News Roundup

Ncam Reality 2021 real-time camera tracking technology released amid rising demand for virtual production

Ncam has announced the immediate availability of Ncam Reality 2021, which it describes as ‘the most advanced real-time tracking technology ever created for film, broadcast and live events’. With Ncam Reality, users can now track on any camera, lens or rig, regardless of environment, opening up a wealth of visual possibilities for brands that want […]  More

NewTek unveils 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system

NewTek, part of the Vizrt Group, has introduced the NewTek 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system for sports productions. 3Play 3P2 is designed to ensure that broadcasters and venue operators never miss an angle or sporting moment by offering connectivity and efficiency across the production workflow in a cost-effective system. Features of 3Play 3P2 include […]  More

Seamlessly move between real and virtual with Mo-Sys Cinematic XR Focus

Mo-Sys Engineering claims to have solved a major creative limitation when using an LED volume for virtual production. Cinematographers who needed to pull focus between real foreground objects – such as actors – and virtual objects displayed on an LED wall – such as a car – have been unable to do this as the […]  More

Eurovision Services launches IP delivery services using SRT

Eurovision Services has launched a line of services tailored to distributing live broadcast-quality video over the public internet using the open-source SRT protocol. After successfully testing its two new SRT gateways as part of a proof of concept for remote production earlier this year, Eurovision Services is now launching commercial services offering IP delivery of […]  More

Genelec focuses on customer experience with appointment of Marcel Schechter

Genelec has appointed Marcel Schechter as senior customer experience specialist, with a focus on the domestic German market. Based near Stuttgart, Schechter forms part of Genelec’s international marketing and sales team and will be working in close collaboration with business development manager Eric Horstmann and local German distributor Audio Pro. He will be concentrating on […]  More

Avid and LiveU collaborate to enable secure remote IP contribution through MediaCentral | Stream

Avid and LiveU have agreed a strategic partnership to enable the ingest of IP streams for television news and remote live TV production in Avid’s MediaCentral platform. MediaCentral is an open media workflow platform with an ecosystem of strategic partners that integrates LiveU as well as Haivision and other SRT-enabled cameras or devices, encoders and mobile apps. […]  More

Gentec turns to TSL for Saudi Broadcasting Authority OB truck first

Gentec, a trusted systems integrator of TSL Products, has recently completed a first-of-its-kind outside broadcast project at Saudi Broadcasting Authority (SBA). For the first time in Saudi TV history, the OB project took place within the local market, rather than outsourcing from EU-based distributors, which reduced the project’s cost by 45%. For SBA’s two new OB […]  More

disguise launches r18 software including public release of xR solution

Nearly a year after Katy Perry’s iconic virtual performance at the American Idol Season 18 Finale, disguise has announced the public release of its Extended Reality (xR) solution as part of its r18 software launch. The xR workflow utilised by XR Studios to power Perry’s performance has opened up a new world of opportunities in […]  More

TVU debuts Remote Commentator to streamline digital productions

TVU Networks has introduced TVU Remote Commentator, a cloud-based solution that allows sports producers and event organisers to add synchronised, real-time audio commentary from any location using a public internet connection. Even when the event and commentators are in different parts of the world, TVU Remote Commentator is said to streamline productions and deliver broadcast-quality […]  More

NativeWaves joins the IABM 

Austrian solutions provider NativeWaves has joined the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM). As an emerging broadcast company, NativeWaves aims to play a key part in the development and adoption of technology that delivers a synchronised and personalised viewing experiences across multiple screens. The company, which has over €2.7 million in capitalisation, is rapidly expanding its global customer […]  More