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​The new HVS-6000 video switcher.

FOR-A Focuses on 12G and IP March 12th 2018 - 12:10 PM

FOR-A’s NAB exhibit emphasises 12G supported products and solutions that integrate baseband and IP for applications, including live studio and sports production.

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Students at the new Blackmagic Design-centric studio.

Tokai University Builds 4K Studio With Blackmagic Design Kit February 21st 2018 - 01:00 PM

Japan’s Tokai University has built a UHD studio using Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini 4K, ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. The products have been installed as part of the University’s Department of Information Media Technology, and will give students access to being able to create 4K programming.

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The “new” Zeplay replay system will include new hardware and software features.

Under New Ownership, Zeplay Looks To Re-Energize The Replay Market February 16th 2018 - 12:05 PM

Zeplay, a provider of low-cost instant replay systems for sports and live events, is now under new ownership after two former Tight Rope Media executives that worked closely with the product line left to buy out the assets.

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The site of Super Bowl LII features a hybrid fiber infrastructure for broadcast crews and 1,300 WiFi access points for fans.

Super Bowl LII Delivers High-Resolution (HD/4K) Action February 5th 2018 - 01:00 PM

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.

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The ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K

Blackmagic Design Debut 4 M/E UHD Switcher to Target Broadcast Production Upgrades February 2nd 2018 - 01:50 PM

​Blackmagic has debuted its most advanced production switcher, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, as part of a package of new products targeting budget UHD production upgrades. The new product includes SMPTE based fibre convertors between camera and switcher which have an upgrade path to IP. The camera BMD is launching along with this is the URSA Broadcast, a HD / UHD camera based on the URSA Mini Pro design and full featured enough to cater for studio, OB, ENG and top end work. It costs $3500 which is less than some DSLRs and takes B4 lenses.

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The new 1,000 square meter 4K/UHD studio complex in Zurich is the first 4K/UHD Studios and Playout Center to be built in Switzerland.

MySports Channels Benefit From Remote IP-based Production And Playout January 31st 2018 - 12:05 PM

Remote studio production and virtual playout centers continue to gain traction around the world as new efficiencies and cost savings have become clear. MySports, a new 4K (UHD) pay-TV sports channel based in Switzerland, now maintains two locations—in Erlenbach and Rossens—that share video, audio and intercom signals at every level to enable precise machine control from afar.

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