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5G Broadcast for Mobile TV in a nutshell - eBook

5G Broadcast for Mobile TV in a nutshell - eBook

Sometimes, new technologies compliment established ones. One such case is that of digital terrestrial transmission (DTT) which seems doomed to be replaced by IP-based systems. This eBook explains how the integration of the latest mobile telecommunications technologies are a perfect partner for DTT and can put it on a completely new and significant growth path.

Posted by Patrizia Muehlbauer. December 11, 2018.

4K market predictions in 2019

What will happen to 4K UHD TV sales in 2019?

The market for 4K UHD TV sales is growing strongly, led by the increase in premium 4K UHD content, and is predicted by specialist research and consulting firm Futuresource Consulting to top 100 million units worldwide in 2018 and to continue expanding rapidly in 2019 and beyond.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. December 11, 2018.

R&S SpycerNode media storage system

R&S SypcerNode media storage system now commercially available

Following a successful technology showcase and system launch at IBC 2018, Rohde & Schwarz has announced the commercial availability of its R&S SpycerNode media storage system, offering a new and radically different approach to the broadest range of broadcast and media storage requirements.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. December 10, 2018.

VR and AR market predictions in 2019

What will happen to the VR and AR market in 2019?

Looking at the market for two of the big technology trends of 2018, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) sales are predicted to have fallen sharply in 2018, but will return to growth in 2019, according to a new report by research firm CCS Insight.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. December 10, 2018.

Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) is growing strongly

What will happen to the SVOD market in 2019?

Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) is growing strongly across the world according to two leading research companies who have looked at the market. Digital TV Research said SVOD revenues across 138 countries will reach $35.04 billion in 2018. That’s $10 billion more than the 2017 total and more than triple the 2015 total. Further rapid expansion is predicted in 2019, according to Ampere Analysis.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. December 6, 2018.

Bayerischer Rundfunk’s (BR) Wendelstein transmitter station

5G broadcast tests take another step forward in Germany

5G broadcasts in the 5G TODAY research project moved forward in December 2018 with a Rohde & Schwarz transmitter starting operations at Bayerischer Rundfunk’s (BR) Wendelstein transmitter station and partner Kathrein completing an innovative antenna for test operation at BR’s transmitter site in Ismaning near Munich.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. December 6, 2018.

Rohde & Schwarz has acquired Pixel Power Ltd.

Rohde & Schwarz acquires Pixel Power Limited

Rohde & Schwarz has acquired Pixel Power Ltd., a technology leader in television branding, graphics, automation, master control and playout. With this acquisition Rohde & Schwarz is executing its plan to expand further in broadcast playout while taking ownership of a company with significant technological leadership. The subsidiary will be renamed "Pixel Power Ltd. - A Rohde & Schwarz Company".

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 27, 2018.

zweiB invests in R&S CLIPSTER

zweiB invests in R&S CLIPSTER for DCI and IMF mastering

Munich-based cinema, event engineering and media and post production specialist, zweiB, has boosted its facilities with the R&S CLIPSTER mastering station from Rohde & Schwarz to use on DCI and IMF mastering.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 20, 2018.

postPerspective at SMPTE 2018

postPerspective takes a look at Clipster 6.7 and SpycerNode at SMPTE 2018

Randi Altman’s postPerspective spoke to Erik Dobberkau and Erik Balladares from Rohde & Schwarz on the booth at SMPTE 2018 in Los Angeles about its newest update, Clipster 6.7, as well as the new SpycerNode scalable storage solution for broadcast and post.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 20, 2018.

Édgar Acevedo, Project Coordinator at CEPROPIE

CEPROPIE picks storage solution from Rohde & Schwarz for Mexican Presidency

The Production Center for Informative and Special Programs (CEPROPIE) in Mexico chose R&S SpycerBox technology from Rohde & Schwarz to store video and audio material for the country’s president.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 14, 2018.

BLUE Experts Lounge

BLUE Experts Lounge – latest dates for Germany and Switzerland

The BLUE Experts Lounge, the global ‘technology experts roadshow’, travels to Germany and Switzerland in November 2018, taking place at the “Media Online inhouse tradeshow” on November 20 in Frankfurt, Germany, followed by the “Jordi AG Tech Workshop 2018” from November 22-23 in Schlieren, Switzerland.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 13, 2018.

NHK 8K service begins in December

The 8K future arrives in December

At the beginning of December 2018, the world’s first regular broadcasts in 8K begin, the climax of a 23-year development programme for Japanese broadcaster NHK. The question is whether it is truly the start of something that will eventually sweep the industry or will remain niche.

Posted by Adrian Pennington. November 13, 2018.

2018 Streaming Media 101

2018 Streaming Media Europe 101 with Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz is one of the most important companies in the online video space, according to the newly released 2018 Streaming Media Europe 101 list. This year’s influential Streaming Media Europe 101 is the seventh-annual list of the most interesting, important, and influential companies in online video.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 13, 2018.

SMPTE 2018

Contribution and distribution using unmanaged networks a key focus at SMPTE2018

Moving IP media effectively over unmanaged networks was a key focus at SMPTE2018 in Los Angeles, October 22-25, 2018. A major stream in the conference programme was dedicated to the subject, including a presentation on Thursday by Martin Holmes, Senior Business Development Manager at Rohde & Schwarz (booth 322).

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 4, 2018.

Featured videos

Dirk Thometzek, Product Manager storage products at Rohde & Schwarz

Dirk Thometzek, Product Manager storage products at Rohde & Schwarz

Dirk Thometzek, Product Manager storage products at Rohde & Schwarz, introduces the new R&S SpycerNode storage solution. It is the first storage product on the M&E market to feature high performance computing (HPC). Watch the video.

Tim Felstead, Director Strategic and Operational Marketing at Rohde & Schwarz, looks at the key market trends at IBC2018

IBC2018 Market trends

Tim Felstead, Director Strategic and Operational Marketing at Rohde & Schwarz, looks at the key market trends at IBC2018. Watch the video.

John Ive, Director of Strategic Insight at IABM

The main themes of IBC2018: the cloud, IP, AI and management systems

John Ive, Director of Strategic Insight at IABM, highlights the main themes of IBC2018: the cloud, IP, Artificial Intelligence and overarching management systems. Watch the video.

David Wood, Consultant in Innovation and Technology at EBU

OTT, 8K TV sets and 5G technology trends at IBC2018

David Wood, Consultant in Innovation and Technology at EBU, said OTT, 8K TV sets and 5G are among the main technologies at IBC2018. Watch the video.

Janet Goddard, marketing broadcast and media at Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz booth overview at IBC 2018

Janet Goddard, marketing broadcast and media at Rohde & Schwarz, introduces the main highlights on the stand in Hall 7 in IBC2018 in Amsterdam. Watch the video.

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