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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
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
 
Oct 02, 2012 / 03:13PM
‘Inventing American Broadcasting’—A Look at How It All Began
The book by Susan J. Douglas is part of the “Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology” series.
Jul 13, 2012 / 04:00PM
Solving the ‘Silicon Crisis’ With Quantum Computing
If you are a recent reader of this column or other sources of electronics news, you know that we are approaching a “silicon crisis.”
Apr 16, 2012 / 10:10AM
H.265 HEVC, The Next Step for MPEG
To understand H.265, let's look at a little MPEG history, to see where it came from
Mar 06, 2012 / 08:36AM
What Comes After Silicon?
Let's talk about silicon—semiconductors, that is.
Oct 03, 2011
Taking Another Look at Loudness

A brief view on measurement gates and the loudness meter.

Aug 09, 2011
So What About MPEG-4, Anyway?
Video of comparable quality can be compressed to a considerably lower bit rate, often claimed to be half the bit rate, of MPEG-2.
Feb 14, 2011
The New Commercial Loudness Law

 A/85 addresses the "Anchor Element" and loudness over a specified time interval.

Dec 20, 2010
The Golden Age of 3D Movies

In the 1950s, the movie studios made major efforts to lure people away from their newfangled TV sets and back into the theaters.

Aug 25, 2010
3DTV: Is It the Next Big Thing?
Or could it be the next Teletext?
Mar 29, 2010 / 01:15 PM
OLED TV: Not Ready for Primetime?
It is still difficult and expensive to manufacture large-screen OLED displays.
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