Top 100 MDU Technology Providers
Owners of multiple-dwelling-unit properties rely on these providers for technology amenities. The 2016 MDU Top 100 list celebrates companies that serve the MDU market as technology partners.
Published: A BBC Staff Report
Date: 10/2016Read More
End-to-End Video Streaming from Blonder Tongue
Blonder Tongue is highlighting a live video streaming encoding solution and a 4K modulator at the 2016 NAB Show in booth SU6605. Blonder Tongue's LiveCast encoder and HDDM decoder is described as an 'Edge-to-Cloud' Solution to deliver end-to-end live video streaming. The LiveCast is an acquisition encoder that will take an SDI source and transport live video over the internet to a cloud-based video media, or service provider...
Date: 03/2016Read More
Emily Nikoo, BT's EVP Represented as a Prestigious "Top Women in Technology"
Cablefax's Top Women in Technology
These women in tech are making monumental differences in our ever-changing industry. Nikoo is working to further Blonder Tongue Laboratories' outreach in the MSO and private cable operator realm, to obtain greater placement in the 4K/Ultra HD, streaming, and IPTV delivery arena...
Published: Cablefax Magazine
Date: 11/2015Read More
Top 100 Online Video Companies for 2016 Announced by Streaming Media
By Streaming Media magazine and StreamingMedia.com
The Top 100 list recognizes companies which have had a significant impact on the online video ecosystem. "Out of all the companies delivering technologies and services in the streaming media industry, these are the 100 that our editorial team determined to be the most innovative, influencial, and important."
Live From Pan Am Games: For Broadcast Services International, IBC Operations Are All in the Family
By Karen Hogan, Senior Editor
With 41 countries participating in 36 sports (10 more than were contested in the 2012 Summer Olympics), producing a world feed for the quadrennial Pan Am Games is no easy feat.
Continued in 9th paragragh: Server equipment central racks, routers, and CATV and IPTV systems reside in a nearby equipment room. BSI installed a large contribution network... Blonder Tongue CATV and IPTV systems (feeds are distributed to team hotels and selected venues)...
Published: SVG (Sports Video Group)
Date: 7/10/2015Read More
Ben Tongue, Television Engineering Pioneer, Dies July 4
By James O'Neil
Ben H. Tongue, co-founder of Blonder Tongue Laboratories, dies on July 4. He was 90. Tongue held engineering degrees from both Northeastern University and Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and worked at several electronics firms, including Federal Telephone and Radio Corp. and Panoramic Radio Corp., before partnering with Isaac S. Blonder in early 1950...
Date: 7/10/2015 Read More
The Internet Is Too Powerful For Utility Treatment
By Steve Hegge
Don't tell Washington, but American Internet is evolving at a rapid pace. Through the use of our high-speed digital networks, doctors have the ability to share heath records across the country in a flash. Students can now stream high-definition video and share its content with their peers instantaneously. This is no surpise...
Date: 4/15/2015 Read More
NAB 2015 Satellite & Remote Preview
By Joey Gill
Blonder Tongue will unleash the STEP Scalable Transcoder-Encoder Platform, capable of performing high-quality HD/SD MPEG-2 or H.264 encoding/transcoding. Also new are the FlexCoder, which combines edgeQAM, off-air transcoding, and IP grooming technology...
Date: 4/07/2015 Read More
Blonder Tongue Introduces New HD Encoders Supporting Dolby Digital
By Robert Archer
Blonder Tongue is an Old Bridge, NJ-based manufacturer of video distribution products for the Commercial market. Adding to its selection of encoding solutions the Garden State manufacturer announced its HDE-CSV-QAM and HDE-CHV-QAM MPEG-2 HD encoders. The company explains the HD encoders are designed to support a variety of input options, and they are capable of delivering quality video over IP or RF...
Published: Commercial Integrator
Date: 3/10/2015 Read More
How Cable Can Maximize Business and Enterprise Revenue with Expanded Offerings
By Emily Nikoo
Cable operators looking to maximize and maintain revenue opportunities in the competitive world of small, medium and enterprise business services need to offer comprehensive solutions for a wide variety of verticals. That includes doctor’s offices, retail stores, fitness centers, corporate or government campuses, universities, airports, hospitals, arenas and hotels. To fit the needs of each unique environment...
Date: 10/29/2014 Read More
Blonder Tongue CCW 2014 Exhibitor Preview
Toner Cable Equipment Exhibiting WIth Blonder Tongue Products at Booth 946. At CCW 2014, at the Toner Cable booth, Blonder Tongue, a leading manufacturer of SD and HD digital video solutions, will demonstrate the latest MPEG-2 encoders, transcoders, TV signal analyzers, and MPEG transport stream analyzers designed to optimize television distribution.
Published: Broadcasting & Cable
Date: 10/22/2014 Read More
NYU's TV Center Goes Digital with Blonder Tongue
SPECIAL REPORT: EDUCATION
When New York University's Campus Cable and TV Center transitioned from analog to digital, the team recognized an opportunity to improve the quality of the television services the university offers to its resident population of approximately 12,000. Faced with the challenge of building a completely new headend, the NYU team had to find digital television (DTV) solutions that would bring efficiency and reliability to...
Published: Sound & Video Contractor
Date: 10/2014 Read More
Blonder Tongue Shows MTSA-PRO MPEG Transport Stream Analyzer
By Frank Beacham
Blonder Tongue has introduced the MTSA-PRO MPEG transport stream analyzer designed to help television operators understand what is going on inside their digital transmission. Utilizing the compact device with a computer, users can capture, analyze and generate MPEG ASI transport streams to troubleshoot problems from outside sources and ensure the best digital delivery. The MTSA-PRO...
Published: TV News Check
Blonder Tongue Unveils AQT8 Series Transcoder/Channel Processor
Blonder Tongue Laboratories recently announced that its AQT8 Series transcoder is now shipping. Through a high density, low-cost, flexible 1RU chassis, the AQT8 Series transcoder provides operators with a transcoding solution for multi-channel processing, reducing the equipment, space and power needed for QAM or IPTV in-house distribution...
Published: Government Video
How’s It’s Done: Building a Future-Proof QAM & IP System for the Education Market
By Wes Waite
Many players within our industry have made it through the digital revolution and are in the midst of transitioning to IPTV, but with that being said there are still a lot of coax architectures in commercial buildings around the country (e.g., corporate campuses, universities, airports, hotels, retail stores, etc.) that want to support video distribution. For those applications, is QAM or IP the best solution? The answer is...
Published: AV Technology
Date: 04/28/2014 Read More
What to Look for When Purchasing an Encoder for Your School
By Emily Nikoo, and Jeff Smith
Many schools and universities are looking to enhance the educational and teaching experience through the delivery of high-quality, HD video content to the classroom, including live video coverage of important lectures and ceremonies. However, before they’re able to deliver HD video content, critical infrastructure changes must be made. Given the growing number of video formats, devices, and browsers used...
Published: Creative Planet Network
Date: 03/27/2014 Read More
The Best of Both Worlds: Digital Video Encoding – Supporting QAM Distribution and IPTV Streaming for In-House Systems
By Wes Waite
Digital video encoders are much more complex than their predecessors, analog modulators, which makes them much more versatile, broadening the number of users and use cases for the same content and where it can be viewed. One of the most common applications is to use simultaneous QAM and IP outputs together to deliver RF QAM signals to traditional digital TV sets, while also delivering IP to the...
Published: TV Technology/Broadcast Engineering
Date: 03/06/2014 Read More
Key Requirements of a High-Performance Video Encoder (on page 38)
By Ken Kovach
Have you ever compared your High Definition video encoder input against its output? You may be surprised to find out what’s missing! The encoding process is a means to compress data and therefore reduce the number of bits for delivery over an IP or RF system network. This is not a simple process or an exact one. There is the software required to effectively compress or encoding the input, all video encoders...
Published: AV Technology
Date: 02/28/2014 Read More
Doing More With HD: Encoder Advances Cut Cost per Channel
By Jeff Smith of Blonder Tongue, and Tim Sullivan of NSC
Today, the biggest issue with respect to HD video in the government space is a simple one: tight budgets for investing in new technology. Fortunately, with the ongoing evolution of video systems, users can do much more for less money than in the past. One of the most effective ways to minimize expenditures is to reduce the per-channel cost of HD video distribution, and this need is being addressed by....
Published: Government Video
Date: 12/17/2013Read More
Blonder Tongue Ships Encoding Solution for HD Video Delivery
By AV Network Staff
Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. is shipping its new encoding solution to deliver cost-effective, high-quality HD video content for educational, enterprise, hospitality, healthcare, government, and pro AV applications. Priced under $850 USD...
Published: AV Network
Date: 11/05/2013 Read More