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Ad servers and switching solutions
Peter Blanchford Hardware-based ad servers and switching solutions have been around for a long time and, broadly speaking, do the job just fine.
Tags: iss126 | starfish technologies | ad server | ts splicer | ts switch | gop | Peter Blanchford
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Virtually there - media monitoring goes beyond hardware
Simen Frostad Being a hardware manufacturer is a great thing. It allows you to design the totality of the product and the users experience of it, to create a plug-and-play appliance that is uniquely fitted to its task. And there are plenty of tasks that are best done with the help of a piece of dedicated hardware, for many reasons.
Tags: iss108 | bridge technologies | virtualisation | vb330 | Simen Frostad
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Visualising the future of digital media business
Simen Frostad More and more, successful delivery of digital media services is all about data management. Data about how well the services are performing can come from many sources - from market research and customer satisfaction responses, from analysis of customer support and maintenance activity, and from monitoring systems.
Tags: iss099 | bridge technologies | digital media | business | market research | video wall | Simen Frostad
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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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Making It Easy To Be In Two Places At Once
N/A In these economically straitened times, all broadcast facilities are seeking ways to reduce cost without compromising quality. Equally, those equipment manufacturers that want to stay ahead of the game are responding by looking at how customers work and then seeing if there is a way to deliver the same results more simply and cost effectively.
Tags: dk-technologies | outside boradcast | ob | pt0760m | pt0700r | dvi | ethernet | fibre link | jellyfish | starfish | N/A
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Data visualisation: discovering and inventing new oppurtunities
Simen Frostad People who like to find names for these things have dubbed this 'the information age' - the age in which the most significant and transformative feature of human existence is the widespread and instant access to information.
Tags: iss095 | simen frostad | bridge technologies | data visualisation | information age | technology | Simen Frostad
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File-based QC systems for small and mid-sized media organisations
Vikas Singhal Challenges and benefits: Companies across the media value chain have departed the tape-based realm and migrated to file-based workflows. In making this transition, they left behind common, well-established technologies that had ensured the smooth flow of content from creation through to delivery.
Tags: iss095 | vikas singhal | venera technologies | QC systems | file based | media | Vikas Singhal
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Manage and Monitor
Will Strauss# News analysis from Will Strauss
Tags: iss093 | news production | Broadstream | Quantel | MOG Technologies | media management | Digital Nirvana | transcoding | Telestream | storage | Disk Archive | test and management | Phabrix | conversion | Cobalt Digital | workflow | Sony | facility management | Xytech | audio | monitoring | quantum Leap Technology | MAM Cambridge Imaging | Suitcase TV | quality control | Venera | Archimedia | Will Strauss#
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Decentralising infrastructure for efficiency
Simen Frostad Satellite operators decentralise infrastructure
Tags: iss091 | Bridge Technologies | Decentralising infrastructure | Simen Frostad
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Simplifying On Site Workflows
Greg LaPorte On and off-set highend post-production demands a new level in processing capability, storage speed, and general computing horsepower to handle the ever increasing standards for digital workflow. Utilizing PCI Express® (PCIe) performance and 20Gbps of throughput, Thunderbolt 2 technology offers the fastest way to transfer data between Thunderbolt equipped peripherals such as high-speed storage devices, video capture cards, and desktop or notebook computers.
Tags: iss090 | Sonnet Technologies | on site workflows | Greg LaPorte
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Audio monitoring: critical to visual media services
Simen Frostad Its a fact of TV broadcasting that audiences will tolerate reduced visual quality much more readily than any impairment to the audio.
Tags: iss089 | bridge technologies | audio monitoring | Simen Frostad
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The Digital Production Partnership
Simon Pegg The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) was founded in January 2011 by the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, with representation from Sky, Channel 5, S4/C, UKTV, and BT Sport, to help speed the transition to fully digital production and distribution in television. As part of its work, the group has established common delivery standards based on the AS-11 file format and the UKDPP shim intended to maximize the ease and efficiency of an all digital workflow by providing a tightly constrained medium for file-based content delivery.
Tags: iss086 | Wohler Technologies | The Digital Production Partnership | BBC | ITV | Channel 4 | Sky | Channel 5 | S4/C | UKTV | BT | Moitoring | Test measurement | RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform | Simon Pegg
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How the cloud is changing the post production landscape
Stephen Streater Nowhere is this notion more apparent than in post-production. Every calculation or data fetch in post-production that is currently carried out on a local PC could be carried out in the cloud.
Tags: iss085 | forbidden technologies | forbidden | cloud | editing | storage | post production | changes | new | software | forscene | Stephen Streater
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Supporting the transition to 4K
David Ackroyd Plasma, LCD and LED screen technologies brought broadcasters HD audiences that justified their investment in HDTV.
Tags: iss084 | 4K | transition | TV | LED | Plasma | LCD | technologies | broadcasters | HD audience | HDTV | David Ackroyd
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QOS - Its time to take a more objective approach
Simen Frostad Digital media businesses are very definitely competing in a market where the customer can switch quickly if not satisfied, so it is vital for providers to know when their customers are getting a satisfactory service, and when they are not.
Tags: iss083 | bridge technologies | quality of service | connected tv | ibc 2013 | digital media | service | quality | Simen Frostad
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Evolving the industry audio monitoring systems
Don Bird With respect to monitoring, particularly for multiplatform content delivery, how can our facility straddle the divide between baseband and file-based signals? The media industry as a whole is moving toward multiplatform content delivery.
Tags: iss077 | audio monitoring | industry | workflow | wohler | wohler technologies | monitoring | loudness | multiplatform media delivery | Don Bird
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OTT Monitoring: keeping it simple and useful
N/A OTT is generally understood to mean a technique where the transmission of video to the subscriber is based on the same underlying methods as those currently being used to serve out web pages on the internet today.
Tags: iss069 | bridge technologies | ott | tcp | smoothstream | apple hls | adobe flash | mpeg-dash | N/A
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TV-BAY: Ask the Experts
N/A Studio Technologies responds to typical booth visitor questions at NAB and IBC By: Gordon Kapes, president, Studio Technologies Studio Technologies, the manufacturer of tailored, high-performance video, audio and fiber optic products for the professional audio and broadcast markets, has been building equipment to address the production needs of broadcast professionals for over 30 years. The following is a compilation of questions posed by visitors to the Studio Technologies booth at major trade shows.
Tags: iss069 | studio technologies | sdi-over-fibre | transport | fibre optic | N/A
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Goes One Step Beyond In The Competitive Loudness Metering Market
N/A Over the last few years audio loudness has been a hot topic for the broadcast industry and one of the key issues faced by engineers in control of audio output.
Tags: dk-technologies | iss065 | dk technologies | loudness | ebu r128 | bs1170 | itu | dk1 | dk2 | dk3 | N/A
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Advanced Hybrid Optical Cable and Connectors
N/A The march of technological advances in fiber optic cable, along with a new generation of plug-and-play connectors, is allowing camera operators and Outside Broadcast (OB) van engineers the luxury of easy and reliable deployment of remote production equipment.
Tags: iss064 | live-link | studio technologies | neutrik | ob truck | fibre optic | N/A
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Cut the risk out of developing and operating connected services
N/A When is an opportunity also a threat? In fact, most opportunities also pose some element of inherent risk. And for todays media operators, the opportunities have never seemed riskier, and the risks have never offered so much potential gain.
Tags: iss059 | bridge technologies | stb | videobridge | iptv | N/A
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Digital media monitoring
N/A What is digital media monitoring and just who needs it ? Get back to basics in digital media monitoring with Simen Frostad of Bridge Technologies
Tags: Bridge Technologies | Back to basics | digital media monitoring | ip monitoring | stb | iss054 | N/A
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Whats new in broadcast test and measurement
N/A The test and measurement product category continues to expand as the broadcast business itself diversifies. Notable recent developments include higher resolution displays and a gradually increasing number of analysers which, having detected a fault, endeavour to fix it. No sign at NAB 2011 of any tablet-based test and measurement equipment but perhaps that is only a matter of time.....
Tags: iss054 | eye to eye | test and measurement | agama | cel-soft | dk technologies | dolby | hamlet | leader | murraypro | omnitek | phabrix | pixelmetrix | rohde schwarz | tektronix | vidcheck | N/A
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Meeting the Demands Of The Market
N/A Much has been said about audio loudness and there can be few people in broadcast who are unaware of the new legislation being introduced by various countries to control this problem.
Tags: DK-Technologies | iss054 | loudness | calm | bs1770 | r128 | ebu | audio metering | dk1 | dk2 | loudness meter | N/A
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Two Decades of Development With DK-Technologies
N/A For more than 20 years, DK-Technologies has been developing audio and video test and measurement products that have become industry standards thanks to their adoption by many of the worlds top music, broadcast and post production facilities.
Tags: dk-technologies | dk-technology | iss036 | karsten hansen | surround meter | 5.1 | pt0760m | pt0710m | N/A
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Top Tips Audio Monitoring Systems for On-Location Monitoring
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Tags: Wohler Technologies | audio | iss036 | on location monitoring | audio meter | N/A
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Eye to Eye. Whats new in test and measurement 2009
N/A The transition from analogue to digital programme production, storage and delivery lulled some innocent folk into anticipating a world without need for test equipment. If required at all, so the thinking went, all signal analysis would be performed in software. Maybe someday. For now, the T&M sector remains alive and well.
Tags: test and measurement | iss028 | dk-technologies | ev | electronic visuals | hamlet | harris | leader | omnitek | phabrix | rhode and schwarz | tektronix | N/A
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Monitor Colour Calibration
N/A With the growing acceptance of LCD displays for high end picture monitoring it has become increasingly important that users can be assured that they are working to a known standard.
Tags: calibration | monitor | lcd calibration | dk technologies | Klein K-10 | iss022 | N/A
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