NAB Day 1: Live from Las Vegas

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Day 1 News

Convention Embraces Multiplatform World
This year’s NAB Show cements the show's transition from an over-the-air broadcast-centric show to one that's shining a spotlight on the entire professional media industry.

'It's a Great Time to Be a Broadcaster'
Smith shares thoughts on issues and the show.

Increasing Revenue With 5D
Filmmaker James Cameron and acclaimed cinematographer Vince Pace, co-chairmen of Cameron|Pace reveal the strategies and details behind 5D productions.

Technology, Artistry Enhance Filmmaking
The Creative Master Series Conference brings together an impressive list of major participants in the feature film, episodic television, advertising and online communities.

HD Radio Sees Promise of Mobile
The system pairs HD Radio broadcasts with the phone's data channel to deliver features.

Newsrooms Revamp to Stay Local
The traditional tagline of "First, Live, Local" will remain relevant in the digital world.

Smart TVs Getting Smarter Tech
At the end of 2011, MagnaGlobal estimated there were approximately 5.4 million smart TVs.

TV Spectrum Auction Authorized
Legislation authorizes the Federal Communications Commission to "encourage" broadcast licensees to "relinquish voluntarily some or all of [their] licensed spectrum usage rights."

Creators, Distributors, Advertisers Find Hot Spot
In the growing multiplatform realm of many screens, it's more about content and content rights than ever before.

Providers Tap Growing Mobile Audience
Nearly 60 percent of all new phones sold at the end of 2011 were smartphones.

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