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CableCARD: Acknowledge the Inevitable
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A Look Back at Broadcast Engineering Magazine
McAdams On: Comcast’s Growing Pains
Rounds’ Social TV Relies on Online Streams
True Dedication
Transitioning Broadcast Automation
Recording Pretty Pictures From Above
McAdams On: LPTVs
McAdams On: Aereo’s Hail Mary
FCC Intentions Are Out of Balance
McAdams On: Regulatory Ripple Effect
Dear FCC: Walk the Talk
Raising Expectations in Local Sports Coverage
McAdams On: TV's Current Transition

Aug 29, 2014 / 10:48AM / By John Ive
The Future of Newsrooms
In every broadcast studio around the globe digital technology has revolutionized news from the point of creation, right through to consumption.
Aug 28, 2014 / 08:32PM / By Bob Kovacs
Preparing for the Channel Repack: An Interview with GatesAir's Rich Redmond
Channel realignment is coming, so is there anything that can be done?
Aug 28, 2014 / 08:15PM / By Bob Kovacs
Police, Body Cameras and Broadcast News
Cheap technology could eliminate endless speculation and polarization


Aug 28, 2014 / 10:53AM / By Tom Butts
Karpowicz Appointed NABPAC Trustee
Meredith Local Media Group President Paul Karpowicz has been named a trustee of NABPAC, the political action committee of the National Association of Broadcasters.
Aug 26, 2014 / 10:10 AM
SMPTE Announces 2014 Honorees and Award Winners
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, an organization that promotes motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 23, at the SMPTE 2014 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
Aug 26, 2014 / 09:24AM / By Tom Butts
Kevin Rodgers Appointed President and CEO for Nautel
Kevin Rodgers, a 29-year veteran of transmitter manufacturer Nautel has been appointed the new president and CEO. He replaces Peter Conlon, who has stepped down after an eight-year tenure.


Aug 21, 2014 / 01:00 PM / By Craig Johnston
The New ‘Hybrid’ ENG
For the past half-dozen years, bonded cellular technology—the backpack liveshot systems using the cellphone systems for transmission—have garnered most of the attention of the TV news crowd.
Aug 21, 2014 / 12:20 PM / By Susan Ashworth
Traffic & Billing Branches Out
It’s akin to a thousand-piece puzzle that’s never quite complete: adding a spot here, repeating a clip there, deleting another a moment before it’s set to get on air.
Aug 14, 2014 / 11:31PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
I-Movix Extends Performance of X10 UHD Ultra Slow-mo System
I-Movix has extended the performance of its X10 UHD 4K ultra-slow motion system to support both continuous super slow motion and ultra slow motion at frame rates of up to 1,000 fps.


Aug 28, 2014 / 10:05AM / By Tom Butts
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
The National Association of Broadcasters is asking an appeals court to expedite consideration of a lawsuit the association filed earlier this month against certain portions of the FCC’s plan to auction broadcast spectrum in 2015.
Aug 19, 2014 / 03:38PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
WWOR-TV License Renewal Opponents Get More Time
The FCC on Tuesday granted a request by the United Church of Christ, Rainbow/PUSH, Free Press and Voices for New Jersey for a 30-day extension on filing petitions for review of the renewal, which the FCC approved Aug. 8.
Aug 18, 2014 / 05:46PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Petitions to Reconsider Incentive Auction Rules Due Sept. 15
The FCC’s spectrum incentive auction rules will become official Oct. 14, according to publication in the Federal Register, which also triggers the deadline for official challenges like the one filed Monday by the NAB.


Aug 29, 2014 / 10:48AM / By John Ive
The Future of Newsrooms
In every broadcast studio around the globe digital technology has revolutionized news from the point of creation, right through to consumption.
Aug 21, 2014 / 02:13PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
SMPTE Announces Eight New 'Fellows'
New SMPTE Fellows will be inducted on Wednesday, Oct. 22, during the Fellows Luncheon, and further recognized on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the SMPTE Honors and Awards Ceremony.
Aug 18, 2014 / 12:54AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Microsoft Hyper-lapse Renders Smoothed Time-lapsed GoPro Video
Researchers at Microsoft have developed a way to smooth out time-lapsed, personal video footage. “Personal” as in the GoPro or Google Glass, for example.


Aug 21, 2014 / 01:59 PM / By James Careless
CBS Run-up the US Open
After nearly five decades, 2014 marks the last year that CBS Sports broadcasts the US Open tennis tournament.
Aug 14, 2014 / 07:18PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Biamp Systems Selected for University of Oregon Football Complex
Biamp Systems announced that the company’s AudiaFlex digital audio platform and Nexia CS digital audio processors are providing digital signal processing throughout the University of Oregon’s new Hatfield-Dowlin Football Complex.
Aug 14, 2014 / 07:09PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
ADI and Nevion Team Up for English Football Clubs
Managed media specialist Nevion has partnered with ADI to help the media-based services supplier deliver content over its pioneering ‘Live Venue’ platform, a new fiber broadcast network linking Barclays Premier League and Sky Bet Football League clubs with global rights holders, federations, broadcasters and fans.


Aug 27, 2014 / 10:04 AM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom To Conduct Trial Delivery of 4K Content With HEVC Encoding
Chunghwa Telecom cost-effectively delivers 4K VOD and NVOD content to a wide range of devices, while maintaining quality of service to customers.
Aug 26, 2014 / 09:00 AM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
Wohler Hires International Sales Engineer for RadiantGrid Business Line
Cooper will serve as a technical resource primarily for RadiantGrid deployments in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, as well as in Asia-Pacific markets.
Aug 20, 2014 / 03:04PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Nine U.S. TV Stations Swapped for $537 Million
RICHMOND, VA.—Media General unleashed a flurry of deals Wednesday, announcing nine station swaps and adjusted merger terms with LIN Media, which lost its CBS affiliation in Indianapolis to Tribune earlier this month.


Aug 27, 2014 / 10:04 AM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom To Conduct Trial Delivery of 4K Content With HEVC Encoding
Chunghwa Telecom cost-effectively delivers 4K VOD and NVOD content to a wide range of devices, while maintaining quality of service to customers.
Aug 15, 2014 / 01:00 PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
'World’s Highest Power' Solid-State Transmitter Goes On-Air
GatesAir, a manufacturer of transmitters and other broadcast products for television and radio, has delivered what the company claims is the world’s highest-power digital TV solid-state transmitter.


Aug 26, 2014 / 10:10 AM
SMPTE Announces 2014 Honorees and Award Winners
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, an organization that promotes motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 23, at the SMPTE 2014 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
Aug 25, 2014 / 10:40AM
Blackmagic Design Joins Roster of Companies at Next|Video
Blackmagic Design is the most recent addition to a range of companies, including Canon, JVC, Vitec and B&H, that will be exhibiting at NewBay Media's upcoming Next|Video Conference + Expo
Aug 21, 2014 / 06:00 PM / By Andy Stout
IBC2014: Second Screen Seachange?
It is still too early to say whether the FIFA World Cup definitively moved the goalposts when it comes to the second screen, but all the signs are that it probably did. The figures associated with everything to do with its online consumption are nothing short of astonishing.






 
 
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