RAI Keeps the Pace with Riedel Network for Giro d'Italia Broadcast

Published on Thursday, 27 August 2015

At the 2015 Giro d'Italia cycling race, host broadcaster RAI set up Riedel Fibre-Topology
a decentralized fibre-based network based on Riedel equipment for
real-time A/V and communications signal distribution.

IABM’s New CTO to Receive SMPTE Digital Processing Award

Published on Thursday, 27 August 2015

Newly appointed CTO of IABM Stan Moote is to receive the 2015 IABM-smoote1
SMTPE Digital Processing Medal, recognising achievement related
to digital processing of content for films, TV and games.

BT Sport & Timeline Process and Deliver UHD Live Sports with Axon

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

BT Sport and Timeline Television delivered their UHD channel’s first Timeline-BT-Sport-FA-Community-Shield
live broadcast using an OB workflow custom-built for 4K production
with new Axon 4K processing and distribution tools.

FMG Broadcasts Swatch Freeride with Blackmagic 4K Workflow

Published on Sunday, 23 August 2015

Fountain Media helped broadcast the Alaska leg of the Swatch FMG-blackmagic-swatch-freeride4a
Freeride World Tour from HQ at 1,500m with a custom multi-cam,
mobile production workflow using Blackmagic Design 4K gear.

Czech TV Builds Avid Ingest & Production on R&S VENICE Server

Published on Saturday, 22 August 2015

To extend its file-based workflow, Czech TV adopted another R&S VENICE DVS-Czech-chopin2a
ingest and production server in a configuration supporting their Avid ISIS
and Interplay editing and playout set-up.

AIATSIS Choose Dalet Amberfin for JPEG2000 Ingest and Transcode

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015

AIATSIS is using Dalet’s Amberfin video ingest, transcode and replay Dalet-aiatsis-collections1
workstation for ongoing conversion of its tape collection to uncompressed
and JPEG2000 compressed video files.

Technomax Installs Resolve Studio and Teranex for File Based 4K Workflow

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2015

Technomax has built a new 4K production and post studio based on DaVinci Blackmagic-technomax2
Resolve Studio supported by the Blackmagic Teranex Express and DeckLink
4K Extreme 12G their Tokyo facility.

Imagine Communications Updates OTT Services at World Sport Group

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2015

World Sport Group has upgraded their online infrastructure for multiple Imagine-wsg-FIFA1
platform content deliver using SelenioFlex Live encoders to output OTT,
mobile, web and live streaming formats.

Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max Update 3D Workflows at SIGGRAPH 2015

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2015

Extension releases for Autodesk Maya 2016 and 3ds Max 2016, displayed Autodesk-3dsMax2016Ext1b
at SIGGRAPH 2015, improve text design, render functionality, and game
creation with the new Stingray Engine.

Imagine Dragons Stream Music & Gameplay Live to Twitch Channel

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2015

While on tour, Imagine Dragons streamed their Twitch Channel’s first Imagine-Dragons-telestream-Blackmagic2
broadcast via Telestream Wirecast with content produced with Blackmagic
Pocket Cinema Cameras and ATEM 4K switcher.

ATEME and Fox Develop UHD HDR Video for Home Viewing

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015

ATEME and Twentieth Century Fox have been developing the TITAN Ateme-HDR-UHD1
Software Transcoder to enable distribution of some of the first movies
for home viewing in UHD with HDR.

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.