The City of Kissimmee, located in central Florida, operates a 24-hour government TV channel, Access Osceola, which is supported by four AW-HN130 three-chip HD PTZ cameras and two AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema cameras. The city has recently added Panasonic’s new AV-HLC100 Stream Studio for a wide range of video production activities that are viewed both live and on demand.
South Africa based Homebrew Films has completed an upgrade of their facility to UHD/4K that relies on broadcast infrastructure products from Blackmagic Design, including the Ursa Broadcast and Atem 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K. Based at Atlantic Studios in Cape Town, Homebrew Films delivers a huge variety of programming, from wildlife documentaries to soap operas and lifestyle magazine shows, including ‘Tussen Ons’, an Afrikaans version of ‘The View’ talk show, and local current affairs show ‘Kwela’.
Live event specialist 201 Productions has invested in ten Panasonic 4K cameras (five AK-UC3000 studio/field cameras and five AW-UE70 pan/tilt/zoom cameras). The cameras are performing as integral components of 201 Productions’ new 4K mobile fly-pack system. The company, based in Clayton, Missouri, U.S.A, specializes in multi-camera live coverage of major music tours, festivals and corporate events.
Broadcasting from Lima, Ohio, viewer-supported television station WTLW (Witness the Living Word) delivers Christian and family-centered programming to its viewers. When the station upgraded its production studio to HD this summer, they chose Hitachi Kokusai Z-HD5500 HDTV cameras to provide the features and long-lasting durability they wanted.
It was a busy October for the editors at The Broadcast Bridge. During that month, we published more than 200 feature articles, tutorials, essential guides and new products information. A reader could be excused for missing some of that content, especially in light of the multiple exhibitions and conferences that took place in the same time frame.
Grass Valley and production services company Gearhouse Broadcast recently joined forces to supply the technology and engineering expertise required to deliver Australia’s first 4K UHD live broadcast: six hours of content from the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for supercars—the country’s annual, premier touring car event—without commercial breaks.
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