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Dick Hobbs is Counting Pixels
Dick Hobbs. At the start of each year you hear the sound and fury as the technology correspondents of broadcasters and the popular press head off to Las Vegas for CES, the annual exhibition of the Consumer Electronics Association.
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The ethos behind TallyHo wireless rally system
Andy Slightam Having spent the last 30 years working in broadcast television and live event production in a variety of technical roles it has become plainly obvious over the last few years that we have lost some of the benefits working with the traditional PPUs with OCPs and CCUs.
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Bob Pank looks at the size of 4k
Bob Pank# The television industry has had many new technological eras in recent years. Only two years ago we were still a 3D era; the latest of the many that have surfaced and sunk over the years of cinema, making it recurring fad. Now 4K / UHD is firmly grabbing the attention of equipment manufacturers as well as production and broadcaster / media folk, and increasingly, the public.
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Location: Seychelles with the Canon C300PL
Kieron Seth# The idea that the Seychelles are all about palm-lined beaches underplays the scale and diversity of this geologically rich group of islands.
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Discover DMPCE by Sony
KitPlus Discover Sonys Digital Motion Picture Centre in Europe at Pinewood Studios, a place for Europes film-making community to come together to share passion and knowledge.
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The Next Generation of Image Aqisition for Live Broadcast
Klaus Weber Today, there are many discussions focused on next generation broadcast formats. This is mainly driven by the fact that the consumer industry has already launched 4K (UHD) TV sets. Beside the question is the market ready to accept a new broadcast format? One question still remains: what is the best solution for the next generation broadcast format?
Tags: iss086 | Klaus Weber | Grass Valley | The LDX Series | LDX Compact | FT CMOS imagers | Xensium-FT imagers | Klaus Weber
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PAGlink: Reviewed
Chris Newton Chris Newton is a London based photographer who has taken on the challenge of adding video production to his repertoire.
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Packed to Protect: What you need to know
KitPlus Peli Cases have become well established in the market as essential protection for broadcast and photographic equipment, offering watertight, dustproof and crushproof security.
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Will Strauss looks at 6 reasons why 4k is so special
Will Strauss# With 4k now more than just a trade show conference theme, Will Strauss offers up some pointers for anyone considering Ultra High Definition (UHD) acquisition.
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Covering the Winter Games for Broadcast
Mel Noonan This was written a few days before the opening ceremony so news arriving from the front line is of last minute angst for some of the tech teams who go out and perform daily miracles in such unuser-friendly locations year after year. Camera platforms erected in the wrong place, cables lost under a recent snowfall, cables eventually found but now destroyed by an avalanche...you know the kind of thing. All this and more just in the last few days. There needs to be medals for the tech teams.
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In the Flesh: On set with the BBC
Dale McCready Director of Photography, Dale McCready recently lit the second series of BBCs award nominated Zombie drama In the flesh with the Rotolight ANOVA Bi Colour V2 LED flood light.
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Disaster Recovery with Peter Savage
[author] Peter Savage, of Azule, recounts what happens when the office unexpectedly becomes inaccessible
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The BroadcastShow Tour: a visitors view
Derek Halls It's that time of year again and BroadcastShow-the tour registration is now open and I shall certainly be attending.
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4k testing in todays world
Adam Schadle With the need to ingest and process video from a number of sources, broadcasters are faced with a multifaceted need to handle all types of formats including 4K. What is your multi-resolution strategy?
Tags: iss086 | Adam Schadle | Video Clarity | 4k | testing | non-real time | Adam Schadle
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The Digital Production Partnership
Simon Pegg The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) was founded in January 2011 by the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, with representation from Sky, Channel 5, S4/C, UKTV, and BT Sport, to help speed the transition to fully digital production and distribution in television. As part of its work, the group has established common delivery standards based on the AS-11 file format and the UKDPP shim intended to maximize the ease and efficiency of an all digital workflow by providing a tightly constrained medium for file-based content delivery.
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Training the next generation
Dick Hobbs. At the end of January a new body the Institute for Training in Television Production (ITTP) held its first conference, organised by the publishers of TV-Bay magazine and chaired by former broadcaster Roz Morris, MD of TV News London Ltd. A packed room debated sometimes hotly the issues.
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#TVFUTURES
Rhiannon Chislett Since I last wrote we have accomplished a lot more work within our projects. In December we submitted our 20-minute documentary about local traditional businesses, which has resulted in achieving distinction grades and we have also progressed dramatically with our IPTV project.
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How to work without batteries
Julian Hiorns Camera and monitor batteries - what's not to like? They're portable, rechargeable and easy to use. Well, actually, there are some drawbacks. Batteries can be heavy, expensive to replace and difficult and costly to travel with, as airline passengers know all too well.
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Ask the Experts: Wireless microphone systems for cameras
Tobias von Allworden Wireless microphone systems for cameras are used by ENG crews and reporting teams as well as for TV and film shootings, where compact size, low weight and unobtrusive miking are particularly important.
Tags: iss086 | Tobias von Allworden | Sennheiser | EK 3241 | Unislot | Sony | 2000 Series | Wireless Microphones | Monitors | ENG equipment | Tobias von Allworden
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