Current.org recently published an article about joint master control options and the upcoming requirement for stations to transition to ATSC 3.0.
The article includes a write-up on WGBH and Sony’s Public Media Management (PMM), detailing what sets PMM apart from its competitors.
“Instead of serving as a full-fledged master control using fiber connections to local stations, PMM depends on Amazon Web Services’ cloud to deliver files to nodes at each client station. Those nodes then play out programming into local master controls that can insert local live content.”
WGBH Chief Technology Officer, Stacey Decker, was interviewed for the article, saying, “Our technical approach allows us to be very flexible for our clients. We want to be partners with our stations to make them stronger and better…”
Read the full article on Current.org.