As the media industry clusters at the CES 2017 show, look for announcements about IP, delivery technology and more viewer options. To support these trends, content makers and broadcasters need to carefully examine how IP solutions can develop enhanced workflows and efficient operations. These two articles provide a background in the decision process.
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.
Santa Monica production company Subtractive used Blackmagic Design kit including an ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K as part of a live streaming setup for a recent Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros concert at Century Park in LA.
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.
Following the move to its new 60,000 seat stadium, French football club Olympique Lyonnais has installed EVS’ FanCast solution and its DYVI IT-based switcher to enhance engagement with its fans.
Panasonic and NewTek have announced NewTek AutoLink, a new software application which automatically detects the presence of IP cameras. Using the NewTek TriCaster and the IP Series Video Mix Engine, networked cameras become immediately available for use in video production without any additional configuration, saving valuable bandwidth and system resources.