Working at the limits of broadcast technology, news providers are constantly stretching systems to deliver their story first. Discover how the winners operate and quickly master the technology they value.
As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology grows, the 2.4GHz band is becoming saturated.
In Part 1 we introduced the benefits of Audio over IP and investigated some of the subtleties that make it the ideal choice for modern broadcast facilities. In Part 2, we look at the practicalities of making AoIP work in a real-time television environment.
We’ve all heard that annoying piercing sound. It ranges from a loud dull rumble to an irritating screech resembling a human cry. We usually react by covering our ears to avoid the pain.
Broadcast control systems have become a necessity to provide a unified and efficient user experience in a notoriously fast-paced environment involving IP edge devices and network infrastructures; baseband video routers and switchers; audio routers and mixing consoles; multiviewers; intercom systems, etc. Which system qualifies as the definitive “broadcast whisperer”?
In the midst of a new expansion earlier this year, Hope City Church, located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was looking to improve the quality of its live video productions, It purchased three Hitachi Z-HD5500 cameras with Fujinon HD lenses to capture its Sunday worship services for remote distribution and in-venue image magnification.
Since 2013 Riedel Communications Switzerland AG has provided the crew communications infrastructure for the Winterthurer Musikfestwochen, a world-famous music festival, held in August in the historic old town of Winterthur, Switzerland.
Latency is the millisecond delay between the time an audio signal enters an electronic system and when it emerges. Though a simple concept to understand, latency can play havoc in a range of audio applications, including well-known issues in live broadcasting.
Live TV production demonstrated that an all IP and bonded cellular infrastructure can provide reliable world-class coverage at a world-class event.