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Platform 1 – Scotland 2016: Seminar Recordings

root6 SI - Phil Crawley root6's Head of Systems Integration explores 4K, UHD, HDR and colourimetry ROOT6 Technology - Bill Baker Bill Baker demonstrates ContenAgent's automated ingest tools and workflows Avid Technology - John-Philippe Aguer A look at the announcements made by Avid at NAB 2016 Emotion Systems - Raphael Samad An overview of Emotion [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:37+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Events, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – “Encryption” Seminar Recording

Starting with the fundamentals of cryptography (difference between symmetric & public-key etc), Phil goes over the encryption techniques used in the Enigma machine (with a genuine, working example) through to HDCP and the other forms of content protection used in our industry: Symmetric vs Public-key crypto Examples – DES, AES/Rijndael etc HDCP, Blueray and the [...]

By | 2016-04-13T08:42:55+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Podcasts, Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

Gotchas with updating firmware over RS232

I've recently been upgrading Boland BVB25 OLED monitors over their RS232 serial ports; aside from needing a USB/serial adaptor (I use the Keyspan which mimics an old PC serial UART) you also need a null-modem cable (i.e. where Tx and Rx are swapped over). You can tell if a null-modem cable is required by the [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:42+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Podcasts, tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Platform1 2015 Seminar Recordings

Thanks to everyone who attended Platform1 this year! It was a great turn out and the Seminars were really well received. Introduction & "Efficient File-Based Delivery" From the AS-11 UK DPP standard with file-based QC, through DCP creation and the new IMF, we examine the most efficient way to create file-based deliverables. "Working Remotely, for [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:48+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Categories: Events, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Platform1 2014 Seminar Recordings

“The Flexible Facility of the Future” In this year’s series of seminars we looked at the different aspects of the flexible facility, covering topics from initial design through remote working and collaboration to monetising content and DPP compliant broadcast deliverables. “Introduction and “The Core Facility” Marcus Hume-Humphreys, managing director of root6, introduces the 2014 series [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:01+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"Ask Us Anything" – 004

In the fourth of our “Ask Us Anything” discussions/podcasts , Phil, Rupert and Dave are joined by Rhys Llewellyn from NBC Universal to discuss mains safety, fibre optic standards and our recent Platform1 event. Please contact us with any questions or topics you’d like us to discuss or take part in the discussions yourself. Get [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:01+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Opinion, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

"Ask Us Anything" – 003

In the third of our new “Ask Us Anything” discussions/podcasts , we discuss Sony OLEDs, Cat8 cabling, PSE and the DPP plus Sony Disk Archive storage. Please contact us with any questions or topics you’d like us to discuss or take part in the discussions yourself. Get in touch for an invite to the next [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:02+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Opinion, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"DPP 101" Stepping Stones Recordings

For those of you who weren't able to attend our recent event looking at the DPP standard for file-based UK broadcast deliverables, you can watch recordings of the seminar presentations below. With the imminent introduction of the AS-11 DPP broadcast delivery standard, ROOT6 Technology's Owen Walker and Bill Baker take a look at its specification [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:03+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Categories: Events, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"Ask Us Anything" – 002

In the second of our new "Ask Us Anything" discussions/podcasts , we discuss Television colourimetry, Klein KT10-A colour probe, EDID (and Avid!), Avid ISIS, nearline storage and Protools Please contact us with any questions or topics you'd like us to discuss or take part in the discussions yourself. Get in touch for an invite to [...]

"Ask Us Anything" – 001

Welcome to the first of our new "Ask Us Anything" discussions/podcasts in which we discuss Audio loudness, NAB, 4K & UHD TV as well as the re-birth of telecines! Please contact us with any questions or topics you'd like us to discuss or take part in the discussions yourself. Get in touch for an invite [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:10+00:00 April 18th, 2014|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Opinion, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

root6 roadshow Podcasts

If you weren’t able to make our roadshow events you can still catch up with our recording of the Pinewood event, below. John “Chopper” Harris and David Skeggs show file-based workflow in action, from the point of ingest to broadcast delivery – and everything in between. Online, nearline and archive storage are presented and the [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:29+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: Events, Podcasts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Platform1 Video Podcasts

If you missed out on a place at any of the seminars at Platform1, don’t worry, videos of all of the seminars are now available: Capture / Ingest DVS Venice – Oliver Gappa of DVS reviews the DVS Venice multi video channel server. Gallery SIENNA – With an abundance of live Sporting events on TV [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:39+00:00 July 9th, 2012|Categories: Events, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Active Logging Seminar

One of the most popular seminars in BVE's "Broadast meets I.T" theatre was the presentation on SIENNA Active Logging, by Gallery's Mark Gilbert, in which Mark showed how this powerful new tool's real time encode and edit process works and discussed the advanced metadata and logging potentials to produce new revenues such as product placement. [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:45+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Categories: BVE, Events, News, Podcasts, Products|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Televisual Factual 2011 Seminars

View HD podcasts on Vimeo or YouTube root6 sponsored and recorded the free production seminars presented as part of Televisual's Factual Festival, held at BAFTA. "Affordable Cinematic Production & Content Distribution" Designed for those already working in a professional environment - including broadcast, corporate, education and pop promo producers, directors and production managers - this [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:52+00:00 December 2nd, 2011|Categories: Events, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Platform1 2011 Podcasts and Notes

If you missed our recent Platform1 event or want to re-watch the information-packed presentations you can now view them online and download the seminar notes.  We’re also excited to announce that as well as our iTunes feed, these podcasts are also now available on our new YouTube channel. Preparing for Broadcast File Based Delivery – [...]

BVE 2011 – root6 Training "Tasters" Podcasts

Our head of Systems Integration and broadcast-engineering "Yoda", Phil Crawley, recently shared some of his vast knowledge in a series of packed out seminars at BVE - "training tasters" of root6's half-day training courses. If you didn't manage to squeeze your way in, or did but couldn't jot down all the info fast enough, then [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:56:02+00:00 March 5th, 2011|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Events, News, Podcasts, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments