New tools to collect and deliver exceptional performance insights from production, contribution and distribution networks are now available for TV broadcasters and cable headends.
While the annual NFL Super Bowl typically serves as a great technology showcase for trying out new ways of covering the game on television (e.g., augmented reality graphics and immersive audio), this year’s main Super Bowl LIV game production will employ a well-rehearsed game plan.
Live TV production demonstrated that an all IP and bonded cellular infrastructure can provide reliable world-class coverage at a world-class event.
For fans attending the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament, it has become more than just watching the matches. It’s become a festive atmosphere outside the tennis venues, complete with food and sponsor booths that offer varying types of entertainment.
Sweden’s national public broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) partnered with Net Insight, Grass Valley and EVS to undertake remote IP production for the broadcast of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Sweden earlier this year. Here’s how it was done.
As IP continues to become a major part of broadcast infrastructures, replacing or working alongside older technologies such as SDI and MADI, engineers and production crews are finding new and different applications for the technology. Among them is China broadcaster CCTV (China Central Television). The network recently installed an IP-based location production system along with a 4K studio complete with 5.1 audio.
Remote studio production and virtual playout centers continue to gain traction around the world as new efficiencies and cost savings have become clear. MySports, a new 4K (UHD) pay-TV sports channel based in Switzerland, now maintains two locations—in Erlenbach and Rossens—that share video, audio and intercom signals at every level to enable precise machine control from afar.