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Shooting at one of Japan’s largest photography studios at Sony’s headquarters in Tokyo.

Getting The Whole Picture With Volumetric Video CaptureJanuary 20th 2022 - 09:00 AM

With talk of an impending Metaverse and augmented reality graphics increasingly becoming part of mainstream television broadcasts and live eSports events, top graphics artists are looking past traditional 3D animation and virtual environments and using fully rendered 360-degree 2K and 4K video to get a more captivating effect.

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Predicting what

Managing 2022January 10th 2022 - 09:30 AM

The new year is a time to ponder the past and muse about the future. In the past, nearly each technical device needed to produce broadcast TV cost more than building a new house, was as huge as it was heavy, and made pictures nobody would accept today. About 20 years ago, many analog TV stations were launching their DTV stations. Today, US TV stations are launching ATSC 3.0. Can you imagine what TV broadcasters will be doing in 2042?

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2022 looks to be a year of continued innovation and budget responsibility.

Production Trends For 2022January 7th 2022 - 09:00 AM

A new year means a new look at how your operations are handling (producing and delivering) content and which new technologies might make things better.

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TV production continues to successfully adapt to safety mandates and limitations to capture live events.

2021: Remote Tech Challenge MetDecember 31st 2021 - 09:00 AM

If 2020 was considered a disruptive one for the television production community, 2021 was a year where trial and error and the lessons learned became real-world REMI deployments to keep live sports and entertainment content on the air. Production studios too learned to adapt with fewer crew allowed inside and social distancing becoming the new normal.

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Cloud-native production gear like Singular.live came into their own during the pandemic.

2021 Review – Production And WorkflowsDecember 24th 2021 - 09:00 AM

An obvious place to look is how COVID-19 has reshaped the workflows of productions across the industry. Remote working and geographically dispersed teams linked online and via cloud are now embedded.

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Sony

Cellphone Apps Put Control And Monitoring In The Palm Of Your HandNovember 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Due to the flexibility and virtually unlimited access of the Internet Protocol, manufacturers of broadcast and production equipment have for years provided customers with the remote ability, via an HTML 5 browser interface, to monitor and control hardware devices via a smart phone, tablet or laptop. Vendors have now begun to take that access one step further and have developed dedicated applications for mobile phones—which have been optimized for the reduced scale of a phone screen—that put this control in the palm of your hand.

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Sony continues to have the industry’s largest camera portfolio but has expanded into deploying and managing a variety of IP architectures.

Sony Live Production Portfolio Now Supports IP Workflows And MoreOctober 29th 2021 - 09:00 AM

While cameras continue to be its forte’, Sony’s most recent virtual press conference made it abundantly clear that the company has gone to considerable lengths over the past few years to emerge as a comprehensive solutions provider that is no longer just helping customers make pretty pictures. Sharing those files, collaborative workflows and remote production are all part of the portfolio now.

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Zixi’s cloud-based (and on-premise) Software-Defined Video Platform enables video delivery over any IP network, protocol, or cloud provider.

Low Latency Encoding The Key To Variety Of File Streaming Use CasesOctober 15th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Television ratings service Nielsen recently released a report that showed streaming platforms pulled in a bigger share of viewers’ time then broadcast networks did. In fact, Netflix and YouTube alone now make up about 12 percent of the time Americans spend in front of their TVs.

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