China’s leading state broadcaster, China Central Television (CCTV), has installed the country’s first full IP video mobile system for video production. This mobile studio project uses the Lawo V__matrix software-defined IP-Routing, Processing & Multi-Viewing Platform as its core technology infrastructure.
Lawo has announced that its mc²-series audio production consoles as well as its surface-less operations including mc² Micro Core can be controlled from any place in the world with a decent internet connection—even using a smartphone as a 4G personal hotspot. In a spectacular demonstration for its Lawo Lounge series of weekly webinars, Lawo’s Audio Production team showcased the ease and flexibility with which sound engineers can control a broadcaster’s Lawo audio production environment from just about anywhere.
National Bunraku Theatre in Osaka, Japan, has chosen Riedel Communications’ MediorNet real-time network to drive signal transport for the theatre’s upgrade to all-digital video operations.
Riedel Communications has expanded its MediorNet family of video networking devices with 13 new hardware devices and nine new software apps, making it better equipped to meet the distributed routing, processing, and multiviewing requirements of today’s SDI, IP, and hybrid production environments.
Lawo has announced the latest software release of its VSM IP broadcast control system. The new VSM Release 2020-2 will be available from summer 2020.
In early April RTBF, Belgium’s public broadcaster for the country’s French-speaking community, took delivery of the first of two full-IP OB trucks. Due to the lockdown, the 12m (40 ft.) long trailer had to be configured remotely using TeamViewer, a few web cameras and microphones for confirmation purposes as well as via VPN in order to be delivered on time. The second identical OB truck will be complete in July.