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The More Things Change
TV’s technology evolution remains work in progress
McAdams On: 2015
Archiving: Maintaining Relevance for the Future
Education Episodes Are Made For Multiplatform Release
2014: A Year Not Unlike Others
In 2014…
McAdams On: FCC Schism and its Impact on the Auction
Is ATSC 3.0 for Real?
McAdams On: Our Clunky Tech
Auction-Displaced LPTV Costs Could Reach $1 Billion
McAdams On: Caveat Auctor
HBO, CBS Raise OTT Profile
McAdams On: SMPTE
Repercussions of Wheeler's 'Online Video' Blog
What Tom Said: About Appointment TV
IBC Reflections

Jan 15, 2015 / 06:00 AM / By Jay Yeary
Sound Predictions for the New Year
Here we are at the beginning of 2015, and as with all new years it is fashionable to analyze how the previous year went and take a look at how this new one might unfold.
Jan 14, 2015 / 11:58 AM / By Jay Yeary
Broadcast Advice for Audio Content Creators
The Society of Motion Picture Television Engineers recently announced it would merge with the Hollywood Post Alliance.
Dec 22, 2014 / 01:18PM / By Mary C. Gruszka
A Treasure Trove of Audio History Can Be Found Online
My early audio and engineering education wasn’t just fashioned from textbooks and classroom lectures.


Jan 16, 2015 / 02:44PM / By Doug Lung
List of Experimental Licenses Reveals Interesting HF Data Comm Experiments
FCC recently granted two companies experimental licenses to use HF bands for data communications at far greater bandwidths and data rates than have been used by amateur radio operators.
Jan 16, 2015 / 02:37PM / By Doug Lung
ViaSat-2 to Launch Late Summer 2016 on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy
ViaSat-2 will double the bandwidth economics of ViaSat-1 and provide seven times the coverage area.
Jan 16, 2015 / 02:33PM / By Doug Lung
Boeing Completes World's First All-Electric Propulsion Satellites
Announcement implies these Boeing 702SP satellites will use only electric propulsion for placement into the final geostationary orbital location after launch.


Dec 29, 2014 / 10:09AM / By Doug Lung
Industry Canada Decision Opens 2 GHz Spectrum for AWS-4/MSS
MSS licensees will be required to demonstrate MSS in the 2 GHz band is available and being offered throughout Canada within five years of issuance of the license.
Sep 02, 2014 / 10:50AM / By Craig Johnston
'Go Anywhere' ENG
As cellular network providers continue to build out their high-bandwidth infrastructures, cellular liveshot units can be expected to become more and more popular.
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.


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.
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.
Jan 12, 2015 / 06:00AM / By Karl Paulsen
The Art of Load Balancing
Those who design, build or operate video facilities have grown accustomed to employing multiple PCs, workstations and IT servers as part of their systems.


Jan 14, 2015 / 02:00 PM / By Jay Holben
Changing Light Intensity
During one of my recent lectures, there was a great deal of confusion about how to adjust light intensity and when does light quality and/or color change when altering the intensity.
Jan 07, 2015 / 04:00PM / By Jay Holben
An Exercise in Vintage Hard Light
I was reminded of this particular project recently while posting some tips on Instagram.
Dec 01, 2014 / 11:01 AM / By Jay Holben
Exploring the Use of Space Lights
Rarely, if ever used as a single fixture, a Space Light is designed to be used in concert with multiple other Space Lights to provide an ambient soft source from above.






 
 
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