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.
Seven News, the news division of Seven West Media, one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies, has installed visual storytelling software from Vizrt in all of Seven West Media’s hubs in the country’s major cities to quickly create branded content and publish it simultaneously across multiple online platforms.
Kanal 2, Estonia’s largest private television network, has installed a new Dyvi switcher from EVS, allowing it to produce high-quality programming, pre-record content and also drive the material shown on four large video walls in its main studio in Tallinn. The new EVS production switcher—a single processing module with 32 inputs and 16 outputs—is used daily for a variety of studio productions including news bulletins, weather forecasts, talk shows, magazine programs and sports broadcasts.
Riedel Communications has released the latest addition to its Artist intercom ecosystem, called the Artist-1024. This new node is targeted at IP-based installations and those that need higher port densities. The Artist-1024 node can be added into any Artist fiber ring and is easily configured within the company’s Director configuration software.
It is well known in music recording that great records have a unique signature sound. Engineers acquire a variety of classic audio gear and select the right combination to create a unique sounding recording. But any audio recording can have a signature sound — from simple voiceovers, news reports, podcasts to documentaries. This is a look at how to achieve that sound.
The Ross Video exhibit at the NAB Show 2019 was packed with visitors because they had so many product lines introducing so many new products.
In this series of articles, we investigate OTT distribution networks to better understand the unique challenges ahead and how to solve them. Unlike traditional RF broadcast and cable platform delivery networks, OTT comprises of many systems operated by different companies to deliver programs to viewers, and it’s these potential silos that are the root of the challenges OTT faces.
Podcasts are extraordinarily popular these days because so many people see a huge profit potential from programming that’s considered cheap and easy to produce. Of course, that’s just an uneducated and false perception. To create a successful podcast requires a level of sustained preparation and creativity that few are willing or able to contribute.
Two years ago, I put a complete iPhone video production package into a single shoulder bag. This week, I eliminated the shoulder bag, creating an even better 4K shooting package that is virtually weightless. We are indeed in a new golden age of miniaturization.