Back9Network Gets Two Studios In One October 30th 2014 - 10:23 AM

To coincide with its launch on DIRECTV, U.S lifestyle golf channel, Back9Network, gave itself an onscreen makeover mixing virtual and hard set designs. Versatility and variety had to be key components in the studio set to accommodate different elements, different talent, and quick turnarounds. FX Design Group started

Blurring the real and the virtual live October 27th 2014 - 11:57 AM

The capture of depth information in scenes is an increasingly rich field of development but it has so far remained on the fringes of TV production because of the need to either use physical markers on objects or to render the output in post. Start-up company Zinemath aims to change

Channel Explosion Turns Broadcast Monitors On Their Head October 20th 2014 - 09:30 AM

When most people think of broadcast video monitors, they think of a very expensive, precision television display used to view and judge the quality of broadcast images. Engineers — often nicknamed “Golden Eyes” — assess the TV signal based on years of skill, knowledge and human intuition. Such video monitors still exist, especia

Data drives on-air sports analysis October 7th 2014 - 12:21 PM

Advances in processing power and high-performance graphics cards are affording broadcasters more possibilities than ever to devise stunning virtual sets and on-air graphics, but it is the power of data which is driving most innovation. Nowhere is this more evident than in live sports. Ratings sky rocket during major league