Codecs revisited: Meaning, method and MPEG

By A. Kumar 15. November 2018

 

Following on from an earlier blog, this post puts the spotlight on coder-decoders (that's codecs to you and me!) with a special look at the MPEG family. Read on…

 

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Temaer: technology, video, codec, mpeg

4K in cinema: past, present and future?

By Tom Bert 8. November 2018

 

This week's blog dives into the world of cinema image quality and format. Tom Bert, guest writer and digital cinema pro at projector manufacturer Barco, examines the digitization of the cinema, the buzz around HDR and what kind of image quality you can expect to see soon at a cinema near you!

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Temaer: technology, HDR, cinema, 4K

What is HDD and SSD?

By A. Kumar 1. November 2018

 

This week we go back to basics and look at two storage technologies: HDD (hard disk drive) and SSD (solid-state drive).

SSDs are known for their amazing performance at minimal cost, with the potential to speed up existing computer systems and servers without breaking the bank. Hard disk drives are low-cost with a much higher capacity to store data – which is the main reason they are still in use.  Join us for a quick take on the histories, benefits and just a few of the many acronyms in this field!

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Temaer: technology, ssd, hdd

Five technology watersheds

By Nevil Bounds 24. October 2018

 

The last few decades have seen enormous changes in workflow, equipment and possibilities. We asked Nevil Bounds which five significant shifts in technology have impacted on the creative and AV industries. Read on and see if you agree with his top five!

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Temaer: creative, tools, video, future, technology, IoT

Ten technological turning points that change the way you live and work

By Jan Sollid Storehaug 15. February 2018

How will the next technological turning points change your life? Will more happen in the next 3 years than the previous 300? 

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Temaer: technology, trends, artificial intelligence, IoT, future, automation, transport, augmented reality, blockchain, nanotechnology, biotechnology

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This blog is created by Dataton, and is about multi-display software and surrounding technologies, media servers, content creation - basically anything within the AV industry that serves to enrich the audience experience! Since the 90´s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. 

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