Since Bexel has recently been acquired by NEP Group, it will be present at IBC 2017 on the NEP Group, stand, 14.A30.
Veteran mobile production company F&F Productions, based in Clearwater, Florida, has hit the road with a new 4K/HDR-capable production truck, called GTX-18, that includes the latest Artemis Beam broadcast production audio mixing console from Calrec for a variety of stereo and surround audio projects.
F&F Productions chose 17 Fujinon 4K UHD lenses to outfit the company’s first 4K mobile production unit, the GTX-18 4K HDR truck. Partnered with Sony HDC-4300 4K camera systems, the new unit will have eight UA107x8.4BESM 4K studio lenses, five UA18x5.5BERD 4K portable zooms, three UA14x4.5BERD 4K portable zooms, and one UA22x8BERD 4K portable lens.
Leading-edge video productions often become laboratories for the use of new technology or current technology applied in new ways. Many times the new solutions are not so much experimentation for new ideas, but just efforts to solve workflow issues. Here are two articles that illustrate how the programs’ producers used tested technology in new ways to solve old problems.
The annual Fourth of July celebrations in Washington DC, which included the Facebook Live and YouTube broadcasts of “A Capitol Fourth,” America’s national Independence Day celebration, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol, were delivered to viewers with the help of The Switch, which served as the primary provider of transport services for the broadcast.
Euromedia, a remote production company that has worked on numerous high-profile telecasts throughout Europe, has seen a significant interest among its clients for 4K production and has upgraded two of its larger OB’s with the latest video production switcher from Grass Valley.
Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions Headquartered in Burbank with operations in California and Texas, Bexel has provided innovative outs