TV 2 Norway airs the program Sommertid (Summer time)as a key part of the summer schedule.
This live 1-hour program runs 4 days a week for 9 weeks during the summer months. Traditionally the TV 2 Sommertid program was shot on the roof of the TV 2 facility house. For 2014, TV 2 decided it would
Fast turnaround television production has always been a demanding environment. Success in news and sport depends upon satisfying two competing objectives of speed to air and the creation of a compelling story.
Speed to air requires closely coupled systems that allow media to be ingested, edited and played out in
Real-time closed captioning gives viewers who need it instantaneous access to live news, sports and entertainment broadcasts. For viewers to see captions within two to three seconds of the words being spoken on air, the process has historically relied on operators trained to write at speeds of over 225 words per
Part 1 of this article covered multiple aspects of compression technology: macroblocks, DCT, quantization, and lossless compression. Part 2 will focus on motion estimation for P- and B-frames—after a review of lossless data compacting. Part 3 (next month) will detail the critical role of Predicted frames and Difference frames in maintaining image q
In this field report on the Blackmagic Design Resolve colour grading system, colourist Joseph Bicknell relates his experience with the new version 11 of Resolve.
Bicknell is a freelance colourist, based in London, grading commercials, music promos, documentary and feature films. He uses DaVinci Resolve every day, and finds it a
The new normal for producing stories outside of the newsroom walls.
Over the past few years, advancements in technology and Internet connectivity have impacted nearly every facet of our lives—from how we gather and store information to how we communicate with others. And the news industry is no exception. I