Timeline Television to Showcase 4K-HDR IP OB Truck on SAM’s IBC 2017 Booth
Timeline's new mobile unit uses TR03 for elementary essence stream support.
Snell Advanced Media (SAM) has announced that Timeline Television’s newest OB truck – the first uncompressed IP 4K HDR truck in Europe – will be featured on its stand at IBC 2017. The truck, UHD2, seamlessly handles fully uncompressed 4K/UHD, IP and HDR.
A triple expanding OB truck, UHD2 is home to a range of SAM technology including two Kahuna IP production switchers, IP Multiviewers and with SAM’s IP infrastructure technology providing the backbone. Also in the truck for IBC, SAM’s LiveTouch 4K/UHD replay and highlights system will be used for demonstrations.
Timeline’s UHD2 is designed to support 32 Sony 4K cameras. Its two Kahunas enable SDR and HDR to be run simultaneously along with down converted HD outputs. The set-up allows production teams to work in VSF TR03 (SMPTE ST 2110 draft) – the first time this has been done in an OB truck – enabling Timeline to work with video and audio as separate essence flows within an IP workflow.
Daniel McDonnell, Managing Director at Timeline Television said, “We worked closely with SAM to design a workflow based on the latest IP infrastructure and HDR technology available, providing customers with a highly scalable solution that can meet complex production requirements without the need to add additional OB support. Given the increased number of 4K cameras and replay positions that we wanted to support, IP made perfect sense and SAM’s technology even more so as it afforded us the maximum flexibility and scalability.”
You might also like...
System Showcase: Belgium’s RTBF Makes First Foray Into IP Production With OB Vans
In the Spring of 2019, Jean Vanbraekel, Head of Operations and Distribution for RTBF, was tasked with helping to move the French-speaking public broadcaster into the IP age and he was nervous. Not because he thought it couldn’t be done, b…
Learning From The Experts At The BEITC Sessions at 2023 NAB Show
Many NAB Shows visitors don’t realize that some of the most valuable technical information released at NAB Shows emanates from BEITC sessions. The job titles of all but one speaker in the conference are all related to engineering, technology, d…
Magicbox Puts Virtual Production Inside An LED Volume On Wheels
Virtual production studios are popping up across the globe as the latest solution for safe and cost/time-effective TV and movie production. This method replaces on location shooting and, by utilizing all-encompassing LED walls (often called “volumes”), is fundamentally changing the…
Celebrating BEITC At NAB Show
As we approach the 2023 NAB Show in the NAB centenary year, we celebrate the unique insight and influence of the Broadcast Engineering & IT Conference that happens alongside the show each year.
Super Bowl LVII To Be Available In 4K UHD And Dolby Vision For The First Time
Fox Sports is gearing up for its live coverage of Super Bowl LVII on February 12th, which will be the first NFL Super Bowl to be televised in 4K UHD. The game will be shot in High Dynamic Range (HDR)…