Cybersecurity Means Force Fields, Not Walls

The threat landscape has changed so dramatically, so fast, that it has outpaced previously sound security practices. The problem is twofold. One part of the problem is insoluble; but the other, businesses can remedy — and have no existential choice but to do so.

3.0 Spectrum Consortium Searching For CEO

Nexstar Media’s and Sinclair’s ATSC 3.0 spectrum consortium — which has recruited Univision and Northwest Broadcasting as members — is looking for a CEO to run the venture full-time. Nexstar CEO Perry Sook says the companies have hired a firm to find a CEO who can focus full-time on finding new members and orchestrating future revenue opportunities for the soon-to-be-available spectrum.

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CBS O&O WFOR Miami Debuts New Set

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Gearhouse Broadcast Adds Trove Of New Gear

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ArsenalFX Promotes Gordon, Werner

WaPo’s Gelman To Keynote NewsTECHForum

The Washington Post’s director of video and senior editor will highlight a conference gathering news, technology and digital executives to discuss the newspaper’s aggressive video strategy and role as a multiplatform news competitor.

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MPEG LA Puts Out Call For ATSC 3.0 Patents

License pool MPEG LA has issued a call for patents that are “essential to ATSC 3.0,” the new set of TV standards being developed by and for broadcasters. MPEG LA is hoping to create a joint license to the intellectual property of ATSC 3.0 developers.

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R&S Publishes Guide To RF, Bench Instruments

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Meredith Selects Comark Parallax TX For 6 Stations

EchoStar Loses Contact With Satellite

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SAM Appoints Ikegami As Reseller

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Chris Drake Joins Telestream

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Raycom Orders 29 Dielectric Antennas For Repack

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KCCI Unveils All New Storm Chaser

Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 69) has rolled out the latest generation of the KCCI Storm Chaser weather vehicle Wednesday on KCCI 8 News at Six. The new Storm Chaser has been custom equipped with the latest technology, including an all-weather 360 degree panning camera, on-board weather tools, live radar reception and […]

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Workflow Efficiency Key At Gray’s New WMTV

WMTV went live from a new 32,000-square-foot facility in Madison, Wis., with its entire operation in late October 2016. The new home of the Gray Television-owned NBC affiliate was designed “from the inside out” from a technical point of view, according to WMTV VP-GM Don Vesely, with an eye toward maximizing the efficiency of the various workflows that drive news and its other operations. Above, the 4,500-square-foot newsroom just outside the centralized rack room. (WMTV/Gray Television photo)

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Harmonic 2Q Revenue Declines 25%

Millennials Discover How To Get Free TV

The Wall Street Journal reports that cord-cutters accustomed to watching shows online are often shocked that $20 “rabbit ears” pluck signals from the air. Is this legal? “I was just kind of surprised that this is technology that exists,” says Dan Sisco, 28 years old. “It’s been awesome. It doesn’t log out and it doesn’t skip.” WSJ subscribers can read the full story here.

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Tech Openings In MA And VA

WHDH Boston is looking for a maintenance technician. WWBT NBC 12 in Richmond, Va., needs an IT specialistTo see all job openings, visit our Media Job Center here.

NEP Group In Deal To Purchase Bexel

NEP Group has acquired Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions (a subsidiary of Vitec Group) in a move that combines two of the biggest vendor names in live sports production. The deal for Bexel further expands the Pittsburgh-based broadcast-services provider’s inventory of flypack systems and equipment for live event production.

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IBC Judges Select Big Data Paper For Top Honor

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Russia’s NTV Powers HD With Grass Valley

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Arco Groenenberg Joins LiveU

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Rohde & Schwarz Adds Personnel For Repack

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SBE Recognizes Brown, Peterle With Awards

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F&F Productions Rolls Out 4K-UHD OB Vehicle