Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has signed a deal with UK public service broadcaster Channel 4 for managing media processing and a range of assets, resources, tasks and workflows.
TVU Talkshow supports bi-directional audience participation. An unlimited number of participants can video call in using the TVU Talkshow app on their mobile phone.
Like many critical professional equipment categories, live production switchers (“vision mixers” to many overseas) have undergone a transformation based largely around the implementation of software-defined features and multi-layered capabilities that allow the operator to do more. When EVS introduced its Dyvi switcher in 2017, it boasted a software-defined architecture - basically a software approach to utilizing GPU performance to manipulate and modify video streams - that offered users a brand-new approach to live production while promising to take them far beyond the limits of conventional hardware switcher design.
For many broadcasters and digital media facilities making (or considering) the move to all-IP infrastructures, the IP Showcase at the IBC Show has been a highly anticipated gathering. Attendees annually participate in product demonstrations and educational seminars that provide a road map of what others have done and also what possibilities are available to create and distribute content over an Ethernet network.
Radio production and facilities company Spiritland Productions has put a large-scale sound and video outside broadcast truck on the road to extend its studio and flyaway services. Spiritland One is based fully on IP technology for distribution and networking. It features a Solid State Logic System T mixing system and was system integrated by Megahertz Ltd, which will be highlighting the vehicle during IBC 2019
With 4K UHD only just turning the corner and with much of the world still in SD is 8K a distraction from the rollout progress of 4K or just natural technological progress? The Broadcast Bridge takes stock of the current fuss around 8K which, like it or not, will be a major talking point at IBC2019.