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 13, 2015 / 02:00PM
Virtual Broadcasting
Advances in recent years in integrated channel playout systems—along with the advent of OTT services—are shaking the foundations of traditional brick-and-mortar broadcasting.
Jan 13, 2015 / 11:00 AM
Enhancing the Sound of Sports
The bats, balls, pucks and dimensions of the fields have changed little, but the job of the sound engineers who help bring professional sports into the homes of fans around the world has changed drastically over the last several decades.
Jan 07, 2015 / 11:00 AM
New Gear for Today’s Well-Equipped VJ
The term “one-man-band” has been an apt description of small-market video journalists, required to work both in front of and behind the camera.
Jan 05, 2015 / 12:00 AM
HEVC and the Future of 4K Distribution
Delivering 4K to the viewer will require deploying the HEVC video compression standard.
Dec 10, 2014 / 01:26 PM
Multiplatform Rollout: Q&A With Christy King
The UFC has grown to distribute digital content to 135 countries, often reaching 6 TB of video a day, in the nine years Christy King has been vice president of Technology Research & Development for the franchise.
Dec 10, 2014 / 09:00 AM
Acquisitions, Smart Tech Fuel NEP Success
We all have our favorites. After 30 years of watching NEP grow from a small OB firm to become a major player in the competitive enclave of production truck manufacturers, you’d think that Mike Werteen would have a favorite among the 70 children in his truck family.
Dec 09, 2014 / 01:00 PM
Will UHD Content Take Off in 2015?
When DirecTV launched its DirecTV-14 satellite recently, its promise of 4K/UHD programming to its U.S. subscribers became a reality for 2015.
Dec 03, 2014 / 03:40PM
Multi-Image Display Systems Seamlessly Convert Video
Studio and field production services are taking advantage of increasingly sophisticated multi-image display systems.
Nov 17, 2014 / 06:51PM
Measuring Global Audience Is Labor Intensive
Broadcasters may be surprised to learn that in some states, particularly those with heavily populated areas where diesel standby and peaking generator sets are often deployed, environmental agencies may have regulations prohibiting use of diesel generators.
Nov 14, 2014 / 03:28 PM
Creatives and Manufacturers Experiment With High Dynamic Range
As stakeholders and standards organizations continue developing the “next big thing” designed to expand visual storytelling and sell new display technology, the discussions have focused mostly on resolution—spatial resolution, as in 4K, 8K and beyond, or temporal resolution as in high frame rate.

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