4K imagery has become the quality standard for many broadcast applications. A key requirement is that the transmission links be of sufficient bandwidth. Links using H.264 can be overwhelmed by the much higher bandwidth requirements of 4K video. HEVC is often the better solution. How does it work and what
NEP UK has placed a order with Vislink for multiple 4K-capable HCAM wireless camera transmitters and FocalPoint camera control and HEVC encoding systems. The equipment will be used at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February 2018 and at The Commonwealth Games in Australia in August 2018.
KOAA, the NBC affiliate for Colorado Springs-Pueblo, Colo., is using three JVC ProHD Portable Bridge wireless cellular uplinks to produce live ENG shots from across its viewing area. The bonded cellular technology offers an alternative to microwave and satellite backhaul.
As cellular networks march towards 5G, and gigabit internet and Ethernet speeds have become pedestrian while new H.265 compression does more with less bandwidth, the rising tide benefits all broadcasters. Nowhere on Earth will this be more apparent this late summer than in the exhibits at the upcoming IBC 2017.
The IBC Conference and Exhibition is the perfect venue to explore international exhibits filled with displays and live demonstrations for production, distribution and broadcast technology. Here are highlights from some companies exhibiting cellular and wireless technology at IBC 2017.
Fandango, the ultimate digital network for all things movies, gave fans an inside look at breaking entertainment news, new movie trailers, and exclusive celebrity interviews live during the recent San Diego Comic-Con, July 20-23.
Geo News, Pakistan’s No.1 TV channel providing the latest local, international, sports, business and entertainment news, has used the Quicklink Mobile Encoder for their recent coverage of the UK’s 2017 Election.
As long as there have been cameras, there have been tripods. In it’s basic form, a tripod is camera support. But, as cameras have gotten tinier in size over the past few years, tripods have morphed into new devices that would have not been recognized only a decade ago.
360-degree video is hot. Global 360-degree camera sales are expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 35% through 2020. When will 360-degree news production begin? It’s happening now say some experts.
The new Apple iPhone X is an excellent video camera for news and documentary interviews. But creating a very lightweight package around it can be challenging. I took the challenge and here are the results.
On 25 May 2018, a new EU General Data Protection Regulation comes into force and will apply across all EU member states. Pending the outcome of Brexit this also includes the UK. There are potentially serious implications for drone filmmakers and in an increasingly litigious society it is probably only a matter
A quick look at the lens to display pipeline highlights some trivial-seeming bottlenecks that place important constraints on motion imaging systems. One of these is the connection to the consumer display. The announcement of HDMI 2.1 is key to advancing to 4K and beyond, with additional support for HDR, and increased