As well as providing functionality, tangible products present the opportunity of adding worth through their aesthetic appearance, cost of manufacture and development expenditure adds to the perceived barrier to entry for other vendors, and combined with low volumes, the cost to broadcasters has been traditionally very high.
At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.
Meredith Corporation is adopting Avid’s MediaCenral Platform as the basis of its new standardized workflow.
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.
Differing approaches to providing audio solutions are emerging in the broadcast world. Audio over IP is a given, but where to start and which vendors to choose are proving tough decisions to make, especially as the hardware investment can have a ten-year life expectancy. And moving from an analogue, MADI or AES system can be a daunting task for any broadcaster.
These days many schools and universities are opening new state-of-the-art media centers and boast about the “professional level” equipment they use to provide students the best education and practical experience possible. The new media center at Montclair State University, in New Jersey, however, takes that claim one step further: the equipment they use for teaching has been operated by NBC for a past Olympics Games coverage and their new 4K production studio set came from Comedy Central. No joke.
BCE - Broadcasting Center Europe BCE is a European leader in technical services in the areas of television, radio, production and pos
Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions Headquartered in Burbank with operations in California and Texas, Bexel has provided innovative outs