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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 29, 2015 / 01:42PM / By Bob Kovacs
Interactivity and DTV Broadcasting
Before television went digital, there were predictions that home TVs would soon allow interactivity to allow viewers to learn more about products and even shop from their TVs.
Jan 28, 2015 / 04:15 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Drone Maker DJI Adds D.C. No-Fly Zone
The DJI Phantom will soon land itself in downtown Washington, D.C. if it happens to lose GPS contact long enough to get in.
Jan 28, 2015 / 02:13PM / By Tom Butts
Quantum Launches Q-Cloud
“Q-Cloud” is a new offering that allows users to leverage Quantum’s intelligent data management software to store data in the cloud.


Jan 29, 2015 / 01:38PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
ABS Welcomes Andrew Cox as Senior Engineer
Advanced Broadcast Solutions announced Andrew Cox joined the company as senior engineer, effective Jan. 5.
Jan 20, 2015 / 04:00PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
ASG Add Tim Gross To Technology Team
Advanced Systems Group announced Tim Gross joined the technical team effective Nov. 3.
Jan 20, 2015 / 03:58PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Broadcast Pix Makes Chuck Williamson Western Region Sales Manager
Broadcast Pix announced Chuck Williamson was named western region sales manager, effective Jan. 1.


Jan 13, 2015 / 02:00PM / By James Careless
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 / By Gary Eskow
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 / By Craig Johnston
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 20, 2015 / 02:22 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
FCC Upholds $1.4 Million EAS Fine Against Viacom, ESPN
The FCC is upholding $1.4 million in fines against Viacom and ESPN for misusing the Emergency Alert System warning tones.
Jan 05, 2015 / 03:25PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
FCC Launches Consumer Help Center
Dec 19, 2014 / 03:24PM / By Leslie Stimson of Radio World
Group Pushes FCC to Standardize EAS Gear Response
“We know this will not be an easy, painless nor inexpensive process.”


Jan 29, 2015 / 01:42PM / By Bob Kovacs
Interactivity and DTV Broadcasting
Before television went digital, there were predictions that home TVs would soon allow interactivity to allow viewers to learn more about products and even shop from their TVs.
Jan 26, 2015 / 06:08 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Immersive Sound: Mark Richer on ATSC 3.0 Audio
The next-generation broadcast transmission standard typically evokes discussions about mobile distribution and interactive functionality, but it will also include an emerging type of audio that places discrete sounds in a specific space.
Jan 20, 2015 / 04:03PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
DisplaySearch: Quantum Dot TVs Are Coming
Quantum dot TVs are coming on strong, according to DisplaySearch.


Jan 28, 2015 / 04:35PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NBCU to Deliver Exclusive Spanish-Language Super Bowl Telecast
NBC Universo, formerly mun2, will debut on Sun., Feb. 1, as the home of the exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX.
Jan 27, 2015 / 01:00 PM / By Susan Ashworth
NBC Resets With New Tech for Super Bowl XLIX
NBC will put its broadcast sports prowess to the test on Feb. 1 when it takes on the task of covering Super Bowl XLIX, and it will do so with a new slate of production trucks, 4K cameras and graphics technology designed to showcase the sport’s biggest moment of the year.
Jan 23, 2015 / 04:00PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NHL to Use GoPros in Broadcast Coverage
The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association announced a North American partnership with GoPro.


Jan 29, 2015 / 01:43PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Joseph Electronics to Carry Vitec Products
Joseph Electronics announced an agreement with Vitec under which JE will serve as a Vitec solutions partner.
Jan 26, 2015 / 04:44 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Imagine Communications Acquires RGB Networks
Imagine Communications announced a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of RGB Networks of Sunnyvale, Calif. The transaction terms were not disclosed.
Jan 23, 2015 / 01:40PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Bitcentral Expands to Latin America
Bitcentral is expanding its product reach into the Latin American market, including Mexico, Central and South America.


Jan 15, 2015 / 04:03PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
PBS Hawaii Returns to ProTrack TV
Myers announced that PBS Hawaii is returning to their ProTrack broadcast management technology as part of a station-wide technology update
Jan 05, 2015 / 01:39 PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
Companies Collaborate on HEVC/4K Video Streaming
The company claims this automatically reduces the bitrate of any H.264 or HEVC HD and 4K video stream by up to 50 percent, while retaining the perceptual quality and format of the original file.
Jan 05, 2015 / 11:21 AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
ChyronHego Powers Graphics for Time Warner Cable Sports 4K Test Broadcasts
ChyronHego announced that its Mosaic XL and Lyric PRO graphics solutions were among the technologies chosen by Time Warner Cable Sports and IMS Productions for two recent proof-of-concept tests of ultra-high-definition broadcasting in 4K.


Jan 22, 2015 / 03:20PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Oscar Nominee and 'Boyhood' Editor Sandra Adair to Speak at 2015 NAB Show
The National Association of Broadcasters announced that Oscar nominee and “Boyhood” film editor Sandra Adair will be a featured session speaker within the Creative Master Series at NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas in April.
Jan 21, 2015 / 03:54PM
NAB Show to Feature Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion
The 2015 NAB Show, held April 11-16, will feature a new Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion, presented by Drone Media Group in partnership with NAB Show.
Jan 20, 2015 / 01:19PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NABEF Accepting Entries for Celebration of Service to America Awards
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation announced it is accepting entries for the 2015 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters.






 
 
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