Moving to HD, Denmark’s TV2 Fyn has purchased a Snell Kahuna
switcher with Maverik control, supporting two full studio operations
with 2M/E production on one mainframe.
The IOC’s conservation project, digitising and preserving over a century
of videos, films and audio recordings, gathering expertise from around
the world, will be recognised at IBC2015.
Telestream Switch player has new visual inspection tools for post
and video QC workflows using AJA hardware for external previews,
with loudness monitoring and new export format support.
axle Cam camera ingest application manages and automates the
process of acquiring, organizing and sharing media from commonly
used video cameras and DSLRs.
Nippon TV’s NiTRO production company has built a 4K post facility
in Tokyo with DaVinci Resolve and a range of Blackmagic Design
4K hardware – connected via Micro Videohub routers.
At InfoComm 2015, AJA introduced five new Mini-Converters that
extend video applications for productions and content creators, and
make better use of existing infrastructure.
The new DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI is a mezzanine card
system connecting older UHD/4K equipment to computers through
existing DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G capture cards.
ChyronHego Paint 6.0 sports analysis and telestration tools now run
natively on the MacBook Pro, and add moveable players, editable clip
export and complex in/out effects to broadcasts.
Riedel Communications designed a robust communications system
for dock10’s ‘ITV Leaders’ pre-election debate, held ahead of the
UK’s May elections at MediaCityUK in Manchester.
Telestream’s Lightspeed K80 Server is now shipping, supporting the
Vantage media platform with NVIDIA and Intel hardware to accelerate
video processing and H.264 encoding speeds.
Vienna’s Concept Solutions built six Blackmagic Smart Videohub HD
routers into their AV design at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest,
distributing HD signals to monitors throughout the arena.
DP Ben Davis, BSC, placed Blackmagic Pocket Cameras strategically
around the ‘Avengers’ set during action sequences to capture high
quality HD material matching their main unit footage.
The Weather Channel introduced live augmented reality programming,
in which a meteorologist interacts naturally with live 3D graphics using
real-time camera tracking information from Ncam.
Dejero LIVE+ NewsBook has now expanded options for connection
paths to include BGAN terminals supporting Internet uplinks from
locations covered by Inmarsat's satellite network.
Viz Pilot v6.0, Vizrt’s content management and control system, improves
workflow functionality of graphics and video ordering, media search,
template usage and live on-air control.
The 2015 French Open production team has built a video wall
comprising eight Blackmagic MultiView 16s to monitor over 40
broadcast camera feeds capturing the action on court.
iPi Soft has partnered with The Mocap Vaults, an educational resource
specialising in motion capture, to supply live and online workshops
with their mocap equipment and software.
NEP produced their 2015 Cricket World Cup coverage as true 4K
broadcasts with Sony PMW-F55 4K cameras, streamed over a fibre
IP network to distribute to viewers in India via satellite.