New Facilities Insider | Building A News Network From The Ground Up

Black News Channel is constructing a $26 million facility in Tallahassee, Fla., anchored by technology from Bitcentral, Vizrt and Sony. Its engineering chief, Kenny Elcock, explains how interoperability is key.


With Less Latency, Live From The Cloud Grows

Discovery and ABC both rely on the cloud — one public, one private — to deliver their cable networks. Now broadcasters are looking at how the cloud can benefit not just distribution but also production, whether that means live news or sports coverage or post-production applications like editing.

Three Tech Companies Join NAB’s Pilot Iniative


Dynamic Ad Insertion Is Key To Broadcast OTT

The complications of dynamic ad insertion is one factor keeping local broadcasters from making a bigger run at OTT. But with the promise of higher CPMs from ad targeting as motivation, broadcasters and vendors say solutions are on the horizon.

NAB 2018

Media Tech Industry Facing Tough Challenges

Sales of most media technology companies are basically flat while their R&D and marketing costs continue to run high, forcing some to reexamine how they sell in a traditionally demanding and rapidly changing market. Above, a Vizrt virtual set demonstration this week at the NAB Show.

Registration Open For Fun Run At NAB 2018

AWS Elemental announced the next event in the 4K 4Charity Fun Run series, to take place Tuesday, April 10, in Las Vegas in conjunction with the 2018 NAB Show. Sponsorships are still available and participants may register at In 2017, the 4K 4Charity Fun Run series committed to distributing proceeds toward raising awareness and […]

Sam Blackman, AWS Elemental CEO, Dies At 41