Mar 24, 2014 / 08:17PM / By Jay Yeary
The Difficulties of Getting a Great Mix to Air
I started mixing for television in the late 1970’s during the good old analog days when TV audio was more of an afterthought than it is now
Mar 07, 2014 / 03:43 PM / By Jay Yeary
TV Audio Advances
Television screens are getting bigger and sexier, but the audio technology in them seems to have stagnated.
Mar 04, 2014 / 07:00 PM / By Mary Gruszka
The Role of Real-Time Processors in Loudness Metering and Correction
As a practical matter— to ensure compliance with the CALM Act or to produce deliverables to a specific loudness target—stations and content-producing facilities are relying more on loudness processors to automatically make adjustments to the audio content.

Apr 14, 2014 / 10:52AM / By Doug Lung
RF Shorts for April 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014 / 10:16AM / By Doug Lung
Satellite Update for April 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014 / 08:47AM / By Doug Lung
RF Technology at NAB Show Reflects Changing Broadcast Spectrum
Transmitter/antenna manufacturers are preparing for changes in TV tramsnitting plants resulting from incentive auction.

Feb 03, 2014 / 09:08AM / By Tom Butts
NFL Media Taps TVU Network for Mobile Cellular Uplinks
League will use gear as part of its live broadcast activities during NFL games and training camp.
Dec 26, 2013 / 11:11AM / By Doug Lung
Research at MIT and Hamilton Institute Could Effectively Double Satellite IP Bandwidth
Improvements could be most noticeable to TV news viewers because it would reduce dropped frames and glitches on IP-based transmissions from overseas correspondents.
Jun 19, 2013 / 09:00 AM / By James Careless
When Weather Turns Deadly
On May 31, 2013, Weather Channel meteorologist Mike Bettes and two teammates miraculously survived after their “Tornado Hunt 2013” vehicle was thrown 200 yards in an EF5 tornado in El Reno, Okla.

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.
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
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.

Apr 15, 2014 / 06:00PM / By Jay Holben
The Composition Of Sunlight
I was recently invited to give a guest lecture on narrative lighting for the Bay Area Professional Videographer’s Association in San Jose, Calif.
Apr 09, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Jay Ankeney
State of the Edit 2014
New technologies don’t limit the possibilities of post production, they expand its opportunities.
Mar 28, 2014 / 12:50 PM / By David Lee
Applied Technology: Captioning Made Easy (and Affordable)
With government mandates, closed captioning has never been an easy task for a broadcaster or Internet video service provider

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