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IBC Reflections
The pace of industry consolidation as well as our industry’s move towards IP were never more evident than at last month’s IBC Show in Amsterdam.
Forward Thinker
C-SPAN Pay Wall Spotlights Multiplatform Challenge
It’s All Just ‘Television,’ Or Is It?
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

Oct 15, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Mary C. Gruszka
Discovery Launches New Audio Edit Suites
As Discovery Communications launches more feeds around the globe, the volume of audio work at the Discovery Creative and Technology Center in Silver Spring, Md. is increasing
Oct 06, 2014 / 12:00 AM / By Jay Yeary
Exploring Audio Control Room Acoustics
How do we create a decent control room when the space is too small; the floor is raised; the space above the drop ceiling is open; and the walls are as thin as those of a cheap motel?
Sep 22, 2014 / 04:35 AM / By Mary Gruszka
‘Book ’Em, Danno’: A/V Fingerprinting
Audio and video are about to get fingerprinted. Despite much success and many valiant efforts to keep them aligned, often enough these miscreants head off at their own speed, drift apart and cause lip-sync problems.


Oct 24, 2014 / 02:36PM / By Doug Lung
FCC Outlines Rules for Predicting and Limiting Interference in Repacking
Commission rejects NAB proposal for a cap on any new interference between television stations as a result of repacking.
Oct 24, 2014 / 02:29PM / By Doug Lung
FCC Investigates Potential for Mobile Radio Services in Bands Above 24 GHz
Researchers have found that spectrum above 24 GHz can provide data rates above 1 Gbps, even on non-line-of-sight paths.
Oct 24, 2014 / 02:26PM / By Doug Lung
New Microwave Circuit from Chalmers University of Technology Operates at 140 GHz
The desire for higher data rates is driving research into circuits for communications at frequencies above 100 GHz.


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.
Aug 28, 2014 / 03:01 PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
Dejero Releases Compact Live+ Broadcast Server
The Live+ broadcast server includes RAID hard drives for increased broadcast reliability when receiving video transmissions from field-based transmission devices, including the Live+ family of products.


Oct 13, 2014 / 11:20 AM / By Karl Paulsen
Elements of Enterprise COTS Servers
Performance, capacity and reliability— these are not exactly the “three Rs” of past—but they do state three of the prime metrics used in selecting many of the new IT-based media server and storage components.
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.


Oct 13, 2014 / 10:00 AM / By Jay Holben
Light Sources 101: HMIs
In the world of luminaries the carbon arc used to be the king, but his time has faded and left room for the HMI to be king of the power and utility.
Sep 26, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Jay Ankeney
‘Drunk History’ Revives Oral Storytelling
Toward the beginning of “Honolulu” when Rodrigues was joshing with Waters about doing another whiskey shot and we heard his voice say, “Laugh with me.
Sep 17, 2014 / 03:00 PM / By Jay Holben
LED Is Coming of Age
One of the woes of location shooting, especially on small productions when you can’t afford a generator or a qualified electrician to tap into existing power, is being limited to wall-socket power in the 15-amp or, at most, 20-amp variety.






 
 
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