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The making of The Heist
Tom Hutchings Shine TV has never been one to shy away from a challenge, be that in terms of using new technologies, filming ideas or overall formats: we pride ourselves on being ambitious and risk-takers.
Tags: iss135 | liveu | heist | streaming | cellular | mobile | connectivity | Tom Hutchings
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EPG: Guiding content discovery
Keith Bedford Digital TV is something that we've become accustomed to, we don't think about how we search and select the vast volume of content that's now available to us, we just know that with the press of a button we can see what's on, record our favourite shows, series link them, select recommendations based on our previous viewing habits and pay for downloaded content that we then own.
Tags: iss095 | keith bedford | EBS | content | connecting | tv data | worldwide | Keith Bedford
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Capture and Produce
Will Strauss# News analysis from Will Strauss
Tags: iss093 | camera support | Shotoku | Cameragrip | aquisition | Editec | specialist cameras | Bradley Engineering | Broadcast RF | on set | GB labs | camera batteries | PAG | production | proav | FOR-A | lighting | Rotolight | ION Cameras | Audio | Fairlight | Routers | Snell Group | Thameside TV | cameras | Sony | Camera Corps | switchers | Broadcast Pix | Connectivity | Atomos | Cooke Optics | Audio Acuisition | Aaton-Digital | Transvideo | Will Strauss#
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Atomos Samurai Blade and Connect Converter TSG
Kevin Owen

The first high-definition HD-SDI test set that fits in your hand and is gentle on batteries

Tags: iss090 | Atomos | Samurai Blade | Connect Converter | TSG | Kevin Owen
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QOS - Its time to take a more objective approach
Simen Frostad Digital media businesses are very definitely competing in a market where the customer can switch quickly if not satisfied, so it is vital for providers to know when their customers are getting a satisfactory service, and when they are not.
Tags: iss083 | bridge technologies | quality of service | connected tv | ibc 2013 | digital media | service | quality | Simen Frostad
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Winner of the most viewed interview award
KitPlus BroadcastShow held a most viewed NAB 2013 interview competition and the winner was the JVC GY-HM70. Here you can find some more information about the camera and its launch.
Tags: iss078 | jvc | hm70 | shoulder mount | full hd | review | launch | SDHC/SDXC | dual battery mounts | connectivity | KitPlus
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Continuous power in the field
Raymond Burns When on location whether in the depths of a jungle with reduced access to power or in a city centre with limited charging opportunities then good consideration to your kit bag is needed to remove those power hungry devices that could leave you running short for the final big shot of the day!
Tags: iss078 | atomos | power | field | continuous power | field recorders | connect converter | d-tap | ac | guide | powering | dc | battery | Raymond Burns
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Cloud STB with Bob Pank
Bob Pank# Its like trying to get to Heathrow in time for your flight. Many of us have to go there by road and the journey will involve travelling on the UKs busiest motorways. Even outside rush hour the journey may be quick, or not so quick or a real nightmare. This is a bit like live streaming video on the Internet.
Tags: iss078 | cloud stb | bt connection | storage | iplayer | on demand | itv player | connected tv summit | stb | dvb | Bob Pank#
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The evolution of camera connectivity and the HPX600
Kieron Seth# Tape in, tape out. Cable in, video out. Card in, card out. Simpler times: productions orchestrated by an army of runners, tape ops and engineers, with transmission to TV, ingest via a VTR and a room dedicated to storing media.
Tags: iss078 | richard payne | holdan | memory cards | guide | review | connectivity | file transfer | live feed | HPX600 | Kieron Seth#
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Will Strauss captures some decent sound gear
Will Strauss# Capturing decent location sound requires skill, experience and, as Will Strauss discovered when compiling a list of recent audio acquisition innovations, piles of expensive kit.
Tags: iss077 | location sound | review | guide | Shure VP83F LensHopper | DR-60D | Tascam | Zoom H6 Handy Recorder | Zaxcom MAXX | Quickpole QS | Denecke and Timecode Buddy TS4 | Will Strauss#
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OTT Market trends and evolutions with Christine Jecko
Christine Jecko Over The Top (OTT) video revenue is set to double to $15.1 billion in 2016, up from $7.8 billion in 2012. The number of connectable devices is growing rapidly; in fact, according to Idate, the installed base of connectable TV devices will more than triple by 2016.
Tags: iss076 | ott | over the top | connectable devices | christine jecko | broadcast services | globecast | Christine Jecko
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Mobile news gathering with Will Strauss
Will Strauss# So, here is a scenario. You are a TV news editor and a story breaks. Your reporter and cameraman can get to the scene no bother. But all your satellite trucks are someplace else. What do you do?
Tags: iss076 | mobile news gathering | JVC GY-HM650 | camcorder | dejero | Panasonic HPX-600 | review | TVUPack | overview | Nucomm Connect Live | Teradek Link | mobile hotspot | Vislink | live | HD feed | streaming | Will Strauss#
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BNC: Is it at the end of the line?
Robin Palmer The BNC was probably widely accepted into the broadcast television industry because of its locking feature made possible by the bayonet lugs on the female connector. Also the connectors relatively small size.
Tags: iss076 | bnc | connector | history | broadcast | cable | bayonet lugs | small size | BNC | Robin Palmer
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Smart technology and local TV
Christopher Walkey

Christopher Walkey, CEO of Marketme TV talks about the direction in which on-line marketing is taking along with the progress in Smart TV technology and local TV.

Tags: iss073 | smart tv | videoconnected tv | local tv | Christopher Walkey
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Considering cables and connectors
N/A For a broadcast engineer, choosing the big equipment is always exciting. Even comparing specifications and functionality on core products like routers or DAs is interesting. Then you have to connect it all together and the temptation is just to reach for the nearest drum of co-ax and bag of BNCs. There surely cannot be much fascination in comparing cables and plugs, can there?
Tags: argosy | iss054 | cables | connectors | infrastructure | installation | mcr | bnc | belden | draka | N/A
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Why do broadcasters need to take an interest in connected TV
N/A With ever-increasing amounts of content available, were heading towards a world where catch-up TV will enable you to access last weeks content as easily as todays.
Tags: iss051 | experts | s and t | strategy and technology | multicast | ip delivery | mheg | youview | iptv | hbbtv | cabletv | connected tv | N/A
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Eye to Eye: Storage and archiving
N/A In 1986 or thereabouts, I visited the London headquarters of a stripling company named Lightworks which had developed an innovative and relatively low-cost video editor based around a 1 gigabyte hard-disk drive. The drive was the size of a standard British housebrick and, bought in at £1,000, was considered mightily good value..............
Tags: storage | archive | lightworks | iss045 | fujifilm | hitachi | iomega | sandisk | seagate | sony | toshiba | nec | N/A
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USB 3 King of Connectivity
N/A They call it SuperSpeed, and for a very good reason. USB 3.0 boasts a data throughput of 4.8 Gb/s. Weve long known this ubiquitous I/O technology as the Universal Serial Bus, and the improvements gained by USB 3.0 over USB 2.0, along with its backward compatibility, have already shown the USB king of connectivity is going to undoubtedly retain its throne for the foreseeable future.
Tags: usb3 | superspeed | usb | Compaq | DEC | IBM | Microsoft | NEC | Nortel | 4.8gb | blackmagic design | western digital | fire wire | sata | iss044 | N/A
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