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Ask the experts Video-over-IP is also having an impact as a viable means of remote newsgathering due to substantial improvements in compression algorithms, encoding technology and wireless connectivity. This will enable the industry to develop even smaller and more economic transmission devices, which will allow journalists to cover news from just about anywhere they can physically reach. The use of wireless technology by journalists in the field to quickly establish all the technology they need for a live broadcast, including a broadcast quality transmission path for live two-ways; the ability to control a camera remotely from the studio; perform file transfers; use a high capacity internet connection, have access to the base newsroom computer, and offer mobile phone access - all from a single unit – will very soon bring live events to our screens - whether it’s the big one in our living room or the small one we carry around with us – in ways and from perspectives we until recently never thought possible. ASK OUR EXPERTS POST YOUR QUESTION ONLINE: Search ‘tvbay’ Tel. +44 (0)1635 237 237 Email. TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 81 SEPTEMBER 2013 | 61