IT & Networking
Broadcast’s Future Depends On Consumer Electronics
As the 2015 International CES was winding down, there was enough news out of the show indicated that—when it comes to gaining a foothold with millennials who disdain the concept of “television”—broadcast television has its work cut out for it.
The More Things Change
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
 
Jan 02, 2015 / 05:00PM
Placid Video Packet Streams
Delivering video over packet networks requires a certain amount of discipline to ensure the receiver is neither overwhelmed by bursts of excessive amounts of data, nor starved by inadequate flow rates.
Sep 08, 2014 / 05:00 AM
Using IEEE 1588 PTP in Video Networks
The IEEE 1588 Precision Timing Protocol defines a set of techniques for synchronizing various devices across packet-based networks, including Ethernet switches and IP routers.
Aug 20, 2014 / 05:00 PM
ATTO Technology to Introduce FibreBridge 7500 Storage Controller
The Atto FibreBridge 7500 storage controller is a high-performance device that adds enterprise-level Fibre Channel SAN connectivity to low-cost SAS JBOD storage.
Oct 31, 2013 / 03:00 AM
A Business Case for the Cloud
We are swimming in the cloud. Consider how universal the cloud is with the Web services of apps, email, search, social, games, video, music, messaging, docs, personal storage and so much more.
Oct 14, 2013 / 11:00 AM
The Challenges of IPTV System Testing
Over-the-air DTV transmitters are relatively easy to test, at least with respect to the integrity of the outgoing video stream.
Sep 16, 2013 / 01:00 PM
The Question: To FEC or Not to FEC?
In many broadcast television applications today, forward error correction allows recovery from errors that occur during transmission.
Aug 22, 2013 / 02:45 PM
Real-Time AV Transport Over Ethernet
The SMPTE-defined Serial Digital Interface, and the switching ecosystem surrounding it, is the king of video transport technology in the media facility.
Jul 09, 2013 / 12:00 AM
SMPTE 2022 and the Future of Video Over IP
As broadcasters migrate towards IP networks for video transport, many systems are being phased out in favor of products that offer interoperability based on standards.
Jun 19, 2013 / 01:00 PM
The Move to the All-IT Facility
From a nonscientific survey, about 3–5 percent of the 1,600 vendors at NAB 2013 had breakthrough products, meaningful advances in technology, and bold new ideas related to IT/IP/cloud.
Apr 24, 2013 / 10:26 AM
Making the Cloud Invisible, Part 2
For sure, it’s not easy to create an invisible cloud environment. There are many aspects of Quality of Service that determine the user experience.
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