Flipping homes may be all the rage, but for many news directors the idea of gutting the studio to give it a fresh new look is a pipedream. However, with the use of augmented reality (AR) a newsroom can have a new and polished look that will delight viewers without
The Dubai World Cup, the horse race with the richest prize money in the sport, takes place on 26 March, broadcast live to 100 countries including the UK, Republic of Ireland, Australia, France, Russia and Japan, plus North America and the Caribbean. TV coverage is being coordinated by rights management company Racecourse
On November 30, the FCC’s mandate that TV broadcasters provide audio emergency alerts along with their visual crawls took effect. What does this mean to TV broadcasters, and how can they be sure they are in compliance?
IBM has confirmed a “definitive agreement” to buy the business-to-business, mobile and cloud-based web operations of The Weather Company. For an undisclosed sum the computing giant will acquire the graphics and augmented reality technology developed by WSI (Weather Services International), as well as weather.com and Weather Underground.
Media General has adopted a suite of next-generation graphics creation and workflow solutions from ChyronHego to be installed in MGFX, Media General’s centralized graphics hub in Richmond, VA to support 15 of its O&O TV stations.
Highlighting ChyronHego’s 2015 NAB exhibit will be the Lyric64, an all-new 64-bit version of ChyronHego’s graphics flagship product, Lyric, now running in 2K, 4K, and beyond. The company will also launch new products and other significant updates for studio, remote, and file-based workflows.
NHL’s Nashville Predators are using a new JVC GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production camcorder to record video of home games for coaches. Designed for single-camera sports coverage, the camera produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without the use of an external CG or production s
As more and more broadcast facility operations migrate to automated production and distribution systems, companies that market technical furniture are now offering next-generation products that accommodate less equipment (and operators) and consume less space while supporting the use of new technologies like flat screen displays and software-centric control systems. This
Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) has installed the latest Octopus newsroom computer system (version 8) at the Trinity Music City production facility in Hendersonville, Tennessee, which features a full service, state-of-the-art production facility. The multi-use entertainment complex was formerly the home of singer Conway Twitty until his death in 1993.
Phil Arntz is a veteran DP who specializes in aerials and has produced several renowned promotional films and documentaries. He recently took to the skies with an Atomos Sumo video recorder/monitor mounted inside two helicopters to shoot London’s most famous landmarks for London Air Ambulance, a charity organization t