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Object Audio - whats all the noise about

We all know that getting the audio right makes the pictures better. Anyone who has seen a movie created for Object Audio like Dolby Atmos will know that there is something special about it. To figure out what that is, let's rewind a little and see why we might need it. Remember the good old days of mono audio on TV? Mono audio gives a single channe...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin
Published 01 April 2016

Troubleshooting - Top Tips to Make Files Work

by Bruce Devlin Issue 110 - February 2016 Troubleshooting - Top Tips to Make Files WorkSo, you built yourself the world's most perfect, IT-based file workflow and you have a state-of-the-art media facility? Congratulations, have a beer, but at some point it's going to go wrong!Given that fewer than 50% of support cases in any company that I have wo...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin
Published 16 March 2016

Media Asset Data Models in MAM Systems An Evolutionary V...

by Kevin Savina Issue 109 - January 2016 As I was working on a presentation I gave on the data models MAM systems are built upon, I realized that looking at the evolution of these data models was a nice way of explaining them. It only made sense to share it with a wider audience. By illustrating how media assets are tracked and catalogued within a...

Submitted by Kevin Savina
Published 21 January 2016

UHD HDR HFR WCG Made for each other, or too much too soo...

by Bruce Devlin Issue 108 - December 2015 The majority of LCD screens rolling out of the huge factories are now 4K-ready. They have a lot of pixels, and were not going to be chopping them up with a hacksaw to make small screens in a hurry. Even cheap mobile phones have more pixels than the big TV set that hangs on the wall of the front room in my h...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin
Published 15 December 2015

Why you might regret automating QC workflows

by Bruce Devlin Issue 107 - November 2015 In todays electronic media environment, broadcasters and content owners live and die according to the quality and versatility of their media assets. Not only do consumers expect the best quality viewing experience, but they also expect that viewing experience to be possible on the widest range of devices, a...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin
Published 01 December 2015

CLASS - FIMS: A plug-and-play solution

by Bruce Devlin Issue 106 - October 2015 No two broadcasters are alike. Meaning, that just about every broadcaster in the world uses its own, customized workflow comprised of any number of proprietary tools and solutions, specially designed to work together. With so many systems with proprietary interfaces in existence, IT-based media projects requ...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin
Published 01 November 2015

CLASS - Why ingest to the Cloud?

by Matthieu Fasani Issue 105 - September 2015 With Cloud storage becoming cheaper and the data transfer to services such as Amazon S3 storage being free of charge, there are numerous reasons why ingesting to the Cloud should be part of any media organizations workflow. So, stop trying to calculate how much storage your organization consumes by day,...

Submitted by Matthieu Fasani
Published 01 October 2015

CLASS - LEAN Mean Versioning Machine

by Bruce Devlin Issue 103 - July 2015 Today, there are numerous ways to access and consume media, be it through UHDTVs, smartphones, tablets or other screens, devices or services. Because there are so many outlets and even more bytes of information as a result, content owners and broadcasters are working incessantly to deliver top-quality content a...

Submitted by Bruce Devlin
Published 01 August 2015

Manage and Monitor

Issue 94 - October 2014In the month that digital files become the preferred method of delivery for television programmes in the UK, it will come as a blessed relief to many in both post and production that one of the biggest bugbears of file-based delivery – how to deal with insert editing - may have been solved, just in the nick of time. It didn’t...

Submitted by Will Strauss#
Published 01 November 2014

Eye to eye on Broadcast content management 2009

Content asset management is one of the fastest developing areas of the entire broadcast business. Its advantages over old-style film and videotape libraries are so widely recognised that they hardly need repeating. NAB provided an opportunity to look at new advances from some of the key players. AP introduced a new module for its ENPS 6.0 and 7.0....

Submitted by Dennis Lennie
Published 01 August 2009