SBE http://feed.informer.com/digests/H1VMQPCVXR/feeder SBE Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:26:39 -0500 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Next-Gen TV Using Olympic Stage as Showcase http://www.tvtechnology.com/atsc3/0031/wral-uses-olympic-stage-to-promote-nextgen-tv/282780 TV Technology urn:uuid:4fa8a669-460d-96f6-7406-0d23619b0878 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:30:00 -0500 There isn’t a bigger showcase than the Olympics to give viewers a taste of the much anticipated next generation television standard, ATSC 3.0. Pai to Keynote 25th ACA Summit http://www.tvtechnology.com/events/0025/pai-to-keynote-25th-aca-summit/282782 TV Technology urn:uuid:6dbb43c4-d609-ba9c-b0f0-43611d9555e9 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:46:00 -0500 The American Cable Association has announced that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will be a keynote speaker at the 25th ACA Summit, which is slated to take place from March 20-22 in Washington, D.C. Clear-Com Provides Intercom Solution for Elevation Church http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/clearcom-provides-intercom-solution-for-elevation-church/282781 TV Technology urn:uuid:2c012439-35e8-9c4e-9155-29b2cc702f88 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:01:00 -0500 Clear-Com is now a part of the broadcast infrastructure for Elevation Church, serving as the intercom solution at the church’s broadcast production facility and campus in Charlotte, N.C. NAB Tells FCC Retrans Should Be Default Election http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/nab-tells-fcc-retrans-should-be-default-election/282779 TV Technology urn:uuid:9324c3de-c8bc-4634-34aa-ee366751b550 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:59:00 -0500 Broadcasters have asked the FCC to reverse the presumption from “must-carry” to “retransmission consent” in carriage elections given that most stations now seek retrans payments. Tethered Drone to Elevate Fox Sports Daytona 500 Coverage http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/tethered-drone-to-elevate-fox-sports-daytona-500-coverage/282778 TV Technology urn:uuid:37743a64-ad85-603a-ed56-5592fd137a2e Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:51:00 -0500 Fox Sports is adding a tethered drone to its lineup of production tech innovations to cover the Great American Race, the Daytona 500, from the Daytona International Speedway, Sunday Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m. ET on the Fox broadcast network. NEP Opens Office in Spain http://www.tvtechnology.com/business/0011/nep-opens-office-in-spain/282777 TV Technology urn:uuid:48252c7e-6d1e-3ebf-6fd1-59c2cdf3c141 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:56:00 -0500 NEP Europe and Media Solutions are cutting the ribbon on its new office in Spain. NEP Spain will focus on providing technical production support for sports, music festivals and live streaming productions. FCC IG Agreed to Investigate Pai Handling of Sinclair-Tribune http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/fcc-ig-agreed-to-investigate-pai-handling-of-sinclairtribune/282776 TV Technology urn:uuid:ac10178c-5589-fbda-c42b-1b71b42aef41 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:28:00 -0500 The FCC's Inspector General late last year agreed to open an investigation into FCC chair Ajit Pai's handling of the Sinclair Broadcasting-Tribune Media merger and related media ownership deregulatory decisions. Linear Acoustic Part of NBC’s Olympic Team http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/linear-acoustic-part-of-nbcs-olympic-team/282775 TV Technology urn:uuid:f36b02dc-3d53-7743-6b74-d6a15d02e3cc Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:24:00 -0500 Linear Acoustic is on the Olympic stage right now as part of the production infrastructure for NBC Olympics’ 2018 Winter Games coverage in PyeongChang, South Korea. Sweden’s Com Hem Installs Harmonic CableOS System http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/swedens-com-hem-installs-harmonic-cableos-system/282774 TV Technology urn:uuid:e2e507b0-5dc0-fde9-512c-44d4d34a7358 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:51:00 -0500 Com Hem is feeling the need for speed when it comes to the delivery of broadband services and as a result the Swedish broadcaster has recently installed Harmonic’s CableOS virtualized CCAP platform. Bill to Address Repack Shortcomings Advances http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/bill-to-address-repack-shortcomings-advances/282773 TV Technology urn:uuid:c7a1a544-a1fc-8c6e-0d45-d8d16af7418b Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:06:00 -0500 The House Energy & Commerce Committee has voted to set up funds to help full- and low-power stations, TV translators and FM broadcasters. Kristen Bell Recipient of 2018 NAB Television Chairman’s Award http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/kristen-bell-recipient-of-2018-nab-television-chairmans-award/282772 TV Technology urn:uuid:f542e328-482a-5e43-194f-88885219523e Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:57:00 -0500 It’s a good time for “The Good Place” star Kristen Bell, as she has been announced as the recipient for the 2018 NAB Television Chairman’s Award, which will be presented at the 2018 NAB Show. Call for Papers Issued for SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo http://www.tvtechnology.com/events/0025/call-for-papers-issued-for-scteisbe-cabletec-expo/282770 TV Technology urn:uuid:e13252f7-4198-a618-0f0b-0391a8117ca0 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:32:00 -0500 Paper proposals are now being accepted for the Fall Technical Forum at SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2018. Cooke Lenses Frame CNN’s Pope Miniseries http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/cooke-lenses-frame-cnns-pope-miniseries/282769 TV Technology urn:uuid:63047802-89da-d128-4f3f-9617b1f8576b Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:09:00 -0500 Easter weekend will see the premiere of CNN’s six-part, six-hour miniseries “Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History.” Nearly 6 Million 8K TVs to Ship In 2022, Says New Report http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/nearly-6-million-8k-tvs-to-ship-in-2022-says-new-report/282768 TV Technology urn:uuid:363e28cc-b697-fc9e-7294-01a610ccba6b Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:21:00 -0500 In less than five years, the number of 8K flat panel TVs sold annually will reach nearly 6 million and the manufacturing cost of an 8K 65-inch LCD panel will drop from $1,000 today to $595 in 2021. Subnetting for the Broadcast, Video and Audio Systems Engineer http://www.tvtechnology.com/expertise/0003/subnetting-for-the-broadcast-video-and-audio-systems-engineer/282767 TV Technology urn:uuid:83589d49-d258-a189-054b-602e31966007 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:14:00 -0500 The last edition of this column talked about subnets and introduced folding paper as an illustration of how subnets can be understood. This will be very useful as we proceed. New Vimeo Tools Ease Social Platform Distribution http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/new-vimeo-tools-ease-social-platform-distribution/282766 TV Technology urn:uuid:fa50563e-8b84-9b43-f5ff-0bcd10d4f19c Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:37:00 -0500 Vimeo today announced a pair of new tools—Simulcast and Publish to Social—to help producers more easily blanket social media with their content. Comcast Business Backs NBC’s Super Bowl, Olympics Coverage http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/comcast-business-backs-nbcs-super-bowl-olympics-coverage/282765 TV Technology urn:uuid:b388a880-a78e-6afe-6849-3749a0d5bb4e Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:17:00 -0500 NBC Universal has been getting the support of its parent company Comcast this February for managing the broadcast and digital transports of all its broadcasts, most notably Super Bowl LII and the 2018 Winter Olympics. Belden Paid $92M for SAM http://www.tvtechnology.com/business/0011/belden-paid-92m-for-sam/282764 TV Technology urn:uuid:c56fb1a0-f059-0c8b-bd64-8a1d61493643 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:54:00 -0500 A week after it announced its acquisition of Snell Advanced Media, Belden revealed that it paid approximately $92 million for the company, according to an SEC filing. Redefining Television http://www.tvtechnology.com/atsc3/0031/redefining-television/282763 TV Technology urn:uuid:1e883bf2-195c-c6b0-6eb5-5d27d0810292 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:47:00 -0500 ATSC 3.0 and its implications on traditional linear TV 2018 NAB Show: Tektronix to Highlight IP/SDI Media Analysis Solutions http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/2018-nab-show-tektronix-to-highlight-ipsdi-media-analysis-solutions/282760 TV Technology urn:uuid:5984dc6e-7f66-7afa-51bf-b304a5cdfe87 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:50:00 -0500 At the 2018 NAB Show, Tektronix will put the spotlight on hybrid IP/SDI media analysis solutions, as well as 4K/UHD with HDR video monitoring and quality assurance solutions for virtual or cloud environments. 2018 NAB Show: LiveU to Tout Bonded Cellular Solutions http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/2018-nab-show-liveu-to-showcase-tout-bonded-cellular-solutions/282759 TV Technology urn:uuid:e82690e0-2d0f-79dd-e309-08104ba45e9b Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:44:00 -0500 To demonstrate its LiveU Wireless At-Home Production solution, LiveU will produce a live show from its LiveU Studio at the 2018 NAB Show. 2018 NAB Show: Ikegami to Introduce 4K/HD and 8K UHDTV Cameras http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/2018-nab-show-ikegami-to-introduce-4khd-and-8k-uhdtv-cameras/282758 TV Technology urn:uuid:2d241044-42b3-3744-4b9e-e807ff303e7c Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:58:00 -0500 Ikegami will introduce UHK-435, a 2/3-inch/3-CMOS sensor-based 4K/HD full studio camera, at the 2018 NAB Show. 2018 NAB Show: Globecast to Unveil Cloud-based Video Distribution http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/2018-nab-show-globecast-to-unveil-cloudbased-video-distribution/282757 TV Technology urn:uuid:af3f347b-e7c7-a831-3fd5-7009ab3e5e03 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:58:00 -0500 Globecast will use the NAB Show stage to introduce its new Cloud Channel Playout and GlobeCast liveSpotter video contribution and distribution services. NAB Show Exhibitor Viewpoint: Ralph Bachofen, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Triveni Digital http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/nab-show-exhibitor-viewpoint-ralph-bachofen-vice-president-of-sales--marketing-triveni-digital/282752 TV Technology urn:uuid:ae276915-23e4-d33f-6fa3-bfca7f9b6cea Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:32:00 -0500 TV TECHNOLOGY: What do you anticipate will be the most significant technology trend at the 2018 NAB Show? RALPH BACHOFEN: For broadcasters, the biggest trend is ATSC 3.0. The next-generation broadcas.. FCC Reauthorization Bill to Include TV Repack Fund Boost http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/fcc-reauthorization-bill-to-include-tv-repack-fund-boost/282751 TV Technology urn:uuid:02b78688-6a08-e005-2150-fcbca99f8b01 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:34:00 -0500 The House Energy & Commerce Committee Wednesday (Feb. 14) will mark up a bill that will include a valentine to broadcasters (and potentially some cable operators)--more money for the post-incentive auction repack. Cobalt Digital Is a Winner for Lucas Oil http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/cobalt-digital-is-a-winner-for-lucas-oil/282750 TV Technology urn:uuid:136f9cd9-0659-2b70-8707-506a509e2c24 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:14:00 -0500 Lucas Oil Production Studios, a division of Lucas Oil, produces and edits original, HD motorsports programming for major networks and for the MAVTV television network and Lucas Oil Racing TV, both of which are owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products. Sound Devices Acquires Audio Limited http://www.tvtechnology.com/business/0011/sound-devices-acquires-audio-limited/282749 TV Technology urn:uuid:552b6773-c60e-aabf-2b8c-868eddb74342 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:40:00 -0500 Audio Limited will now fall under the banner of Sound Devices, LLC., as Sound Devices has announced the acquisition, making Audio Limited a wholly-owned subsidiary. CBS News’ Tanner to Keynote NAB Show’s Online Video Program http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/cbs-news-tanner-to-keynote-nabs-online-video-program/282748 TV Technology urn:uuid:5da25b38-d507-3375-6716-d3986342a552 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:06:00 -0500 Christy Tanner, CBS News Digital’s EVP and GM, will keynote at the 2018 NAB Show’s Online Video Program April 10 in Las Vegas, NAB announced today. RTS Providing Broadcast Intercoms to NBC’s Winter Olympics Coverage http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/rts-providing-broadcast-intercoms-to-nbcs-winter-olympics-coverage/282747 TV Technology urn:uuid:0cf9d0e2-8073-e397-0397-c212b31b8690 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:51:00 -0500 RTS is getting in on the Olympic action, as the company has announced that it has been tapped by NBC Olympics to provide broadcast intercom systems for the production of the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Tektronix Offers Interoperability With AWS Elemental Services http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/tektronix-offers-interoperability-with-aws-elemental-services/282746 TV Technology urn:uuid:c89ecf96-91c0-edb9-adce-beca6fd77d48 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:29:00 -0500 Tektronix has announced its video quality assurance solutions are interoperable with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental MediaLive, AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaPackage. Taplin: Facebook, Google, Amazon are ‘Coming After You’ http://www.tvtechnology.com/events/0025/taplin-facebook-google-amazon-are-coming-after-you/282745 TV Technology urn:uuid:d7766e32-6865-e72b-08ee-2aebd7aa09de Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:15:00 -0500 With a new focus on acquiring content that was previously relegated to pay TV services, social media and tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google are focusing more on disrupting traditional pay TV, director of USC’s Annenberg School of Media Innovation Lab and author Jonathan Taplin told an audience at the opening keynote of the NCTC Winter Educational Conference. Report: Americans Vote PBS Most Trusted National Institution http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/report-americans-vote-pbs-most-trusted-national-institution/282744 TV Technology urn:uuid:b95e729d-2fb6-aa30-e4f4-07debcd98a77 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:45:00 -0500 CNN may label itself as “the most trusted name in news,” but the American people have spoken and for the 15th year in a row, PBS comes out on top as the most trusted national institution. CES Marks ATSC 3.0’s Prelude http://www.tvtechnology.com/events/0025/ces-marks-at-ces-atsc-30s-prelude/282743 TV Technology urn:uuid:36158eaf-d263-f4ff-7a72-82aab226d1c3 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:51:00 -0500 Behind the CES glitz of bigger and brighter video displays, voice-activated media controls and high-speed wireless delivery, Next Generation TV was taking shape. SAG-AFTRA Launches Four Pillars of Change Initiative http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/sagaftra-launches-four-pillars-of-change-initiative/282741 TV Technology urn:uuid:4a6a999d-e455-c7b6-de98-8fe9d3040d44 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:23:00 -0500 At its recent bi-coastal meeting, the SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors unanimously approved a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment to Advance Equity, which is part of a program to combat harassment and strive toward workplace equity called the Four Pillars of Change, according to an announcement. Dejero Is a Reliable Backup at Music City Bowl http://www.tvtechnology.com/equipment/0005/dejero-is-a-reliable-backup-at-music-city-bowl/282740 TV Technology urn:uuid:8489db42-a503-8903-59a7-98b0c9cc789b Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:48:00 -0500 WLEX–TV is part of the Cordillera Communications Group and the NBC affiliate for Lexington. For-A Aiding 4K Production at Winter Olympics http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/fora-aiding-4k-production-at-winter-olympics/282739 TV Technology urn:uuid:c23be26f-7704-e5f7-0ae3-1a59cffc03ad Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:20:00 -0500 Athletes aren’t the only ones who made their way to PyegonChang for the 2018 Winter Olympics, For-A is on site providing broadcasters with gear to help support 4K production. 2018 NAB Show 4K 4Charity Fun Run Open for Registration http://www.tvtechnology.com/nab-show/0026/2018-nab-show-4k-4charity-fun-run-open-for-registration/282738 TV Technology urn:uuid:2fd6a661-20d9-c7dd-247b-ed80dca2b8d5 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:59:00 -0500 NAB Show attendees, get ready to step up to the starting line for the fourth annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run, as AWS Elemental has announced that registration is now open for the event. NAB Honors Rep. Green With First Broadcast Champion Award http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/nab-honors-rep-green-with-first-broadcast-champion-award/282737 TV Technology urn:uuid:59878ffd-cb58-05ce-f47c-fdc8768142c0 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:19:00 -0500 Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas) will be honored Feb. 27 for his “exemplary leadership and commitment” to strengthening the future of radio and TV and recognizing their importance to local communities by NAB with its inaugural Broadcast Champion Award during the NAB 2018 State Leadership Conference at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C., the association announced today. CPB, APTS Call Trump’s Budget ‘Devastating’ to Public Media http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/cpb-apts-call-trumps-budget-devasting-to-public-media/282736 TV Technology urn:uuid:5699e45c-72a2-7d4c-6f4b-ace9ef3fba70 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:58:00 -0500 Budget would reportedly rescind all but $15 million for public media in both FY2019 and FY2020. A Solid State of Non-Volatile Memory http://www.tvtechnology.com/expertise/0003/a-solid-state-of-nonvolatile-memory/282735 TV Technology urn:uuid:30335831-1bbd-056d-e86c-f49f3ff11986 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:03:00 -0500 Even as a mature, diverse and reliable technology—magnetic spinning disk drives (aka hard disk drives or “HDDs”) continue to grow in capacity, performance and cost benefits. Alternative storage solutions, however, continue to evolve. CBS Interactive, Sidearm Sports Team on College, High School Sports Streams http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/cbs-interactive-sidearm-sports-team-on-college-high-school-sports-streams/282734 TV Technology urn:uuid:9fcdbebf-a4be-c01d-9705-f89fdcebdf0c Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:28:00 -0500 The teamwork of CBS Interactive Advanced Media and Sidearm Sports will bring more than 14,000 live college and high school sporting events to fans through streaming. Can You Watch the Winter Olympics in 4K and HDR? http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/can-you-watch-the-winter-olympics-in-4k-and-hdr/282733 TV Technology urn:uuid:63df20d6-fd0f-b8cc-a7ab-9d33da5ca4e3 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:46:00 -0500 NBC Olympics and its parent company Comcast have been touting that the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are the first games to support 4K/HDR broadcast. Vitac Delivers Live Closed Captions for NBC Olympics Coverage http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/vitac-delivers-live-closed-captions-for-nbc-olympics-coverage/282732 TV Technology urn:uuid:b192d6d5-322f-7edb-36ca-2779475b7dbc Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:05:00 -0500 NBC Olympics is relying on Vitac Corp. for live closed captioning services for its Winter Olympics production from PyeongChang, South Korea, the company announced today. Van Pool Tapped as NAB Research VP http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/van_pool_tapped_as_nab_research_vp_0212/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:610fc676-6d36-0f82-3b61-7aacdb4e0cd7 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:34:00 -0500 She fills Sharon Warden’s previous role BFA Names 2015 Leadership Award Recipients http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/bfa_names_2015_leadership_award_recipients_0212/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:b488743c-a41d-32d4-3435-368f6ead717b Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:45:00 -0500 Awards will be presented annual breakfast at the NAB Show UK Listeners To Benefit From Major Digital Radio Expansion http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/uk_listeners_to_benefit_from_major_digital_radio_expansion_0211/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:7814e8da-340e-4ff0-6564-999136273771 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:31:00 -0500 Nearly eight million more people will receive their favorite local radio stations via DAB DAB+ Radio Sales in Norway Set Record in 2014 http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/dab_radio_sales_in_norway_set_record_in_2014_0211/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:f54f46e6-d000-bb1f-7a37-324cb9ff5656 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:25:00 -0500 Sales increased 30.5 percent year-over-year for 2014 Nielsen Certifies WideOrbit’s Digital Platform http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/nielsen_certifies_wideorbits_digital_platform_0211/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:6551a45f-7eb6-43e7-fa91-640a67ed2d53 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:54:00 -0500 Clarity is first for digital audience measurement assessment Pandora Makes Personnel Appointments http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/pandora_makes_personnel_appointments_0211/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:21d8cae1-bdc7-ef11-d01b-15da3d1496e2 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:11:00 -0500 Ups Widhelm and Sterne, adds Reiley NuVoodoo Focus Group Shows Talk Has Dedicated Following http://radiomagonline.com/currents/news/nuvoodoo_focus_group_shows_talk_has_dedicated_following_0210/ Radio magazine RSS: Radio Currents urn:uuid:4fb38c3d-74ce-8be8-bd7f-9f4d019c87a8 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:47:00 -0500 Listeners see room for improvement but are loyal to what works