Many wireless carriers and VoIP providers now offer improved voice quality using what is commonly referred to as HD Voice, or Wide-Band Speech technology. How do you harness this improved audio signal for news field reports and interviews?
One of the most useful technological advancements for conducting interviews is Skype. Call anywhere in the world and — in most cases — get a clean audio and video feed that can be used on-the-air, in a documentary or on a podcast. A frequent question is how does one record a Skype cal…
Dubai Channels Network (DCN), official media organization of Dubai, has been a long time customer of Lawo, having previously deployed numerous Lawo V__pro8 video processing units for embedding/de-embedding, frame-syncing, color correction and other tasks, while also reducing valuable weight, rack-space and power requirements.
Connecting with the audience and hearing what people have to say about current issues - as well as getting expert opinion - is a major part of news, current affairs and even entertainment programming today. But like many techniques and technologies it is not an entirely new concept.
Interactivity is being increasingly integrated into professional broadcasting productions, as shown by the recent run of reality search-for-a-star shows. India’s Got Talent (IGT) selected Skype to extend contributions from not just round the studio but the entire country. Skype connectivity was made possible through a Riedel Communications STX-200 interface…
NewTek is now shipping its TalkShow VS-100, a video calling production system designed specifically for television studios and live video producers to facilitate interviews and live video via Skype that can be seamlessly integrated as guest speakers or story background into any live production.
Broadcasters are always on the lookout for a less expensive way to do business. It turns out the popular long-distance phone service Skype has partnered with Riedel, Quicklink, NewTek and Matrox to provide a good solution.
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