The capacity to accurately measure what is happening within an audio signal in terms of level, frequency, phase and loudness brings the solidity of science to knowing all is as it should be. Metering occurs at every stage of the production chain from capture through to playout and learning how…
In parallel to its role entertaining the audience via the programme output, audio is the central nervous system of all broadcast infrastructure, ensuring everybody can hear what is happening and communicate with each other - without it everything rapidly breaks down.
Design your monitoring system to be self-installing and maintain just one single set of source files that are cloned to your target systems. Implement self-configuring logic to avoid manual reconfiguration when new systems are added.
Outside broadcast adds layers of complexity to audio workflows. We discuss the many approaches to hybrid remote production and discuss the challenges of integrating temporary or permanently distributed production teams.
When we think of glue in broadcast infrastructures, we tend to think of the interface equipment that connects different protocols and systems together. However, IP infrastructures add another level of complexity to our concept of glue.
This article gives an overview of the various codec specifications currently in use. ISO and non-ISO standards will be covered alongside SMPTE 2110 elements to contextualize all the different video coding standard alternatives and their comparative efficiency - all of which will be covered in more detail later in this series.
This years’ Super Bowl LVIII live telecast on CBS Sports will be mainly supported by broadcast and media services company NEP, which is sending more than a dozen mobile production units and support rigs on site at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. NEP’s “SuperShooter CBS” consisting of four mobile units t…