IKinema Plugin Refines Mocap Solves for Autodesk MotionBuilder

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2015

Ikinema’s new plugin is the first third-party mocap solver for Autodesk Ikinema-plugin-motion-builder2a
MotionBuilder, which Framestore has adopted to improve fidelity of capture
data for upcoming projects.

‘Hillary’ Reaches the Summit with Sony PMW-F55

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2015

David Paul NZCS shot the new TV series on climber Edmund Hillary Hillary-sony-F55-David-Paul4a
on location in the New Zealand and Nepal mountains, choosing Sony’s
F-55 for ease of use, flexibility and image quality.

Singapore’s MediaCorp Automates New Graphics & Production with Dalet and Vizrt

Published on Thursday, 30 July 2015

Singapore national broadcaster MediaCorp’s relocation will speed up Mediacorp-Dalet-vizrt5
ongoing upgrades to its Vizrt graphics and Dalet MAM systems, involving
considerable automation and integration.

Kroenke Automates Channel Operations with Telestream Vantage

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015

Cable TV entertainment company KSE Media Ventures has created Telestream-BeckTV-Altitude1
an automated workflow for its channels by using four Vantage media
processing systems running on Lightspeed servers.

Ncam to Launch New PTZ Camera Tracking at IBC2015

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015

Ncam is launching a new entry-level camera tracking system at IBC2015, Ncam-libra
simplified for broadcasters who want to use virtual graphics or AR, but
only need PTZ functionality.

On-Air ATSC Trial of Dolby AC-4 Audio Succeeds with Harmonic Encoding

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015

In a trial at KQED-TV, Harmonic and Dolby demonstrated how the Dolby ATSC-dolby-harmonic2a
AC-4 format improves both bandwidth efficiency and audio quality within
the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard.

France Télévisions Tour de France Highlights Race Ahead with EVS & Avid

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015

France Télévisions’ editors travel with the Tour de France in an OB van, Avid-EVS-2015-TourdeFrance
using an Avid Interplay Production workflow to produce highlights
packages from logged content on EVS servers.

AERIGON Remote Camera Head Captures the ‘Avengers’ World

Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015

Helicopter Film Services use the AERIGON remote head with cinema Aerigon-hfs Avengers3a
cameras to capture aerial footage that is stable and precise enough to
be fed directly into VFX pipelines.

_wige MEDIA Future-Proofs Mobile Live Production with Grass Valley

Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015

Germany’s_wige MEDIA AG invested in upgradeable Grass Valley live GV-wige-ob-van2
production gear to meet current demand for HD and 3G productions, and
prepare for a transition to IP in the future.

Viz Engine and Viz Artist 3.8 Add Streaming & Graphics Support

Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015

New versions of Viz Engine and Viz Artist increase their compatibility VizArtist-3 8-Substance-Shader
within motion graphics and broadcast production pipelines, supporting
Matrox, Adobe, Allegorithmic and MAXON.

PBS Defines 4K and UHD Delivery with Video Clarity 4K Analyzer

Published on Wednesday, 08 July 2015

PBS network is using Video Clarity’s ClearView Extreme 4K video quality VideoClarity-analysis-Subjective
analyzer to test and verify the quality of 4K video when processed with
different encoding systems such as HEVC.

Brightcove Powers New Zealand Broadcasters’ HbbTV Service

Published on Wednesday, 08 July 2015

Brightcove has partnered with three of New Zealand’s free-to-air TV Brightcove-hbbtv-nz5
broadcasters -TVNZ, Mediaworks and Māori TV - to deliver a HbbTV
service to 3.6 million viewers.

BT Sport Builds AR Studio Graphics with RT Software and Ncam

Published on Saturday, 04 July 2015

As new UEFA UK broadcaster, BT Sport has developed augmented BT-sport-rt-software2
reality graphics for UEFA studio coverage with real-time 3D sets and
digital analytics from RT Software. 

Telestream Wirecast Streams Extreme Sailing to Screens Everywhere

Published on Thursday, 02 July 2015

Telestream Wirecast live video streaming software is now used to Telestream-Wirecast-Sailing-2a
connect fans around the world with Extreme Sailing Series, held as
stadium sailing events at locations around the world.

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Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Australia’s SMPTE15 Takes On 'Persistence of Vision - Defining the Future'

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition, SMPTE15, will focus on IP, the SMPTE-Nine-Imagine-playout
cloud, HDR imaging and HEVC. Chris Fetner from Netflix will discuss IP
as a dominant means of content delivery.

Technicolor PostWorks Finishes ‘Younger’ with Baselight for Avid Workflow

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Colourist Anthony Raffaele and finishing editor Mike Nuget at Technicolor Technicolor-postworks-Younger03a
PostWorks work together via Baselight for Avid to give the new series shot
by DP John Thomas, a distinctive look.

Avid Acquires Orad Hi-Tec 3D Real-Time Graphics

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Avid has acquired Orad Hi-Tec Systems 3D real-time graphics and Orad-maestro-6 9
video server company and plans to include its news, sports, channel
branding and virtual studios on Avid MediaCentral.