Tokyo Sound Production sets its 2020 Olympics vision
Post facility Tokyo Sound Production (TSP) recently upgraded to SGO’s Mistika post production system to boost its broadcast projects. Mistika Ultima provides capabilities for broadcasters of content from HD to 8K 60P. With the Next Generation Television and Broadcasting Promotion Forum having already started the 4K TV Program ‘Channel 4K’ back in 2014, and the multi-channel pay-TV broadcasting SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation commencing its 4K broadcasting service from April 2015, TSP’s Mistika is already playing a vital role in 4K 60P creation. The team is already making full use of the system’s wide ranging toolsets to service its clients’ immediate demands.
Yutaka Hamada, department director at TSP said, “SGO Mistika’s technology is truly impressive. There is virtually nothing Mistika cannot do. It comfortably post produces any project, including 4K and 8K, whether it is for broadcast, cinema or commercials, pretty fast and all in real-time. Its creative features, advanced workflows and resolution-independence have won us over, and it’s taken centre stage here, making us feel secure in the knowledge that we have the world’s most innovative system backing us.” He adds, “As the excitement grows for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic year, we feel prepared and future-ready with Mistika at our side.”
Recent footage for a leading Channel 4K programme which aired on CS Digital Broadcasting was achieved using Mistika at TSP. Mistika Operator Shigeyuki Koeda working on the project at TSP said, “it is always great to hear positive feedback from our clients about how stable the playback of contents in 4K 60P is with Mistika. After receiving this uncompressed one hour project, I just put the content on the Mistika timeline and made the project play-out. It doesn’t require much time, and with Mistika there is no stress in front of clients.”
In addition, with the Japanese government encouraging 4K and 8K investments in the domestic retail sector in time for the future Olympic Games, TSP is now set to meet its clientèle’s expectations with Mistika’s unprecedented 4K abilities.