Monthly Archives: October 2015

NHK mobile unit is first in USA with Lawo mc256XT and 22.2 surround sound

Written on October 31, 2015 at 11:32, by

Japanese broadcaster NHK has introduced a new OB truck into the US market designed specifically to capture major US sports events and deliver a unique, high-quality audio experience to its viewers back home. The new mobile unit is the first RAVENNA-based truck in the US and utilises Lawo’s newest dual-fader mc²56XT mixing console. The desk […]  More

Sky to unveil 4K STB next month?

Written on October 31, 2015 at 11:20, by


Sunset+Vine confirms broadcast production deal with PSL

Written on October 31, 2015 at 11:19, by

Pakistan Super League (PSL) has signed a broadcast production deal with UK-based TV sports production and media companySunset+Vine to cover the league. With this deal in place, PSL will reserve all production rights – a first in Pakistan cricket’s history – for the tournament, thereby ensuring top quality coverage of the league as per international […]  More

FOR-A celebrating 45th anniversary this month

Written on October 30, 2015 at 08:50, by

The company was founded in Tokyo in October 1971 by current FOR-A Group owner Keizo Kiyohara. FOR-A’s first product was the world’s first video timer, the VTG-32, and the company has continued to produce innovative products using progressive technologies and broaden its global reach through the years. After the establishment of FOR-A Corporation of America […]  More

Caroline Panthers move forward with TVUPack uplinks

Written on October 30, 2015 at 08:02, by

The NFL’s Carolina Panthers have partnered with TVU Networks to deploy TVUPack wireless uplink backpack providing HD video solutions for the Charlotte, North Carolina-based team. The Panthers deployed TVUPack to capture and transmit professional-quality video from post-game press conferences and interviews, as part their weekly Game Day wrap-up show. “TVUPack has enabled our organisation to […]  More

PAT builds Adelaide facility for NINE Network Australia with VSM and Lawo control

Written on October 30, 2015 at 07:58, by

With a new purpose-built facility on the drawing board, Australian broadcaster NINE Network Australia aimed to speed up operational workflows while simultaneously creating more time for content production. The project was assigned to broadcast SI specialist Professional Audio & Television (PAT), with the brief to unite a diverse range of products under a centralised and […]  More

Triofilm TV first German facility to invest in EVS XT3 servers for outside broadcast fleet

Written on October 30, 2015 at 07:50, by

A decade after becoming one of the first German broadcast facilities companies to invest in EVS’ XT server range, Triofilm TV will be the first German customer to implement EVS’ XT3 live production server with its latest features, including 12 HD/SD live rec/play channels and 10GigE network capabilities. Marking a continuation of the long standing […]  More

Grass Valley receives Farnsworth Award from Television Academy

Written on October 30, 2015 at 07:44, by

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been presented with the Philo T Farnsworth Award by the Television Academy at its 67th Engineering Emmy Awards in a ceremony at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Grass Valley has received the award in recognition of its contributions over time that have significantly impacted television technology and engineering. The Board […]  More

Gleneagles Scotland lands 2019 Solheim Cup

Written on October 29, 2015 at 13:10, by


SVG Sit-Down: Hitachi’s Katagiri and Nakamura on 4K, 8K and the OB-Box concept

Written on October 29, 2015 at 12:24, by

Hitachi Kokusai made waves at IBC2014 and at NAB 2015 with the unveiling of the SK-UHD4000 4K camera. Since the camera functions standard with current ⅔-in. B4 broadcast lenses without an adaptor, Hitachi has seen plenty of interest from live-sports producers looking to future-proof for 4K without abandoning their HD infrastructure and investment. Since debuting […]  More