It’s All Just ‘Television,’ Or Is It?
I’ve spent a considerable amount over the last few years working on projects that examine what television broadcasting will be like in the future.
What Tom Said: Hatching the UHD Egg
Ready for YouTube’s Networks
CableCARD: Acknowledge the Inevitable
McAdams On: Ferguson Unraveling
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

Sep 19, 2014 / 04:10 PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
Harmonic Ellipse Encoders Used for DVB Carrier ID Trials
The Harmonic Ellipse 3202 is one of the first digital satellite newsgathering encoders that supports DVB-CID. The trials now underway were organized by the Satellite Interference Reduction Group, a global industry organization dedicated to combating and mitigating radio frequency interference (RFI) for an interference-free satellite frequency spectrum.
Sep 19, 2014 / 03:18PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NATE Issues Urgent Safety Notice
The National Association of Tower Erectors issued an urgent safety notice today regarding the DBI-SALA Lad-Saf Flexible Cable Ladder Safety System, also known as a “Safety Climb System.”
Sep 19, 2014 / 12:27PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Sony Develops Transparent Lens Eyewear 'SmartEyeglass'
Sony announced the development of “SmartEyeglass,” transparent lens eyewear that connects with compatible smartphones—Android 4.1 or later; Android 4.3 or later for video functionality—to superimpose information such as text, symbols, and images, onto the user’s field of view.

Sep 09, 2014 / 02:00PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Former Harris Broadcast Chief Harris Morris Appointed CEO of T3Media
T3Media announced today the appointment of Harris Morris as CEO.
Sep 09, 2014 / 01:10PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Former Allbritton Counsel Joins Sinclair's One Media
ONE Media LLC announced that Jerald Fritz has joined the company as executive vice president for Strategic and Legal Affairs.
Sep 08, 2014 / 01:33PM / By from Radio World
McDowell Joins Wiley Rein
McDowell was at the commission seven years. He left in May 2013 and has been a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute.

Sep 19, 2014 / 03:57 AM / By Claudia Kienzle
Managing Production in the Cloud
Expanding the role of digital asset management in the automation chain, using cloud-based workflows to reduce operating costs and simplifying media processes for greater productivity and freedom are among the key trends in 2014.
Sep 17, 2014 / 11:42AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Anevia Adds HEVC Capability to ViaMotion OTT System
Anevia has added support for H.265 High Efficiency Video Coding to its ViaMotion multiscreen over-the-top video system. This support covers all OTT protocols including MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP).
Sep 17, 2014 / 09:00 AM / By Debra Kaufman
Full 4K Editing Not Ready for Primetime
Just how real is 4K/ultra HD editing?

Sep 19, 2014 / 02:47PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Sinclair Sues to Stop Incentive Auction
“Sinclair participated in the proceedings… and is aggrieved and otherwise injured by the Order.”
Sep 15, 2014 / 03:03PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
PBS: Incentive Auction Rules Reverse Legal Precedent
The nation’s top public TV station groups say incentive auction rules adopted by the Federal Communication Commission in May reverse the regulator’s own precedent.
Sep 10, 2014 / 04:11PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Google OK’d as White-Space Admin as FCC Preps Repack Rules
The move comes as the FCC considers how to govern unlicensed devices in the post-incentive auction TV channel repack, which is expected to reduce the number of frequencies available for such devices—including wireless mics

Sep 12, 2014 / 05:31PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
IBC2014: Imagine Communications Brings IP-Transition Technology
Additionally, Imagine unveiled the latest version of Nexio Channelbrand multichannel branding platform.
Aug 29, 2014 / 12:14PM / 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.

Sep 12, 2014 / 02:09PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
IBC2014: ChyronHego Announces Multiple ZXY Sport Tracking Deals
ChyronHego announced four major player tracking deals based on its ZXY Sport Tracking solution.
Sep 10, 2014 / 11:26AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Burst, EVS Team Up on Mobile-to-TV Broadcast Workflow for NESN
Burst announced an integration with EVS that allows NESN to assimilate mobile video into their existing TV production workflow.
Sep 10, 2014 / 04:00 AM / By Susan Ashworth
NBC Preps ND1 for NFL
When it came to building a new truck to cover the upcoming season of Sunday Night Football, the production engineers at NBC began with a premise in mind: space, space, space.

Sep 22, 2014 / 03:00AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
BIA/Kelsey Forecasts '15 Local Media Revenues at $139.3 Billion
In its new U.S. Local Media Forecast 2015, BIA/Kelsey forecasts total local media revenues to reach $139.3 billion in 2015, up from $137 billion this year, representing a growth rate of 1.6 percent.
Sep 16, 2014 / 03:33PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
CEA Unveils New Logos For 4K Ultra High-Definition Displays
The CEA announced new logos to designate 4K ultra high-definition TVs, monitors and projectors for the home that meet its voluntary core characteristics for 4K Ultra HD display products announced earlier this year.
Sep 15, 2014 / 11:27AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
CBS and Media General Sign Deal to Renew All Affiliation Agreements
CBS and Media General announced a comprehensive deal that renews all of Media General’s existing station affiliation agreements.

Sep 15, 2014 / 01:04PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Al Jazeera Launches AJ+ to Target Millennials
Al Jazeera Media Network announced today the launch of AJ+, a connected, global news community.
Sep 05, 2014 / 02:42PM
Ferri Lighting Design Lights ESPN’s NFL Programming
Ferri Lighting Design & Associates today announced that it has designed and installed the lighting for ESPN’s NFL set, which debuts September 7

Sep 17, 2014 / 11:00 PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
IBC2014 New Product Line-up: T-Z
TV Technology has finished sorting through IBC press releases for new technology and product introductions.
Sep 17, 2014 / 04:28PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
IBC2014: Vizrt New Adds Automatic Player Tracking to Viz Libero
Vizrt said it developed a new automatic player tracking technology for its Viz Libero sports analysis tool.
Sep 17, 2014 / 04:17PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
IBC2014: Vizrt and nablet GmbH Announce MXF Plugin for Final Cut Pro
Vizrt and nablet GmbH announced a new MXF plugin for Final Cut Pro X. The plugin allows both Apple Final Cut Pro X and 7 to playback MXF-files natively.

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