Monthly Archives: June 2013

Aframe boosts content sharing for Clean Cut Media

Written on June 30, 2013 at 05:55, by

London-based Clean Cut Media is continuing to deploy Aframe’s cloud video production platform to ensure a simple, cost-effective way of sharing ATP World Tour-related tennis footage globally. Recent profiles of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer – both of whom sent global shockwaves last week by crashing out of the current Wimbledon tournament – and weekly […]  More

TVM provides OB7 for Irish Derby coverage

Written on June 30, 2013 at 05:34, by

The Irish Derby took place yesterday (29 June) at The Curragh, with full live coverage from public broadcaster RTÉ. Technical facilities were provided by outside broadcast company TVM using its OB7 unit. The Derby was the centrepiece of a three-day festival of racing at the course in Ireland’s east Midlands. Broadcasts from The Curragh began […]  More

Avid Media Composer 7 now shipping

Written on June 28, 2013 at 12:09, by

Media Composer 7, the latest update to Avid’s video editing software, is now shipping. The new version features accelerated and simplified file-based workflows, including optimised HD delivery from high-res source material and automated media operations. In addition, as a key component of the Avid Everywhere vision, the new release offers Interplay Sphere for Mac support, […]  More

Miranda routers for FTV’s new ‘Challenger’ OB trucks

Written on June 27, 2013 at 17:52, by

NVISION 8280 Hybrid router and Kaleido KMV-3911 multiviewer modules from Miranda Technologies have been installed in France Télévisions Productions’ two 3G/HD/SD-SDI “Challenger” outside broadcast trucks. The Challenger trucks are 8-to-15-camera 3G production studios mounted on 32-ft trailers and are the latest additions to France Télévisions Productions’ OB fleet. According to France Télévisions Productions’ deputy director, […]  More

SIS delivers Cartier Queen’s Cup transmission for ESPN

Written on June 27, 2013 at 17:19, by

Reaching its conclusion on 16 June, the Cartier Queen’s Cup is played each year in Windsor Great Park at the Guard’s Polo Club, of which Prince Philip is president and the Queen a patron. Action from this final was captured by production company Blue Tuna, with SIS LIVE handling the 3.5-hour transmission of pictures from […]  More

Russia Today installs Riedel networks

Written on June 27, 2013 at 17:13, by

The Russia Today (RT) television network has installed an extensive and comprehensive real-time signal transport and communications network from Riedel within its Moscow studios. Its deployment of Riedel Artist Intercom and MediorNet fiber networks — supplied by large-scale systems integrator OKNO-TV — is among the largest in the world. “We chose to build our communications […]  More

Telegenic sets sail for 4K shores

Written on June 27, 2013 at 17:08, by

Telegenic’s new 4K OB unit was nothing but a gleam in its eye when the team visited IBC in Amsterdam last September. At NAB a few months prior they had seen Sony’s 4K demonstration and by the time they arrived in Amsterdam the 4K buzz had only grown. In the days and weeks that followed […]  More

Six TriCasters stream Nik Wallenda’s Grand Canyon crossing

Written on June 27, 2013 at 03:08, by

Mobile Studios Inc used no few than six NewTek TriCaster systems to live stream tightrope walker Nik Wallenda’s historic crossing of the Grand Canyon – minus net or safety harness – to a worldwide audience on skywire.discovery.com. Wallenda’s Grand Canyon walker was more than 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River. The Mobile Studios production […]  More

Wimbledon 2013: BBC’s Paul Davies on extending court coverage and preparing for tournament evolution

Written on June 26, 2013 at 12:22, by

With former World Number 1 Rafael ‘Rafa’ Nadal crashing out of the tournament on day one, the first week of the 2013 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships could never be accused of being drama-deficient. But the broadcast infrastructure that brings the Grand Slam to viewers worldwide has also been ringing a few changes, as BBC Sport […]  More

Eyeheight tech serving up digital graphics at Wimbledon

Written on June 26, 2013 at 04:36, by

A DK-2 multi-rate linear downstream keyer from Eyeheight’s geNETics range is part of the broadcast spec at the 2013 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship, where it is being used to provide digital graphics to support live transmission. Equipped with a VP-10 video T-bar module and installed in an FB-9E chassis, the keyer is being used by […]  More