Innovation Is About People, Not Shiny Objects

Innovation. It’s a simple word with quite a bit of implication. Just mentioning “innovation” in a conversation jumpstarts thoughts about new technology, creative thinking and disruption to rolling eyes at just the sound of what could be relegated to a simple buzzword. Everyone has their own, slightly different definition of "innovation," and thoughts about what [...]

By |November 5, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Security and Content Protection Are High Priorities for ATSC 3.0

Early in the ATSC 3.0 development process it became readily apparent that for prevention of content piracy or unsanctioned signal retransmission, and to enable the capability to run auxiliary subscription services, the broadcast signal would need to be encrypted. Within today's completed set of ATSC 3.0 standards, encryption is indeed a fundamental part of the [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Categories: ATSC 3, Blog, Television|

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|