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2018--a transformational year for the M&E industry. Dec 1, 2018 973
Content creation involves the best cameras... and more: While cameras continue to play a pivotal role in the capture of some of the most iconic moments in cinema and TV, the value of the supporting cast--including lighting and tripod systems--cannot be understated. Shawn Liew reports. Nov 1, 2018 1421
IP routing on the switch: As the transition to IP continues to gain pace, how will a key broadcast function such as routing evolve alongside? Shawn Liew finds some answers... Oct 1, 2018 2131
Broadcast TV & social media create powerful synergy to engage audiences: In a world where global populations are digitally connected around the clock, broadcasters are increasingly finding it advantageous to use social media to reach out to their audiences. Oct 1, 2018 1786
HDR brings new dynamics to content production & consumptions: Whether broadcasters and content producers are working in 4K/Ultra HD or HD, it would appear that HDR is playing an increasingly key role in bringing the most immersive viewing experience to the home. Shawn Liew writes more. Sep 1, 2018 1416
More video codecs emerge to ease video delivery: Whether it is HEVC/H.265 or the more recently released AV1, there is now a variety of video compression standards available to allow operators to deliver high-quality content in a more cost-effective manner to their audiences. Shawn Liew reports. Sep 1, 2018 1607
AI bubble set to burst? Aug 1, 2018 496
Viewing habits changed --broadcasters must re-think digital strategies. Aug 1, 2018 498
T&M playing more vital role in the broadcast world of multiple formats: With more and more formats coming into play, including 4K/Ultra HD and HDR, broadcasters must ensure that the final picture quality delivered to their audiences is of the highest quality. This, in turn, is redefining the role test and measurement is playing, as Shawn Liew reports. Aug 1, 2018 1383
On the road with the best-equipped OB vehicles: While remote production may be increasingly popular, the traditional outside broadcast vehicle still has an important role to play in live production, as Shawn Liew finds out. Aug 1, 2018 1288
Blockchain changing paradigm of content acquisition. Jul 1, 2018 502
Don't block out IP and blockchain--their potential is enormous. Jul 1, 2018 420
Newsrooms get more intelligent: As broadcasters continue to work in multiple formats and are increasingly controlled by tight budgets, emerging technologies such as AI are expanding the flexibility and functionality of newsrooms automaton systems. Jul 1, 2018 1273
STB technology evolves to address changing media consumption behaviours: While some observers are predicting an unstoppable migration to a media consumption world without set-top boxes, this may not necessarily be the case. Jul 1, 2018 1723
Stay resolute in fight to preserve C-band for FSS. Apr 1, 2018 998
Populous APAC nations must hold on to C-band to serve b'cast needs. Apr 1, 2018 471
It's live... and it's in 4K/Ultra HD: While the launch of 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) channels may currently be restricted to a handful of countries in Asia-Pacific, 4K/UHD is beginning to establish itself as a plausible production standard. Interview Apr 1, 2018 1490
Will 4K/UHD come to Asia via OTT? Is OTT primed to be the leading platform to distribute 4K/UHD content in Asia-Pacific, and what do OTT service providers need to take into account before launching 4K/UHD services in the region? Apr 1, 2018 1007
Improves protection & selling of copyrighted content. Mar 1, 2018 877
Don't block out blockchain technology --digest it bit by bit. Mar 1, 2018 413
Content that speaks multiple languages; Key advancements in subtitling and closed captioning, including Al and machine learning, are enabling content owners to bring their content to global audiences. Mar 1, 2018 1809
Broadcast developments in 2018: Evolution, not revolution. Jan 1, 2018 1010
Dogged determination to redefine broadcasting a must in 2018. Jan 1, 2018 468
Cellular-based transmission: More flexibility in live remote productions: As 3G, 4G and, to a lesser extent, 5G networks become more prevalent around the world, cellular-based transmission is providing an increasingly viable option to traditional satellite broadcast vehicles. Jan 1, 2018 959
TV Everywhere for today's disparate viewers: As the shift away from linear TV viewing continues unabated, TV operators need to ensure that their content reaches their audiences anywhere and everywhere. Jan 1, 2018 1247
Start planning for your transition to IP today. Dec 1, 2017 552
This year's Inter BEE highlights key technologies impacting the broadcast industry. Dec 1, 2017 1654
Amp up your brand awareness to make viewers come back for more: The final decision to make a consumer purchase frequently boils down to one key factor--the brand that the product or service is associated with. While the quality of the content still plays a key factor, broadcasters are finding it increasingly important to build up the brand awareness of their channels and content in an increasingly over-cluttered marketplace. Dec 1, 2017 952
HD+HDR--a compelling alternative to 4K/UHD? Nov 1, 2017 896
HD+HDR more viable for Asian broadcasters. Nov 1, 2017 521
4K/UHD goes live in the field: The recent launch of a number of wireless transmitters have provided a boost to live 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) production. Shawn Liew writes more. Nov 1, 2017 1461
Is your content reaching the right devices... and audience? As the TV viewing experience continues to shift towards multi-screen consumption, operators have the opportunity to create content specially designed for niche audiences. The OTT realm also includes challenges to be overcome, including video piracy Shawn Liew reports. Nov 1, 2017 1504
Professional media over IP: Building a future-proof media facility. Oct 1, 2017 964
5G: Bridging mobile broadband and broadcast networks: While perhaps not designed entirely for broadcast applications, a number of industry projects and initiatives have highlighted the role 5G can potentially play in delivering broadcast services. Shawn Liew finds out more ... Oct 1, 2017 1597
Critical to 'air-gap' network and content. Sep 1, 2017 928
Protect your content, defend your infrastructure --stop cyberattacks now! Sep 1, 2017 504
Embrace change to re-invent and execute new business models. Aug 1, 2017 589
It is about the content, and more. Aug 1, 2017 1185
Inter-Op Lab affirms IP's future role in broadcasting. Jul 1, 2017 765
loT is upon us: Plan IP transition now. Jul 1, 2017 521
Master control evolving to meet today's broadcast requirements: Broadcasters and media organisations today are under pressure to keep operational costs down while increasing their channel output and playout efficiency. Although the intepretation of master control systems may differ from one broadcaster to another, the core functionalities, arguably, remain unchanged. Shawn Liew writes more. Jul 1, 2017 1321
HEVC ready to take video compression over throne: the proliferating number of videos being streamed over multiple connected devices is continuing to put a strain on broadband networks. Can HEVC/H.265 solve this conundrum, as well as improve the video quality delivered to the end-user? Shawn Liew finds some answers. Jul 1, 2017 1606
Broadcasting industry at IP crossroads. May 1, 2017 1112
Golden opportunity to test IP workflow at Broadcast Asia 2017. May 1, 2017 543
Content remains key differentiator despite emergence of new platforms. May 1, 2017 1718
Don't isolate yourself, join the digital natives. Apr 1, 2017 541
Is cloud the future of broadcast? While the introduction of cloud-based solutions into broadcast workflows may have been overwhelmingly met with skepticism before, more broadcasters are now moving key broadcast functions into the cloud. Shawn Liew finds out why. Apr 1, 2017 1370
Disruptive changes to industry irrevocable. Mar 1, 2017 964
Re-work business models to exist in new digital age. Mar 1, 2017 669
'If it ain't broke... break it' to succeed. Jan 1, 2017 942
Is fibre building a pipeline to broadcast IP? having outpaced copper as the pre-eminent delivery platform for broadcast transmission, fibre is also poised to play a starring role as the IP transition gains momentum. Jan 1, 2017 1269
Interoperability the true enabler of IP. Dec 1, 2016 1006
IP no more an option, start transition plan now. Dec 1, 2016 604
Inter BEE 2016 showcases the best of Japanese technology. Dec 1, 2016 1227
Will VR broadcasting be a reality? Nov 1, 2016 1020
Too early to dismiss VR for broadcast TV. Nov 1, 2016 615
DTH still main delivery platform in Asia-Pacific: As the most effective content delivery platform in Asia-Pacific, DTH, as yet, has no peers, despite viewing habits gravitating to multi-screen consumption. Nov 1, 2016 878
IP interoperability has arrived. Oct 1, 2016 998
Providing global transmission & connectivity for live productions: more than ever before, news crews in the field need to be equipped to go live with breaking news at a moment's notice. Fortunately, many of the most advanced wireless transmission systems and solutions are geared up to support exactly that, as discovers. Oct 1, 2016 845
Chance to check out HDR TV at IBC 2016. Sep 1, 2016 1037
Production units on wheels have roads yet untravelled At many major live events around the world, the sighting of OB vehicles is ubiquitous. Shawn Liew finds out why OB vehicles will remain a key fixture in live production for the foreseeable future. Sep 1, 2016 1015
Laying down the markers on the road to IP As well as issues such as interoperability and open standards, many broadcasters remain undecided on the operational efficiency or costeffectiveness to be gained from making the transition to IP. Is the road to IP filled with insurmountable odds, or might the transition not be as complicated as some think? Shawn Liew attempts to seek some answers. Sep 1, 2016 1747
Switching TV platforms at touch of a red hot button. Aug 1, 2016 990
Transitioning to IP routing domain: with routing remaining a key component in any broadcast infrastructure, how can broadcasters transition successfully from baseband routing to IP routing? Aug 1, 2016 1353
AJA supports 4K/Ultra HD production. Aug 1, 2016 474
Emerging technologies allow SNG to offer more options: for reporters in the field, being able to transmit breaking live events quickly, and without delay, is a key priority. SNG, as one of the most effective delivery platforms, is poised to offer even more solutions with the emergence of drone and IP technologies. Aug 1, 2016 1718
Digital transformation is shaping the future. Jul 1, 2016 643
Teleports re-invent to meet evolving ing themselves media needs: As new technologies continue to emerge as content providers' needs constantly evolve, shawn liew asks two teleport operators how they are responding to these changes, and what is the role they see themselves playing in today's broadcast and media landscape. Jul 1, 2016 1174
APB to hold China conference on seamless triple-play broadcasting. Conference news Aug 1, 2011 480
Serving up sporting aces: each major sporting event shown on air today brings the likelihood of rewriting a piece of sporting history, whether broadcast in 3D or in all its HD grandeur. Aug 1, 2011 1319
Going digital - the Chinese way: how is China's digital TV standard faring so far? Aug 1, 2011 1624
BroadcastAsia key platform for Chinese companies. Jul 1, 2011 440
Lighting up the occasion: new technologies continue to show broadcasters the light towards brighter and more brilliant content offerings. Shawn Liew gets enlightened ... Jul 1, 2011 1482
Middle East adopting digital file-based workflows: broadcasters in the Middle East are investing in the future of their content storage solutions. Shawn Liew finds out more ... Jul 1, 2011 937
Bringing viewers into another dimension: hologram technology brought an interesting twist to an otherwise staid national election news coverage. Shawn Liew finds out more. Jun 1, 2011 1580
No signs of slowing down: one of the most daunting challenges facing any outdoor advertising campaign is to capture enough eyeballs, not to mention the ability to retain attention long enough for the absorption of the message that the advertiser is trying to convey. Shawn Liew finds out more. Jun 1, 2011 2294
Solutions to turn China's triple-play service into reality. May 1, 2011 1044
Camera accessories provide crucial support: to create compelling content, producers rely on a number of camera support and other accessories to achieve their creative objectives. Shawn Liew writes more. May 1, 2011 1661
Cloud computing: not a vague idea after all: the name may sound nebulous, but for all intents and purposes, cloud computing is all the rage. Offering upfront benefits of cost savings, on-demand usage, ubiquitous access and resource pooling, the prospects for the growth of cloud computing are anything but cloudy. May 1, 2011 1306
Will DVB-T2 transform TV broadcasting? Apr 1, 2011 375
Content remains key - whether delivered for HDTV or 3DTV. Apr 1, 2011 703
Essential tools for broadcast & content creation: having the right camera to capture the most compelling content is important, as Shawn Liew finds out. Apr 1, 2011 1071
Is the tablet here to stay? when apple introduced its groundbreaking tablet device, the iPad, last year, few might have foreseen the unleashing of a raging technological tsunami that shows no sign of abating Shawn Liew writes more. Apr 1, 2011 1056
DTV standards broadcasters are going for: as the trek towards digital continues, broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond are making their DTV standards choices known. Shawn Liew finds out more. Mar 1, 2011 1732
4G LTE next big thing in video transmission: with the imminent worldwide deployment of 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks, and the ensuing increase in bandwidth spectrum, broadcasters can now expect to send high-quality HD/SD videos from devices installed with video-over-IP software to an ever larger number of viewing audiences. Shawn Liew finds out more. Mar 1, 2011 1595
For better & clearer video content: with such a comprehensive line-up of LCD broadcast monitors currently available in the market, it would seem that the LCD is here to stay, as discovered by Shawn Liew. Feb 1, 2011 1334
Securing mobile now a priority content: with the proliferation of mobile devices that can be used to view video content, effective DRM solutions need to be put in place. Shawn Liew tells more. Feb 1, 2011 1451
Latest transmitters meet needs of new DTV standards: with broadcasters around the world migrating to the next generation of DTV standards, what sort of transmitters are they using to meet requirements of the new standards? Shawn Liew finds out. Jan 1, 2011 1038
Providing the voice in broacasting: for a broadcaster, providing high-quality audio is a critical aspect of delivering a live sporting event, especially one watched, and listened, by millions around the world. Shawn Liew has more ... Dec 1, 2010 976
3D in the home: seeing is believing: soon patriotic singaporeans will sit riveted to their TV sets as the national day parade plays out not only in a scintillating splendour of sight and sound, but also in 3D effects. Nov 1, 2010 1940
YouView to change the future of TV? Oct 1, 2010 735
Making HD video a reality: what HD camera features would gain producers' and cameramen's nods of approval? Shawn Liew finds out. Oct 1, 2010 912
Reinventing production studios: production studios rarely stay the same. as the nerve centre of any content production facility, production studios require continual revamp and reinvention as technologies evolve, leading to the need for new equipment and solutions. Shawn Liew finds out more. Sep 1, 2010 1078
What's the score behind the game? an action-packed sporting event always guarantees eyeballs riveted to the screen, but what goes on behind the scenes? And where does 3D fit in all of this? Shawn Liew finds out ... Aug 1, 2010 1169
IPTV: the new face of TV? is IPTV the future of TV? Shawn Liew finds out ... Aug 1, 2010 1073
All eyes on 3D offerings at show. Jul 1, 2010 540
Lighting the way forward: what can broadcasters expect from currently available lighting technologies? Shawn Liew throws light on some of the solutions. Jul 1, 2010 804
Post houses facing new workflow challenges: with competition for compelling content constantly heating up, the challenge for a number of post-production houses in the region is to find cost-effective workflows that can enable them to create the best content possible. Shawn Liew finds out more. Company overview Jun 1, 2010 1910
Digital signs of the times: Digital signage becoming a more compelling platform to deliver advertisers' and broadcasters' messages across various markets. Shawn Liew finds out why. Jun 1, 2010 1550
3D production at an affordable cost. May 1, 2010 694

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