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UK HPA Tech Retreat Report - Day 2 July 20th 2017 - 01:30 PM

Yesterday’s 2017 HPA Tech Retreat in Oxford, UK, was all about VR and 360, and on Wednesday, they moved to the thorny issue of the versioning explosion. As broadcasters seek wider audiences over different platforms, localisation has become a big issue. Making hundreds of versions of a single film is not

Acquisition System Cameras Production & Post Video Editing VFX Software Infrastructure Business Management Systems Workflow / Asset Management Studio Automation Audio Audio Processing & Monitoring Distribution & Delivery OTT Streaming Services System Integration Trade Shows / Conferences / Organisations

UK HPA Tech Retreat Report - Day 1 July 19th 2017 - 01:30 PM

Set in the idyllic surroundings of Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire - UK, this year’s Hollywood Professional Association Tech Retreat was brimming with innovation, demonstrations and expert industry speakers. VR and 360 dominated day one with production and technical speakers battling out the pros and cons of this controversial addition to the

Acquisition System Cameras Production & Post Video Editing VFX Audio Audio Processing & Monitoring Distribution & Delivery OTT Streaming Services System Integration Trade Shows / Conferences / Organisations

Slovakian Broadcaster Covers Dancing and Disasters with New HD OB Vehicle June 27th 2017 - 08:00 AM

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

Acquisition Lenses & Accessories System Cameras Production & Post Monitors (Video) Hardware Infrastructure Routing Switchers Audio Audio Consoles Audio Networking Services System Integration

Timeline Secures Multi-Site Connectivity For ITV’s “Love Island” June 23rd 2017 - 09:00 AM

The production of ITV Studios’s popular reality TV show “Love Island” is no small feat considering it utilizes two locations separated by 3 km (roughly 2 miles) on the island of Majorca, Spain. To establish reliable connectivity between the two sites, veteran systems integrator Timeline Television was called in to provide

Playout & Transmission Satellite Links Services System Integration Rental & Hire Services Satellite Services

Grass Valley Upgrades St. Louis Blues’ Video Control Room June 22nd 2017 - 12:05 PM

Just in time for the start of this recently past 2016-2017 season, Scotttrade Center, home to the St. Louis Blues NHL hockey team, upgraded the video control room that supports the center-hung video score board with a full complement of broadcast production solutions from Grass Valley.

Acquisition System Cameras Production & Post Production Servers Production Switchers Multiviewers Hardware Infrastructure Routing Switchers Services System Integration

ITV’s Phoenix Rises Again With Pixel Power’s Factory June 9th 2017 - 09:00 AM

UK commercial television network ITV has deployed the second phase of its ongoing on-air promotions management project, Phoenix. The ITV Phoenix platform is now running with an automated production system based on Pixel Power’s Factory technology to handle multiple versions of trailers and promos every month.

Software Infrastructure Sales & Traffic Workflow / Asset Management Network Management System Services System Integration

Understanding IP Networks - Audio Integration June 6th 2017 - 12:05 PM

In the previous articles, we investigated IP from a broadcast engineers point of view as it helps us understand IP. In this article, we start to look at audio integration, and how we make IP work with audio signals, and the challenges we need to overcome.

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Audio Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Playout / Transmission Servers Distribution & Delivery Headends & IPTV Services System Integration

2017 NAB Show Review May 26th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Two major developments that stood out for me this year - the acceptance that IP won’t solve all problems, and that Imagine Communications is making source code available to their clients.

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Workflow / Asset Management Audio Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Distribution & Delivery Content Management Services System Integration Trade Shows / Conferences / Organisations