At the 2017 NAB Show Grass Valley introduced a new camera base station to support live IP operations. The XCU Universe UXF camera base station UXF cradle together support the AIMS roadmap and all IP video formats, including high-speed operation and high dynamic range (HDR), providing the flexibility broadcasters need for their current workflows, for burgeoning IP workflows, and beyond.
The NBA’s Sacramento Kings recently finished their second season at their new home, The Golden 1 Center, which reportedly cost half a billion dollars and features the latest in technology for the enjoyment of fans in attendance. The new technology—much of it supplied by Grass Valley—includes hundreds of 4K displays throughout the venue and a giant scoreboard with equally impressive (and immersive) images.
Glass-to-glass ATSC 3.0 demonstrations in the 2017 NAB Show Hitachi exhibit will feature HD and UHD products from the Hitachi Kokusai Group and key partners.
At the 2017 NAB Show Grass Valley will reinforce its support of cost-effective yet high quality live productions with new camera and switcher solutions. The company said live events—including sports, breaking news and award shows—have withstood the test of time-shifting and are imperative to broadcasters looking to attract engaged viewers.
China’s Wuhan TV has installed a Blackmagic Design workflow, incorporating a number of products, to create their first full HD studio. The products include Blackmagic Studio Camera 4Ks, ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K, Teranex 2Ds, Universal Videohub 72, SmartScope Duo and various OpenGear Converters.
Global news organizations like The Associated Press (AP) are always trying to provide clients with up-close-and-personal images to help viewers better experience what’s happening on the ground. With the advent of live video streaming from a cellphone and highly immersive technologies like virtual reality, the electronic newsgathering (ENG) toolkit has grown larger and more complex in how it is used to convey a story.