Standards

  • Antennas: back to the future

    Antennas: back to the future

    TV receive antennas are one of the most popular topics based on the number of emails I receive from readers. Many times they will request additional information on antennas I…Read More

  • The war of the codec

    The war of the codec

    Given each codec has different properties and that every broadcaster or pay-TV operator has different infrastructure and legacy systems, it is unlikely there will be any clear winner. Instead, there…Read More

  • Looking Ahead To 2020!

    Looking Ahead To 2020!

    What does the year ahead hold for the broadcast industry? From the continued pivot toward OTT, the impact of 8K, and the ongoing fight against piracy, these trends and many…Read More

  • Hollywood’s Rising Star

    Hollywood’s Rising Star

    Why TV producers need to get with artificial intelligence, or get left behind. Why are media and technology companies like Netflix able to compete with the Hollywood studio establishment? One…Read More

  • India Leads The Way With DRM

    India Leads The Way With DRM

    All India Radio has an impressive implementation of the DRM digital radio standard in the country, which represents probably the biggest digital radio roll-out project in the world. Some 600…Read More

  • Shaping The Future Of Broadcasting

    Shaping The Future Of Broadcasting

    More than ever before, different types of media companies are looking to expand into new sectors, creating increased competition for engaged audiences. TV companies, tech companies, OTT services, movie studios,…Read More

  • DVB Paves the Way for UHD Phase-II Displays

    DVB Paves the Way for UHD Phase-II Displays

    Commercial requirements for the next phase of ultra-high-definition (UHD) television have been approved by the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Steering Board, opening the doors for high dynamic range and other…Read More

  • ATSC 3.0 – Next-Gen TV Standard

    ATSC 3.0 – Next-Gen TV Standard

    The digital TV broadcast system, which adheres to specifications established and maintained by the ATSC (Advanced Television Standards Committer) and implemented by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has been solidly…Read More

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