Production company UFA broadcast the final of German reality talent show “DSDS - Deutschland sucht den Superstar” simultaneously in UHD and HD over the RTL network. The simulcast used Studio Berlin’s new 16-camera 4K/UHD mobile production unit, OB9, built by Broadcast Solutions.
Since 2005, Austrian community television channel, Okto TV, has helped a wide, varied range of groups to create exciting and engaging programming to bring their ideas, interests and insights to new audiences across the country. When the time came to upgrade its standard definition infrastructure, the Okto team had to design a studio facility that was adaptable to the creative needs of its customers, with growing requests for live streaming, live graphics manipulation and external media playback.
Russia’s Saint Petersburg TV Channel has purchased 12 Grass Valley LDX 82 Series cameras to support production services at SD/HD/3G resolution as well as simulataneous standard and high dynamic range capture.
Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, Calif., has added JVC GY-HM890 ProHD cameras to the production studio in its new Center for Media and Design (CMD). The studio purchased three GY-HM890s paired with fiber system modules. Located in “Silicon Beach,” an area in Los Angeles’s Westside that includes hundreds of media firms and technology companies, the CMD provides a single facility for SMC’s media content development and design programs.
At this summer’s shows Hitachi Kokusai is to showcase new solutions that make emerging technologies of HDR and UHD practical and cost-effective for integrators and content producers.
In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at camera lenses, why, and how we use them.
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