New tools to collect and deliver exceptional performance insights from production, contribution and distribution networks are now available for TV broadcasters and cable headends.
Electronic camera manufacturers have spent – by some measures – something like the last twenty years trying to make digital cameras that shoot pictures that look like real movies. Now, they’re making cameras with larger and larger sensors, the better to simulate the sort of cameras that shot some of the greatest mid-twentieth-century movies, in the days of 70mm and VistaVision.
The world’s oldest surviving motion picture, often called Roundhay Garden Scene, does not include any camera movement. It’d be tricky to imagine anything approaching a move, since the scene, which was shot in 1888 by Louis Aime Augustin Le Prince on a camera of his own invention, is just a hair over two seconds in length. Better known early movies include the 1895 work of Auguste and Louis Lumière, whose fifty-second short L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat (“The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station”) famously had people ducking for cover as the train rolls into the station.
Miami’s New World Center Provides High-Tech Backdrop for ‘Retirement Guide’ Multi-Camera Shoot.
Shotoku USA will launch the next phase in technical and operational developments for robotic control systems at NAB. The company will demonstrate advancements that incorporate an IP interface into its SmartPed robotic pedestal and a self-contained and easy to connect pan/tilt head.