Preventative diagnosis

Technology moves at such a high pace these days, that interactions between systems is ever more difficult to predict and the resulting effects on performance or worse the potential for failure is harder to identify. It is undeniable that business need to stay at the leading edge with innovation and need to adapt to the changing needs of our society, …

Digital Video on High Seas

It’s 4am in the morning, 1st of September 1995, and I’m on board a converted fishing trawler, the S/V Rainbow Warrior acquired by Greenpeace after the original Rainbow Warrior was sunk in Auckland harbour, 10 years ago. I hadn’t slept in 24 hours, and I knew the coming day wasn’t going to be a short one either. I had only …

TVnewsweb.com NewsFeature

16/2 Amsterdam, Netherlands Tim Gorter’s passport is one of the most heavily stamped in the TV news industry. He lives out of a suitcase, sometimes not knowing where he’ll be tomorrow, let alone next week or next month. Tim Gorter He’s one of the small band of uplink engineers who travel to the world’s major stories, often at a moment’s …

Store and Forward Video (Livewire / Toko)

by Tim Gorter, Teletechnics Afield Sunday, August 08, 1999 In today’s fast moving newsgathering market, the wish for a lightweight portable SNG facility is becoming increasingly requested. Both Toko and Livewire have responded to this, with a unit enabling video transmission over portable satellite terminals. Using their encoding terminal and an Inmarsat HSD (High Speed Data) capable satellite telephone, material …