James Careless is an award-winning journalist who has written for TV Technology since the 1990s. He has covered HDTV from the days of the six competing HDTV formats that led to the 1993 Grand Alliance, and onwards through ATSC 3.0 and OTT. He also writes for Radio World, along with other publications in aerospace, defense, public safety, streaming media, plus the amusement park industry for something different.
Playing NHL hockey games inside repurposed football arenas—with an outdoor NHL ice rink set up on the field—is an eye-catching spectacle, and NBC Sports Group is covering it accordingly.
As of Jan. 1, 2016, the FCC now requires broadcasters to close caption “straight lift clips”—video clips pulled from TV shows originally broadcast with captions—that they post online.
Yes, IP is making its way into the video production chain; and yes, IP-based equipment can deliver a lot more signals (over Ethernet) and switching options than SDI-over-coax can.
Despite the growing call to move media to the cloud, most broadcasters and post houses are sticking with local data storage, according to broadcast equipment vendors.
It’s official: the Consumer Electronics Association has announced its industry definition for High Dynamic Range compatible video displays.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting that the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will be “below-normal” in terms of storm activity.
U.S. television networks are taking advantage of advanced video formats, IP-based signal routing, and just-in-time video file transfers to enhance coverage of the NFL and college football season.
Broadcasters are starting to embrace video over IP using software-defined networks, virtualized cloud processing, and software-defined infrastructure.
Networks are not yet broadcasting in 4K, but they are incorporating 4K cameras into their sports production chains.
Bonded-cell transmission technology has made live news remotes more affordable for TV stations, but every technology has its limits, and bonded-cell is no exception.
To date, ABC has garnered a combined 1.78 billion views of its content across the Web, mobile and connected TVs.
NBC Sports Group will broadcast NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula 1 races in 2015, bringing in mobile production vehicles and equipment to cover the races.
When will the snow stop falling? That`s the question that Boston TV broadcasters are asking themselves, as the city continues to dig out from one blizzard after another.
Today’s TV news directors have to produce content not just for broadcast, but for the Web and mobile platforms as well...
Multiformat/frame rate flexibility and massive storage capacity all crammed into small packages: That’s the story of portable video recorders in 2015.
Advances in recent years in integrated channel playout systems—along with the advent of OTT services—are shaking the foundations of traditional brick-and-mortar broadcasting.
The ITU’s approval last month of the G.fast data transmission standard—which can deliver data through copper phone lines at speeds up to 1 Gbps—good news for proponents of 4KTV.
Future US's leading brands bring the most important, up-to-date information right to your inbox
Thank you for signing up to TV Tech. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.