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Grass Valley adds to 3G TX system

The first elements of Grass Valley’s new 3G Transmission system were unveiled at NAB earlier this year, and unsurprisingly the company expanded on it all at IBC.  More

London 2012: the game changes here

Next summer’s Olympic Games in London will be “a watershed point for digital Olympics,” according to Ciaran Quinn, director, strategic business development, Deltatre. Quinn, chairing the IBC Conference session Digital Olympic Games, pointed out that London 2012 producers will have to address platforms that didn’t figure in anyone’s business plans even as recently as a […]  More

IBC Conference: Taking the 3D plunge

There’s no better time than the present for sports producers to get into 3D production. That was the message of the IBC Conference session, ‘Making the Business Case for 3D’. The panel agreed that with current technology, the 3D business remains a tough one. It’s expensive, time-consuming and requires a steep learning curve from everyone […]  More

BBC puts NEXUS into MediaCityUK

Stagetec has supplied a large NEXUS audio network to the BBC for its new facilities in Manchester, which will be used for linking studio and production areas in the buildings there with external lines for connection to transmitters and other sites such as Broadcasting House and TV Centre down in London, not to mention various […]  More

Four Antelope MKIIs captured Korean action

LMC, in concert with its new Asian distribution partner, KOMI, supplied four Antelope MkIIs to the KBS production of the IAAF Worlds in Korea. Kitted out with Canon J22x and J86x lenses, all systems were hard-wired using SMPTE cables with LEMO connectors.  More

OSB standardises on Lawo for RWC OB

Auckland-based On Site Broadcasting (OSB) has spent the last 3 or 4 years building up to the RWC, commissioning new HD vehicles and equipping them with Lawo mc²66 mixing consoles. “We’ve had quite a lead up to it,” says OSB founder Ray Standidge. “Usually we cover about 175 rugby matches in a year, and this […]  More

AXON kits out ANO trucks for Sochi

We’ve been writing about ANO Sports Broadcasting (Panorama)’s nine new OB trucks destined for work at Sochi 2014 for some time, and AXON Digital Design is the latest manufacturer to get on the radar as being selected to provide kit for them, in this case Synapse modular processing equipment.  More