Maverick new wireless camera-to-cloud workflow November 5th 2014 - 04:02 PM

​Wireless streaming is not just for ENG. Producers of high-shoot ratio and unscripted reality shows and ob-docs are also experimenting. Indie production company Maverick TV, part of All3Media (owned by Discovery and Liberty Global) has done just this for 4x 60 minute ob-doc Born Naughty? commissioned by UK broadcaster Channel 4 a

Camcorders get cloud streaming capability October 23rd 2014 - 12:28 PM

The IP wave has broken on the shores of wireless connectivity as several pro-camcorder manufacturers announce cloud-integration capability removing the need for traditional video uplink. This workflow particularly benefits ENG and electronic field production for store and forward media transfer or streaming live to air from sports or news events

How Satellites Will Fuel the Next Wave of Journalism October 22nd 2014 - 04:56 PM

In recent years, major events such as the Arab Spring and the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake have brought the role of citizen journalists into global prominence. As mainstream news outlets adapt to this emerging trend, professional journalists and average citizens alike can explore the use of satellite technology as a key

Why satellite trumps cellular in an emergency October 9th 2014 - 12:16 PM

There is a rapid and profound technology shift in ENG. Wireless broadband service providers have become viable low-cost alternatives to conventional microwave in a large number of cases. BT Sport has launched what is claimed to be Europe’s first cellular newsgathering fleet with LiveU LU500 units and Xtender remote