Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sony to add third 3D truck to Telegenic fleet – updated

Written on February 23, 2011 at 10:18, by

With interest in 3D gripping Europe, UK OB specialist Telegenic has commissioned Sony Professional to build a third 3D vehicle to join the two dedicated trucks already in operation producing content for BSkyB’s 3D channel. According to Malcolm Robinson, head of Live Production Solutions at Sony Professional, the new truck is going to be exactly […]  More

NAC’s Hi-Motion II camera promises enhanced light sensitivity

Written on February 23, 2011 at 10:17, by

When Japan’s NAC announced that it had won an Emmy Award for its work in digital super-slow-motion systems at the tail end of last year, it buried the news that its Hi-Motion II camera will be introduced at NAB in an aside at the end of the release. Happily, more details are now emerging. With […]  More

3D makes impact at London’s BVE

Written on February 23, 2011 at 10:16, by

The 3D sessions and seminars were predictably packed at a crowded and buzzing Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in London last week. The Hollywood Post Alliance may have offhandedly dismissed 3DTV recently, but, elsewhere in the industry, interest is still running at hyperbolic levels, nowhere more than in sports. BVE 2011 was a pretty good show […]  More

Al Jazeera Sports chooses Trilogy for new studios

Written on February 23, 2011 at 10:16, by

Qatar: Al Jazeera Sports is installing a Trilogy Communications intercom system for its three new studios as part of the first 3G installation in the Middle East. Work on the new centre at Al Jazeera Sports’ headquarters in Doha, Qatar, is being overseen by systems integrator Tek Signals. Three 36-port Trilogy Commander intercoms supplied by […]  More

Roland Debuts VR-5 for Small-Scale OB

Written on February 23, 2011 at 10:15, by

Small-scale location production for TV and Webcasting is a growing area in sports broadcasting, and Roland Systems Group launched a new product for this sector at the recent Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in London. The VR-5 is a combined video switcher and audio mixer with USB connectivity that can work with streaming services, including USTREAM […]  More