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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
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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

Aug 15, 2014 / 03:37 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Examining Video Server Configurations
Video servers are becoming commodity- like components for many applications, whether for a traditional television station play-to-air system or as an element in a content delivery platform.
Apr 29, 2014 / 02:51 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Unlocking Software-Defined Storage
Just when you thought you’d had your fill of three-letter- acronyms, on comes yet another TLA; this time it’s “SDS” or software-defined storage.
Apr 15, 2014 / 07:00 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Hybrid Secure Storage Devices
Users of computer and server systems may have self-encrypting and/or hybrid hard disk drives and not be aware of it.


Sep 08, 2014 / 05:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Using IEEE 1588 PTP in Video Networks
The IEEE 1588 Precision Timing Protocol defines a set of techniques for synchronizing various devices across packet-based networks, including Ethernet switches and IP routers.
Aug 20, 2014 / 05:00 PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
ATTO Technology to Introduce FibreBridge 7500 Storage Controller
The Atto FibreBridge 7500 storage controller is a high-performance device that adds enterprise-level Fibre Channel SAN connectivity to low-cost SAS JBOD storage.
Oct 31, 2013 / 03:00 AM / By Al KovalicK
A Business Case for the Cloud
We are swimming in the cloud. Consider how universal the cloud is with the Web services of apps, email, search, social, games, video, music, messaging, docs, personal storage and so much more.


Sep 03, 2014 / 02:46AM / By Wes Simpson
What Is Software-Defined Networking?
Software-defined networking is a hot topic in data networking today.
May 05, 2014 / 04:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Google Seeks to Expand VP9 Support
The latest iteration of Google’s video codec for Internet streaming applications is called VP9, and it is starting to gain traction in the turbulent market for video codecs.
Apr 28, 2014 / 02:25 PM / By Wes Simpson
Can Ethernet SRP Support Production?
Audio Video Bridging technology is being considered for use in high-performance Ethernet networks as a potential replacement for SDI video infrastructure in the studio.


Jul 15, 2014 / 03:19 PM / By Al Kovalick
New Dimensions in Media Streaming
Audio/video streaming is the heart and soul of the media facility—think Serial Digital Interface, AES3 for audio, HDMI and other transports that move audio and video from point to point in a timed, continuous fashion.
Mar 05, 2014 / 02:41 PM / By Al Kovalick
Progress Towards the All-IT/Cloud Media Facility
Media facilities—some production, post-production, broadcast ops—still have strong components of AV-specific gear. Much of this infrastructure is not IT/cloud-friendly.
Jan 13, 2014 / 02:59 PM / By Al Kovalick
SMPTE Looks at All-IT Media Facilities
At SMPTE’s Annual Technical Conference in Hollywood in late October, I had the privilege of chairing the session, “The Move to the all-IT Media Facility.”


Sep 09, 2014 / 04:00 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Scaling Servers to Fit the Workflow
Systems focused on media now have more IT specifications in them than media components.
Mar 06, 2014 / 12:13PM / By Wes Waite, Broadcast Engineering
Applied Technology: The Best of Both Worlds: Digital Video Encoding
Digital video encoders are much more complex than their predecessors, analog modulators, which makes them much more versatile, broadening the number of users and use cases for the same content and where it can be viewed
Oct 24, 2013
VidCheck shows new QC products at IBC 2013
VidChecker Post and VidApps-Audio offer ways to QC file-based media.






 
 
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