Arkansas Broadcasters Association To Charter First SBE Chapter

The Arkansas Broadcasters Association (ABA) and its Board of Directors have agreed to charter the state's first chapter of the Society of Broadcasters Engineers (SBE).

Telos Alliance Readies For BroadcastAsia 2019

The Telos Alliance is gearing up to present an array of IP Audio and Audio Processing Solutions to the APAC market at BroadcastAsia 2019. The event is scheduled for June 18-20 and is one of the world’s major conventions for broadcast media.

A New Broadcast & Media Leader For R&S

On June 30, Jürgen Nies will retire from his role as EVP of Broadcast and Media at Munich-based Rohde & Schwarz. The following day, the person responsible for the transmitter and amplifier systems and file-based media solutions business units with that division will formally succeed Nies.
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Hey, Siri … Open iHeartRadio!

Introduced by David Brooks, an iHeartRadio Software Engineer, listeners who have iOS 12 or a newer iOS version iPhone, can use these Siri Shortcuts to listen to music and podcasts on iHeartRadio with the shortcut feature.

Triton Digital Integrates Centro’s Basis Platform with a2x

Digital audio and podcast tech services provider Triton Digital is now integrating Centro’s Basis platform with its a2X programmatic audio marketplace. Learn how this pact could benefit your stations.

Triton’s ‘Omny’-dimensional Podcast Pluck

Digital audio and podcast industry technology and services provider Triton Digital has just purchased the creator of what it calls the "most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform" in the world. 

Coming Soon: 5G-ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Service for In-Motion Use

SK Telecom, working with Sinclair Broadcast Group and Harman International Industries, has successfully demonstrated next-generation TV broadcasting by combining ATSC 3.0-based broadcast network and SK Telecom’s 5G network.

Hey, Alexa: Here’s How I Really Feel

Amazon's voice-activated smart speakers can presently do a pretty good job of answering requests for the local weather, or to play your favorite radio station's audio stream. According to Bloomberg, Alexa will soon be able to recognize your emotions by way of a voice-activated wearable.

TouchPoint DSP Connects With a2x Programmatic Marketplace

Global technology and services leader Triton Digital has integrated its a2x programmatic audio advertising marketplace with the TouchPoint DSP by dataxu, a software provider for marketing professionals.

GatesAir Delivers Its 300th Repack Transmitter

The 300th repack transmitter built and delivered by GatesAir for a broadcast TV station impacted by the FCC's incentive auction has been accepted by a Cornerstone Television station in Western Pennsylvania.

ATSC 3.0: Learning from HbbTV success in Europe

Greg Jarvis, of Fincons US, gives RBR+TVBR's Media Information Bureau an exclusive look at the trends that can be expected to shake up TV content delivery in the U.S., thanks to ATSC 3.0's voluntary rollout, and how they have already been implemented by European broadcasters.

A Tool For Keeping Radio Listeners News-Savvy

A "click and follow" tool designed to keep consumers engaged with the news, information and entertainment stories provided to them has already proven popular with newspapers and TV.Now, this online notification platform is being serviced to radio stations.

Stacked Antenna Arrays Supplied by Dielectric Head To Two Big DMAs

Dielectric, the manufacturer of broadcast antennas and RF systems for TV and radio, has shipped two stacked antenna arrays to American Tower for repack projects in the Dallas and Boston broadcast markets.

FOX Stations Selects Top Engineering Exec

FOX Television Stations (FTS) has selected its new EVP of Engineering, Operations and Technology. It's an individual who most recently oversaw long-term technology strategy for the Fox Network Center in Los Angeles and the Fox Technical Operations Center in The Woodlands, Texas.

An Update To Twitter Search, Aggregation, and Management Capabilities

Ontario, Canada-based Bannister Lake has augmented and enriched its Chameleon Twitter management tools, providing producers with "a highly advanced social media search solution that allows them to easily pinpoint relevant Twitter content and take it to air."

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