Author: Deborah McAdams Created: 2/16/2012 2:17 PM
Blogs by TV Technology's Deborah McAdams

  4/27/2012 4:34 PM
Where in the World is McAdams On?
All the Friday essays and columns from TV Technology magazine can be found here.
  3/16/2012 3:24 PM
McAdams On: Aereologica
While the new iPad has a 2,048-by-1,536-pixel display perfect for watching hi-def TV, it does not have a mobile DTV receiver chip. Nothing on the market has a mobile DTV receiver chip. Aereo works right out of the gate on all kinds of handheld devices through...
This week alone, LTE broadcasting was demonstrated in Spain while researchers in Italy showed a way to increase spectrum carrying capacity by phase twisting radio waves. On U.S. soil, spectrum innovation involved the government going threat-level orange...
  2/13/2012 8:00 PM
The People's Court
And so the FCC is asking for public comment on LightSquared's petition that global positioning systems not be afforded protection from operations
“Six in 10 women initiate or are involved in the process in which a CE product is actually purchased.” Noooo. Get out of town. Really?
I can’t get going on a topic today because everything seems so absurd to me right now. Sometimes, I just look at the headlines and watch the news and think, “you have to be kidding me.”
  1/31/2012 8:00 PM
Mixed Martial Retrans
Federal regulations require that retransmission consent negotiations be conducted in "good faith." Whatever that means.
  1/26/2012 8:00 PM
McAdams On: News Puppetry
WOIO-TV in the City that Rocks has found a way around courts that prohibit TV cameras by using makeshift Muppets rather than colored-pencil sketches.
  1/19/2012 8:00 PM
McAdams On: Good Faith Negotiations
A retransmission dispute involving 8,200 rural Virginia cable subscribers is turning into the McCourt divorce without the L.A. Dodgers.
  1/16/2012 8:00 PM
Mobile Me, Baby
Mobile DTV is sort of like a yeti that's coming to a forest clearing near you any minute. We've been hearing about it for five years now.

Thursday 11:07 AM
The Best Deconstruction of a 4K Shoot You'll Ever Read
With higher resolutions and larger HD screens, wide shots using very wide lenses can be a problem because they allow viewers to see that infinity doesn’t quite resolve into perfect sharpness.

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