Dejero has been awarded a second Technology and Engineering Emmy Award in the category of Video over Bonded Cellular Internet (VoCIP) technology, recognizing the Waterloo, ON company’s innovation in the industry. Dejero’s Smart Blending and hybrid encoding technologies work in concert to form an integrated system which responds in real time to changes in network quality and video content. That’s transformed how broadcasters transmit live content from the field, using cellular networks, and allows newsgathering crews greater flexibility in terms of locations from which they can transmit a live shot. Last year, Dejero was awarded its first Technology and Engineering Emmy for Excellence in Engineering Creativity, recognizing a decade of achievement in the field of live transmission. This year’s awards will be presented at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, Apr. 19, during NAB 2020.
Play MPE is expanding into the Canadian market, announcing that Universal Music Canada will service all new release content through its music distribution solution. Already in use in the U.S., Australia, Europe, and South Africa, Play MPE’s offerings include a suite of digital promotion tools and content discovery apps, aimed at music professionals.
Shaw has launched LTE Backup for Shaw Business customers, an add-on solution aimed at keeping cloud applications and Point-Of-Sale (POS) terminals online if a primary internet connection disruption occurs. Customers using LTE Backup identify the online systems and applications that are essential to their business operations. If a wireline internet outage occurs, the essential systems and applications automatically switch to the LTE network with no intervention from the customer. Once the wireline connection is restored, the internet connection automatically switches back to the primary network.
SMPTE is hosting free webcast, Cybersecurity Concerns & Mitigations for Broadcast & Multimedia Facilities, on Jan. 29. Wayne M. Pecena, assistant director of Educational Broadcast Services at Texas A&M University, and director of engineering for Texas A&M public broadcasting stations, will speak on cybersecurity as an ongoing essential task for the broadcast engineer in the IT-centric environment. The webinar will cover cybersecurity concerns, principles, and proactive implementation techniques in the broadcast station environment.
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