—IP transmission will begin making inroads into North American broadcast facilities starting this spring, even if they have no plans to imple...More
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.
At the 2016 Audio Engineering Society Convention in Los Angeles, I ran into a friend who was manning the booth of a broadcast audio console manufacturer.
The entire process of sound for film has always fascinated me partly because the working environment seems so extravagant compared to someone who has spent the majority of their professional life work...
—One mark of a good cinematographer is someone who truly understands how to utilize both the capabilities of their camera and their lights to...More
What better way to welcome the New Year than by taking stock of the state of post production with insights from representatives of some of the leading NLE manufacturers?
Color temperature is one of the many properties of light that we can change and take advantage of when it comes to shooting.
If you are going to invest in equipment as a cinematographer or lighting technician, lights are a good way to go.
—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 ...More
It’s starting to happen… media companies are beginning to move some or all of their high-valued content to the public cloud.
This month I’m continuing my coverage of the 2016 IEEE Broadcast Symposium, with a focus on presentations about ATSC 3.0 and the transition from ATSC 1.0 to ATSC 3.0.
I first attended the IEEE Broadcast Symposium 20 years ago when it was held at the Hotel Washington and it remains the “must attend” event of the fall conference schedule.
—Latency is a continual concern, impacting nearly all forms of media and communication systems.
Since storage has become a key component in nearly all media systems and workflows, one might wonder if “storage analytics”—the detailed information about individual and overall storage elements—are i...
The days are dwindling when a media production/broadcast company can ignore the public cloud for apps, processing and storage.
Over the course of the past decade we’ve seen a proliferation of servers, often as commodity-based products from the usual sources, being added to facilities for nearly every system in the video produ...