With the advent of camera-to-Cloud recording, will in-camera recording media be relegated to the dust bin of history alongside the Jaz Drive and the Sony Memory Stick? It could soon well be the case, but for it to happen, The Broadcast Bridge’s Tony Orme cites the need for a major change in mindset among industry professionals, a group understandably hesitant to abandon the tried-and true practices that have long paid the bills.
IP has succeeded in abstracting away the media essence from the underlying transport stream, and in doing so is providing scalable and dynamic solutions that are facilitated through cloud technologies and software.
If we could get lights capable of full color mixing at the same price as conventional white-only ones, would we?
Telestream has announced its monthly YouTube and Facebook live show created to educate and inform both aspiring and expert streaming professionals. Dubbed The Wirecast Show, the content and topics cover every aspect of video production and live streaming, making it a unique program and reference for users of all experience levels.
Like a lot of new ideas in film and TV, high dynamic range pictures are easy to like. The fear is that they’re far harder to create. In reality, HDR isn’t necessarily a huge burden, certainly not in the way that stereo 3D can be. It’s often been possible to take well-shot images which were produced with no thought of an HDR finish, and make them available in HDR via a fairly straightforward re-grading process. Most people are aware of the truism that proper exposure is the cinematographer’s first responsibility, and we should probably hold on to that thought.
The techniques of 35mm film are seductively simple. The process is the same no matter what the camera in use, or how the film will be cut. Conversely, every digital camera might have its own ways of approaching different parts of the process, creating a forest of terminology – gamma, gamut, subsampling – that’s easily mistaken. Let’s follow a picture from the sensor to the recorded file and figure out exactly what all this means.
Information theory can also be applied to loudspeakers, which are among the most difficult of transducers to design. Measuring the information capacity of loudspeakers is a useful tool.
In the previous article in this series, we looked at layer-2 switching and layer-3 routing. In this article, we look at Software Defined Networks and why they are so appealing to broadcasters.
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