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|

Broadcasting in an Era of Connected Intelligence

The next 15 years will be more disruptive than the last 15 years. A myriad of connected devices and sensors will share and process information, and new services and business models taking advantage of the information will dominate the ecosystem. This will be the era of connected intelligence. During the last 200 years, technological advancements [...]

By |September 19, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Innovation Challenge Focuses on Conversational AI for Broadcasters

We’re changing things up a bit for the fourth annual PILOT Innovation Challenge. This year, we’re funding a team to develop a prototype in response to a more specific challenge prompt: Build an AI character that can have conversations with individual viewers, listeners or consumers. Broadcasters should be able to define and train the character’s [...]

By |September 17, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Tech Tuesday Premieres at the 2019 Radio Show

At the 2019 Radio Show in Dallas, we’re unveiling Tech Tuesday. It’s a full day of radio technology presentations on September 24, 2019 (the day prior to the official Radio Show opening). It’s intended for radio station engineers (both RF and audio specialists) and other radio technologists, as well as for multi-hat-wearing managers at smaller-market [...]

By |August 23, 2019|Categories: Blog, Radio|