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What happened to audio networking
Brad Price It may seem hard to believe, but audio networking has now been with us for over 20 years. In 1996, Peak Audio released CobraNet, the first system that used computer networking of some sort to transport audio.
Tags: iss125 | audinate | networking | audio | dsp | Brad Price
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Thinking clearly about the cloud
Chris Steel 2 As someone who is constantly trying to build better products, I'm always asking questions and listening to the ones I get asked. For several years now I've asked every broadcaster and media production company I've met what they plan to do about 'the cloud'
Tags: iss124 | cloud | marquis | archive | network | Chris Steel 2
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What is the future of video contribution?
Mark Andrews - new Live Streaming is a generic term and can apply to any part of the process from capture on the camera where video is immediately streamed, to the process of playout on any device. Playout is a huge subject in itself. However "video contribution" is considered the terminology used to capture at the camera end, and to deliver live video from the camera to where ever it needs to go.
Tags: iss123 | soliton systems | streaming | hevc | telecaster | 3g | 4g | h.265 | lte network | Mark Andrews - new
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Law Enforcement - Live, Mobile Video Surveillance
Eric Chang Law enforcement, homeland security, surveillance, emergency response and military operations may span a range of operations, but they all share a crucial need for a detailed, real-time picture of rapidly changing events from various field locations.
Tags: iss108 | surveillance | law | tvu network | Eric Chang
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Making remote production over IP a reality
John Smith Live sports broadcasting is one of the most technically challenging tasks for any production team. Multiple signals in multiple formats need to be transmitted around the sports facility. In addition, signals need to be integrated with feeds from other locations to create a complete broadcast stream. As a result, remote production over IP has recently become a much discussed topic! The possibility of simplifying networks by consolidating all media traffic onto a common platform, and taking advantage of the increasing availability of video devices that natively support IP could solve many challenges. However, recent advances which bring together both broadcast and telcos technology means we are now seeing the transportation of established broadcast signals over IP across established internal and external networks become a reality.
Tags: iss107 | remote production | ip | 3dhdi/sdi | networks | broadcast | John Smith
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The beat goes on... 4k, 8k and the continual need for T&M
Adam Schadle Just a few short years ago, 4k was the future, but now that 4k televisions and other screens are becoming more widely available, the format is careening toward the present. 4k is still an emerging delivery format, to be sure. After all, there are still places in the world that have yet to transition from SD to HD. But progress marches on. Even as were in the process of adopting and perfecting 4k production equipment, methods, and content delivery, were looking toward doing the same with 8k video, with certain large-audience events and special venue applications as a starting point.
Tags: iss107 | 4k | 8k | test and measurement | sd | hd | video | delivery networks | vod content | tv | voice | data | Adam Schadle
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TVFutures: Student pitch
Emma Cox Student Pitch - Our second article pitch comes from Emma Cox, third year student studying BSc Television and Broadcasting at the University of Portsmouth. Personally I think this months KitPlus theme of acquisition is a tricky one for students to write about, but Emmas approach displayed real insight, and it also dared to be different.
Tags: iss106 | student pitch | #TVFUTURES | university of portsmouth | network planning | BSkyB | Emma Cox
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McDonalds goes live multi-camera
KitPlus Earlier in 2015 SIS LIVE was central to the London section of an ambitious 24-hour global entertainment campaign by McDonalds, involving a surprise open-top bus gig by Jessie J.
Tags: iss105 | sis live | mcdonalds | multi-camera | jessie j | rf cameras | network | KitPlus
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From VoD to Linear TV
Nikos Kyriopoulos Content owners, broadcasters, and operators worldwide typically provide a sizable library of VoD content and a limited offering of live/linear programming. This unbalanced ratio between VoD and linear TV offerings is historically shaped by two factors...
Tags: iss100 | media excel | delivery network | vod | linear tv | video streams | revenue | Nikos Kyriopoulos
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The changing face of film and TV
George Olver With the convergence of technologies and blurring of lines between broadcast and other forms of media, the industry has undergone a seismic shift over recent years. In 2015 half of all UK ad spend will be spent on digital, in what has been described as a "seminal moment in the history of the ad industry". Client budgets are being spread across multiple platforms, and expectations and quantity of content are dramatically increasing. How does the industry supply this demand whilst successfully adapting to the changes?
Tags: iss099 | movidiam | broadcast | technologies | creative network | George Olver
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Cellular Wireless Networks
Erwan Gasc For many years, satellite was the primary approach for real-time video delivery within the broadcast industry. That changed with the explosion of the Internet and second-screen devices like smartphones and tablets.
Tags: iss099 | aviwest | 3G/4G | wireless | cellular | satellite | network | Erwan Gasc
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Now that is how you do a newsroom
Neil Hutchins# "That's TV" is a brand new TV network for the UK that first launched in the South of England in the fourth quarter of 2014. That's TV is designed to emulate the most popular local TV news format in the US and bring it to the UK in the form of live sports, phone-ins and entertainment. Every That's TV affiliate provides its own local programmes for the area in which it operates, and the That's TV Network has already been awarded exclusive licences to operate local TV in Oxford, the Solent, Basingstoke, Reading, Guildford and Salisbury, which together comprise one of the most demographically desirable regions for local programming and associated advertising in the UK.
Tags: iss097 | newsroom | tv network | local tv | thats tv | qnews | work room | Neil Hutchins#
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Move and Deliver
Will Strauss# News Analysis with Will Strauss
Tags: iss094 | Move | Deliver | Cobham | TVUpack | Anevia | Triveni Digital | PlayBox | Thomson Networks | PESA | Irdeto | Broadpeak | Kaltura | Pixel Power | Harmonic | Will Strauss#
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Manipulate and Edit
Will Strauss# News analysis from Will Strauss
Tags: iss093 | post production | Quantel | Forbidden | Editors Keys | Blackmagic | FilmLight | Forscene | music | Audio Network | Broadcast Funiture | MW Video | audio | Calrec | DiGiCo | Junger Audio | audio post | Prismsound | Wire Broadcast | Will Strauss#
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Move and Deliver
Will Strauss# News Analysis from Will Strauss
Tags: iss093 | video transport | Digigram | DNG | dejero | DSNG | Satmission | transmision | Vislink | Thomson Video Networks | delivery | ioGates | Agama | apps | Metrological | playout | Teracue | PlayBox | multi-screen | Irdeto | infastructure | Dejero | Harmonic | power distribution | Canford | Will Strauss#
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Made with love
Simon Marett# The choice of music is a crucial component to the overall feel of many TV programmes - as important as the grade, the edit, even the script - yet it is often an area where budgets can be scrimped or squeezed
Tags: iss089 | Audio Network | composition | recording | feedback and refinement | coding | mastering and final checks | album registration | final release | music | Simon Marett#
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Riding on the back of communication
KitPlus The Concours Hippique International Officiel (CHIO) in Aachen is the most prestigious riding tournament in Europe. This year, a communications system based on OMNEO network technology was used there for the first time.
Tags: iss083 | OMNEO | network | technology | CHIO | Concours Hippique International Officiel | broadcast | riding | tournament | rts | article | KitPlus
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A complete cable network out of a hat!
Peter Lampel Time-to-market is a familiar buzz word for any engineer. Meeting these demands requires early concept testing where simulations have become an indispensable tool. This approach is particularly useful when developing cable TV components, which must cope with many different types of interference.
Tags: iss079 | cable network | out of a hat | cable tv | broadcasts | satellite | transmission | interference | Peter Lampel
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The future of the intercom industry
KitPlus At NAB 2013 RTS launched its first OMNEO interface cards, marking the first deployment of OMNEO in the broadcast intercom industry. In the future, users can transform their RTS ADAM matrix into a flexible, IP-based, AVB-compatible intercom network.
Tags: iss077 | Manuel Brico | RTS | intercom | OMNEO | media networking | cards | systems | KitPlus
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How to choose the right broadcast microphone
Ralph Dunlop Traditionally the most popular microphone used in broadcast and film sound recording was the Boom mounted mic. The problem with older boom microphones was getting the mic close enough to the artist without it appearing in shot or casting a shadow over the performer.
Tags: iss077 | boom mic | broadcast microphone | guide | review | how to | choosing | for broadcast | ralph dunlop | sound network | dpa microphones | lavalier | dynamic | Ralph Dunlop
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OMNEO Networking Technology
N/A In September 2011 Bosch Communications Systems announced its OMNEO networking technology generating significant interest in the industry. The two-part standard will provide both programme transport and system control for professional media networking applications. TV-Bay spoke to Ralph Strader, RTS Business Line Manager for CCS, on OMNEO and its significance for the broadcasting business.
Tags: iss071 | omneo | media network | N/A
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NETWORKING AND THIRD PARTY CONTROL
N/A Since the advent of digital technologies, the way audio and video is controlled and transported around broadcast facilities has been constantly evolving in the search for greater efficiencies and improved workflows. Today, broadcasters are demanding more and more versatility and integration from their equipment, and in turn, the capabilities now available are leading broadcasters to reassess how they design studio complexes.
Tags: iss065 | calrec | audio | networking | N/A
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Ten Top Tips For OB Operators Fuel Economy
N/A As fuel prices around the world hit a record high, every driver is looking for ways to squeeze as many miles as possible from every precious gallon or litre. If you are a broadcaster with a fleet of Outside Broadcast vehicles, how do you stop fuel overheads from rocketing and eating in to your hard earned profits?
Tags: iss060 | outside broadcast | ob truck | fuel prices | broadcast networks | bcnet | N/A
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Operating at the cellular level
N/A The live coverage of outside broadcast events, news or sports has always been an expensive and logistically cumbersome business. The need to invest millions of pounds in specialist satellite trucks can take years to recoup, putting the ability to service live sports contracts beyond the economy of a very few suppliers. Even the live presentation of single camera from field-to-studio typically requires an uplink to satellite, which necessitates booking costly transponder space in usually limited windows.
Tags: iss056 | liveu | outside broadcast events | mobilenetwork | cellular | uplink | N/A
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Getting Social
N/A There are, apparently, 200 million tweets a day. Given that Twitter claims 200 million active users that seems a modest output, it is true, but the Twitterati have a disproportionate reach because large numbers of people many of them lazy journalists follow other peoples trending topics without contributing themselves.
Tags: iss056 | twitter | social networking | facebook | linked in | N/A
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Eye to Eye on Delivery and Distribution
N/A A notable aspect of the 2010 IBC and 2011 NAB conference sessions was the rapidly increasing focus on IP streaming. Fibre-optic delivery to the home has yet to be turned into widespread reality but transport speeds over existing electrical infrastructure continue to accelerate.
Tags: iss055 | digital rapids | dveo | grass valley | haivision | sencore | telecast fibre | thomson video networks | viewcast | N/A
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Its good to talk
N/A She has more friends on Facebook than people Ive ever met, and a very active Twitter account. Lets not even get started on LinkedIn, Buzzsprout, Flickr, You Tube, MySpace and Scribd. Half her life is on the web, and while the conventions of these online relationships remain a mystery to me, my sister is rather blas© about it.
Tags: iss053 | calrec | mediacityuk | bskyb | harlequin 1 | artemis console | hydra2 networking | unicast | N/A
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A novel approach to delivering radio content
N/A Who does a national broadcaster turn to with 9 TV and radio stations, each with 20hrs of daily programmes and a need to deliver them locally and cross continental... In a media rich world where viewers habits are rapidly changing they need to add another dimension to radio while maintaining the 'spirit' of a radio programme.
Tags: radio | iss051 | multi-camera | network | N/A
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A Guide to Testing IPTV: Technologies and Challenges Part 4
N/A In Parts 1-3 we introduced IPTV as an emerging broadcast technology, and discussed some of the technical challenges involved in successful delivery of IPTV services. We saw how the complexity of IPTV networks and the trade-offs in technology types can provide further challenges in delivering high QoS and QoE in IPTV delivery. In this part we will begin to explore how to test IPTV systems
Tags: iptv | tektronix | iss034 | iptv network | test and measurement | ip pathway | multi-layer monitoring | N/A
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A Guide to Testing IPTV: Technologies and Challenges Part 3
N/A In parts 1 and 2 we gave a background to IPTV, and discussed some of the challenges faced by IPTV service providers. We focused particularly on the importance of Quality of Service and Quality of Experience, and the interrelationship between the two.
Tags: tektronix | iss033 | iptv | test and measurement | network architecture | video compression | mpeg-2 encoding | h.264 | avc | vc-1 | ip network | transmission | rtp | N/A
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Ask the Experts on the Topic of Distribution and Delivery
N/A Last time, we started this series with volume one of the most frequently asked questions on digital distribution and delivery. Herewith, we follow that with the cleverly titled: Volume Two.
Tags: distribution and delivery | iss031 | ftp | wan acceleration | networks | switches | routers | file compression | compression | asset management | N/A
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Delivering Superior Quality of Service in IPTV Networks
N/A To maintain differentiation in a competitive triple play market, the key operational challenge for telecommunications operators is how to efficiently deliver superior quality of service (QoS) levels.
Tags: tektronix | iptv | distribution and delivery | network | iss029 | headend | vod | qos | kpi | monitoring | N/A
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