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Regardless of your video applications: cable broadcaster, video on demand user such as K-12 or video on demand user for patient education in healthcare. Cables and connectors make everything work. Mike McIntyre of Sound & Video Contractor compiled a comprehensive resource on cable and connector manufacturers that’s worth a read at Sound & Video Contractor […]

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Broadcast automation and video on demand solutions can provide a false sense of security and many think that if you have a RAID solution for your digital video server you don’t need a separate back-up. However, that’s just not the case. Hard drives fail and so can RAID cards and RAID systems so it’s never […]

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CNET looks at wireless routers and finds that many of the top brands are easy to hack. A study evaluates home and small office wireless routers. It was conducted by ISE, Independent Research Evaluators From the study…”ISE initially set out to evaluate the security of ten popular, off-the-shelf SOHO wireless routers. The final scope of […]

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If you have ever been involved in a video or film project you’ve probably heard the term storyboard or even helped create one. If you want to start creating your own video projects leaning how to create a storyboard can improve your planning and save you some time during the shoot. I ran across an […]

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New VLM Version 3.21 Available

by cjones on November 8, 2012

in Technical

VLM Version Update Available Version 3.21 of VLM is available and includes several new standard and optional features. The new features include: Added a “start date / kill date” within VLM for Informa so projects can be started and removed from any active lists based on dates. There is also a new check box so […]

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  Moving from analog to digital solved some problems but created some new ones like the critical need to back-up video content. In the old days, everything was on tape and as long as you had that tape and took good care of it you were good. With tape gone in most stations all video […]

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Dave Moulton writes a useful tech article on measuring audio and the CALM Act in response to several letters or emails he received. He has recommendations on how to measure the levels and what meters to use. Read his article at TVTechnology: The CALM Act and How to Use Your Audio Meter.

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Today, June 6, 2012 is a reboot (of sorts) of the Internet with a new addressing system. According to the experts we are going to run out of IP addresses. These are the numbers a device needs to access the Internet. This includes your desktop computer, laptop, smart phone, tablet or other device that needs […]

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World Backup Day (#worldbackupday) is March 31st. Is this your plan?   Do you backup your data more than once per year? Do you look at your video content as an asset that if lost has no impact your organization? Have you ever calculated how much your video data costs? Consider the labor to edit […]

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  Leslie Stimson wrote the follow up article for TV Technology on the first nationwide EAS test following a conference call with FEMA and industry experts on what happened. The article “The Good, Bad & Ugly of Nationwide EAS Test Dissected” reviewed the discussion and opinions about next steps. Her other articles on the EAS […]

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