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‘Real World IP’ Event Video Series: Part 7 - The Panel DiscussionNovember 18th 2019 - 03:22 PM

Part 7 in our series from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, culminates with the five speakers joining on a panel moderated by Tony Orme, Editor at The Broadcast Bridge.

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User Generated Content Or Reporting In Real TimeNovember 18th 2019 - 09:00 AM

We all understand what it means when someone says a video went viral. It typically means a person used a mobile device to record an event and posted it to any number of social media websites. How does that have anything to do with professional broadcast and production?

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How Long Do Video Tapes Last?November 15th 2019 - 09:00 AM

It’s one of the most mystifying questions in video and usually only those with the most valuable programming bother to ask it: How long does video tape last?

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The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the most anticipated international music events of the year.

LUCI Rescues Reporters’ Streaming Coverage At Eurovision Song Contest 2019November 12th 2019 - 11:00 AM

When the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest found that their Tel Aviv venue did not have ISDN lines to stream the reporters’ commentaries, an ingenious software called LUCI let their voices be heard.

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PTP Explained - Part 2 - Redundancy In Media Driven PTP NetworksNovember 12th 2019 - 10:00 AM

In the first part of this four-part series we described the basic principles of the Precision Time Protocol. In part two, we investigate PTP redundancy, specifically for media networks.

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‘Real World IP’ Event Video Series: Part 6 - Norbert Paquet - sonyNovember 11th 2019 - 02:00 PM

Part 6 in our series from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Norbert Paquet, Head of Product Management – Sony Europe, discusses system architectures, network control, and the business benefits of IP.

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SIC TV’s internal IP routing network enables any source to be used in any of three production studios.

SIC TV’s All-IP Facility Provides Showcase For Industry In TransitionNovember 11th 2019 - 12:05 PM

In 2017, when Portuguese media group Impresa decided to relocate its SIC (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação) TV network facilities about 10 kilometers away to one of its existing buildings in Lisbon, they knew they had a chance to create something special. In the span of four months, with the help of Sony Systems Integration and Telefónica, they implemented a ST2110 video-over-IP-based production infrastructure, with a small amount of SDI technology, which now supports nine channels and provides complete system configuration flexibility at the click of a mouse.

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Lift the lid on the integrated 5U flight case design.

Jackinabox Explains Touchscreen Vision MixerNovember 11th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Jackinabox is a unique Flyaway Gallery/ PPU designed by John Surdevan and Sam Gardner, a multicamera director and a computer vision software engineer. After working together for years and looking at how things could be improved, they began to customise their own suite of live production kit that harmonises industry standard systems with their own hardware and software. John Surdevan explains to The Broadcast Bridge how they have blended Blackmagic Design gear with the Raspberry Pi Compute Module to create a multi-touch vision mixer to help them and other production teams work more creatively, faster, smarter and more economically.

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