Still in development, HEVC has already been demonstrated to offer a bit-rate reduction of up to 50 percent over H.264. For true visionaries, the new standard is paving the way to 8K UHD in resolutions up to 8192x4320.
The imminent move to file-based programme delivery offers up several advantages over tape - not least the ability to automate some broadcast quality control processes. Will Strauss outlines some auto QC options.
Digital media businesses are very definitely competing in a market where the customer can switch quickly if not satisfied, so it is vital for providers to know when their customers are getting a satisfactory service, and when they are not.
MTV3s goal was to create a completely new, interactive player for live ice hockey, which viewers would access via Katsomo. Anyone could subscribe to the ice hockey package, giving them access to a portal throughout the ice hockey season that housed an array of interactive services.
The Concours Hippique International Officiel (CHIO) in Aachen is the most prestigious riding tournament in Europe. This year, a communications system based on OMNEO network technology was used there for the first time.
Multiple-award-winning film producer and cinematographer Matt Siegel chose a Leader LV5381 four-input multi-SDI monitor for use during his recent seminar on Digital Cinematography at The Maine Media Workshops.
ND filters are an essential addition to any filmmakers kit, particularly when attempting to get a proper exposure or a shallow depth of field when shooting outside in bright conditions or with strong sunlight.
In the late 1980s, the whole of the broadcast world changed for what, I believe, was the better. The BBC introduced Producer Choice, which meant that commissioners of programmes were for the first time allowed to look outside the BBC to make programmes.
Hampshire based filming specialist Flying Pictures is the world leader in the provision of aerial and helicopter filming services for feature films, commercials, television, live broadcast events and surveillance.
Shotoku Broadcast Systems is an international leader in the manufacture and marketing of a full range of camera support products including manual and robotic pedestals as well as virtual reality camera tracking systems.
The UK communications regulator Ofcom has issued a consultation document on the prospects for a technology called Earth Stations on Mobile Platforms, or ESOMPs. My first response to the consultation is that they should get a better acronym.
Following the successful launch of the award winning ANOVA LED Floodlight last year, IBC 2013 sees the release of the ANOVA EcoFlood Version 2 (Bi-Colour LED system) and the ANOVA SOLO Single Colour Flood lights available in 5600K (daylight) or 3200K (tungsten).
Over the last 15 years, Sportsnet has risen to become one of Canadas leading sports media operations. The Sportsnet and Sportsnet One TV channels are complemented by Sportsnet Radio, Sportsnet Magazine and its premium international sports channel, Sportsnet World.
Live broadcasting is the core business of the University of Portsmouth course, BSc (Hons) Television and Broadcasting, and they are now entering into their fifth successive year of weekly television output.
Extreme sports cameraman Steffan Hewitt designed the lightweight jib for his own use, as a tool to get the shots he wanted. He kept refining it as he used it. Others saw it and wanted it. There are now hundreds in use worldwide.
2013 has seen the possibilities of LiveUs cellular bonding technology recognised more widely than ever before. LiveU backpacks and other portable devices have been a frequent sight in every major news, entertainment and sporting event.
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