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.
With all the recent upheaval over government spectrum auctions and newly evolving wireless microphone technology, it is no wonder that many wireless mic owners are confused. There is good reason to be. Wireless microphones are in a continuing fight with the U.S. government to preserve their spectrum.
In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we investigate microphones and how they are used in tel
Anyone who has been in broadcast or the video business for at least ten years has seen many changes. Whether you started with 2-inch tape VTRs, DigiBeta or servers, working with audio and video technology changes represent both a sprint and marathon.
The best video is not watchable by mass audiences unless the sound is equally good. That’s why monitoring sound with good quality headphones is essential. But, why do so many videographers shun headphones in the field?
Much is written about expensive microphones that either emulate classic models or do one specific task very well. For most small studios, however, it is more important to choose cost-effective microphones that can handle most situations. Here are some suggested choices.