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Aspect Ratio vs. Video Resolution
By Aaron Todd

As anyone involved in the broadcast industry will tell you, the terminology used in this business is expansive. With great leaps made in video technology over the last few decades, it can be difficult to fully understand what specific concepts are referring to, especially as they evolve over time. This post is all about two…Read more >

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The Hidden Benefits of 4K Technology
By Aaron Todd

Broadcasting in 4K isn’t very accessible just yet. Though televisions capable of displaying 4K images have been out long enough to start reducing in price, there still isn’t that much content out there to fully utilize the capabilities of a 4K display. This is especially relevant for public, educational, and government access (PEG) broadcasters, many…Read more >

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Determining the Dynamics of PEG Access Drones
By Aaron Todd

For quite a while now, drones have been an interesting and somewhat controversial topic. They first became entrenched in our culture with the advent of unmanned military drones. Ethical issues aside, these machines are an absolute technical marvel, representing years of aeronautical research and engineering. Perhaps it was these military-focused models that initially caused drones…Read more >

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When to Choose High, Main, and Baseline While Encoding H.264
By Aaron Todd

Many current and forthcoming LEIGHTRONIX products with H.264 encoding provide the ability for users to choose the video profile that best suits a given stream. In other words, these products allow users to choose between High, Main, and Baseline H.264 encoding compression capabilities. An H.264 profile more or less defines which bells and whistles the…Read more >