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

Boat Racing: broadcasting on a budget, Part I July 30th 2014 - 09:36 AM

3-part Series: Live powerboat racing production. How digital delay became an invisible advantage. Most sanctioned offshore power boat races are held in the ocean, generally at some distance from most landlocked spectators. The multi-million dollar offshore powerboat racing circuit has recently learned it can attract people who can afford to