FOR-A was recognised for Live Production Technology Beyond HD to Achieve Non-Interpolated Video for Instant Replay. FOR-A was the first manufacturer to release and have put into a practical application, an ultra-high-speed 4K resolution camera with up to 900 frames per second — the FT-ONE, for live sports production.
Maestro’s new 7.2 release lets it browse material from the new Maestro Media Engine to access content directly from Avid iNews.
The new 4Designer graphics software from Avid adds functionality while maintaining total compatibility with its predecessor.
ChyronHego has adopted NewTek’s NDI technology to give their entire broadcast equipment line IP connectivity while also getting into virtual sets with the acquisition of Hybrid.
Aesthetically pleasing 3D titles and graphics are integral to providing the wow factor that keeps today’s broadcast viewers glued to the screen. These visual elements—including 3D and 2D titles, animated graphics and real-time data-driven overlays—provide the vital contextual information that enables viewers to fully appreciate and understand the events they are watching.
For television graphics designers, the two biggest U.S.-based coverage events are the NFL Superbowl and the U.S. Presidential Elections. This year’s hotly contested election brought out some of the best use to date of interactive monitors, augmented reality (AR) graphs and charts, and stunning virtual sets—all used to help viewers at home better understand the election.