The revolution in broadcast technologies has brought extraordinary challenges to production, operations and management professionals. Broadcast Engineering has compiled a list of various informational videos to help you meet these challenges.
Our Video Resource Center is a mix of training, informational and broadcast specific videos from professionals and companies in the industry.
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University of Arizona’s professor Mike Marcellin has spent years helping develop JPEG2000. He reviews some of its benefits.
Overview of MPEG compression with an explanation of quantization, GOP structure, I frames, P frames and B frames. From Spirent.com.
Dave Arland of the Open Mobile Video Coalition showcases new technologies and gadgets that will bring digital television to consumers' mobile devices. (2011)
Bruce Devlin, CTO of AmberFin, looks at the importance of metadata and its value in supporting downstream workflows.
This technical session will address the questions of how companies can successfully utilize the cloud for archiving and long-term data preservation.
Improve your color correction skills by learning how to use the simple, visually intuitive Tektronix waveform displays.
Color grading is an intricate and complex process. The human visual system constantly adjusts to the surroundings, making it tricky to know what colors you are truly looking at. T&M can improve the process.
HEVC: Hype, or will it change our industry? Will this be the harbinger of Ultra HD? Paul Haskell, Harmonic's VP of R&D, lets us know where he stands.
See these key interviews from the 2013 NAB show floor.
William Lake, Chief of the Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau, describes the proposed Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction process.
A panel discussion on what the auction means for buyers and sellers. Panel participants include Rebecca Hanson of the FCC, Rick Kaplan of the NAB and Chris Guttman-McCabe of the CTIA.
Daniel Hays, PwC Entertainment, Media, and Communications Principal; and Gordon Castle, PwC Entertainment, Media, and Communications Director, discuss business implications for the spectrum auction.
A behind-the-scenes review of the equipment used to produce the London Olympics in Ultra HD.
Trainer Keith Barker walks viewers through the difference between hubs, switches and routers.
Jacob Ström, Ericsson Research, explains HEVC as the technology that will replace today’s MPEG. Also called H.265, HEVC can cut the video bit rate in half, while maintaining the same quality.
Stan Moote provides a clear and easy-to-follow overview of the typical broadcast workflow, showing how various levels in the decision-making process are interconnected.
LTO LTFS Archiving: DNA Evolution is an intelligent LTO LTFS workflow system designed to help media professionals streamline their file-based workflows.
This paper by Patrick Renner, Pomfort, proposes an XML-based Media Hash List (MHL) format containing all the necessary information needed to detect possible errors during file copy and transfer.
A tutorial on the basics of TCP/IP protocols and how to manage them in a facility.
Students learn about the components and concepts in a TCP/IP network.
Panasonic sales manager Alan Cherne reviews the Panasonic AG-HPX600 2/3 HD Camcorder.
Panasonic reviews its AG-HPX600 camera.
A review of the Panasonic AG-HPX600, including the wireless module, the HD-SDI input board and the video encode board.
Ron Simonson of CCI Solutions reviews the Shure ULX-D digital wireless system.
ATC Audio discusses the Shure ULX-D wireless microphone system.
What is workflow management? Watch this short animation and find out.
In the software-defined era, increasing functionality and intelligence related to compute, storage, network and security is moving away from the physical layer up to the software layer.
This presentation explains the basics of adaptive bit rate streaming (ABR) and its use in delivering video.