Discerning Sound Defines Audio Pros

November 21,2017 —For the past 13 years, on a Saturday in mid-autumn, the AES Atlanta Section has held their workshop for students.

The ‘Dematerialization’ of Audio Facilities

Recently I ran across an interesting piece from the Joint Taskforce for New Media (JT-NM) on the “dematerialized facility,” which envisions broadcast facilities built entirely from commodity IT equipm...

Working With Fixed Monitor Levels

ATSC Recommended Practice (RP) A/85 is usually thought of as a loudness standardization document full of guidelines we must follow to ensure content loudness complies with the CALM Act.

The Effects of New Formats on Loudness

The face of television audio has developed some interesting new wrinkles since we last looked at loudness—namely, immersive audio, objectbased audio and audio for personal devices.

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Practicalities of Object Storage

December 15,2017 —Object storage is used heavily in public cloud storage solutions and especially when the data is geographically disbursed for protection and...More

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Demand and Supply Revamping OTT Outlook

December 15,2017 —Hub Entertainment Research’s report last month, which found that 52 percent of pay-TV viewers prefer to watch their favorite shows online ra...More

The Dazzling Future of 5G Wireless

The verdict is in: 5G wireless systems will be all things to all people, allowing incredibly high bandwidths and ultra-low power radios to be used anywhere, all at a fraction of the cost of today’s de...

Unanticipated Interference After Repack

In my April column (“Auction Over, Now Let’s Assess the Damage”), I wrote about the damage in terms of unanticipated (by the FCC) interference to DTV reception after the repacking of the 600 MHz band.

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IEEE Broadcast Symposium Part 1: Repack

December 14,2017 —In recent years I’ve noticed the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society has added more presentations on the practical aspects of broadcast engine...More