Making light work

Nardelli, Scott
December 2011
Broadcast Engineering (World Edition);Dec2011, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p14
The article focuses on the use of broadcast industry to fiber optics technology. It says that the industry adapt the use of fiber optics in the middle of 1990s as part of their move towards digital television (DTV) and high definition (HD) production. It states that live sports and remote events broadcasting are the two areas that were impacted by the technology. It adds that one of the benefits of the said technology is that connectors can be used on either end of the cable run.


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