Guest Commentary
The More Things Change
TV’s technology evolution remains work in progress
McAdams On: 2015
Archiving: Maintaining Relevance for the Future
Education Episodes Are Made For Multiplatform Release
2014: A Year Not Unlike Others
In 2014…
McAdams On: FCC Schism and its Impact on the Auction
Is ATSC 3.0 for Real?
McAdams On: Our Clunky Tech
Auction-Displaced LPTV Costs Could Reach $1 Billion
McAdams On: Caveat Auctor
HBO, CBS Raise OTT Profile
McAdams On: SMPTE
Repercussions of Wheeler's 'Online Video' Blog
What Tom Said: About Appointment TV
IBC Reflections
Nov 20, 2014 / 10:00 AM
Auction-Displaced LPTV Costs Could Reach $1 Billion
For those of us in the low-power television sector, the FCC’s upcoming Spectrum Incentive Auction has become either a potential fortune-maker, or business-killer.
Aug 11, 2014 / 02:00 PM
A Look Back at Broadcast Engineering Magazine
Broadcast Engineering magazine was a long-time favorite of mine, with articles that challenged me to learn more about video technology, and advertising that was often as educational as the articles.
Apr 30, 2014 / 02:00 AM
It Is Time to Rethink EAS?
Several months ago, I shared my thoughts in this space about our country’s Emergency Alert System, explaining its somewhat tortuous history and underpinnings.
Jan 22, 2014 / 04:44 PM
Foundation Helps Broadcasters in Need
As TV broadcasters, we are a central part of our community.
Sep 09, 2013 / 03:40 PM
Second Screens, Out of the Trough!
Just two years ago, people started talking about the iPad and labelling it as “totally disruptive,” which just means that it will change everything. Today, it both has and it hasn’t.
Aug 19, 2013 / 10:00 AM
Poll: How Has Television Technology Evolved in the Past 30 Years?
Since being launched in September 1983, TV Technology has covered the most important developments in the technology that has most affected the broadcast industry.
May 13, 2013 / 02:00 PM
HEVC, Ultra HD & the Telecom Threat
From a broadcaster’s point of view, New Year’s Day 2013 was undoubtedly celebrated Jan. 25.
May 08, 2013 / 10:33 AM
TV Tech Writers Weigh In on NAB 2013
This year’s show seemed to pick up where last year’s left off and was a fitting coda to the 4K craze that kicked off 2013 at CES. Our writers weigh in on their impressions...
Sep 18, 2012 / 07:02PM
Remembering John H. Battison (1915-2012)
Word reached us during the last week of August that John Henry Battison had reached the end of his life.
Jun 26, 2012 / 01:00PM
A Broadcast Cloud in our Future
Dear Editor, I am writing to clarify, for your readers, some positions and proposals that can be directly attributed to me, and more broadly, the organization for which I work (“LTE Tempts With Advanced Services,” May 30).

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