ATSC Looks Ahead To CES Splash

The PR push and continued quest to convince consumers that NEXTGEN TV is worth the investment enters 2022 on a positive note, as ATSC President Madeleine Norland others tied to ATSC will be in Las Vegas for the still-scheduled CES 2022 event.

A Learning Opportunity for the Audio Engineer

It's no wonder that most sound designers were sound engineers. The upcoming Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry Conference (EPIC), a virtual affair, will offer fresh insight into how the person behind the mixing board is both an artist and an engineer — one who needs all their right and left brain power to create the best audio landscape.

Looking for a FAST+AVOD Solution? Just rlaxx

An international linear advertising-based video on demand service headquartered in the far north of Germany is launching both its web application and an app for Android devices as it looks forward to a 2022 arrival in North America.

AES President’s Award Goes To Robert Orban

Orban and fellow collaborators were honored for technical achievement in drafting TC Document TD1008: “Recommendations for Loudness of Internet Audio Streaming and On-Demand Distribution.”

NAGRA Adds Virtual Meetings To CES Action Plan

"As many people are not attending CES, NAGRA is scheduling virtual meetings to share their news." That's the somber news from the portable audio recorder company based in Switzerland, as the rapid increase in cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus has increased the threat of lower attendance to the upcoming event.

Stringr Unveils a New Video Platform for Creators

Called Iconiq, it is a new creator-focused video sourcing and production platform from Stringr that the company says has been "optimized for use" by marketers, brands, creatives, and entertainment companies. How so? They can now source and produce original video content "with the same speed and ease" previously only available to broadcast news organizations.

Comscore Buys Shareablee. Here’s Why The Deal Was Done

A marketing analytics and measurement company in the social media space has just been acquired by Comscore. It's a deal that closed on Thursday, and allows Comscore to expand both its Media Metrix and Video Metrix currencies.

NAB Show Conference Accepting Proposals for BEIT

BEIT, held April 24 – 26, features technical papers addressing the latest opportunities, challenges and solutions facing broadcast engineering and media industry IT professionals around the world.

Carl Davis To Depart ERI

He has spent the last 10 years as Electronics Research Inc. (ERI)’s Radio Account Manager for the Eastern United States and has been in the radio technology sector for nearly 50 years. Now, Carl Davis is retiring.

PILOT Launches New NEXTGEN TV Fellowship

Structured like an early-stage start-up, the fellowship will focus on exploring capabilities of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard and developing a concept for a NEXTGEN TV product or service, the NAB says.

USSI Global Helps SES With C-Band Phase

SES is seeking to clear 280 MHz of the C-band spectrum to help meet the FCC's objective to quickly roll out 5G services across the United States. Phase I required SES to relocate all of its existing services that are received by Incumbent Earth Stations out of the 3700-3820 MHz band.
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Nominations Open for 2022 NAB Technology Awards

The annual awards highlight significant achievements in broadcast engineering, digital leadership and innovation. The nomination deadline is roughly one month away.

Broadcasters, Content Creators Get Two New JW Player Tools

Video software and data insights platform JW Player's VUALTO, acquired in May 2021, is now fully integrated with JW Player. As such, two offerings formerly provided by VUALTO are now available to JW Player customers.

‘Intuitive, Flexible Automation UI’ For Media Companies

As demand for remote operations continues to increase across the industry, Imagine Communications has enhanced its ADC playout automation ― enabling media companies to access and control their broadcast chain from anywhere.

Sencore’s SCP 2100 Adds More Encoding Features

MPEG2 encoding and transcoding has been added as well as SCTE 104 to SCTE 35 ad insertion conversion. With the addition of these two features, the SCP 2100 is, in the words of Sencore, "an extremely versatile edge device for acquiring, compressing and backhauling content across the internet."
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