A consortium of station groups pledges to launch the new next-gen transmission standard in top markets by the end of next year. But while broadcasters seem to have found consensus on how to get 3.0 signals on-air, their long-term plans for business models are still unclear. And there are also some tough decisions broadcasters will need to make about what kind of single frequency network they need to build out.
The official count from Las Vegas is 91,460, down 1.6% from 92,912 in 2018. The 2018 total was off 10.2% from 103,443 in 2017.
Looking ahead to big streaming service launches this year from Apple, Disney and WarnerMedia, a panel of providers at the NAB Show said the overall market will likely keep growing but everyone competing in it had better be at the top of their game.
The Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance (ATBA) hosted the Fifth Annual Low Power Television and Translator Industry Awards during the Annual Low Power Television Industry Association Reception and Awards during the NAB Show Monday night April 8. “The awards are an opportunity for the LPTV and Translator industry to shine the light on their work and […]
TVNewsCheck honors six individuals for their contributions to television technology with presentations of its annual Women in Technology Awards. (Photo by John Staley)
The FCC chairman tells the NAB Show that when it comes to the commission’s review, “we will not be deterred by those whose regulatory views are not guided by facts and reasons, but instead were set in stone in the era of Laverne & Shirley, Starsky & Hutch and The Captain and Tennille.”
Complexities are shifting when it comes to building a streaming service, and user experience (UX) and latency — especially when it involves live content — are moving to the front of media technologists’ priorities.
FCC Commissioners Michael O’Rielly, Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks weighed in on localization and local broadcasters’ coverage of crises during an NAB Show panel session.
Matrox Video has introduced the Matrox Monarch EDGE, a 4K/multi-HD, low-latency encoder for webcasting and remote integration (REMI) applications. A powerful H.264 encoder that can flourish in any workflow, Matrox Monarch EDGE is capable of delivering resolutions up to 3840x2160p60 or quad 1920x1080p60 for 4:2:2 10-bit, broadcast-quality video. This new encoder also offers flexible, future-proofed 3G/12G-SDI […]