This week, we showcase two very different feature articles. The first is focused on the audio production of the legendary BBC series, Doctor Who. The second article provides expert guidance on monitoring IP OTT networks.
New England Patriot quarterback, Tom Brady, entered Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta, GA on February 3rd having already won five Super Bowl games. And through four-quarters of play, all delivered by a television crew of hundreds of technicians, sports casters and engineers, about 100 million television viewers watched Brady add another victory to his historic play by setting the record for the most Super Bowl victories by any player in the league, now totaling six.
Belarus TV has four new high-definition (HD) outside broadcast vans and four mobile studios in a flight case, designed and built by German OB systems integrator Broadcast Solutions. The trucks will support live coverage of the summer 2019 European Games, in Minsk. The first two production vehicles were delivered in December 2018 and the other two will be completed by April, 2019.
Swiss production company tpc recently used its new 4K UHD/HDR capable OB Van for a live broadcast of a Swiss National Hockey League game. Making extensive use of its on-board IP connectivity infrastructure, the mobile unit features a Selenio Network Processor from Imagine Communications.
Creative Technology recently looked to ES Broadcast to expand and upgrade its remote AV services. The integrator used TSL Products’ TallyMan Broadcast Control System for three UHD Portable Production Units (PPUs) and one HD 3G PPU.
Like many professional football players themselves, CBS Sports Lead television director Mike Arnold tries to treat the Super Bowl as he would a regular season game, calling the same shots and camera angles—albeit with many more cameras at his disposal, augmented reality graphics on the field and virtually every part of the playing field mic’d up.