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2017 #NABShow – Day 4 Wrap-up

Day 4

TODAY is the Fourth (and FINAL) day of The 2017 NAB Show – and WOW! WHAT a day it WAS!!! 🙂 Another GLORIOUS day!  You know, they say that Hollywood is “La La Land,” but when you’re at NAB Show, surrounded by all the equipment and many of the people who make La La Land possible, THIS feels even MORESO ...

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2017 #NABShow – Day 3 Wrap-up

Day 3

TODAY is the THIRD day of The 2017 NAB Show – and WOW!  WHAT a day it WAS!!! 🙂 Broadcast Beat had a STELLAR coverage day of the Show yesterday, and the third day is definitely the charm!  The show is going FABULOUSLY, and our crew is doing OUTSTANDING work – they are extremely instrumental in allowing us to get ...

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2017 #NABShow Party List


If we don’t mention the 2017 NAB Show After-Parties, we would be leaving out a huge chunk of the fun associated with the NAB Show! Look below and click on the NAB Show party details for more information, as some are either private, by invitation only or have an admission charge. This is a running list and the most comprehensive you will find! We ...

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170 groups ask FCC chairman to safeguard net neutrality

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By Andrew V. Pestano   |   March 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM March 8 (UPI) — More than 170 organizations signed an open letter urging FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to safeguard net neutrality the day before he testified before Congress. The letter is signed by organizations of different purposes including the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture,, Greenpeace USA, Iraq ...

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The Truth about True Peak Limiting for Audio with Dr. Paul Tapper of @NugenAudio


The True Peak measurement is now part of the delivery specification of legislation such as the CALM Act, which has brought audio front and center in the spotlight of the video world, but what does this actually mean? We’re all familiar with the idea of digital samples, digital audio, and digital peak level. But what is True-Peak? The smooth blue ...

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NewTek’s New Tech – A Groundbreaking Media Ecosystem (IP Series)


THIS is a Broadcast Beat EXCLUSIVE RELEASE! Anyone who is in the industry knows that NewTek products integrate multiple functions into single hardware units for live multi-camera video production, providing many full and sometimes unobtainable features that are unavailable elsewhere.  What people may not be ready for is the ground-breaking technology that NewTek is about to unleash. Not all of the ...

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#NABShow: Day One at 2016 NAB Show

2016 NAB Day One

LIVE BLOG – UPDATED CONSTANTLY THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS THE SHOW PROGRESSES!!! Can anything be more exciting than the first day of the 2016 NAB Show?  I doubt it!!!  The Broadcast Beat Crews are up and rip – raring to go!!! First things first however – let’s fiddle with these knobs and switches and see what we can get to ...

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Broadcast Beat Magazine Named Producer of NAB Show LIVE


Broadcast Beat Magazine will be a major presence at the 2016 NAB Show via its staff, featuring roving film crews, social media coverage and “live-blogging” April 16 – 21, 2016.   Ft. Lauderdale, FL (GCOMM) January 5, 2016 – Broadcasting LIVE from NAB Show Studio ONE, beginning Sunday April 17th through Thursday April 21st, Broadcast Beat Magazine will GLOW with the ...

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Imagine Communications and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Unveil Strategic Relationship to Transform Media & Entertainment Industry in time for 2016 NAB Show


Collaboration of leading Media and IT companies delivers unprecedented scale, flexibility and performance Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, announced an expansion of its relationship with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) designed to enable communications service providers (CSPs) and other broadcast and media companies to construct video production, playout and distribution facilities that deliver unprecedented scale, ...

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Sony’s BVM-X300 Colors Our World


By Michael Cioni President, Light Iron Light Iron is a post production company with an extreme focus on maximizing image fidelity.  We rely heavily on technology to increase filmmakers’ creative control over their projects.  The newest arrow in our quiver for hitting that target is Sony’s BVM-X300 4K OLED master monitor. At our Hollywood and New York City facilities, we ...

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Announcing the 1st Annual L.A. Post Fest


Post Production and Storytelling Spotlighted in New Innovative Editing Competition The Los Angeles Post Production Group is announcing the launch of the inaugural year of L.A. Post Fest, an innovative video editing competition where contestants will use their creativity, technical skills and storytelling abilities to successfully complete their own version of a professionally shot sci-fi short film. Unlike traditional editing ...

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SDV: The future of video delivery technology


By Mark Horchler, international marketing manager EMEA for Elemental (   If we consider the next generation of linear TV service offerings for both distributors and programmers of content, then we must look at software-defined video (SDV) solutions as the future direction for the industry. SDV is video processing software code that runs on off-the-shelf hardware, performing in a way ...

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Top 5 Mythbusters for Cloud Collaboration Solutions


As more companies turn to the cloud as a way to streamline workflows and cut costs, every vendor seems to offer some type of cloud solution. The benefits, enabling teams to collaborate across geographies and time zones and making media centrally accessible, can transform workflows. But like any big industry shift, innovations are happening as fast as the transition and ...

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The secret to success in file-based workflows: multiple ecosystem connectivity

Paul Turner - Vice President of Enterprise Product Management, Telestream

By Paul Tuner, Vice President of Enterprise Product Management Until quite recently, the broadcast industry was a proprietary environment – in the days of tape, certain key technology vendors guarded their IP jealously and were not interested in sharing their secret source. Today, file-based workflows have changed that mentality for good according to Paul Turner, Vice President of Enterprise Product ...

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Houses of Worship Open Doors to Unlimited Audiences: 4 Must-Haves For Live Streaming Your Service


By Brian Duerring, CEO & Co-Founder of StreamSpot Video streaming has the power to engage audiences no matter where they are. In recent years, we’ve seen live and on-demand video streaming make its way into the house of worship community. It’s increasingly used as a vehicle to both extend reach and more deeply connect with key audiences across a broadening ...

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Media asset management: the key to business success

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Kevin Usher, director of segment and product marketing, broadcast and media, Avid In today’s media environment enterprises are under intense pressure to improve content monetization and maximize operational efficiency. They’re expected to do more—to create more content for more platforms and deliver it to more people—so they have to find new ways to secure revenues, differentiate services to earn audience ...

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