Broadcasters potentially stand to gain millions of NextGen TV over-the-air viewers thanks to FCC rule changes and clarifications released Jan. 19 that expand the permissible range of signal spillover from DTS (distributed transmission system) transmitters.
NAB is ready to get to work with the 117th Congress as the organization representing TV and radio broadcasters has unveiled its main policy agenda. Headlining NAB’s Broadcasters’ Policy Agenda are issues surrounding broadcast ownership, spectrum issues, promoting diversity and the preservation of local journalism in the age of big tech.
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a monumental increase in virtual event streaming, with some platforms seeing such events rise by 1000% this year. But for organizations that are new to this arena, planning the live streaming of an event can be an arduous process.
Laurel Canyon Live is building a live streaming venue and equipping it with Blackmagic Design gear, including Ultimatte 12 compositing processors, ATEM Constellation 8K live production switcher and URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital cameras, among others.
Cartoni has shared that its UV-C Boxer was recently certified by Texas-based Microchem Laboratory as being able to neutralize microorganisms, including COVID-19, in 3 minutes. Per Cartoni, this makes UV-C the first production device proven to disinfect.
Fujifilm has announced that it will release two new broadcast zoom lenses, the Fujinon HP66x15.2-ESM (HP66x15.2) and the Fujinon HP12x7.6ERD-S9 (HP12x7.6), which each feature optical technology to produce 8K UHD video.
Densitron has announced two additions to its UReady lineup of control and monitoring products, the UReady 4RU 19-inch Rack Control and Monitoring Surface and the UReady 2RU Control Surface powered with the X86 Platform.
As the broadcast and media industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, TV Tech is hosting a week-long series of events in March to discuss how the industry is responding to these changes. We’re calling it “The Tech Leadership Series.”