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Essential Guide: Intelligent Storage for Broadcast WorkflowsDecember 20th 2018 - 01:50 PM

​Major advances in seemingly unrelated industries such as Deep Learning and High Performance Computing are empowering broadcasters to deliver greater efficiencies and improved performance. IT has perfected the art of optimizing costs against resource through scalability and flexibility. And broadcasters can capitalize on these wins.

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Remote Production: Synchronizing Video Sources Over The InternetNovember 29th 2018 - 11:30 AM

Live broadcasts are seen as nirvana in terms of attracting an audience. Presenting a live event, especially sports, in real-time and high quality, draws audiences like no other content. Yet, successfully originating these broadcasts is often both expensive and complex. ​And unfortunately, most broadcasters no longer have the resources, either financial or technical, to stage an entire production crew and on-site production truck at remote venues.

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Are Older, Less Perfect Lenses Better?November 21st 2018 - 01:00 PM

As accomplished DoPs striving to do our best work, we can all achieve a lot more creatively if we insist less on perfect lenses. Veteran cinematographers have long understood that lenses have distinct personalities, with a very specific look and feel. In the same way an actor imparts his or her own interpretation on a film’s story, the camera lens contributes its own unique character and flare towards the most compelling visual story possible.

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The VariCam LT used for live eSports broadcast at Fremont Studios.

Fremont Studios Buys VariCam LT 4K Camcorders with CineLive for Mobile/Studio ProductionAugust 21st 2018 - 01:00 PM

Fremont Studios, Seattle, has purchased four VariCam LT 4K camcorders for diverse mobile and studio projects. Offering an upgraded shading mode, as well as tally and return video management, the VariCam LT with CineLive is set up for live and “near live” multi-cam use for events, television shows, corporate productions and concerts.

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TV 2 master control in Odense, Denmark, manages eight regions and is based on a Pebble Beach Systems Marina automation system.

Field Report: TV 2 DANMARK Upgrades to Pebble Beach Systems MarinaAugust 21st 2018 - 11:00 AM

TV 2 DANMARK is the most popular commercial television network in Denmark and provides national channels including news and sports programming as well as multiple thematic channels. Faced with the need to move to a new technical facility, management decided that it was also time to update the automation system.

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Essential Guide: A Brief History of IPJuly 5th 2018 - 10:00 AM

This Essential Guide, “A Brief History of IP,” is far more than a look back at internet protocol (IP) technology. Rather, author and technology consultant, Tony Orme has created a reference guide filled with the precise kind of information about IP systems media engineers wished they had, but mostly do not.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 12 - LensesJune 25th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at camera lenses, why, and how we use them.

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Broadcast For IT - Part 11 - SensorsJune 18th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at the most fundamental element of video – sensors.

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