—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 ...More
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...
Anyone who has been an audio engineer for a substantial period of time does so because they love what they do, not because they can’t move on to something else.
The one constant in the broadcast industry, despite its reputation for being staid and conservative, increasingly seems to be change these days. The growing momentum behind the adoption of IP networki...
—If you are going to invest in equipment as a cinematographer or lighting technician, lights are a good way to go.
The awarding-winning Golden State Warriors Studio is a very busy production facility.
Some cinematographers and lighting technicians can get into a situation troubleshooting a setup and overthink the approach.
The FX Networks’ hit, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” was one of the most successful cable shows ever produced, and the most-watched episodic in FX Networks’ history.
—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 o...More
This month I decided to take a break from talking about TV transmission to focus on TV reception.
In the past, I have written about out-of-band (OOB) interference between ATSC signals in different bands: the low VHF band into a high VHF channel and a high VHF band ATSC into a UHF channel.
The FCC’s incentive auction is underway. Broadcasters have placed their bids to give up spectrum in the reverse auction and by the time you read this the forward auction should be under way.
—Since storage has become a key component in nearly all media systems and workflows, one might wonder if “storage analytics”—the detailed inf...More
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...
Network attached storage, or NAS, continues to expand in acceptance and in capabilities.