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Orchestrating Resources For Large-Scale Events: Part 3 - Contribution & Remote Control January 31st 2023 - 09:00 AM

A discussion of camera sources, contribution network and remote control infrastructure required at the venue.

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The ever-expanding production center in Stamford, Conn., is home to NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC Sports Digital, and NBC Sports Network.

Ten Years Later: NBC Sports’ Stamford Facility Grows With The Times January 30th 2023 - 09:30 AM

It was ten years ago, in the fall of 2012, that NBCUniversal opened a new international broadcast center in Stamford Connecticut, as the home for NBC Sports. It served as a way to consolidate its growing employee base and the production activities of a number of physical assets the network owned in Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia.

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Capturing Nitin Sawhney’s Ghosts In The Ruins January 27th 2023 - 09:30 AM

The 2022 City of Culture festival concluded with a performance created by Nitin Sawhney CBE. Filmed on the URSA Broadcast G2, an edited broadcast of Ghosts In The Ruins aired on the BBC.

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Sony HDC-5500 field camera.

The Compromises In Long Zoom Lenses Are Still There But Viewers See Fewer Of Them January 26th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Fox Sports’ broadcast of the 2022 Baseball World Series was a real eye-opener, and it wasn’t just because the Houston Astros handily defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in six games. After all, for those in the know, the Astros were the heavily favored team so the outcome shouldn’t have been too surprising. But what was surprising and even amazing to many broadcast professionals were the quality of the images from the center-field cameras.

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Orchestrating Resources For Large-Scale Events: Part 2 - Connecting Remote Locations January 24th 2023 - 09:00 AM

A discussion of how to create reliable, secure, high-bandwidth connectivity between multiple remote locations, your remote production hub, and distributed production teams.

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Interlace: Part 1 - It Began In The 1930’s January 19th 2023 - 09:00 AM

At one time broadcast television was inseparable from interlace, whereas now things have moved on, but not without interlace leaving a legacy. So what was it all about?

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Orchestrating Resources For Large-Scale Events: Part 1 - Planning Is Everything January 10th 2023 - 09:00 AM

An examination of how to plan & schedule resources to create resilient temporary multi-site broadcast production systems.

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MPE NBC Control Room, using Apantac KVM over IP Solutions to control computers & servers from a single console – display, mouse & keyboard.

ZDF Deploys Apantac KVM Over IP Solutions For Remote Production Of World Cup January 3rd 2023 - 10:30 AM

ZDF, a German public service television broadcaster produced and showed the World Cup live in Germany on free-to-air television. The games production was handled remotely at the National Broadcasting Center (NBC) located at ZDF in Mainz, rather than on-site in Qatar.

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