—When we look at where television audio standards stand today, it’s hard to reconcile the initial mono sound broadcasts from television’s inf...More
Think about how we consume television now.
IP transmission will begin making inroads into North American broadcast facilities starting this spring, even if they have no plans to implement an IP-based infrastructure, thanks to the finalization ...
When it comes to audio-over-IP (AoIP), one area that seems to cause a substantial amount of confusion is whether a technology works at Layer Two or Layer Three.
—Effective July 1, 2017, clips of all live or near-live programming captioned on TV must be captioned when delivered via Internet Protocol.
For starry-eyed pilgrims like this foot-sore columnist, the NAB Show is an endless spree of techno-splendor.
The venerable anamorphic format was developed for cinema by Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1950s.
There are a few categories or functions of light when calling for a specific unit to be used in a scene.
—Broadcast TV antenna and transmitter manufacturers’ exhibits at the 2017 NAB Show were as packed as I’d seen since the DTV build-out a decad...More
With the end of the FCC’s spectrum auction in January, it’s time to measure its damaging effects on broadcasters.
The FCC has released the Auction Closing and Channel Reassignment Public Notice and files showing auction results, including stations that gave up their spectrum and those being repacked to another ch...
As I write this, Stage 4 of the reverse auction has ended and it appears likely the UHF broadcast TV band will be reduced to Channels 14–36 (470– 608 MHz).
—Figuring out the amount of bandwidth a video signal requires on an IP network isn’t terribly hard, but it does require some familiarity with...More
Ad Insertion is a very important part of many video delivery systems because of the monetization aspect—it generates revenue!
It’s starting to happen… media companies are beginning to move some or all of their high-valued content to the public cloud.
Latency is a continual concern, impacting nearly all forms of media and communication systems.