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Author Archives: Ryan Salazar

All I want for Xmas… is a present EVERY day!

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The Christmas Season puts everyone in holiday-cheer mode!  Even us techy-geeks from the broadcast and post-production realm!  So, in keeping with the holiday tradition (and instead of getting all those drummers drumming and maids-a-milking), Broadcast Beat Magazine has compiled its own list of products we’d like to have, and asked Santa to help us present it… Twelve Days of Christmas, ...

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Profile in Focus – Ed Ethridge

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Broadcast Beat Magazine’s Profiles in Focus Series recognizes those people who deserve to be recognized for their outstanding presence in the field and/or contributions to the industry, but probably will be overlooked.  This series aims to ensure that those who are worthy of attention receive it and that their achievements are lauded. For award-winning video producer and founder of a ...

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4K Digital Transmission: A Splash or a Flash (in the Pan)?

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So, what’s beyond 1080, you ask?  4K, of course!  As much as everyone was excited about the death of analog television in anticipation of digital, the next step that everyone is talking about is 4K digital transmissions.  But don’t rush-out to buy that UHD TV just yet… you may have the ability to receive 4K signals, but there may not ...

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Pantone’s Color of the Year 2014 – PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid

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Expressive, exotic Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and warmth CARLSTADT, N.J., Dec. 5, 2013 – Pantone, an X-Rite company and the global authority, today announced PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple, as the color of the year for 2014. “While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and ...

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Switching the Switch

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All of us in the studio industry have and use video production switchers of some type.  While some might be totally software-generated on a computer screen, most of the traditional switchers are exactly as they sound – large desks with plenty of buttons and switches!  I hate to sound so basic, but the large switchers that you see when the ...

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Audio is HEAR to stay!

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Let’s face it – broadcasting started out with audio.  Long before there was “radio with pictures” (better known to all of us as “television”), there was simply radio.  Radio is where it all began – and where the advent of “audio engineers” appeared.  It was the audio engineer’s main purpose to ensure that the sound generating outside the microphone made ...

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Goodbye Broadcast Engineering

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Penton Media, owner of Broadcast Engineering Magazine, has decided to pull the plug on a standard that has been keeping broadcasters informed about radio and TV engineering since 1961.  Sadly, some of the last postings on www.broadcastengineering.com are dated October 23rd.  It officially closed its doors on October 31, 2013, after 54 years. The first article I wrote for a ...

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