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.
Nearly 50 years ago — 1969 to be exact — Sony introduced the ECM-50, a tiny peanut-sized electret condenser lavalier microphone that virtually ended the reign of large, cumbersome microphones used in television broadcasting. Since then, the scope, quality and price of lavalier microphones has dramatically expanded. Here’s a look at what’s availab
From the earliest days of professional sound, a single microphone was used in broadcast studios and on stage to capture everything — from actors doing drama to music performers. Then, when the close-miking multitrack era arrived, the trend disappeared. Now single-mic sound is back and growing in popularity.
Looking to create a teaching environment based on the latest technologies and workflows for the benefit of its students, the Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has installed a Calrec Audio Artemis Light console and Hydra2 network for the school’s new state-of-the-art video production facility. The Artemis Light brings robust a
Having spent much time and energy exploring AES67 (see our recent 3-part series, “Your practical guide to AES67, Parts 1-3”), we’d now like to turn our attention to AES70 – what is it, how does it relate to AES67 and why do we need it?
The Burgtheater in Wien, Austria—also known as the Austrian National Theatre—is one of the most important German language theaters in the world. As part of a recent upgrade to its audio systems, the theatre has installed two System T audio mixing consoles from Solid State Logic (SSL) that can