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A new era of connectivity: Producing 4K/UHD Using IP and 12G-SDI

- Phil Myers, Snell Advanced Media

Recently we attended Broadcast Solutions’ ‘Broadcast Innovation’ event in association with SVG Europe. We participated in a couple of panels, one being ‘A New Era of Connectivity: Producing 4K/UHD using IP and 12G-SDI’.

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Cyclomatic Complexity - Simple, Effective, and Fits the Bill

- James Cain

In answering why cyclomatic complexity (CC) is so widely employed in industry but widely criticized in academic research, we must first answer the question, what parts of the software industry are even aware of current software research?

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

- Tim Felstead

Humble. That’s how I’m led to feel working at SAM and as part of our broader industry. When I write and think about some of the solutions and technology we’re putting together it’s all too easy to puff your chest out and claim foresight.

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VSF TR-03: An Elemental Step on the Path to IP

- Tim Claman

On October 21, 2015 the Video Services Forum (VSF) published Technical Recommendation TR-03. In the future, when we look back on our inexorable transition to IP, now in full swing, I believe TR-03 will stand as an important stepping stone on that path.

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High Flight - Defining the Cloud

- Tim Felstead

For us in the modern media world we collectively seem to think of ‘clouds’ as similar areas where limitless possibilities exist and that is the problem I wanted to blog about today. While I must admit some guilt to frequently using a little white fluffy cloud in many presentations over the years, and to indicating to audiences that some form of ‘magic’ happens within, I do now find myself wincing every time such an image is used. ’End-to-end’ is another good one, it’s really easy, if you have a camera at one end and a television at home on the other, a fluffy cloud will perfectly indicate the entire workflow in between, right? No, of course not; it was ridiculous then as much as it is today.

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