UK mobile production company, Arena Television adds to fleet with three UHD trucks based on an IP core. Proving that IP is here, the trucks feature some innovative engineering that provides a way forward from SDI. Retaining the familiar operation of current trucks, the new vehicles demonstrate the advantages of IP, especially when moving to UHD. This System Showcase look in detail at how Arena, Grass Valley, and systems integrator Videlio, designed and built these flexible, future-proof mobile production units.
Nashville’s 2016 Small Business of the Year winner deploys its two flagship video production trucks for a Red Carpet special, backstage interviews, and other A/V work for DirecTV, ABC Digital and the Country Music Association.
On September 10th Arena Television, one of the UK’s leading mobile production service providers, helped the BT Sport network produce a 4K broadcast (in UHD resolution) of a soccer match that was simulcast in UHD and HD over an all-IP network. The telecast, pitting Liverpool against Leicester City in a Premier League match, proved that an all-IP workflow could be used successfully for producing live television with little to no latency.
More TV studios are integrating small monitor walls as a flexible backdrop for news sets. To meet this demand, Shuttle Computer, makers of small form computers, and Matriox Graphics have teamed up to offer a solution that can drive up to nine HD monitors simultaneously.
Imagine Communications announced that it has joined the LiveIP project, a collaboration of Belgian public broadcasting company VRT and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), as a technology partner. Through participation in this forward-looking industry collaboration, Imagine Communications joins forces with other innovative companies to advance the adoption of IP-based media solutions and production facilities.
Bridge Technologies will showcase its ability to help its customers ensure high-quality, profitable digital media service delivery in broadcast, cable, satellite, OTT and telecoms applications at IBC 2016.