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wTVision Relies on Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink for Graphics Capture and Playback

wTVision is using Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink family of capture and playback devices to create high-quality, software-based broadcast and sports graphics’ solutions.

As part of global audiovisual giant Mediapro, wTVision has become one of the leading real-time graphics and playout automation providers. The company will now incorporate Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink family of capture and playback devices in their software-based broadcast and graphics systems.

This includes using DeckLink as part of wTVision’s sports, elections, PCR (production control room) and MCR (master control room) systems.

Blackmagic Design's DeckLink is now being incorporated into one of their latest projects, a new Bolivian broadcasting facility. wTVision and Mediapro are now in charge of broadcasting key Bolivian football games and events; the Bolivian League, World Cup Qualifiers, Copa America, the U-20 and U-17 South American Cups along with producing daily sports shows.

DeckLink Duo 2s uses the same render engine for both augmented and virtual sets. Click to enlarge.

DeckLink Duo 2s uses the same render engine for both augmented and virtual sets. Click to enlarge.

In addition, wTVision created two sports news shows, “Sports Noticias” and “Sports Flash,” using multi-camera, Virtual Set and Augmented Reality for live broadcast. The technology allows newscasters to move behind, in front of or stay to the side of virtual objects.

“At wTVision, we have had years of experience designing multi-angle virtual sets, as well as creating animated 3D virtual graphics to be presented on TV shows such as sports, elections, news and entertainment or advertising projects. With these sets and all of our other software packages, we absolutely rely on DeckLink products and Blackmagic Design,” Sousa said.

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