We’ve all heard the phrase Disaster Recovery (DR), but what does it actually mean for broadcasters and content owners, and what constitutes a disaster?
DR is a broad term that encompasses a range of scenarios, from catastrophic disaster (for instance, the complete destruction of a whole facility), to operational d…
Teleprompters go back to the earliest days of television. The idea came from an actor named Fred Barton Jr. who conceived the teleprompter as a means of helping television performers who had to memorize long dramatic scripts in a short amount of time.
The business of selling television and radio transmission antennas in the United States is at a standstill, though the global business is stronger. Antenna tower builders, however, remain busy — switching from broadcasting to the booming cellular telephone business.
With the FCC’s upcoming auctions of broadcast spectrum, wireless microphones not only face technology challenges, but political ones as well over the next few years.
Television viewing habits throughout the world are undergoing major change. A new report from Ericsson finds that streaming video is closing in on linear TV with a gap of just two percentage points in terms of weekly consumption.
The year 2014 has begun the era of LED lighting at ESPN. Earlier in the year, two studios installed LED technology — the flagship SportsCenter sets on the East and West Coasts. The recently opened 9,000 square foot NFL studio in Bristol, Connecticut began broadcasting on September 7. Next up for the LED treatment i…
Slow motion was originally a staple of motion picture production. It was a simple process — each film frame was captured at a speed much faster than it was played back. When replayed at the normal speed of 24 frames per second, time appeared to be moving more slowly.
Orad has coupled with fellow Israeli technology developer MUV to provide a tracking technology which is worn on a presenter’s finger and which is claimed to turn any surface into an interactive screen.
The US has belatedly permitted six film companies to fly unmanned craft while the UK has dozens.
Gearhouse highlighted its fully-equipped, live production OBLite HD trailer at IBC2014.