Sky Italia deploys Imagine Communications’ MagellanTM SDN Orchestrator
to integrate and transparently manage redundant distribution for both
broadcast TV and IP transport streams.
Quantum and Cantemo have partnered to integrate file-based workflows
for media production. Also, Quantum’s new Workgroup system extends
online collaboration and storage.
Agence France-Presse is using a Quantel news production system to
set up an integrated, international news workflow that supports remote
and studio production of localised news.
Marshall Electronics’ new Dual 7” rack mount monitor combines a high
resolution display with analogue and digital inputs and waveform
monitoring for broadcast and reference.
SBS broadcast all stages of the 2014 Tour de France live to screens
across Australia from their Cycling Central website. Uninterrupted
availability was monitored and managed by Hostworks.
The Pickathon Music Festival in Portland Oregon set up a live production
and streaming system to broadcast performances of over 50 acts across
seven stages during their 3-day music festival.
FilmLight showed Daylight on-set colour grading tool for visualising
looks, Baselight for NUKE compositing software and the upcoming
release of Baselight grading system at IBC2014.
Many churches are establishing communities across a dispersed congregation.
Matrox engineer Daniel Maloney describes live production systems to integrate
and stream multiple-site content.
Panasonic and ITN are testing a broadcast news network workflow
that transmits video and shoot data from field locations to the newsroom,
controlling cameras via a network.
British Sky Broadcasting, BSkyB, has expanded and improved its
colour grading and finishing services with a recent upgrade of its
Mistika client suites and SGO SAN storage.
Kabel Deutschland is using the Evertz Software Defined Video Network,
with Evertz 46Tb/s EXE Routers, to transition their uncompressed video
routing to IP architecture.
RTL, broadcaster for Germany’s national team, is using Vizrt systems
and player tracking to produce the team’s games, including the updated
Viz Libero 3D virtual sports analysis tool.
Panasonic and SAP SE will together develop video-based sports analytics,
based on the ultra-wide-angle camera system and integrating Panasonic’s
video and tracking software.
Aspera, EVS,and Elemental have developed a large-scale service for
high-resolution live video streaming via the cloud to viewers watching
live HD events from connected devices.
Aspera expands its platform for moving media with new capabilities used
in the transfer, synchronization and streaming content across distributed
cloud and on-premises systems.
A new Sony IP-based system at CNN’s affiliate N1 enables remote live
HD production in studios in Belgrade, Sarajevo and Zagreb, controlling
and mixing all live programming from one room.
Sony, with 10 broadcast organisations, launches the Networked
Media Interface to promote IP-based networking with low latency,
noise-free switching of HD and 4K video and audio.
New UK station Latest TV went live in August using the aQ QNews for NRCS
functionality - locally from the studio, or remotely from any location - on
any device - via the QNews web gateway.