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Apr 23, 2014 / 03:27PM / By Pete Putman
Deconstructing Aereo's Patent
No matter how you switch the antennas, they do interact; it is simple science. And that appears to be the secret sauce behind what Aereo is doing: Creating large “virtual” antenna arrays made up of thousands of tiny, individual antenna elements that, taken together, make up a large, directional antenna array.
Apr 22, 2014 / 05:15 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Aereo Argued, Waiting Begins
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were skeptical about Aereo’s technology but concerned about protecting cloud computing, according to published reports.
Apr 22, 2014 / 04:50PM
Gannett Wins 65 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
Gannett Co., Inc. says 21 of its media organizations won a combined 65 regional 2014 Edward R. Murrow awards


Apr 21, 2014 / 02:20PM / By from Radio World's Paul McLane
BBG Remembers David Burke
“A leading figure in advancing freedom of the press worldwide”
Apr 17, 2014 / 01:02PM
Kaplan and McCoskey Join Signiant Board
Signiant announced that Lawrence R. Kaplan and John McCoskey have joined the board of directors
Apr 17, 2014 / 01:00PM
MultiDyne Appoints Jim Hurwitz to Senior Management Role
MultiDyne announced that it has appointed Jim Hurwitz as vice president of business development


Apr 09, 2014 / 01:56PM / By Ned Soseman
Master Control Is the New Data Control
Many stations are moving from automating legacy infrastructure to station-in-a-box designs but most are somewhere in between. Few share many technical similarities.
Mar 07, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Mark R. Smith
TNT Covers NBA All-Star Game From All Angles
One word to describe the TNT broadcast of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game and its complementary events might be “immersion.”
Feb 14, 2014 / 02:47PM / By from Radio World
AfterBuzz TV Selects Abacast for Streaming, Podcasting
Digital streaming and monetization software and services provider Abacast and AfterBuzz TV, which produces live and recorded “TV aftershow” webcasts and podcasts, announced the first phase of a streaming and podcasting partnership.


Apr 23, 2014 / 03:18PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Breaker, Breaker: FCC Proposes 150 MHz for CB Radio
The commission proposed rules for the Citizens Broadband Radio Service in a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that advances the commission’s efforts to meet the growing demand for spectrum by proposing to make 150 MHz available in the 3.5 GHz band.
Apr 18, 2014 / 12:34 AM / By Deborah D. McAdams
FCC Outlines Incentive Auction R&O on May Meeting Agenda
Broadcast TV reception will be preserved for the same viewers, rather than the same number of them, after next year’s spectrum incentive auction.
Apr 15, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Steve Harvey
Mic Companies Await FCC Auction Rules
Having lost access to the 700 MHz band a few years ago, wireless microphone operators are now eyeing the FCC’s proposed broadcast TV spectrum incentive auction with understandable trepidation.


Apr 22, 2014 / 01:14PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
SMPTE Calls for Student Papers and Scholarship Applications
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers announced a call for papers for a special student issue of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, as well as for the SMPTE Student Paper Award. SMPTE is also accepting applications for the Louis F. Wolf Memorial Scholarship.
Apr 22, 2014 / 12:29PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
CEA: Consumer Confidence Slides in April
Consumer confidence toward technology spending and the overall economy both decreased in April, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association.
Apr 22, 2014 / 12:04 PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Nielsen: Majority of Americans Now Have Smartphones
Nielsen reports that for the first time, a majority of Americans of all age groups own smartphones.


Apr 21, 2014 / 12:25 PM / By Mark R. Smith
Dodgers Debut SportsNet LA
The Los Angeles Dodgers and their ardent fan base can focus on the 2014 season, which will also be memorable for the establishment of SportsNet LA...
Apr 16, 2014 / 12:06 PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NEP Launches Sunday Night Football Truck
NEP announced the launch of ND1, a new mobile television production unit designed and built primarily to support NBC Sports’ coverage of Sunday Night Football.
Apr 14, 2014 / 08:00 PM / By Mark Hallinger
NBC Takes Olympic Workflow Mainstream
The XXII Winter Olympics were at once one of the hardest Olympics NBC’s team has done, and one of the smoothest.


Apr 23, 2014 / 03:06PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Women's Media Group and Ford Fund $2,500 Scholarships
Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and the Ford Motor Co. are looking to identify two promising female undergraduate or graduate students to provide future journalistic content for AWM.
Apr 22, 2014 / 01:51PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Gray Television Does Digital Media Partnership with Matrix Solutions
Matrix Solutions announced that Gray Television signed on as its first digital media development partner.
Apr 22, 2014 / 01:37PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NEP Upgrades Mobile Fleet With Embedded Audio
NEP has begun phase two of its large-scale, fleetwide technology enhancement with major audio infrastructure upgrades for seven of the company's U.S.-based mobile broadcasting vehicles.


Apr 21, 2014 / 02:03PM
WAWS Adopts CORE:news
WAWS Fox 30, a Jacksonville, Fla. station, went live on Bitcentral’s CORE:news
Apr 17, 2014 / 01:59PM
Tennis Channel Chooses DigitalGlue for Master Control Upgrade
Tennis Channel selected DigitalGlue, formerly TBC Integration, to provide systems integration and installation services for a complete upgrade of the network’s master control facility in Culver City, Calif.
Apr 17, 2014 / 12:56PM
Accenture Builds On-Demand Platform for Mediaset
Mediaset, Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, tapped Accenture to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity service, which delivers film and television shows on-demand to an array of IP-enabled devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles


Apr 23, 2014 / 02:43PM / By from Radio World
NRB Shifts Show Schedule
MANASSAS, VA. The National Religious Broadcasters annual convention traditionally crosses over a weekend but that will no longer be the practice, at least for next year’s show.
Apr 09, 2014 / 08:00 AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NAB Show Draws 98,000 People
NAB reported total registered attendance for the 2014 NAB Show was 98,015, an uptick of more than 4 percent from 2013.
Apr 06, 2014 / 05:43PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Virtually Harmonic
Harmonic is embracing the media industry’s migration toward IP-centric infrastructures by liberating its software.






 
 
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