Veteran mobile production company F&F Productions, based in Clearwater, Florida, has hit the road with a new 4K/HDR-capable production truck, called GTX-18, that includes the latest Artemis Beam broadcast production audio mixing console from Calrec for a variety of stereo and surround audio projects.
Chinese broadcaster ZRTG (Zhejiang Radio and TV Group) has opened a new television production complex in the garden city of Hangzhou, capital of the eastern province of Zhejiang. The International TV Centre houses four main TV studios, with a further two dedicated to ZRTG’s Home Shopping Channel. In a
Leading-edge video productions often become laboratories for the use of new technology or current technology applied in new ways. Many times the new solutions are not so much experimentation for new ideas, but just efforts to solve workflow issues. Here are two articles that illustrate how the programs’ producers used
Singapore media conglomerate Mediacorp recently reached the end of its move to a new facilities campus. The broadcast company is now operating from television and radio studios in a purpose-built production centre at the Mediapolis technology development in the one-north district, featuring newly installed Lawo consoles and routers alongside Octopus
Looking to deploy future-proof technology, TV2, one of Hungary’s premiere commercial television channels, has upgraded its audio mixing rooms in two studios at its headquarters with a Summa and Artemis Light console from Calrec Audio.
Italian broadcaster NVP has upgraded its main Outside Broadcast (OB) van to support a full gamut of Ultra HD formats by incorporating a range of video processing and automation units from Germany’s Lawo. Installed by local Italian partner Aret, the package enables multiformat productions in SD, HD, UHD, SDR
Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), a national South Korean television and radio network has added a new 4K OB Van to its broadcasting capabilities that features a single-link, all-12Gbps infrastructure. It also includes the latest audio production technology from HARMAN’s Studer division.
Televizia Markiza, a leading commercial television broadcaster in Slovakia, is now fully high definition after adding a new outside broadcast truck to its fleet. Its latest HD vehicle was built by German systems integrator Broadcast Solutions working with Slovakian company ELEKONIKA and is designed for both general location production and
Students at the Leipzig University for Technology, Economy and Culture (HTWK), in Saxony, Germany, now have access to a fully featured 24-fader Lawo mc²36 audio production console. The concept among faculty is that by closely integrating theory and practice—specifically by using professional equipment—the school can achieve a comprehensive
Qatar TV, based in Doha, has built two new HD-capable OB vans and equipped them with a full complement of Lawo audio, video and control infrastructure products. System integrator Sony Professional Solutions MEA is building the new production trucks.
Even with the emphasis on video automation and networking in news production, sound remains a key part of the process. This is illustrated by Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) fitting out the audio areas of its main television news studios with a new networked mixing and distribution system based on the