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The New IT Director Versus the Old #Broadcast Engineer

newversusold

Long ago, from the earliest days of media, it was recognized that there needed to be people who performed the technical workings of the studio. Aside from the inventors and photographers who tinkered with and were able to tweak cameras, the advent of radio brought the need for a true engineer who understood the inner-workings of electricity and the analog ...

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The Importance of Meta-tagging Assets

meta-tags

Before going into the actual importance of properly identifying your digital assets or “meta-tagging” them with “metadata,” we should all be familiar with what it is.  The term “metadata” defines the description of content, which can include the title, author, creation date, description and other things, such as the standards used, like the bit rate or format. Meta-tags don’t do ...

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BEST PRACTICE: Asset Management in Broadcast and Post Production

asset management

The better Digital Asset Management products keep all sorts of things in check. They organize everything into a single interface and keep track of clips, project files, scripts (as in copy!) and some even monitor available storage. Comprised of both content (or “essence” — the actual clip) and metadata (a description of the content, which includes the title, author, creation ...

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APPly your iPad to editing with CTRL + Console!

Control + Console

CTRL + Console was co-founded by Jeff Chow. Mr. Chow set out to create a new breed of software that would allow creativity to flow more freely – by eliminating the need for users to continually be required to learn complicated new software programs. From humble beginnings as a startup in 2012, the company has grown and now has a ...

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Storage: Now That You Have It, Where Do You Keep It?

Let’s face it – insufficient storage causes major performance issues and failures.  We’ve all been there.  And we’ll all be there again there is no doubt.  As the assets continue to be created, so is the eternal question: “Now that we have it, where do we keep it?” Unlike actual physical possessions, digital assets need specialized equipment for storage.  Today, ...

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Avere Systems Teams with Google to Deliver Data Processing and Storage in the Cloud at 2015 #NABShow

Avere Systems (BOOTH #SL10227) a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, announced a strategic collaboration with Google to enable customers to move compute intensive workloads and large data sets to Google Cloud Platform in order to reap the benefits of its highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure. Avere allows easy movement of data between NAS storage systems and Google ...

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2015 #NABShow Broadcast Beat Award Winner – Editor’s Choice/Content Management

Broadcast Beat Awards at the 2014 NAB Show

Editor’s Choice/Content Management Well folks, the ballots are in, and the judges have scrutinized all the submitted products for the coveted 2015 Broadcast Beat Awards. The “Broadcast Beat Awards” are given to manufacturers at the 2015 NAB Show.  Some of the judging criteria included Originality, improvement on existing technology, its inventive qualities, whether the technology was ground-breaking and advancement.  See ...

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2015 #NABShow Broadcast Beat Award Winner – Editor’s Choice/Content Delivery

Broadcast Beat Awards at the 2014 NAB Show

Editor’s Choice/Content Delivery Well folks, the ballots are in, and the judges have scrutinized all the submitted products for the coveted 2015 Broadcast Beat Awards. The “Broadcast Beat Awards” are given to manufacturers at the 2015 NAB Show.  Some of the judging criteria included Originality, improvement on existing technology, its inventive qualities, whether the technology was ground-breaking and advancement.  See ...

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2015 #NABShow Broadcast Beat Award Winner – Editor’s Choice/Content Creation

Broadcast Beat Awards at the 2014 NAB Show

Editor’s Choice/Content Creation Well folks, the ballots are in, and the judges have scrutinized all the submitted products for the coveted 2015 Broadcast Beat Awards. The “Broadcast Beat Awards” are given to manufacturers at the 2015 NAB Show.  Some of the judging criteria included Originality, improvement on existing technology, its inventive qualities, whether the technology was ground-breaking and advancement.  See ...

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2015 #NABShow Broadcast Beat Award Winner – Creativity/Content Management

Broadcast Beat Awards at the 2014 NAB Show

Creativity/Content Management Well folks, the ballots are in, and the judges have scrutinized all the submitted products for the coveted 2015 Broadcast Beat Awards. The “Broadcast Beat Awards” are given to manufacturers at the 2015 NAB Show.  Some of the judging criteria included Originality, improvement on existing technology, its inventive qualities, whether the technology was ground-breaking and advancement.  See the ...

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2015 #NABShow Broadcast Beat Award Winner – Creativity/Content Delivery

Broadcast Beat Awards at the 2014 NAB Show

Creativity/Content Delivery Well folks, the ballots are in, and the judges have scrutinized all the submitted products for the coveted 2015 Broadcast Beat Awards. The “Broadcast Beat Awards” are given to manufacturers at the 2015 NAB Show.  Some of the judging criteria included Originality, improvement on existing technology, its inventive qualities, whether the technology was ground-breaking and advancement.  See the ...

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2015 #NABShow Broadcast Beat Award Winner – Creativity/Content Creation

Broadcast Beat Awards at the 2014 NAB Show

Creativity/Content Creation Well folks, the ballots are in, and the judges have scrutinized all the submitted products for the coveted 2015 Broadcast Beat Awards. The “Broadcast Beat Awards” are given to manufacturers at the 2015 NAB Show.  Some of the judging criteria included Originality, improvement on existing technology, its inventive qualities, whether the technology was ground-breaking and advancement.  See the ...

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