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TV2 Fyn Migrates to HD with Snell’s Kahuna Switcher & Maverik Control

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Moving to HD, Denmark’s TV2 Fyn has purchased a Snell Kahuna Snell-Kahuna-Maverik-TV2-Fyn2
switcher with Maverik control, supporting two full studio operations
with 2M/E production on one mainframe.

Olympic Archive Conservation to Receive Award from IBC

Published on Monday, 29 June 2015

The IOC’s conservation project, digitising and preserving over a century IBC-Olympic-Archive-Conservation
of videos, films and audio recordings, gathering expertise from around
the world, will be recognised at IBC2015.

Telestream Upgrades Video Inspection and QC for Switch Player

Published on Thursday, 18 June 2015

Telestream Switch player has new visual inspection tools for post Telestream-Switch-1 6
and video QC workflows using AJA hardware for external previews,
with loudness monitoring and new export format support.

axle Cam Simplifies Camera-to-Computer Workflow for Broadcast Video

Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2015

axle Cam camera ingest application manages and automates the Axle-cam2
process of acquiring, organizing and sharing media from commonly
used video cameras and DSLRs.

NiTRo Builds 4K Post on DaVinci Resolve & Blackmagic Infrastructure

Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Nippon TV’s NiTRO production company has built a 4K post facility Blackmagic-nitro-P4160664
in Tokyo with DaVinci Resolve and a range of Blackmagic Design
4K hardware – connected via Micro Videohub routers.

AJA’s New Mini-Converters Extend HD and 4K Video Workflows

Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2015

At InfoComm 2015, AJA introduced five new Mini-Converters that AJA-Fido-T-SC
extend video applications for productions and content creators, and
make better use of existing infrastructure.

Blackmagic DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G-Quad SDI Bridges Generation Gap

Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015

The new DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI is a mezzanine card Blackmagic-decklink4kextreme12g
system connecting older UHD/4K equipment to computers through
existing DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G capture cards.

ChyronHego Paint 6.0 Sports Telestration Generates Illustrated Replays

Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015

ChyronHego Paint 6.0 sports analysis and telestration tools now run ChyronHego-Paint6 0Flair
natively on the MacBook Pro, and add moveable players, editable clip
export and complex in/out effects to broadcasts.

Riedel Builds Robust Comms for Live Broadcast of UK's Pre-Election Debate

Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015

Riedel Communications designed a robust communications system Riedel-MediaHub1
for dock10’s ‘ITV Leaders’ pre-election debate, held ahead of the
UK’s May elections at MediaCityUK in Manchester.

Telestream Lightspeed K80 Server Accelerates Vantage Video Processing

Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Telestream’s Lightspeed K80 Server is now shipping, supporting the Telestream-tempo-portal
Vantage media platform with NVIDIA and Intel hardware to accelerate
video processing and H.264 encoding speeds.

Smart Videohub Distributes HD Signals Live at Eurovision Song Contest

Published on Thursday, 04 June 2015

Vienna’s Concept Solutions built six Blackmagic Smart Videohub HD Blackmagic-videohub-eurovision1
routers into their AV design at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest,
distributing HD signals to monitors throughout the arena.

Blackmagic Pocket Cameras Capture Action on the Inside for ‘Age of Ultron’

Published on Thursday, 04 June 2015

DP Ben Davis, BSC, placed Blackmagic Pocket Cameras strategically Blackmagic-pocket-ultron5a
around the ‘Avengers’ set during action sequences to capture high
quality HD material matching their main unit footage.

Ncam Takes The Weather Channel’s AR Presentations by Storm

Published on Thursday, 04 June 2015

The Weather Channel introduced live augmented reality programming, Ncam-weather-channel2
in which a meteorologist interacts naturally with live 3D graphics using
real-time camera tracking information from Ncam.

Dejero LIVE+ NewsBook Mobilizes Video Uplinks via BGAN Satellite

Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015

Dejero LIVE+ NewsBook has now expanded options for connection Dejero-LIVEplus-NewsBook-BGAN
paths to include BGAN terminals supporting Internet uplinks from
locations covered by Inmarsat's satellite network.

Vizrt Viz Pilot 6.0 Takes Live On-Air Control of Video and Graphics

Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015

Viz Pilot v6.0, Vizrt’s content management and control system, improves Vizrt-viz-pilot-6 0
workflow functionality of graphics and video ordering, media search,
template usage and live on-air control.

Roland Garros Monitors French Open with Blackmagic MultiView 16

Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015

The 2015 French Open production team has built a video wall Blackmagic-multiview-french-open2
comprising eight Blackmagic MultiView 16s to monitor over 40
broadcast camera feeds capturing the action on court.

iPi Soft Joins The Mocap Vaults to Train New Motion Capture Stars

Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015

iPi Soft has partnered with The Mocap Vaults, an educational resource IPi-Soft-Mocap-Vault-frame2
specialising in motion capture, to supply live and online workshops
with their mocap equipment and software.

NEP Delivers True 4K Cricket World Cup Over IP with Sony F55

Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015

NEP produced their 2015 Cricket World Cup coverage as true 4K Sony-cwc-MG 0202a
broadcasts with Sony PMW-F55 4K cameras, streamed over a fibre
IP network to distribute to viewers in India via satellite.