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Forum: Broadcasting Today, 07:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By technologist
From 35 in tesco .... So they are available...

From 35 in tesco ....
So they are available cheaply and with intervention to stop SD boxes being sold they will become cheaper.
Bear in mind more territories have T2 than T now..
Albeit not...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 18:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By technologist
Who benefits if the viewers all have Freeview HD...

Who benefits if the viewers all have Freeview HD receivers... .

The PSB's as they do not need to emit both SD and HD saving lots of money .

The mux operators as they can put more channels on. And...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 07:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By technologist
And because the BBC is regulated by the BBC trust...

And because the BBC is regulated by the BBC trust who issue service licenses
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/our_work/services/television/service_licences.html
Which describe what they expect from...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 07:05
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By technologist
There is the lido bar and cafe just across the...

There is the lido bar and cafe just across the road from the gallery
http://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/hyde-park/facilities-in-hyde-park/lido-bar-and-cafe
Lots of tables outside ......
Forum: Broadcasting 28-07-2014, 14:18
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By technologist
It is noticeable that one platform already has...

It is noticeable that one platform already has speaking EPGs .....

But the more important point is that with a wifi enabled add on .. A speaking EPG could be provided to this platforms whose EPG...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-07-2014, 11:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By technologist
They have...

They have http://iplayerhelp.external.bbc.co.uk/help/playing_radio_progs/iplayer_radio_issues
BUT. More reports would probably help them find out what is happening .
Both with categories and with...
Forum: Sky 28-07-2014, 09:37
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By technologist
Which channels ?

Which channels ?
Forum: Broadcasting 28-07-2014, 06:40
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By technologist
As there are stb for the DTT platform which use...

As there are stb for the DTT platform which use text to speech , in itself it is not a technical l problem.
What is more if an issue is the inventory issues if this is not a standard stb .. Which...
Forum: Radio 27-07-2014, 16:15
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By technologist
I don't know how many versions of the same...

I don't know how many versions of the same programme there are on radio iPlayer but there are many hundreds on the TV one.... So that you have different files being used depending on what you are...
Forum: Advice 27-07-2014, 10:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By technologist
Air cons leak if you do not use them ... The ...

Air cons leak if you do not use them ... The refrigerant keeps the seals damp..
So use it all the time or certainly every week.
I find it if greatest use in the winter to demist the windscreens.
Forum: Broadcasting 25-07-2014, 17:11
Replies: 24
Views: 2,206
Posted By technologist
Teletext pages run from 100 to 8ff , but 8 was...

Teletext pages run from 100 to 8ff , but 8 was actually 0. As only three bits were used fir the hundreds 0 to 7 in decimal..
In the uk magazine 8 was only used fir programme related services viz ...
Forum: Advice 25-07-2014, 16:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By technologist
Can I also point out that university careers ...

Can I also point out that university careers services offer their advice to recent graduates ... Not just these who left university a week or so ago.

But it is better to start early with...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-07-2014, 16:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By technologist
Community HD is a HD channel using full...

Community HD is a HD channel using full bandwidth.

Can I just point out that the purpose iff the extra muxes is to encourage people to upgrade to Freeview HD .. So that when the next change over...
Forum: Sky 25-07-2014, 12:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By technologist
Because no one has set up those companies (yet)...

Because no one has set up those companies (yet)

Those in Germany get sky Deutschland ..... Which has a problem because in Germany DSAT is predominantly FTA .(the long established cable is pay and...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-07-2014, 23:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,695
Posted By technologist
But the BBC does not own the rights in any music,...

But the BBC does not own the rights in any music, or probably not all the rights in the script, and may be not the format rights for EE etc.
But indies can use who they want to exploit what rights...
Forum: General Discussion 24-07-2014, 19:45
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By technologist
Most systems do not record the fingerprint they...

Most systems do not record the fingerprint they work out the characteristics of it and stores that.
It is a lossy compression so you cannot reconstruct the finger from from what they store...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-07-2014, 12:46
Replies: 110
Views: 8,383
Posted By technologist
One of the faults was like the load balance...

One of the faults was like the load balance failure last time

But two major faults at one tme will not be easy to solve even with infinite resources
Forum: General Discussion 23-07-2014, 09:52
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By technologist
What other countries can see it free?? BTW the...

What other countries can see it free??

BTW the iPlayer Window will be 30 days not 7 but series stacking will be removed
and BBC Store is also coming! .
Forum: Broadcasting 22-07-2014, 17:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By technologist
For non BBC broadcasters they have to comply...

For non BBC broadcasters they have to comply with the broadcasting code
Of which "Section Five: Due Impartiality and Due Accuracy and Undue Prominence of Views and Opinions...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 21-07-2014, 13:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,775
Posted By technologist
But it is unlikly that they will be to uhd1ph2...

But it is unlikly that they will be to uhd1ph2 specs that the broadcasters are working towards ....
A screen with BT709 spec except fir pixel numbers does look much different from HD
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 08:53
Replies: 110
Views: 8,383
Posted By technologist
It think you will find that the website has been...

It think you will find that the website has been up all the time ....(well very almost)
i.e. you can go to any Url directly

- it is Home page and Iplayer which seem to have the problems
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 20-07-2014, 08:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,775
Posted By technologist
You will certainly see the difference between...

You will certainly see the difference between and HD and a UHD1 ph2 which is what the broadcasters are wanting/ and working towards ...

But HD to "4K" - not much difference
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 08:29
Replies: 110
Views: 8,383
Posted By technologist
That showed a number of things- mainly...

That showed a number of things- mainly operational processes in all three parties - the BBC, Siemens (now ATOS) and C&W (Was Energis now Vodafone) ......
most of which were un changed for many many...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 06:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By technologist
There seems to be a problem with home page ... It...

There seems to be a problem with home page ... It may be the traffic mangers like last time
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/legacy/bbcinternet/2012/07/website_outage_june_11_2012.html
The site is...
Forum: Sky 20-07-2014, 06:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By technologist
And itv want the subscription income so that that...

And itv want the subscription income so that that are not so dependent on advertising revenue......
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