Internet Broadcasts – Headsets 911 http://headsets911.com/ Mon, 11 Oct 2021 06:09:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://headsets911.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/cropped-headsets911-32x32.png Internet Broadcasts – Headsets 911 http://headsets911.com/ 32 32 Foxtel IQ5 Review – Where Pay TV Makes Its Case With The Streaming Generation https://headsets911.com/foxtel-iq5-review-where-pay-tv-makes-its-case-with-the-streaming-generation/ Mon, 11 Oct 2021 02:38:59 +0000 https://headsets911.com/foxtel-iq5-review-where-pay-tv-makes-its-case-with-the-streaming-generation/ I still remember the joy of signing up for Foxtel when I was a teenager (or rather, when my parents signed up). Movies, cartoons, kids’ shows, music, and on-demand news were the promise, and for the monthly fee, not only did you get it all, but no ads. Fast forward 20 odd years, and the […]]]>

I still remember the joy of signing up for Foxtel when I was a teenager (or rather, when my parents signed up). Movies, cartoons, kids’ shows, music, and on-demand news were the promise, and for the monthly fee, not only did you get it all, but no ads.

Fast forward 20 odd years, and the premise of pay TV is a bit shaky; not only is it more expensive than keeping a few streaming services on hand, it really doesn’t have a unique selling point anymore. For starters, pay TV in 2021 is far from the ad-free experience – in fact, there could be as many ads as there is free TV on some channels. Want to watch a bunch of movies, cartoons, music, and more? Sign up for a few streaming services and they’ve got you covered.

Until recently, to compete with this, Foxtel required that you maintain a “historical” connection to its service, either with a satellite dish so that you could receive TV that way, or in some areas, an HFC cable connection. . Regardless, this requirement often puts Foxtel out of reach for many households – tenants often can’t get permission to install a satellite dish, and there are plenty of places you can’t really get. a satellite dish anyway (trying to install a satellite dish in an apartment? Does not work so well).

Foxtel’s iQ5 streaming box brings the service into the 21st century, avoiding the requirement of a satellite dish or cable connection for simple internet streaming, but is it enough to compete with our days ? Let’s see.

What is the Foxtel iQ5?

For $ 199, you get a two-part set of a streaming box and hard drive that plugs into your TV and uses your home internet (WiFi or wired, your choice) to provide you with the Foxtel content. This content comes at a price though – starting at $ 49 per month (or around 3 decent streaming services) and going all the way up to $ 139 for everything.

The fairly harmless black box is much smaller than previous Foxtel boxes and arguably better designed. The user interface hasn’t changed much from previous generations (it’s almost identical to the IQ4 and Foxtel Now streaming box), but unlike the latter, it combines streaming and recording, so you can record your shows when you want and watch them another time… but you can just stream them later, which makes the recording feature a bit… weird.

Setting up the iQ5 is straightforward; you don’t need a technician to visit you, unsightly lengths of coaxial cable, or anything far beyond a power outlet and HDMI cable. Plug it into power and your TV and – optionally – a satellite outlet if you already have one, and just follow the prompts to set up your account, internet connection, and preferences.

Foxtel’s iQ5 is entirely an auto-install product, and the setup is simple enough that your mom or dad can easily try it out. It also doesn’t require lightning-fast internet – Foxtel advises that a 25Mbps internet connection should be sufficient to stream 4K programming. You might want a faster connection if you want to use iQ5 to its full potential, as it can record two Foxtel programs and a free channel at a time, while watching a fourth.

If you’ve already installed satellite then there is an added bonus – Foxtel streams TV for free on its satellite signal, so if (like me) you run out of TV antenna you can still get FTA by satellite. Without, however, there is no FTA available unless you hook up an antenna connection.

Fast facts

Price $ 199 with hard drive or $ 99 without (available next year).
Subscription options $ 49 to $ 139
guarantee 2 years
Resolution Up to 4K, depending on subscription options
Registration 2 pay channels and 1 FTA channel simultaneously
Storage room 1TB (removable hard drive)
Requires Broadband Internet (Pay TV) or Satellite (Pay TV and FTA). If you don’t have satellite, you can connect an antenna for FTA.
Connectivity WiFi (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz supported) or Gigabit Ethernet
A / V Connectors HDMI (preferred), digital optical S / PDIF

Foxtel iQ5 Features

The gist of any Foxtel service is probably the content options, and there are plenty of them.

Starting at $ 49 per month, you get 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, documentaries, reality TV, and more. This will give you a lot of what’s available on Foxtel, with a few notable exceptions – movies aren’t included, and neither does sports.

There are also various special offers:

  • $ 54 per month gets you HD movies, which is basically an additional $ 5 to the basic plan. Not only do you get the movie channels (which broadcast a range of movies on a set schedule), but you can also stream over 1,000 movies on demand.
  • $ 59 per month gets you the basic package with Sports HD – if you don’t watch a lot of movies, but prefer live sports, this is your best bet (although, unfortunately, Foxtel has lost the rights to the League. TO).
  • $ 84 per month gives you the Premium package which has almost everything: Basic package, sports, movies and kids channels.
  • $ 99 per month (on sale right now, from $ 139) gets you everything: movies, sports, kids, crime, history and home shows, and multi-screen (so you can watch Foxtel in another room via the application / Casting). As a bonus, it also comes with Netflix.

It’s not just about the content though. Foxtel’s iQ5 lets you record content, but .. I wonder in 2021 who would actually use this feature given that you can stream whatever you want whenever you want. Let’s say there’s a movie starting at 8:30 p.m. but you won’t be home until 9 p.m.… no need to record it, when you can just skip when you get home, hit the “play from home” button. start ”and watch it.

Streaming something to record it now, to watch it later, seems a little pointless to me, unless you are recording something on FTA TV that might not fit into the catch-up apps.

Foxtel’s iQ5 also includes a bunch of other apps and services – there’s already Netflix, ABC iView, SBS On Demand, and YouTube built into the user interface, and there are plans to bring Amazon Prime, Vevo and others too. There are some notable exceptions, however – there are no plans to bring Disney, Stan, Paramount + or the like.

This brings an interesting point; although Foxtel includes all of these additional features, chances are you already have them. Most smart TVs already have these apps built in, so one wonders why you would want to use them on Foxtel instead of just through your TV, especially when native apps may actually have better features (e.g. native HDR and Dolby Vision). , that Foxtel can but still does not Support).

In our place, we really didn’t use the Foxtel iQ5 to watch anything. other than Foxtel, because we already have Netflix, Amazon Prime and others set up on our Smart TV and the interface is a bit easier to use.

That said, there’s a lot to be said for putting everything in one place, and if that means – as it could be for you – that you can literally use a remote for everything, that’s probably not a bad idea.

Should you buy a Foxtel iQ5 and a subscription?

Foxtel’s problem isn’t – and hasn’t been for a long time, if ever – the quality of the hardware. The Foxtel iQ5 Streaming Box is a nice blend of design and function, and the Foxtel Remote Control has long been a powerful way to interact with your TV.

Rather, the question is whether Foxtel’s subscription fees are profitable. At $ 49 a month for basic service, many people may find that a combination of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney +, or Stan offers better value for the money. it almost depends entirely on what you like to watch.

Foxtel has a few exclusives, such as HBO and a slew of live sports broadcast rights, but if your sport isn’t included and HBO doesn’t mean much to you, Foxtel’s circulation is drastically reduced. In our household, for example, we watch A League Mens and Womens, and Foxtel doesn’t have the rights either. We tend to watch a lot of old TV programs, which we stream from a home media server. Kids watch a lot of Netflix and Prime content, but they don’t need Foxtel to do so.

For us, then, Foxtel doesn’t make much sense – I’m not sure we would get the value of the packages on offer. We just don’t watch TV much (although the last few months of work and home school have changed that balance a bit).

However, if you watch TV a lot (or want to), Foxtel is a great way to do it. If there is something in particular that you want to watch, you can “find” it and watch it. If you don’t know what you’d like to watch but just want to watch Something, there is almost always something moderately entertaining.

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Foxtel allowed Ausdroid to keep the Foxtel iQ5 with a time-limited service preview for a few months.

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Sky Glass vs Sky Q: What’s the difference? https://headsets911.com/sky-glass-vs-sky-q-whats-the-difference/ Thu, 07 Oct 2021 14:56:08 +0000 https://headsets911.com/sky-glass-vs-sky-q-whats-the-difference/ Sky was rumored to be working on a TV, but Sky Glass goes beyond that, bringing a full streaming platform into the mix and removing the need for a satellite dish. With Sky Q still available and delivered by dish, what’s the difference between the two services and which one is right for you? Here […]]]>

Sky was rumored to be working on a TV, but Sky Glass goes beyond that, bringing a full streaming platform into the mix and removing the need for a satellite dish.

With Sky Q still available and delivered by dish, what’s the difference between the two services and which one is right for you?

Here we’ll be comparing the two Sky services in terms of price and features, but you’ll have to wait until we have review samples before you can provide full picture quality comparisons.

Installation

Sky Glass combines television with Sky services and is available in three different screen sizes (43 inches, 55 inches and 65 inches). These are the main products, although the company also sells an additional streaming box that allows you to add Sky Glass functionality to an existing TV.

Without the need for a satellite dish to install, Sky Glass is much easier to install. The engineer will set up the TV and position it for you, then once it connects to your existing Wi-Fi network, you’re done. It is so easy. The TV includes everything you need, with a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar. From what we’ve seen, the TV looks great and sounds great, but more testing is needed.

With Sky Q, you need to have a satellite dish installed by a professional and two cables run inside your house to your main Sky Q box. If you opt for the multi-room installation, then the Mini boxes must be connected to the Sky Q box, via the integrated mesh network.

The quality you get from the Sky Q box will also depend on the quality of the TV you connect it to, so the experience can be quite different; Sky Glass presents a cohesive, channel-friendly experience for everyone who buys it.

Simply put, it’s faster, easier, and cheaper to install Sky Glass than Sky Q.

Channels and content

Sky Glass and Sky Q both have the same range of content available, depending on your subscription level. This includes all free channels, Sky premium channels, including Sports, Movies, and Sky Atlantic, and streaming content, along with Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney +.

As with Sky Q, Netflix can be integrated with your Sky Glass subscription, giving you a huge amount of content in one subscription.

The main difference is in the way the content is presented and how it is delivered. With Sky Q, live channels are transmitted by satellite directly to the main box, so you don’t need internet bandwidth. Sky on-demand content is uploaded to the Sky Box in broadcast quality, so the speed of your internet connection only affects how long it takes to download something. Of course, streaming content (Netflix, Amazon, and Disney +) is streamed live, so you need a good enough internet connection.

With Sky Glass, everything is streamed directly over Wi-Fi (the TV uses Wi-Fi 6), so you need a strong enough and fast enough internet connection, especially if you want to watch in 4K.

In terms of presentation, Sky Glass fully integrates all streaming services into the main interface, including recommendations and search. The content is more tightly integrated than on Sky Q.

Both services have voice search via the Bluetooth remote, although Sky Glass also has far-field microphones built into the TV, so you can activate the voice by saying “Hey Sky”.

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You can only record live broadcasts with Sky Q. With the Ultra HD box, you can record up to six programs simultaneously, while watching another live channel. The great thing about recording is that shows never expire, so you can watch it repeatedly or even watch something after a long break.

Sky Q multiple episodes

With Sky Glass everything is streamed live and you can’t record. It features both live content and on-demand shows, so you can watch things that have already been broadcast. However, all content is subject to a rights agreement which governs when it can be shown, when it can be posted and when it expires.

For a lot of people, it might not make a difference, but there might be times when something you wanted to watch is no longer available on Sky Glass, but you would have had your own locally saved copy with Sky Glass.

What Sky Glass can’t do is let you put everything you want to watch together in one playlist. Via the Sky interface, you can add shows from any service to the playlist, so that you have everything you want to watch in one place. It’s very powerful and means the end of opening multiple apps and searching for something to watch.

Sky Glass allows you to pause live TV, using an internal buffer, which you can also do with Sky Q.

Offline display

If your internet connection goes down, Sky Glass can’t stream anything, so you’re out of luck.

With Sky Q, no internet means the end of on-demand and streaming services, but live TV is still available and you can watch your downloaded TV recordings and shows.

Multiroom

Sky Glass lets you have multiple devices, and there’s even a special Whole Home package that gives you a TV and a separate streaming box that you can plug into an existing TV. Content from any device is streamed independent of the Internet.

Sky Q 7

With Sky Q, Sky Mini boxes connect directly to the main box and stream live satellite channels, recordings and downloaded content to your home network, so you don’t have too much internet traffic. The only times Mini Boxes need to communicate directly with the Internet is when you’re streaming content from a service like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, or Disney +.

Price

The prices are quite similar but you have to take into account the different services. Sky Q with basic plans and Netflix supplements costs from £ 26 per month. Sky Glass costs from £ 39 per month for the same content, although that payment includes £ 13 per month to get a brand new Ultra HD TV.

Sky Glass vs Sky Q – Early Verdict

It’s not as simple as saying which service is the best, as the choice largely depends on what you want to get out of a subscription.

Sky Glass is designed for streaming, which a lot of people watch exclusively. With the TV offering a fine-tuned experience and quality sound out of the box, it’s an easy way to get premium content, with just three setup tasks: set up the TV, plug it in, and connect it to Wi-Fi. -Fi.

Sky Q remains a compelling choice, and there are three main reasons for choosing it: you can use it with your own choice of TV, which is a big factor especially if you’ve spent a lot of money on a new TV. ; second, you can record TV, storing shows to watch whenever you want; third, it relies less on Wi-Fi and Internet speeds, with satellite removing that worry from the equation.

We’ll have more when we take a look at Sky Glass, but for now the good thing is that there is now more choice as to how you get Sky.

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Twitch hacked, payout list leaked: how to change password, protect your account after massive data breach https://headsets911.com/twitch-hacked-payout-list-leaked-how-to-change-password-protect-your-account-after-massive-data-breach/ Thu, 07 Oct 2021 02:03:00 +0000 https://headsets911.com/twitch-hacked-payout-list-leaked-how-to-change-password-protect-your-account-after-massive-data-breach/ Twitch has confirmed a major data breach on its systems. Hackers have disclosed three years of data, including the Twitch payment list, source codes, and other internal tools. Users are encouraged to strengthen their accounts with two-factor authentication. Twitch, a subsidiary of Amazon, is a live video streaming platform primarily used for game streaming. Other […]]]>

Twitch has confirmed a major data breach on its systems. Hackers have disclosed three years of data, including the Twitch payment list, source codes, and other internal tools. Users are encouraged to strengthen their accounts with two-factor authentication.

Twitch, a subsidiary of Amazon, is a live video streaming platform primarily used for game streaming. Other users also use this platform for broadcasts, creative content, blogging and other similar purposes. Twitch is the most popular streaming platform on the internet today.

According to USA Today, the anonymous hacker attacked Twitch for “fostering more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space (because Twitch) is a disgusting toxic cesspool.” To add to the chaos, the hacker leaked sensitive and confidential data on the Internet.

Twitch Leak payment list, source codes and other confidential data

Twitch has officially confirmed the data breach on its Twitter account. They said an investigation was underway.

According to The Verge, the hacker called the leak “part one,” suggesting there may be more. The leak, a 125 GB file, was revealed on 4chan messaging. The hacker claims to have access to all of Twitch’s corporate tools, commit history, and information.

The Washington Post has listed some of the most iconic and highest paid Twitch streamers whose payouts have been leaked. These are:

  • Hasan “Hasanabi” Piker: $ 2,810,480.11
  • Félix “xQc” Lengyel: $ 8,454,427.17
  • Jaryd “Summit1g” Lazar: + $ 5,000,000.00
  • Nicolas “Nickmercs” Kolcheff: $ 5,096,642.12
  • Tyler “Ninja” Blevins: +1,000,000.00 $
  • Imane “Pokimane” Anys: +1,000,000.00 $
  • “Critical role:” $ 9,626,712.16

No password, address or email account was found on the leak. However, users remain cautious of yet another leak for the so-called “second part” of this data breach. It is suggested that many change their Twitch account password and enable two-factor authentication immediately.

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How to Protect Your Account After a Massive Twitch Data Breach

Screenrant said that the best way to protect users’ Twitch account is to change the password. To do this, users need to take the following steps:

  • Open the profile icon and click on “Settings”
  • Open “Security and privacy”
  • Click on the purple “Change Password”

Users should consider getting a new strong password to counter the ongoing hacking threat. Some of the best passwords have:

  • 10 or more characters
  • Contains special characters like numbers and symbols
  • Contains an uppercase and a lowercase

In addition to the password, affected users are also prompted to enable two-factor authentication (2FA). When enabled, only users with access to their physical smartphone can open the Twitch account. To activate 2FA, users must:

  • Open the profile icon and click on “Settings”
  • Open “Security and privacy”
  • Click on “Configure two-factor authentication”
  • Click on “Activate 2FA.” A code would be sent by SMS
  • Enter the code and click “Continue”
  • Users will be prompted to install a two-factor authentication app. Follow the instructions and click on “Send”


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Internet radio market to reach $ 6.3 billion by 2028 || 8 tracks, AccuRadio, Amazon, AOL Radio, Apple, Deezer, DI.FM, Google, iHeartMedia, Napster, Pandora Media https://headsets911.com/internet-radio-market-to-reach-6-3-billion-by-2028-8-tracks-accuradio-amazon-aol-radio-apple-deezer-di-fm-google-iheartmedia-napster-pandora-media/ Wed, 06 Oct 2021 11:56:15 +0000 https://headsets911.com/internet-radio-market-to-reach-6-3-billion-by-2028-8-tracks-accuradio-amazon-aol-radio-apple-deezer-di-fm-google-iheartmedia-napster-pandora-media/ Internet radio (also web radio, net radio, streaming radio, e-radio, IP radio, online radio) is a digital audio service transmitted over the Internet. It can be used either as a stand-alone device running via the Internet or as software running through a single computer. radio.net is your free online radio on the Internet. Stream the […]]]>

Internet radio (also web radio, net radio, streaming radio, e-radio, IP radio, online radio) is a digital audio service transmitted over the Internet. It can be used either as a stand-alone device running via the Internet or as software running through a single computer.

radio.net is your free online radio on the Internet. Stream the radio station of your choice with us via web radio. It’s live and free. On radio.net you will find over 30,000 radio stations from all over the world.

Online radio is either pre-recorded MP3 files or live broadcasts through a microphone that are broadcast over the Internet. They mix it all up, put it in a format that can be streamed, and send it through sound waves from the internet by clicking on a link.

Internet radio is expected to grow by over + 17% and reach a market size of US $ 6.3 billion by the end of the analysis period by 2021-2028.

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Popular Radio Formats in USA 2019. According to the Quarter-Hour Average Radio Listeners Share, News and Talk radio was the most popular radio format in the United States in 2019, with 9.5% of the radio audience listens to news / talk about broadcasting.

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The major players featured in the report include:

  • 8 tracks (United States)
  • AccuRadio, LLC (US)
  • Amazon, Inc (US)
  • AOL Radio (United States)
  • Apple Inc (United States)
  • Deezer (France)
  • FM (United States)
  • Google (United States)
  • iHeartMedia, Inc (US)
  • Napster (United States)
  • Pandora Media, Inc (US)
  • Slacker, Inc (US)
  • SomaFM, LLC (US)
  • Spotify Ltd. (UK)
  • TuneIn (United States)
  • Pandora
  • Grooveshark
  • Lazy

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Internet radio type

  • Low start-up costs
  • Automation has simplified the operation of a radio
  • Low running costs
  • Access to an international audience
  • Easy transition to podcasts
  • Internet radio directories for promotion
  • Better knowledge of the audience

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The geographic segmentation of Internet radio stations includes:

– North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)

– Europe (UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Central and Eastern Europe, CIS)

– Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, ASEAN, India, rest of Asia-Pacific)

– Latin America (Brazil, rest of LA)

– Middle East and Africa (Turkey, CCG, rest of Middle East)

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PBS AND ITS MEMBER STATIONS NOW AVAILABLE ON DIRECTV STREAM | State https://headsets911.com/pbs-and-its-member-stations-now-available-on-directv-stream-state/ Tue, 05 Oct 2021 16:00:00 +0000 https://headsets911.com/pbs-and-its-member-stations-now-available-on-directv-stream-state/ ARLINGTON, Virginia. and EL SEGUNDO, California, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PBS and DIRECTV today announced their intention to begin offering local PBS member stations on DIRECTV STREAM from the end of the year. Participating PBS member stations will be available over the next few months, and the full launch will be completed […]]]>

ARLINGTON, Virginia. and EL SEGUNDO, California, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PBS and DIRECTV today announced their intention to begin offering local PBS member stations on DIRECTV STREAM from the end of the year.

Participating PBS member stations will be available over the next few months, and the full launch will be completed in 2022. PBS on DIRECTV STREAM includes the full broadcast channels of PBS member stations that are broadcast live, as well as the free library of videos at the request of PBS. which complements the live broadcasts.

“Entertainment is personal and should serve every member of the family, which is why we are partnering with PBS to give DIRECTV STREAM customers more choice, more control and a more convenient way to access the content they care about. most at heart, “said Rob thun, responsible for content for DIRECTV.

The addition of PBS member stations strengthens DIRECTV STREAM’s already industry-leading local content offering that many consumers appreciate. DIRECTV STREAM provides approximately 800 local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations and virtually all Bally Sports, NBC Sports, Spectrum Sports, AT&T SportsNet, MSG and other major regional sports networks.

The PBS-DIRECTV STREAM relationship continues to expand PBS’s digital presence and features award-winning content from locally produced shows and PBS favorites, such as MASTERPIECE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, FRONTLINE, PBS NEWSHOUR and more.

“As viewing habits continue to evolve, PBS remains committed to making its award-winning, national and local content accessible to all Americans on as many platforms as possible. This partnership will allow PBS and our member stations to expand our digital footprint and reach more viewers with content that inspires, educates and entertains, ”said Ira rubenstein, PBS Chief Digital and Marketing Officer.

In addition, the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel recently joined the DIRECTV STREAM and DIRECTV ranges, helping to expand PBS’s mission of preparing young children for success in school and in life through reliable educational media, available anytime and anywhere. Thanks to this partnership, even our youngest viewers can access their favorite series, including DANIEL TIGER QUARTIER, MOLLY OF DENALI, ODD SQUAD, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC and WILD KRATTS, among others, via DIRECTV and its menu on demand or using the same capabilities on DIRECTV STREAM.

“At PBS KIDS, making our high-quality content accessible to as many children as possible across the country is integral to our mission,” said Sara DeWitt, senior vice president and general manager of children’s media and education, PBS. “As families continue to look to us for more ways to watch, we are excited to be able to continue to expand our offerings with DIRECTV – both broadcast and digital – to make sure we meet them where they are. are.”

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Since its launch in 1994, DIRECTV has continuously evolved its product, premium content, service and user experience to provide customers with cutting edge video offering. DIRECTV offers the industry’s best picture format and exciting content in 4K HDR. It is the clear leader in the sport, offering NFL Sunday Ticket customers every live non-market NFL game, every Sunday during the NFL season. DIRECTV also gives customers the choice of watching movies and TV shows from virtually anywhere – on their home TV or on their favorite mobile devices through the DIRECTV app. DIRECTV STREAM, the video streaming service, is designed for households who want the best of live and on-demand TV, captivating live TV packages, sports and, when using a device. DIRECTV STREAM, access to more than 7,000 applications on Google Play.

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When Adele’s album comes out, a TV show could be behind https://headsets911.com/when-adeles-album-comes-out-a-tv-show-could-be-behind/ Tue, 05 Oct 2021 00:00:44 +0000 https://headsets911.com/when-adeles-album-comes-out-a-tv-show-could-be-behind/ Photo: Will Heath / NBC / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images If you believe the internet, Adele’s long-awaited new album could drop any day. (We’ve heard that there may be music as early as next week.) But whenever it arrives, there’s a good chance this album will be followed shortly by something almost as […]]]>

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If you believe the internet, Adele’s long-awaited new album could drop any day. (We’ve heard that there may be music as early as next week.) But whenever it arrives, there’s a good chance this album will be followed shortly by something almost as exciting: Vulture. hears that Adele’s camp has approached several networks and platforms about the idea of ​​staging a TV special related to the new release. No agreement is in place and discussions are still at the exploratory stage. But if that does happen, sources say the televised event would likely kick off before the end of the year – just in time for the holiday shopping season.

While our music and TV industry spies are certain that Adele is strongly considering a TV event to promote her new music, what is less certain is what a special and where it will land. Adele promoted her 2015 album 25 with relatively intimate pre-recorded TV concerts on the BBC and NBC in November and December 2015, respectively. She could go for a similar format this time around, or maybe shoot for something more ambitious, like a live outdoor show.

As to where a stage could be seen, if history is any guide, it’s likely Adele’s team are looking for a platform that can draw massive audiences in a short period of time. On the streaming side of things, Netflix would certainly offer that – not just in the United States but globally. This project’s short turnaround time, however, may not make it the ideal candidate, as Netflix’s music specials have tended to be long-running, almost cinematic specials (think Beyoncé Back home). It’s unclear if the streamer is currently in talks for the potential special; the platform generally does not comment on projects before the agreements are signed.

Amazon Prime Video could also be a contender: it has a long history of collaborating with musicians on big projects, such as Rihanna’s fashion avant-garde. Savage X Fenty Show, the Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show and Prime Day concert specials. Amazon also obviously has the ability to sell things, like CDs and digital downloads. He could put an Adele special on his free ad-supported IMDb TV streamer, ensuring an even larger audience. HBO also has a long history of music promotions and is now looking to sign up subscribers around the world for HBO Max. And, of course, Apple, with its access to hundreds of millions of consumer accounts, could host an Adele event, most likely with a combination of Apple TV + and Apple Music coverage.

As for traditional TV broadcasting, Vulture hears that Adele’s representatives have approached US networks again about a special, indicating that she has not gone for a streaming strategy this time around. -this. Additionally, all US broadcasters now have streaming partners, so in theory Adele could make a deal to have her special broadcast on multiple platforms owned by the same company, although likely with the broadcast network leading the way.

NBC must obviously be considered a candidate, given her past association with Adele as well as the presence of Lorne Michaels, who produced her 2015 special and holds the keys to SNL, which is an obvious promotional platform for the album. But Michaels can still have Adele host or play on SNL in December even though she’s not doing a special for NBC. As for other US networks, ABC’s ownership of Disney would allow it to share any special with Disney + or Hulu, the former being a more likely candidate given its wider international distribution. Disney + could also pursue an Adele special on its own.

But CBS has a strong case to make: The Eye regularly broadcasts some of the highest average weekly audiences of any U.S. broadcaster, and Adele’s target demo of People Who Still Buy Music straddles CBS’s core demographic. adults aged 25 to 54 (yes, that includes you, millennials). CBS also has ties to MTV and streamer Paramount + owned by ViacomCBS, both of whom may be enlisted to bring more attention to Adele. The network has demonstrated – and most importantly, recent – record with the aggregation of large numbers for specials (Oprah’s royal conversation with Meghan and Harry, with over 17 million viewers, is one of the biggest shows of this year). And it probably doesn’t hurt that CBS is closely linked to James Corden and producer Ben Winston: the duo designed the iconic Carpool Karaoke with Adele and also participated in Emmy nominations Friends special reunion for HBO Max earlier this year. This does not mean that they would be involved in the event, but there would be obvious possibilities for cross promotion.

As noted above, Vulture only heard from representatives of Adele bringing up the idea of ​​a big TV event in Q4 to promote the new album. As far as we know, there is no deal made, and it is possible that his team may decide to take another route and go against a televised concert. But special or not, count on this: Adele, like her famous Briton Roy Kent, will soon be here, there and everywhere. Representatives for Adele and Sony Music did not respond to calls and emails seeking comment.

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a social video created a dystopian view of Australia https://headsets911.com/a-social-video-created-a-dystopian-view-of-australia/ Sun, 03 Oct 2021 22:47:39 +0000 https://headsets911.com/a-social-video-created-a-dystopian-view-of-australia/ Viral videos of militarized and aggressive police, deceptive live broadcasts and conspiracy theories have come together to form an online narrative of a dystopian Australia. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis expressed this point last week and raised the idea of ​​severing diplomatic ties with Australia. “It is not a free country. It is not a free […]]]>

Viral videos of militarized and aggressive police, deceptive live broadcasts and conspiracy theories have come together to form an online narrative of a dystopian Australia.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis expressed this point last week and raised the idea of ​​severing diplomatic ties with Australia.

“It is not a free country. It is not a free country at all. In fact, I mean, I wonder why we would still have the same diplomatic relations when they do, ”he said at a conference in his state, which has claimed nearly 50 times as many deaths due to it. to COVID-19 than Australia despite its smaller population.

“Is Australia freer than China, Communist China, right now?” I do not know. The fact that it’s even a question tells you that something has drastically gone off the rails with some of this stuff. “

Fox News and other international right-wing media have targeted Australia since mid-year. Tucker Carlson, Dan Bongino and Joe Rogan have criticized Australia’s strict public health measures that have kept the death toll well below the US 700,000.

But online viewers who watched last week’s protests in Melbourne only through broadcasts from sympathetic live streamers and viral clips shared online have rallied around #AustraliaHasFallen, a hashtag with thousands tweeting. on a story claiming that Australia has become a police state.

Many have focused on the response of the militarized police. Sharing a clip of a large riot police phalanx moving towards a small group of loosely organized protesters outside a Melbourne shopping center, one user tweeted: “Grocers under attack. The suburbs of Melbourne. #Australia has fallen.

Video showing Victorian riot police advancing on protesters

Others have used it to attack Australia’s response to COVID in bad faith. “Look at the gun to make sure you’re safe from a virus,” curator speaker and author Melissa Tate tweeted to her nearly 500,000 followers.

Acts of what appears to be police brutality have also fueled concerns. A viral TikTok shows a man slammed violently to the ground in Flinders Street Police Station with the caption: Stop this Draconian Tyranny!

Victoria Police have suspended the arresting officer while they investigate the driving.

A viral TikTok claiming a violent arrest was for “public health.”

Conspiracy theories fueled the anxiety behind this campaign. A popular Republican American Facebook page claimed that Australia had cut its internet to limit coverage of the protests. (United States today released a fact check saying: “No evidence Australian government is restricting access.”)

Other theories claimed that the police were not actually the police, but people working for a private security company. Others have attempted to co-opt the hashtag #AustraliaHasFallen into something more innocuous by posting that Australia has fallen.

The hashtag #AustraliaHasFallen took hold of a legitimate fear: Did the police in the Victorian era use force and appropriate tactics? – and amplified it to paint Victoria as a dystopia. Responding to real concerns about police militarization, police brutality, and the proportionality of COVID public health measures are hampered, not helped, by distortions of what is actually happening on the ground.

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Top 5 GTA RP streamers with the most subscribers in October 2021 https://headsets911.com/top-5-gta-rp-streamers-with-the-most-subscribers-in-october-2021/ Sat, 02 Oct 2021 16:14:35 +0000 https://headsets911.com/top-5-gta-rp-streamers-with-the-most-subscribers-in-october-2021/ With the recent increase in popularity of GTA RP, many streamers have taken to the game and started creating GTA RP content for their audiences to enjoy. GTA RP has become such a phenomenon that many streamers focus on their channels and are known as GTA RP streamers. These streamers created wacky characters with silly […]]]>

With the recent increase in popularity of GTA RP, many streamers have taken to the game and started creating GTA RP content for their audiences to enjoy.

GTA RP has become such a phenomenon that many streamers focus on their channels and are known as GTA RP streamers. These streamers created wacky characters with silly stories that audiences love and want to see more of.

Here are the most watched GTA RP streamers in October 2021.


Most watched GTA RP streamers in October 2021

5) Zerkaa (1,047,581 subscribers)

Joshua Bradley is an English YouTuber, streamer and Internet personality who goes by the online moniker Zerkaa and the stage name Josh Zerker. He is also a co-founder and member of Sidemen, a UK YouTube organization.

Its main YouTube channel has over four million subscribers and over 600 million videos viewed.

He uploads highlights from the GTA RP stream to his second channel, ZerkaaPlays, with 2.66 million subscribers on YouTube.


4) Perxitaa (1,954,296 subscribers)

Perxitaa, also known as Jaume Cremades Gradoli, is a Valencian player and YouTuber. He regularly streams GTA RP on the Twitch and YouTube platforms.

Architecture student Perxitaa started making Minecraft shows as a hobby and quickly grew on YouTube and Twitch. He is known for his humor and his lagging videos.


3) Loud Coringa (2,374,879 subscribers)

Victor Augusto, also known as Loud Coringa, is a former esports player who has spread to GTA RP.

He continued in LOUD as a content creator after retiring from esports, and in 2019 he launched his YouTube channel, playing games like Garena Free Fire. In 2021, his YouTube channel had 5.57 million subscribers.

Loud Coringa recently moved to Twitch, where he started streaming GTA RP and immediately amassed a large following.


2) Union (3,127,786 subscribers)

Thomas George Cassell, also known as Syndicate, is an English YouTuber and GTA RP streamer.

He launched his YouTube channel, TheSyndicateProject, in 2010 and quickly gained popularity posting commentary videos on the games. He then created a Twitch channel and became the first user to reach one million followers in August 2014. Cassell also has a second YouTube channel, Life of Tom, where he records vlogs.


1) MontanaBlack88 (4,048,822 subscribers)

Marcel ‘MontanaBlack88’ Eris is a German Twitch streamer. Although he was one of the most subscribed streamers on Twitch in 2019, he has been making videos online since 2009, most notably on YouTube, where he has spoken openly about his traumatic story in order to forge a close relationship with his audience. .

In 2013, the German streamer launched the ‘MontanaBlack88’ Twitch channel, which he used for gaming content as he wanted to produce entertainment separate from his personal life.

MontanaBlack was banned from Twitch for a short time last year for making inappropriate sexual comments about women while recording on the street.

He recently announced his intention to leave Germany due to a law targeting live streamers and content providers.


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October 2 Face of the day: Ashley Coan | Face of the day https://headsets911.com/october-2-face-of-the-day-ashley-coan-face-of-the-day/ Sat, 02 Oct 2021 05:15:00 +0000 https://headsets911.com/october-2-face-of-the-day-ashley-coan-face-of-the-day/ Ashley coan JOE SHEARER, THE EVERYDAY NON-DEVICE Those who have enjoyed the online feeds of various Titan sporting events can thank Ashley coan. Coan, who turns 18 next month, grew up in Council Bluffs. She attended different elementary schools, but has been part of the Lewis Central Community School District since middle school. She is […]]]>





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JOE SHEARER, THE EVERYDAY NON-DEVICE


Those who have enjoyed the online feeds of various Titan sporting events can thank Ashley coan.

Coan, who turns 18 next month, grew up in Council Bluffs. She attended different elementary schools, but has been part of the Lewis Central Community School District since middle school. She is currently in the middle of her final year.

As her last time as a Titan draws to a close, she said it has been a good experience and that she is excited to see what the future holds.

“I am ready to go to college,” she said.

The fall sports season is in full swing, and Coan can often be found to help with the online broadcasts. She said there are a lot of people with a myriad of reasons not being able to attend these live sporting events, so it’s cool to be able to watch LC athletics even more via internet broadcasts. From managing cameras in the field to helping broadcast in the press box, Coan does a little bit of everything for these feeds.

Coan’s media production classes and her work with live streams inspired her to follow a similar path in college. She said she wanted to study film or sound engineering after high school, and was going to attend Iowa Western Community College for two years before leaving for a four-year college.

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Broadcasting and the Internet of Things https://headsets911.com/broadcasting-and-the-internet-of-things/ Fri, 01 Oct 2021 10:46:40 +0000 https://headsets911.com/broadcasting-and-the-internet-of-things/ Click on the image to enlarge. The author is executive director of broadcast technology at Xperi Corp. As broadcasters, we often limit our perception of radio to audio programming. But we shouldn’t. Jeff Detweiler Today, Radio Data Systems (RDS) and HD Radio technologies mean that data can be sent over the air through the radio’s […]]]>
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The author is executive director of broadcast technology at Xperi Corp.

As broadcasters, we often limit our perception of radio to audio programming. But we shouldn’t.

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Jeff Detweiler

Today, Radio Data Systems (RDS) and HD Radio technologies mean that data can be sent over the air through the radio’s cost-effective and reliable one-to-many delivery system. Each week, a radio broadcast touches the lives of over 93% of the American population, without a point-to-point connection, effortlessly transmitting simplex data to a single unit or millions of devices.

Because it is scalable, broadcasters can add millions of new data “listeners” without increasing infrastructure costs or reducing existing quality of service, for both analog and digital broadcasts.

While analog FM RBDS services offer limited data, text, or messaging, HD Radio technology enables digital audio programming and much higher levels of data service for automobiles, homes, and portable devices. In other words: IoT digital radio.

Internet of things

The Internet of Things, or IoT, has service providers who want to deliver content on a secure and cost-effective platform, but security is a major concern.

Today, most connected devices allow two-way communication, with vulnerability to hacking. Configuration data, including personal information, may be exposed. In addition, there is the challenge of keeping these devices connected over home networks.

One-way communication can mitigate these challenges: Device applications can benefit from a secure one-way communication path.

Green initiatives

Recent regulations on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions require an energy transition from fossil fuels to an already oversubscribed electricity grid, which has an impact on the price, billing and consumption of electric energy. Radio is poised to play an important role in this changing landscape.

On August 5, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that 50% of all automobiles be zero-emission by 2030, initiating a radical shift towards electric vehicles. In 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order banning all sales in the state of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035. Additionally, the California Air Resources Board, Natural Gas (NG) plans to tighten the rules on natural gas for domestic heating and hot water, effective in 2023.

Real-time request / response

The proliferation of electric vehicles and the shift from gas heating to electric heating will put more strain on an already overloaded electricity grid. Building next-generation plants or adding battery storage is costly to utilities, regardless of the variable nature of the load.

The creation of an intelligent demand / response network for the management of electricity consumption offers a solution. How? ‘Or’ What? Providing real-time energy pricing to devices means they become ‘smarter’ about decisions about energy cost, use and load – and that’s where radio has an essential role to play.

The Consumer Technology Association defined the CTA-2045 as a Modular Communication Interface (MCI) to facilitate communications with residential devices for applications such as energy management.

Among these are:

  • Charging systems for electric vehicles (EV)
  • Water heater
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Emergency shutdown of electricity and gas
  • Management and control of intelligent urban lighting
  • Pool and spa pumps
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Connected car

As the number of electric vehicles increases, peak usage will exceed the design limits of the power grid, overloading it with potentially disastrous consequences, including forest fires that cause loss of life and property. Power outages in California have become commonplace to reduce these risks.

Smart charging systems and utility control data mean electric vehicle chargers could manage charging times to avoid peak power demand and optimize charging costs. This requires close collaboration between the automotive industry, electricity providers and data service companies, this is where radio can be essential: transmitting pricing and monitoring data. While this data distribution is not exclusive to radio, it may simply be the best solution due to security, reliability and cost concerns.

The competitive landscape

Sending 1MB of data to 10,000 IoT devices requires 1GB of cellular capacity, BUT alone 1 MB for the radio.

While the capacity and interconnectivity of 5G can provide benefits for connected cars and personal entertainment, 5G, like the power grid, may be oversubscribed before it achieves mass adoption. In 2020, connected cars and autonomous vehicles will generate 380 GB / hour to more than 5 TB / hour of data, according to the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium.

One limitation on 5G networks is that they are not yet fully deployed. Deploying 5G in urban and densely populated areas may be profitable for providers, but deployment in suburbs and rural areas will be a challenge given the low population density and high deployment costs.

It’s an opportunity for broadcasters, which offer wide reach across more than 2,400 digital HD radio stations, along with scalability and reliability.

Today, thanks to HD Radio data technology, stations are already transmitting real-time traffic and weather data directly to car navigation systems. Several automakers are working with HD Radio technology developer, Xperi Corp., to study, demonstrate, and test additional data services, including software and ECU updates, map updates, navigation fixes, customer relationship management, etc.

What is necessary

Several components must merge to achieve digital radio IoT. These include a content delivery system and a backend that allows service providers to connect to local radio stations or subscribers to deliver content over the available data bandwidth.

Radio stations could register to participate in data services and authorize the use of part of their data capacity for services or applications. For example, an application provider (utility, city management, etc.) might have a data service or an application that needs to communicate with their devices. The cloud-based distribution system would handle the input of data and then route it to the registered stations appropriately in the given market. Authentication, scheduling, and routing would occur automatically. The radio station simply needs to configure its HD Radio importer to open the available data ports. This data content distribution system has been prototyped and is operational in selected markets.

On the consumer side is a low-power, low-power IoT HD Radio receiver module in the form of a plug-in board for an existing CTA-2045 compatible smart device or, ultimately, integrated into the circuit board of the device. . The IoT module scans the tape, detecting the data service required by the application. Once the data is available, the HD Radio IoT device extracts the appropriate data from the digital broadcast and delivers the content to the smart device app.

Xperi is testing this system end-to-end in multiple markets, collecting data on data coverage and reliability to create Quality of Service (QoS) metrics for these data applications. Xperi, together with the broadcast community and our development partners, looks forward to strengthening the future of radio with digital IoT radio, providing revolutionary, cost-effective and reliable data transmission services.

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