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Improving Headset Comms At Extreme Events:  Part 2 - Design For User ComfortJune 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

We move on to looking at developments in noise cancelling technology and the role it can play in achieving clarity and comfort within headsets for intercom use.

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Improving Headset Comms At Extreme Events:  Part 1 - Ergonomics And PracticalityJune 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

Core to any successful television production is the effective application of clear and precise communications. Camera operators, sound assistants, playout, slow-mo operators, and floor managers all need to hear direction from the production teams. Without comms, the production would soon degenerate into a chaotic cacophony of incoherent images and sounds.

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Core Insights - Improving Headset Comms At Extreme EventsMay 5th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Without intercom, a live broadcast production would soon degenerate into chaos. A whole industry has been built on the protocols intercom users have adopted and everybody involved in the production must be able to hear the director’s instructions, clearly and concisely.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 2April 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

This is the second instalment of our extended article exploring the use of the 5GHz spectrum for Comms.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 1April 13th 2021 - 10:30 AM

As broadcasters strive for more and more unique content, live events are growing in popularity. Consequently, productions are increasing in complexity resulting in an ever-expanding number of production staff all needing access to high quality communications. Wireless intercom systems are essential and provide the flexibility needed to host today’s highly coordinated events. But this ever-increasing demand is placing unprecedented pressure on the existing lower frequency solutions.

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CBS has unveiled a new augmented reality graphics look for Super Bowl LV where images crumble to sand in 3D.

Super Bowl LV Is Live Production Industry’s Biggest TriumphFebruary 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

When CBS Sports broadcasts images of the players taking the field on February 7th for Super Bowl LV to millions of viewers around the world, it will be the culmination of the most challenging season for live football sports production in the U.S.

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Like many, Game Creek Video has established strict rules for keeping the on-site truck compound and crews safe from infection.

Careful Planning Is Key To Restarting Sports And Keeping Crews SafeAugust 17th 2020 - 09:00 AM

As live sports broadcasts resume in the U.S., the industry is grappling with how to keep its crews safe by following strict COVID-19 guidelines—established by the U.S. government and the industry itself—while maintaining the high production quality viewers expect. Safety precautions now being employed include keeping onsite crews to a minimum and sanitizing trucks before and after events.

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Virtual ad placement systems and precise camera tracking help create the illusion of a packed house.

Sports Re-Starts Without Fans And The Virtual Crowd Goes WildJuly 2nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

In mid-May of this year, as countries such as Germany, England, and Spain considered easing COVID-19 restrictions to allow professional sports to resume, various professional sports leagues began discussions with broadcasters and production companies on the best way to televise games without fans in the seats. They’re called “ghost games” and finding the right recipe for presenting an engaging viewer experience was paramount.

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