Optical disks rely totally on the ability of the pickup to follow and focus on the data track. It is taken for granted that these mechanisms are phenomenally accurate, work at high speed despite being made at low cost and need no maintenance.
May 14, 2019 may not have seemed a particularly important date for those who edit and color grade on Mac’s and PC’s. But it was. By chance, that day I went looking for the May Windows 10 Feature Update (1903). I was surprised to find a scary warning about something I had nev
RaceTech, a live production company owned by the British Racecourse Association, provided its Outside Broadcast vehicles to help televise the annual multi-venue Royal Ascot horseracing event. Among a number of production technologies, the company used the DreamCatcher Production Suite from Evertz Microsystems for live production, archiving and VAR support for
EVS has announced that its live production servers have successfully passed the Joint Task Force on Networked Media’s JT-NM SMPTE ST 2110 tests, thus ensuring the company’s stated goals of seamless IP interoperability with third-party equipment that also supports the AIMS Alliance roadmap.
We call them hard disks to distinguish them from floppy disks. As the latter have practically died out as a result of progress in solid-state storage such as flash memory, it is probably not necessary to specify that disks are hard anymore, but tradition is a powerful thing.
Veteran systems integrator ATG Danmon, based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, has designed and installed an integrated system providing video recording, storage and archiving together with a media asset management system for the Royal Opera House (ROH) in London’s Covent Garden.