• Television

    What is television?

    by  • 2016/11/17 • Technology, Television • 0 Comments

    With all the debates and discussion about how television is changing in an online world, I think that it is important to define what we mean by “Television”. A typical dictionary definition would read something like this: “The transmission of transient pictures by electronic means through a wire or though space, using electric or...

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    So Long, Harris Broadcast

    by  • 2014/03/18 • Television • 0 Comments

    I had a long history with Harris Broadcast. My first summer job when I was 15 back in 1980 was a radio host in an eastern Canada radio station. I was doing my own technical operation with an Harris mono console with large rotary knobs and playing records with heavy-duty Harris turntable. Harris has...

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    Quantel acquires Snell

    by  • 2014/03/13 • Television • 3 Comments

    In a not so surprising move, Quantel did announced the acquisition of Snell today. In a news release, the company is of course very upbeat about it qualifying it of a “new force in media technology”. Well, I am not sure I’ll be that quick to say that. Is combining two companies that have...

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