Are You Ready for 4K and ATSC 3.0?

If you’re not, don’t sweat it. 4K isn’t ready for 4K, and ATSC 3.0 isn’t either. Spoiler Alert: 4K TV RF/IP rests on a number of emerging technologies, so this blog is a longer than normal. Your Eyes Aren’t 4K The problem is, your eyes can’t discern 4K from normal viewing distances. You’d have to be less than 10’ from your 75” 4K TV to begin to see…

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RF COAX CABLE: Classic. Simple. Better.

In the Digital Age, new is synonymous with better. Bloggers and consumers alike can’t wait for the latest game-changing phone to drop. Interest in cutting-edge electric vehicles with autonomous driving features grows with each year. Innovative smart technology is transforming kitchens, factories, and even cities. Consumers are obsessed with newness, not only for the…

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IPTV Receiver Overview – BrightSign Media Players

We are constantly evaluating IPTV receivers, evaluating streaming capability, options for creating and updating playlists, and how well they perform in an integrated system control environment. In general, there are two classes of players: Basic IPTV players that present a list of titles, selected by an IR remote. Simple setup for playlist, select from list with IR…

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IPTV Receiver Overview – Exterity R9300

We are constantly evaluating IPTV receivers, evaluating streaming capability, options for creating and updating playlists, and how well they perform in an integrated system control environment. In general, there are two classes of players: Basic IPTV players that present a list of titles, selected by an IR remote. Simple setup for playlist, select from list with IR…

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IPTV Receiver Overview – Amino A140/H140

We are constantly evaluating IPTV receivers, evaluating streaming capability, options for creating and updating playlists, and how well they perform in an integrated system control environment. In general, there are two classes of players: Basic IPTV players that present a list of titles, selected by an IR remote. Simple setup for playlist, select from list with…

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about IPTV and RF Coax but Were Afraid to Ask

With solutions for RF coax, IPTV and hybrid solutions, Contemporary Research is in a good position to answer our video distribution questions. Have you been paying attention to Contemporary Research’s recent product development? Doug Engstrom- Vice President of Communications and Technical Services The manufacturer may be known for RF coax video distribution…

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New QIP Series of Dedicated Dual-Program IPTV Encoders with H.264 for Origination

QIP IPTV Encoders

QMOD HDTV Modulators and QIP IPTV Encoders now output H.264 video streams with new firmware update Contemporary Research is excited to announce three QIP Dual Program IPTV Encoders to their HD video origination product line. The new QIP IPTV Encoders offer the same great features as the QMOD series of RF Modulators-IPTV Encoders but provide customers an origination…

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Doug’s Q-Tips – IPTV Streaming

The new QMODs have the ability to output the video stream as an RF channel, an IPTV stream, or both at the same time. First, it may surprise you that a digital QAM channel has always been an MPEG2 video stream. The only difference from Video over Ethernet is that the stream is carried by over RF instead of IP. So when we create the MPEG2 stream, it;s automatically…

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