Mobile Moves Ahead

Reprinted from the September/October 2019 issue of The Financial Manager magazine People like labels. Companies like labels. Industries like labels. In today’s complex world, they simplify things, and allow us to sort them into more easily understood categories. So how much simpler could the label “5G” be? One number and one letter – a thing [...]

By |October 15, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Is That Real? Deepfakes at NAB Show New York

I’m stoked about a session that we have coming up at NAB Show New York. In truth, I’m excited about a bunch of the sessions, but there is one in particular that has me writing this blog. If you follow me at all, you’re probably thinking I’m about to preach the Next Gen TV gospel, [...]

By |October 11, 2019|Categories: Blog|

2020 BEIT Conference’s Call for Papers is Open

Technical paper proposals are now being accepted for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference at the 2020 NAB Show, to be held April 18-22 in Las Vegas, Nev. The NAB Show is the world's largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, and the BEIT Conference is the Show’s largest and [...]

By |October 9, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Third PILOT ATSC 3.0 Interoperability Event – Cleveland, OH

On September 16-19, 2019 PILOT together with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) conducted the third ATSC 3.0 Interop, which focused on implementation of the most recent version of the ATSC 3.0 Next Generation TV specification. The goal of the Interop was to exercise different features of the ATSC 3.0 standard in preparation for broadcasters announced [...]

By |October 8, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Which AM Station will be Next for All-Digital?

Radio broadcasters from around the country converged on Dallas last week for the 2019 Radio Show, co-produced by NAB and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).  Kicking things off was the first-ever “Tech Tuesday,” a full-day educational conference providing today’s busy radio engineering professional with practical and timely knowledge to improve overall station efficiency and performance, [...]

By |October 1, 2019|Categories: Blog|