New IT-based technologies have been adopted more readily and sooner in some parts of the broadcast production chain than others. Super Bowl LI illustrated that with the intercom and general communications operation taking place almost completely in the IP domain, using a combination of Dante running over RTS’ OMNEO platform, while audio distribution and networking continued to rely on older formats such as MADI.
For those production professionals looking for an easy way to integrate intercom signals within a Dante-based AoIP infrastructure, Clear-Com has a new Dante interface card (called the E-Dante64-HX) for the Clear-Com Eclipse-HX matrix system.
The 2016 Great Wall Marathon relay race in October was covered live (and streamed globally) by Chinese media company Sina, as thousands of participants ran 28.1 miles (45.195 kilometers) of the world-famous landmark.
Vista Studios will be the newest addition to Los Angeles’ high-tech ‘Silicon Beach’ district when it opens in February next year. The ‘full production’ facility is to include facilities for live broadcasts, editing and finishing, image processing and playout and delivery. The 4k, IP-based complex houses sound stages, edit suites and transmission areas, which will all be able to communicate with each through a Riedel Communications intercom system.
The 2016 FIM MotoGP World Championship season came to a close on 13 November. The last race in this year’s calendar was won by Jorge Lorenzo, with second place taken by Marc Márquez, who had already been crowned champion with three races to go.
While Arena opted to invest in an IP core for its new fleet, Sky Sport’s other regular OB supplier, NEP UK has gone a different route out of necessity. This article, a follow up to the article ‘Making The Leap To 4K Live Over IP - Under The Hood At Arena’, explains its decision.
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