The NAB has teamed up with the GENIVI Alliance, a collaborative community of automakers and their suppliers developing open software for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and the connected car, and NAB representatives are on the floor as part of the GENIVI Showcase at AutoMobility LA 2017—taking place through Nov. 30.
To further advance its spectrum repack initiative, RFS has appointed an industry veteran with more than 30 years of consultative sales and sales management experience for capital equipment in highly technological markets its new Director of Broadcast Sales.
Here's something every FCC Commissioner can agree on: The Federal government has no business in leading the construction and operation of a nationwide 5G network for cellular communications. A visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who focuses on the impact of technology on the U.S. economy, telecommunications, and internet regulation agrees. Here's exactly how Bret Swanson feels about the government's role -- or wholesale lack of involvement -- in something that could greatly impact your business.
Users of a cloud-based radio automation platform from ENCO have a whole new look to look forward to, should they be attending the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The conference and expo will see ENCO unveil the second generation of its WebDAD automated studio workflow system. The update, says ENCO, allows broadcasters to take full, native control of the radio station from any networked location.
Do you have the need to extend video signals over long distances without loss of quality? Here is a new product to consider just in time for the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas, courtesy of IHSE USA. It can be used for simple point-to-point applications or in combination with any of IHSE's enterprise or compact matrix switches.
GatesAir, working closely with The Durst Organization, has completed the relocation of a New York broadcaster to One World Trade Center nearly four years after its opening.
Broadcast Automation and Video Server solutions NVerzion is bulking up its U.S. sales representative team to better serve the Southeast. With the move, a thirty-year veteran is now representing NVerzion through a senior-level tech consultancy he's been steward of.
The nation's No. 2 radio broadcasting company has linked up with one of the nation's leading transmitter makers once again. It's the second sizable order from Cumulus in the past year for the GatesAir Flexiva FAX air-cooled radio transmitter and continues Cumulus’ mission to replace its aging, tube-based transmitters.
For years, the 107.9 MHz signal serving the Windy City has had penetration issues inside The Loop, due to high-rise buildings and other infrastructure blocking the station licensed to Aurora, Ill., from fully reaching listeners across much of Chicago. Now, the current owner of the station on that frequency has a solution, thanks to the adoption of MaxxCasting technology created and owned by GeoBroadcast Solutions.
Looking to widen your radio station's potential total audience? Partnering up with Amazon Prime may be a smart idea, based on new research that shows members are very likely to have a smart speaker in the home.
Online video technology company Bitmovin is now offering a free online resource for any video content owner or network operator to receive guidance on the optimal OTT (over the top) encoding configuration for their content.
A company describing itself as "a data-driven media marketing, programming and content intelligence provider" has promoted Eric Cohen to the newly created position of EVP/Finance.
A mobile app tech provider working with radio stations not owned by the major ownership groups is now offering single App options that include its "Smart Ad" tool.
A major milestone in the voluntary roll-out and development of the next-gen broadcast TV standard, ATSC 3.0, has been met in the Dallas-Fort Worth DMA. It involves American Tower, and the construction of and connectivity for the industry's first market-wide ATSC 3.0 Single Frequency Network (SFN).
"To address continued momentum and growth in North America," Riedel Communications has upped a system consultant to business development manager for the southern United States. His replacement is also a Reidel staff getting a promotion.