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WELCOME ISSUE: 76 APRIL 2013 W Magazine Office PO Box 6090, Newbury, RG14 9BB, UK How to subscribe All subscription enquiries UK and overseas online at: subscribe Switchboard +44 (0)1635 237 237 Editor Simon Tillyer, elcome to issue 76. When you’re on the final question of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” and are faced with the names Neill & Concelman and what they invented you may be wishing you had saved a life line. Add the word “Bayonet” in front however and you might just work out these gentlemen were largely behind the BNC connector which has been around since the late 1940’s. With increased bandwidths and signal demands over the last decade you could be forgiven for thinking it is at the end of the line. Have a read on page 40 to see just where we are with today’s connections! Connections are at the forefront of this issue with the theme being IP, satellite and cellular transmission technology. At NAB we’ll be using the new JVC GY-HM650 which has the ability to FTP files via a 3G or 4G dongle. In our application we’ll be recording interviews at the show and then uploading them for editing in the UK and then adding to social networks all within a matter of hours from capture. You’ll be able to see the fruits of our labours on the NAB event page of plus the “tv-bay” Facebook page, our YouTube channel and by a daily NAB email we’ll send out. Watch out also for our live hour long show each day from the show floor from 5pm UK time at Also in this connectivity issue we get back to basics with MPEG-DASH, ask our experts about cellular uplinking and take a look at what is involved in maintaining quality of service throughout. Just what all this has to do with a supermarket car park you’ll have to turn to page 48 to discover! Places for our UK tour are filling up fast so if you’d like to come along to one of the 5 cities then please register at where you’ll also find all the information on exhibitors and free seminars throughout the day – see page 30 for more info. You could be reading issue this from a number of places; boarding the Virgin plane to NAB, picking it up at the show in Las Vegas, landing on your doorstep or maybe one of the growing band reading somewhere in the world with the new tv-bay app. Wherever you are then I hope you enjoy the issue. Simon Tillyer, Tv-bay +44 (0)1635 237237 Production Editor Matt Robbins, Advertising Jonathan Highett, Accounts Lucy Turner, Events Selen Sevket, Subscriptions Layout and artwork Dan Butler, +44 (0)1635 250 968 Back copies Can be seen online at... Hard copies available from the office on request. Website Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all advertisements and other items in this publication, TV-BAY can accept no responsibility for any errors or omissions or incorrect insertions. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written permission of TV-BAY. E&OE Terms & conditions available at: Copyright 2004-2013. All trademarks acknowledged. Tv-bay are proud to sponsor NEED TO CALL US? +44 (0)1635 237 237 Cover Credit: RTS Technology, expertise, and opinion... Peter Savage Will Strauss Robin Palmer Dick Hobbs Page 32 TV-BAY076APR13.indd 3 Bob Pank Page 36 Page 38 Page 40 Page 98 26/03/2013 16:46