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Producing News in 360-degree December 12th 2017 - 10:00 AM

360-degree video is hot. Global 360-degree camera sales are expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 35% through 2020. When will 360-degree news production begin? It’s happening now say some experts.

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Creating an iPhone X Package for Interviews December 7th 2017 - 12:05 PM

The new Apple iPhone X is an excellent video camera for news and documentary interviews. But creating a very lightweight package around it can be challenging. I took the challenge and here are the results.

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Smartphone Journalism November 21st 2017 - 11:00 AM

In the five months since The Broadcast Bridge published Frank Beacham’s article discussing Using the iPhone for Professional Video there have been many world events that offered ideal opportunities to cover events with smartphones rather than traditional ENG camcorders. Opportunities where the camera or camera/newscaster would have been far safer shooting with a cellphone.

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iPhone Video Reaches a New Level of Image Quality November 13th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Apple’s iPhone has been with us for ten years now and the onboard cameras for each generation have gotten incrementally better. Some broadcasters began using iPhones to shoot video for television news several years ago. However, with the latest generation, the image quality has gotten so good that the all-iPhone television news operation now makes a lot of economic sense.

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Articles You May Have Missed – November 8, 2017 November 8th 2017 - 08:00 AM

More pixels, more audio channels and increased complexity. Those are some of the challenges facing today’s broadcast and media engineers. In this week’s review of technology briefs, we first examine a prediction of 8K cameras being used for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Then, we conclude the three-part tutorial series on AES67. It appears that audio experts at AES got this standard right. Complete this tutorial journey by reading the last in the three-part series that examines the AES67 standard and how it can be installed, used and maintained.

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Sony Introduces the α7R III Camera with Professional 4K Video October 30th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Sony has again notched up its hybrid photo/video camera line with the α7R III, a new 42.4 MP full frame high-end camera with high resolution 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning.

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