Loudspeaker Technology Part 15: A Catalogue of Shortcomings - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Loudspeakers began as simple wooden boxes. Today, they have evolved into a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colours, materials and technology. Yet, the physics of audio acoustics and the human auditory system has not changed. John Watkinson looks at the state of loudspeaker design and how the industry continues to make the same design errors.
Creating a Low Cost Studio on a Tight Budget - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
With the few recording studios now for only the rich and famous, many organizations want to take advantage of the streaming media landscape with low-cost podcasts and web presentations. Fortunately, high-quality gear is now available that can be easily set-up in any office, home or other space. Here’s some guidance on constructing a low-cost studio.
Cloud Broadcasting - Going Deeper into Security - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
In the previous Cloud Broadcasting article, we looked at the business case for public clouds. In this article, we delve further into Cloud Born systems and go deeper into cloud security.
How to Reduce Hum and Buzz in Telephone Recordings - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Telephone audio sounds reasonably good on most news interviews. But, often, annoying hum and buzz is found in telephone recordings. Where does it come from and what can be done about it?
A Recording Studio In Your Pocket - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Miniaturization of recording gear has been one of the most notable recent developments in audio recording. It seems that the tools of the trade continue to develop more features while getting smaller and lower in cost. It has turned into a new golden age of recording.
IT has been making unprecedented gains in delivering high-speed networks and servers to build real-time ST2110 IP VoIP and AoIP systems. - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
COTS efficiency savings demand more than just replacing the acronym SDI with IP. It’s also about learning how other industries are working and using the technology they are delivering. 5G networks are delivering high-speed low latency infrastructures that are directly applicable to the demands of broadcasters and deliver ST2110 real-time AoIP and VoIP. HPE understands this and are migrating their 5G infrastructure technology to provide real-time ST2110 VoIP and AoIP systems for broadcasters…
IP - The Final Frontier 3 - All Together Now - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
As we migrate to IP, broadcasters are thinking about how they will interface their SDI, MADI, and AES systems together. Many see the benefit of IP and one day all devices will be IP-enabled. But until that time arrives, we need to understand how to interface new and old together. In this article we investigate real applications on how to connect existing and new technologies.
OTT delivery is more than just sending media to viewers. In this article, we look at why deep monitoring is so important and how we would use it. - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
OTT delivery to mobile devices requires the collaboration of many different service providers in the delivery chain. These include last mile ISP, CDN distribution, and Telco’s. Telestream understands this and has developed their monitoring and orchestration system to keep existing viewers engaged and find new audiences.
Live OTT IP delivery relies on HTTP to work effectively. Combined with CDN, HTTP is currently the most efficient method of delivery over the internet to viewers. - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Viewers are demanding a much higher quality of experience from live OTT IP delivery and broadcasters must understand the technology underlying internet delivery for VoIP and AoIP. Multi-CDN brings scalable distribution and predictable latency. Telestream understands this and has been working with international broadcasters to deliver reliable live OTT IP systems enhanced by their robust monitoring to provide rich data analytics and improve QoE.
Live IP Delivery for Professional Broadcasting is a series of articles to help engineers understand live OTT broadcasting over the public internet. - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Well designed, live OTT delivery empowers broadcasters to win new viewers and keep them. Broadcast engineers must understand how the public internet works if they are to deliver reliable live OTT streaming. Telestream understands this and with their Better together unified workflows they provide the components needed to make first class live OTT streaming available now.
A Brief History of IP - Routing IP Networks - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Network routing is a phrase that is bandied about broadcast forums liberally. But what exactly does it mean to route an IP datagram? And why is it important for broadcast and radio stations?
CC and Subtitling 2018 NAB Show Report - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
The 2018 NAB Show will be noted historically for several reasons. Annual visitors attending the show with specific needs and budgets tend to be a bit myopic. Most TV stations are already satisfy captioning requirements and regulations. Even so, new captioning technology makes the service better, faster, more effective and less expensive.
Audio Over IP - Making It Work - Part 1 - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Building and operating IP networks is much more than just about saving money on infrastructure costs. Its success is deeply rooted in the ease of flexibility, scalability, and inter-connectivity that it can provide. And one of the greatest benefits of IP is that the protocol and underlying hardware is independent of the data being carried, therefore, distributing and interfacing between different formats is easier than ever.
VoiceInteraction Helps Crack the Captioning Language Barrier - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
The AUDIMUS.MEDIA solution for live captioning relies on multi-language modules to help crack the language barrier faced by many video consumers.
Under New Ownership, Zeplay Looks To Re-Energize The Replay Market - The Broadcast Bridge - Connecting IT to Broadcast
Zeplay, a provider of low-cost instant replay systems for sports and live events, is now under new ownership after two former Tight Rope Media executives that worked closely with the product line left to buy out the assets.