If UHD is going to become a mainstream broadcast medium, we’ll need to be able to monitor, edit and review it. But can we?
With ATSC 3.0 poised to change the broadcast industry’s basic signal, we need to understand this signal is poised between HD and true 4K.
Although it was played in a domed stadium, perhaps the biggest challenge for the 400-person strong NBC Sports Group crew in covering Super Bowl LII on February 4 was Minneapolis’ single-digit weather and record snowfall outside. To counter this, NBC Sports built a heated giant tent covering the entire NEP Broadcast truck compound outside the stadium.
SmallHD’s new 502 Bright daylight-viewable on-camera monitor may be brighter than some of the scenes you’ll be photographing
As broadcasters continue to wrestle with developing new types of signal distribution infrastructures, so too are major equipment vendors trying to figure out how to re-ignite their businesses and help their customers move forward. Over just a few weeks, three major vendors (Grass Valley, ChyronHego, and Imagine Communications) have replaced their top executives in an effort to improve sales and develop strategies for the next generation of technology solutions.
Changes in the broadcast industry are bringing far-reaching repercussions. In particular, studios, control rooms and production houses alike are all seeking ways to streamline processes, adapt workflows and work in a faster and more intuitive way. This has given rise to a number of trends across the industry. But should equipment designers and manufacturers be swayed by these when choosing display technology?