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GSU media center, CMII, to use Panasonic EVA1 (image) and Varicam LT cinema cameras.

Georgia State U Equipped with VariCam LT and AU-EVA1 Cameras and MoreOctober 30th 2017 - 12:00 PM

Georgia State University (GSU) opened the school’s $22.5 million, world-class media center, the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) on October 19. Panasonic will play an integral role in CMII through the provision of a broad array of professional video and display equipment, and through the company’s sponsorship of a marquee seminar series, “Bursts of Excellence,” featuring the filmmaking industry’s top above-and-below-the-line talent.

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Essential Guide: Migrating to IPOctober 24th 2017 - 08:00 AM

The business case for migrating to IP is compelling and driven by the needs of business owners. Broadcast engineers must rise to the challenge and if they are to deliver reliable IP infrastructures they must understand not only the technology, but the differences in how IT-Network and Broadcast engineers think.

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BCE Going Deeper - Part 1 - Cable, Standards and ITILOctober 19th 2017 - 12:30 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.

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Game Creek’s new Yogi is an IP-capable 4K UHD/IP truck with all fiber-optic inputs and outputs and a central IP switch.

Insatiable Need For More Sources Drives IP Demand In Live ProductionSeptember 7th 2017 - 11:00 AM

With each new technology transition—from SD to HD to 4K— remote production truck companies in the U.S. have been at the forefront, providing clients with the latest production tools to expand their production capabilities and make live sports and entertainment telecasts the best they can be.

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Bruce’s Shorts | 4.18 - Why MAM is Rarely Trending But Always NeededJune 14th 2017 - 12:00 PM

If you read Devoncroft Industry reports you will notice that what is trending is rarely what people spend money on. Ever wondered why? In this latest Bruce’s Short, Bruce Devlin looks at why MAM doesn’t have a buzz like UHD, but forms an essential part of a modern media business.

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What is image resolution?

Bruce’s Shorts | 4.12 - How Many Pixels in Your Resolution?March 29th 2017 - 12:00 PM

In this episode of Bruce’s Shorts, Bruce Devlin raises the question “What does the word resolution actually mean and why do people get confused?”.

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Multiple computers can be accessed at the same time using KVM

Essential Guide: KVM for BroadcastingDecember 9th 2016 - 01:00 PM

Copyright infringement is a big problem for broadcasters transmitting Hollywood block buster films. Compromising film revenues, unscrupulous staff can easily copy films to USB disc drives and distribute them illegally on BitTorents and other public distribution systems.

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Sky Sports ran a series of pre-season tests for UHD production and presentation including at Wembley.  Photo credit: Chris Lobina.

The Tried and Trusted Route to UHD Live - NEP UKNovember 22nd 2016 - 01:00 PM

​While Arena opted to invest in an IP core for its new fleet, Sky Sport’s other regular OB supplier, NEP UK has gone a different route out of necessity. This article, a follow up to ​the article ‘Making The Leap To 4K Live Over IP - Under The Hood At Arena’, explains its decision.

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