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Timeline’s RF1 uplink truck features dual uplink dishes that support production of ITV

Timeline Secures Multi-Site Connectivity For ITV’s “Love Island” June 23rd 2017 - 09:00 AM

The production of ITV Studios’s popular reality TV show “Love Island” is no small feat considering it utilizes two locations separated by 3 km (roughly 2 miles) on the island of Majorca, Spain. To establish reliable connectivity between the two sites, veteran systems integrator Timeline Television was called in to provide ITV Studios with inter site connectivity as well as the establishing RF facilities to enable the transmission of the show live in London on the ITV 2 channel.

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Bexel Adds 300 Litepanels Astra 6X LED Lights to Support Sports Broadcasters June 15th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Bexel, the broadcast rental house, has announced an upgrade of its lighting inventory with the addition of 300 new Litepanels Astra 6X LED panels.

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Vista Studios can support a wide range of HD, 4K, UHD, HDR and IP projects within its new 30,000 sq. ft. facility in Los Angeles.

Vista Studios Dives Head First Into 4K And Multi-Format Services June 12th 2017 - 11:00 AM

While there’s been a lot of talk about 4K production, the majority of it has been completed by mobile production trucks producing live sports and entertainment programs. Production studios, with their legacy of HD gear and infrastructure, have cautiously upgraded parts of their facilities to new cameras, switchers and other devices, but a wholesale migration from HD to 4K has been slow and strategically calculated.

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The MTVG 39Flex stands as one of the few native UHD trucks on the road today.

MTVG’s 39Flex:  A Versatile Showcase Built for Tomorrow, Working Today May 23rd 2017 - 09:00 AM

Live remote production specialist Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has been building at least two production trucks and support vehicles a year for network television sport and entertainment shows for the past 20 years, but few are as versatile and future-proof as the company’s new 39Flex truck. Designed and built by MTVG engineering staff from the ground up to support 4K projects - complete with a fully networked 4-wire 3Gbs infrastructure - the new rig can support 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), full HD (1920 x 1080p), and full High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability on all (Sony) cameras.

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The new Grass Valley LDX 86N system camera is capable of acquiring high-quality images in the HD/3G/4K/Super SloMo formats.

NEP Switzerland Tests 4K/UHD Waters with New Grass Valley Solutions May 15th 2017 - 01:00 PM

Veteran production company NEP Switzerland is building two large 4K/UHD OB trucks, a 4K/UHD studio and playout facility, and a remote studio, that all leverage the latest live production and content delivery solutions from Grass Valley. Part of the global NEP Group, NEP Switzerland provides a variety of production services for live sports and entertainment clients across the country and reports that customers have increasingly been asking about 4K—even if they are not yet ready to deliver it on air.

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NEP tested its new IP-based wireless transmission camera system at the recent Coachella Music Festival in the Colorado Desert.

NEP Creates Wireless Camera System Over IP Network at Coachella May 10th 2017 - 11:00 AM

At the recent Coachella music festival remote production services and custom systems provider NEP tested a new system of wireless networked cameras on an IP network, with signals compressed with encoders and decoders made by Visionary Solutions.

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