EVS, has opened a new IP Expertise Center at its headquarters in Liège, Belgium. The facility is designed to host customer training sessions and allow professionals to test their equipment and workflows in tandem with EVS products in a fully operational IP production environment.
Custom Consoles’ technical furniture has made it to the big screen, well at least a 360-degree screen on the ceilings of planetariums around the world. The company’s EditOne desks are featured prominently in the mission control room set in Mirage3D’s new virtual reality 360 degrees and fulldome film called “Mars 1001.”
As more and more broadcast facility operations migrate to automated production and distribution systems, companies that market technical furniture are now offering next-generation products that accommodate less equipment (and operators) and consume less space while supporting the use of new technologies like flat screen displays and software-centric control systems. This includes the use of new fabricated materials that stand up to the daily rigors of operator use.
Any new media or production and playout center must be built leveraging the latest in IP-centric technology. Here are two articles that examine the latest technology being installed in live broadcast and playout applications and OB trucks. Combined, the articles will provide the reader a better understanding of why certain IP-centric equipment choices were made and some of the benefits realized. For readers facing the tough choices ahead when upgrading facilities, don’t miss these important articles.
In a time of uncertainty among many parts of the broadcast industry, Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE), part of the RTL Group, a Luxembourg-based media conglomerate that operates TV and radio channels as well as production companies located throughout Europe and Asia, has built one of the most impressive broadcast centers to come along in a decade. It makes no excuses for the forward-looking content handling concepts it has put into place at its new headquarters and looks forward to serving a myriad of innovative production and distribution applications for many years to come.
The TBC SmartTrac V2 technical furniture modules combine to offer maximum flexibility for broadcast master control and production control work surfaces. The SmartTrac series of desks comes at a lower cost than other standard “full body” console systems.