DPA Gear Withstands Rigors Of Space Travel To Capture Audio From Mars

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover touched down on the Red Planet with DPA Microphones along for the historic ride. Outfitted with DPA’s 4006 omnidirectional microphone, MMA-A digital audio interface and MMP-G modular active cable, the rover provided the first sounds from the surface of Mars. After being put through vigorous testing by NASA scientists, the DPA equipment, affixed […]

LiveU Matrix Gives Broadcasters Free Access To NASA’s Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Live Feed

On Friday, July 19, NASA TV will broadcast NASA’s Giant Leaps: Past and Future – Celebrating Apollo 50th as we Go Forward to the Moon, a live special highlighting the most-celebrated mission to the moon. Broadcasters will have the ability to pick up the official NASA live feed over IP for free via the LiveU Matrix content management […]


Stations Prepare For Total Solar Eclipse

The United States will experience a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse Aug. 21 — the first in 99 years. For the reporters, anchors and news crews at local TV stations, coverage of the celestial event is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With just under two months to go, many stations are deep into their coverage planning.

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NASA, Amazon To Live-Stream 4K From Space

NASA will give Earth dwellers the first live-streaming look at 4K Ultra HD video from space, in an event co-produced with Amazon Web Services. The U.S. space agency will present the free live-stream during a session at the NAB Show on April 26 in Las Vegas. The live feed from 250 miles above Earth will be encoded with Amazon Web Services’ Elemental encoding software on board the International Space Station and on the ground at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.


Documentary Examines NASA UHD Channel

Making Crowded Skies Drone-Friendly

A number of drone makers are working with NASA to show that many drones can work safely together in a crowded airspace. The endgame is effectively a software-driven air traffic control scheme for drones.

U.S. Shutdown Hits Cult German Latenight Show

BERLIN (AP) — The United States government shutdown could have the unintended effect of making Germans go to bed earlier. Fans hoping for fresh episodes of a cult late-night German TV show featuring footage of Earth seen from space accompanied by ambient music have been told its relaunch will be delayed by at least two […]