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McAdams On: TV Stations With No Signal
What if this weren’t a hypothetical question: Can a TV station exist as a local news operation without a signal?
Gearing Up for the 2015 NAB Show
What Tom Said: Hollywood Stays In Control (For Now)
Remembering the Early Days of L.A. Television
Amazon’s Agenda Fits Streaming Expectations From Researchers
500 MHz
What Tom Said: The Push for Drones
Locating Shows Becomes a Cross-Platform Challenge
McAdams On: Title II Overkill
Broadcast’s Future Depends On Consumer Electronics
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…

Feb 20, 2015 / 01:00 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Multilayer 3D Disks Expand Data Capacity
On any given day, it’s safe to state that local, enterprise and cloud storage needs continue to drive the world’s total storage requirements upwards.
Feb 02, 2015 / 04:00 AM / By John Luff
Selecting the Server That’s Right for You
With the many options available for receiving, distributing and playing out video files, for both media and corporate A/V use, there’s a lot to consider when choosing the right server for your specific application.
Jan 16, 2015 / 02:00 AM / By Karl Paulsen
Mass Storage Elements in IT-Class Media Servers
Broadcast central equipment rooms now include from a couple dozen to well over a hundred computers and servers similar to those used in corporate or enterprise datacenters.


Mar 03, 2015 / 09:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Placid Streams: PDV and MDI Measurement Techniques
In a previous edition of this column, “placid” video streams were defined as having a smooth, constant flow that have neither bandwidth peaks nor deficits, but are ideally suited for constant bit-rate video signals.
Jan 02, 2015 / 05:00PM / By Wes Simpson
Placid Video Packet Streams
Delivering video over packet networks requires a certain amount of discipline to ensure the receiver is neither overwhelmed by bursts of excessive amounts of data, nor starved by inadequate flow rates.
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.


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.


Jan 28, 2015 / 09:00 AM / By Al Kovalick
Understanding Virtualization and Containers
This column will review the key aspects of compute virtualization and application containerization as used in the data center and the cloud.
Jan 16, 2015 / 12:00 AM / By Al Kovalick
Cloud Performance—Noisy Neighbors And Bare-Metal Servers
Utility computing and job performance are at odds.
Oct 06, 2014 / 12:00 PM / By Al Kovalick
Summarizing the 2014 State of the Cloud
Each week the big cloud vendors generate enough heat and noise to confuse most onlookers. One relatively impartial observer of the scene is the vendor RightScale.


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 / 03:10PM
VidCheck shows new QC products at IBC 2013
VidChecker Post and VidApps-Audio offer ways to QC file-based media.






 
 
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