Doug’s Q-Tips – How to Integrate Captioning

All new-gen QMODs have the ability to import captioning data for inclusion with each channel’s program.  SDI video has the ability to embed 708/608 digital captioning, while other inputs can provide captioning data on the unit’s composite video output. The QMOD-SDI 2 illustrates the two ways for integrating captioning. SDI is the only format that can provide…

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CR to Exhibit at infoComm15 June 17-19

Contemporary Research will be exhibiting at infoComm15 June 17th-19th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Dealers or Customers interested in attending can register for free using our Guest Pass Code Con777. Contemporary Research’s booth location is 3151. Please make plans to meet our sales, marketing and engineering staff and learn about our new…

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Doug’s Q-Tips – How Does MPEG Encoding Work?

We refer to our QMOD solutions as HD Modulators – IPTV Encoders. That covers a lot of ground and requires a bit of explaining. A QMOD is an Encoder, as it accepts a video source and encodes it into an MPEG-2 stream. From there, it can package the stream to be carried over RF coax by an HD RF channel, a process called modulation. In addition, it can package the same…

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Natalie Williams Cappello rejoins Contemporary Research as Engineering VP

Natalie Cappello- Vice President of Engineering Addison TX – August 1, 2014 – Natalie Williams Cappello has been appointed vice president engineering for Contemporary Research, maker of products for the professional audio-visual industry, according to company president Scott Hetzler. Williams had served as VP engineering and operations from 2011 to 2013 “We are…

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