Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because of this tricky scenario, the NAB’s annual convention was bristling with technology that helps create content easier, in a highly collaborative way, to spread the expense and manpower.
Viz Weather is a complete 3D real-time weather system featuring a broad range of advanced visualization including HD and 4K. Viz Weather integrates with any weather data provider and triggers graphics and animations automatically.
Flipping homes may be all the rage, but for many news directors the idea of gutting the studio to give it a fresh new look is a pipedream. However, with the use of augmented reality (AR) a newsroom can have a new and polished look that will delight viewers without breaking the budget.
For the television viewer, no production technology has advanced as significantly, and improved the viewing experience more profoundly, than live graphics. Helpful information that once was displayed as simple text and titles has become a whirlwind of motion effects, 3D elements and augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) images that bring new life to a news or entertainment show, increase audience retention and boost ratings. We’re seeing new and better graphics with literally every major broadcast, and that’s changing the audience expectation for everything that follows.
StormDirector+ from AccuWeather puts control of the nightly weather presentation in the meteorologist’s touchscreen hands.
AccuWeather has announced AccuWeather Ready, a new cross-platform app that provides exclusive weather information, tools, alerts, and more to help users prepare for the upcoming winter weather season.