Leader LV5350 and LV7300 Test Instruments Chosen for Major African Football Tournament

Date: 18/05/2020
Leader LV5350 and LV7300 Test Instruments Chosen for Major African Football Tournament

Leader LV5350 portable waveform monitors and LV7300 rasterizers have been chosen as reference test instruments for broadcast television coverage of a major football tournament scheduled to be held next year in Cameroon. The games are scheduled to take place in January and February at city venues for live transmission across Africa and around the world. The instruments are being provided by Leader Europe's Brussels-based distribution partner Studiotech SA.

"The LV5350 encapsulates in a compact and portable unit all the features OB and studio gallery colorists need for matching multiple camera channels," says Studiotech's General Manager Nicolas Tardieu. "Live stage and sports events send adrenaline levels very high for TV production teams as well as the contestants. Dependable and easy-to-navigate tools are essential. With its integral multi-view monitor screen, the LV5350 is exceptionally easy to configure and control. The LV5350 and LV7300 incorporate practically every reference tool OB technicians need for live signal evaluation plus the drill-down facilities required during initial system line-up and continuity checks."

"CINEZONE and CINELITE toolsets come as standard on both the LV5350 and the LV7300. These make the portable model particularly useful for camera crews needing to ensure optimal signal quality right from the front end of the production chain. The same tools are also widely used in postproduction both for their precision and their efficiency. Here the LV7300 comes into its own as a channel-assignable confirmation display on a video wall which can be seen by an entire presentation team."

"The LV5350 and LV7300 have become the default choice for many television production facilities operating in the 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI domains," adds Leader Europe Managing Director Koichi Fukagawa. "They also conform to Leader's strategy of offering products which customers can configure from a range of options matching their current requirements and then expand as industry standards or operating practices evolve."

The LV5350 waveform monitor and LV7300 rasterizer incorporate all the SDI facilities of the top-of-the-range LV5600 and LV7600 minus the IP measurement capabilities which are currently required by only a minority of production and postproduction teams. These include engineering-related features such as test pattern generation, closed-caption monitoring, CIE color chart, high dynamic range measurement, focus assist, customizable screen layout, tally interface, 4K/UHD operation and 12G-SDI interfaces. The LV5350 and LV7300 also incorporate Leader's intuitive CINEZONE and CINELITE which are familiar to many camera crews, editors and colorists. A focus detection algorithm enables the two instruments to sense edges across a very wide range of image contrast levels. The LV7300 rasterizer offers exactly the same capabilities as the LV5350 but in a low-profile 19 half-rack-width 1U form-factor for easy rack or desk mounting. Eye pattern display is available as an option for this model.

About Studiotech

Studiotech (www.studiotech.be) was established in Brussels in 1990, serving Belgium and Luxembourg. Two years later it expanded its services into Hungary and then to Poland in 1995, Algeria in 2000, Morocco in 2011, France and Australia in 2012 and Niger in 2015. Studiotech Belgium's main business is the distribution, sales, installation and after-sales servicing of professional audio and video equipment. The company also designs and installs turnkey projects such as recording/mixing studios, editing suites and mobile OB vehicles.

About Leader Electronics Corporation

Leader Electronics Corporation (www.leader.co.jp/en) has earned a worldwide reputation for designing and manufacturing highly reliable, practical and cost effective test and measurement instruments. Leader products are specified for research, development, broadcast, production and service applications. Manufacturing quality is built in every step of the way. Less than 0.1% of all Leader products made are ever returned for warranty repair or adjustment.

The Leader product range includes award-winning 3G/HD/SD SDI waveform monitors and rasterizers with customisable layout. Among available options are 4K/UHD, CIE color chart, HDR measurement, test pattern generation, eye and jitter measurement and closed caption display, IP and 12G SDI. Leader has helped many customers manage their transition from analog to digital, from SD to HD, from HD to 4K/UHD, from SDR to HDR and from BT.709 to BT.2020 wide color gamut. Leader also provides dependable support for the transition from SDI to IP.

www.leadereurope.com



Tags: Leader Instruments | video test equipment | audio test equipment | video waveform monitors | 12G waveform monitors | 12G video analyzers | IP video analysers | video noise meters | HDR test equipment | true-hybrid test equipment | Hi-Vision test equipment | surround
Submitted by David Kirk (Stylus Media Communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Tektronix at IBC 2013

    Tektronix at IBC 2013

  • RTW at IBC 2013

    RTW at IBC 2013

  • TSL Products at BVE 2013

    TSL Products at BVE 2013

  • Qualis at NAB 2012

    Qualis at NAB 2012

  • Soundfield at BVE 2012

    Soundfield at BVE 2012


Related Articles
  • Product spotlight: Sonifex Redbox RG-TGHDB

    Product spotlight: Sonifex Redbox RG-TGHDB

  • The intricacies of capturing phase-coherent surround sound

    The intricacies of capturing phase-coherent surround sound

  • Issues in surround audio and new technologies to address them

    Issues in surround audio and new technologies to address them

  • Test and measurement in digital television

    Test and measurement in digital television

  • Location Sound Recording And Post-production with Chris Watson

    Location Sound Recording And Post-production with Chris Watson

  • Junger Audio Helps Broadcasters Get To Grips With 5.1 Upmixing

    Junger Audio Helps Broadcasters Get To Grips With 5.1 Upmixing

  • Surround technologies

    Surround technologies

  • Broadcasting Audio in 5.1 Format

    Broadcasting Audio in 5.1 Format

  • Two Decades of Development With DK-Technologies

    Two Decades of Development With DK-Technologies

  • Surround Sound For HD Broadcast

    Surround Sound For HD Broadcast


News
Broadpeak Makes High-Quality 5G Video Experiences a Reality With MobiledgeX Edge Compute Infrastructure Posted: 02/06/2020
Broadpeak Makes High-Quality 5G Video Experiences a Reality With MobiledgeX Edge Compute Infrastructure

Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced its 5G video work with MobiledgeX, Inc., a Deutsche Telekom-founded company making the edge widely available and easier to access. Broadpeak has deployed its virtual BroadCache Box local caching technology for mobile networks via the MobiledgeX Edge-Cloud platform that aggregates more than a dozen global mobile networks to expose one common interface to developers. As part of MobiledgeX's early access program, Broadpeak has successfully tested its virtual BroadCache Box applications on MobiledgeX's federation of edge networks, demonstrating the ability to reduce video delivery costs and improve QoE for mobile video delivered over 5G networks.

When video content is streamed from a location closer to end users, latency and network congestion are reduced, resulting in higher video bit rates, faster start times, and uninterrupted viewing sessions. By using Broadpeak's virtual BroadCache Box, content providers can significantly boost subscriber QoE for video delivered over next-gen mobile networks. This supports engagements with an expanding crop of OTT players eager to reach subscribers anywhere.

 

Tags: Broadpeak | 5G | MobiledgeX | Streaming | Solutions
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Riedel and RRN Deliver Remote Mastering Service for Live-Streamed Peter Maffay Concert Posted: 02/06/2020
Riedel and RRN Deliver Remote Mastering Service for Live-Streamed Peter Maffay Concert

Riedel Communications and Remote Recording Network (RRN) today announced their collaboration on a unique remote mastering service for a live-streamed concert performed by Peter Maffay and local musicians from Steintor-Varietè in Halle, Germany.

The special acoustic concert, which took place on April 13 (Easter Monday), was mixed on location by Werner Schmidl and, using RRN's Remote Mixing facility, mastered remotely by Peter Brandt from Studio Boecker in Cologne. Both locations were connected through the Riedel Remote Operations Center (ROC) in Wuppertal, which served as the communications and signal transmission hub of the operation. From there, ROC engineers monitored communications, remotely configured all signals, and transmitted all audio streams between venue and studio.

This method of communication and audio transmission was jointly developed by Riedel and Remote Music Productions, a subsidiary of RRN, and is setting standards for the production of high-quality, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective audio transmissions.

Tags: Riedel | Remote Recording Network | RRN | Live Stream | Peter Maffay | Concert
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
LiveU Launches the LU800 First Production-Level Field Unit Posted: 02/06/2020
LiveU Launches the LU800 and ndash; First Production-Level Field Unit

LiveU today unveiled its all-in-one production-level field unit for live news and sports coverage. The LU800 combines multi-camera production and superior video and audio capabilities with mission-critical transmission in a native 5G unit. Designed from the ground up to unlock 5G potential, the unit offers unparalleled quality of service and resiliency.

The LU800 supports up to four fully frame-synced feeds in high resolution from a single unit, using powerful IP bonding of up to 14 connections. The unit also offers the highest-quality video performance, with up to 4Kp60 10-bit HDR transmission for optimal color depth and richness, as well as up to 16 audio channels for high-end productions.

Tags: 5G | cellular bonding | multi-camera | sports | LiveU Central
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Erik aBlu2th Griggs Hears the Depths of His Mixes With KRK Systems Posted: 02/06/2020
Erik and ldquo;Blu2th and rdquo; Griggs Hears the Depths of His Mixes With KRK Systems

Multi-instrumentalist and multi-platinum Music Producer and Songwriter Erik “Blu2th” Griggs has become one of the most upwardly mobile producers in the game. A musician for “as long as he can remember,” Griggs is most well-known for writing and co-producing “No Air” by Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown, as well as for his work on the “Dreamgirls” soundtrack. Over the past six years, Griggs has relied on a variety of KRK Systems studio monitors and subwoofers to take his music, sound and creativity to the next level. His love for the brand recently evolved when he upgraded to KRK’s latest generation 10-inch three-way powered mid-field studio monitors, the ROKIT 10-3 G4s.

Tags: KRK Systems | Music Production | Studio Monitors
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Matthews New 40x40 Inch Flags and Floppies Add Portability Posted: 02/06/2020
Matthews and rsquo; New 40x40 Inch Flags and Floppies Add Portability

 

Matthews introduces a full 40”x40” line of Flags and Floppies. Offering the multitude of benefits for which Matthews is known, this practical size answers the need for gear that’s portable enough to travel in a hatchback car like a Prius and compact enough to work in nooks and crannies of a tight location like a bathroom corner. When it comes to cargo, the 40”x40” dimension easily fits standard shipping limits.

As Matthews’ resident Grip Martin Torner explains: “With the popularity of our 40”x40” Flag, we have added more flavors to this wonderfully dynamic dimension, including Full Silk, Floppy and the new Matthbounce Floppy. Like the 48x48”, the 40x40 is still a good size flag when it comes to usability, but less bulky.”

Like the larger versions, the new frames are built with the same rugged 3/8” stainless steel tubing that’s securely welded for long life. The Flags, Floppies and Silks are meticulously sewn in Matthew’s Southern California headquarters.

Tags: matthews | flags | grip | mse | studio | equipment | hollywood | floppies | production | california | gear | cinematography | cinematographer
Submitted by Matthews Studio Equipment
More from this author
Mo-Sys Launch U50 Remote Camera Control Head for Box Lenses Posted: 02/06/2020
Mo-Sys Launch U50 Remote Camera Control Head for Box Lenses

Mo-Sys Engineering, a global leader in real time camera tracking and remote systems, today announced the launch of U50. Designed and manufactured during the lockdown period, the U50 is a heavy-duty remote head that enables camera operators to safely return to work and control the biggest box lenses and heaviest broadcast camera set-ups remotely.

Offering the ultimate for camera remote control and remote production, U50 combats the current challenges and unique requirements in the Covid-19 affected world. Making it possible to operate large box lenses and cameras remotely, U50 achieves the same precision and agility when camera operators are controlling manually and on-site. With no other remote head capable of smoothly and quickly operating box lenses and with on-site production crews dramatically decreasing, this innovation offers a new solution to tackle current challenges.

Danny Zemanek, Freelance Camera Operator explained, “Previously remote production technology was an additional cost for broadcasters, but now it is essential to ensure camera operators can work safely. The U50 remote head from Mo-Sys represents a new way that operators can control big box lenses with the same precision and agility that we have come to expect.”

Tags: Mo-Sys | Camera Tracking | Remote Systems | U50 | Remote Head | Camera Control | Box Lenses | Remote Production | Backlash free drives | Telephoto lenses | U-shape space frame | Mo-sys TimeCam | Pan and tilt motors | high bandwidth | robotics | film remote heads
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Quarantine Cook-along with AEG Posted: 02/06/2020
Quarantine Cook-along with AEG

Aiming to help inspire the increasing number of people in lockdown turning to cooking and baking, AEG collaborated with video production company Monarki Stockholm and Scandinavian Photo to help produce a multicam live stream cook-along show.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Facebook Live | Live Streaming | AEG | Cooking | ATEM | ATEM Television Studio Pro HD
Submitted by Blackmagic design
More from this author
PSSI leverages C-band spectrum to engineer challenging transmission of The Match II Posted: 01/06/2020
PSSI leverages C-band spectrum to engineer challenging transmission of and lsquo;The Match II and rsquo;

With rainy weather all day and no fiber availability on-site, “The Match II” charity golf event presented a significant live broadcast transmission challenge. To support this event, which turned out to be the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television, PSSI Global Services provided several primary and backup paths, as well as data and internet via satellite, using C-band transmission vehicles.

Live from the Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida, “The Match II” featured Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in an event that raised $20 million for COVID-19 relief. Attracting a peak of 6.3 million viewers, “The Match II” aired on four channels in the U.S. and internationally on CNN International.

Tags: C-band | satellite transmission | teleport | The Match II | data services | live television
Submitted by PSSI Global Services
More from this author
AVer Europe CAM340+ Helps Small Business in Lockdown Posted: 01/06/2020
AVer Europe CAM340+ Helps Small Business in Lockdown

AVer Europe, a leading manufacturer of video conferencing solutions, is enabling small businesses to survive and thrive during lockdown. Surrey-based personal training company Marek’s Fitness is utilising the premium quality and wide angle capability of AVer Europe’s CAM340+ camera to provide training and group classes, which has enabled the company to maintain and grow its client base internationally.

Marek’s Fitness made all personal and group training classes virtual a few days before lockdown to ensure the health and wellbeing of clients. It quickly became apparent that a laptop camera or a typical USB web camera was inadequate, both for sound and vision.

Tags: camera; small business; livestreaming
Submitted by brookscomm
More from this author
Custom Consoles Module-R Desks and MediaWalls Chosen for Fidelity International Posted: 01/06/2020
Custom Consoles Module-R Desks and MediaWalls Chosen for Fidelity International

Custom Consoles announces the completion of two studio control desks and MediaWall monitor displays for a new UHD production facility at the London headquarters of Fidelity International. Supervised by systems integration specialist ATG Danmon, the project formed part of Fidelity's relocation to new premises in the centre of the city's financial district. The studios will be used for a range of applications including participation in finance-related broadcasts.

"We recommended Module-R and MediaWall on the basis of long experience with both product ranges," comments ATG Danmon Managing Director Russell Peirson-Hagger. "Their inherent modularity allowed us to specify exactly the required parameters in the full knowledge that the results would be robustly built, ergonomically sound, attractively styled, accurately sized and easy to install."

Largest of the two desks is a six metre wide in-line unit positioned along the main wall of the Studio 1 production gallery. This is configured for use by up to six operators including camera shading, robotic camera control, lighting control, graphic effects, vision mixing and control room to studio talkback. Sloping 3U high equipment pods run almost the entire width of this desk. All equipment above and below the main worktop remains easily accessible.

 

 

 

Tags: ustom Consoles Ltd | broadcast control room furniture | motorised desks | manually-adjustable desks | sound-insulated equipment housings | MediaWall | Media Wall | monitor walls | post-production studio furniture | System Two control room furniture | Module-R | Modu
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
Grass Valley Launches the GVX Customer Council Posted: 01/06/2020
Grass Valley Launches the and ldquo;GVX and rdquo; Customer Council

Grass Valley underlines its leadership in driving innovation through collaboration with the launch of GVX, a council of customers selected from the media industry’s most influential technologists and business leaders. This group of key leaders will work closely with Grass Valley executives to move media technology innovation forward in a mutually beneficial fashion, providing the industry with solutions that are perfectly matched with the increasing demands placed on content producers and distributors.

The GVCustomer Council launches with many key influencers on board, including Dave Mazza from NBC Sports, Del Parks from Sinclair Broadcast Group, Helen Clifton from ABC Australia, Mauricio Felix from Globo, Ruba Ibrahim from Al Arabiya Network, Scott Rothenburg from NEP, and Gordon Castle from Discovery.

Tags: Grass Valley
Submitted by Platform Communications
More from this author
A1now selects Vionlabs and rsquo; AI-powered solution for personalized viewing recommendations Posted: 01/06/2020
A1now selects Vionlabs and rsquo; AI-powered solution for personalized viewing recommendations

 

Vionlabs, the industry leading provider of AI-powered content analysis, today announced that its Content Analysis Platform has been chosen by A1 to provide content recommendations on its streaming service A1now. Through the deep insight provided by Vionlabs’ Content Analysis Platform, A1now will be able to understand why customers like certain programming and hence provide personalized viewing recommendations.

The vast content libraries available through streaming services means that the ease with which audiences can find relevant content is now critically important for streaming companies wanting to attract and retain subscribers. With the online video market being so competitive, media companies can get an edge through a better understanding of what makes shows appealing to viewers. By leveraging Vionlabs’ Content Analysis Platform, A1now will boost consumers viewing time by providing a personalized UI and more relevant video recommendations.

Tags: Vionlabs
Submitted by Platform Communications
More from this author
TVU Networks and rsquo; New Feature for Social Production Enables Real-time Virtual Communication and Interaction Among Production Crew and Talent Posted: 29/05/2020
TVU Networks and rsquo; New Feature for Social Production Enables Real-time Virtual Communication and Interaction Among Production Crew and Talent

With Partyline from TVU Networks call participants can achieve a unique level of communication and interaction from remote locations as though they were in the same physical studio while producing live and pre-recorded programming. Partyline enables production personnel, talent and tools to collaborate remotely in real time with full HD video quality and perfectly synchronized audio and video. Partyline is making its debut as an integrated part of award-winning TVU Producer, a simple and scalable cloud-based solution for broadcast quality production and will also be incorporated within the TVU ecosystem for use with other TVU solutions.

“The global COVID pandemic has shifted the dynamic of TV production collaboration, requiring talent and technical staff to produce programming from their living rooms,” explains TVU Networks’ CEO Paul Shen. “Professional broadcasters require the ability to interact in real-time while producing programs in fully synchronized and broadcast quality audio and video. When achieved, that’s what we’re calling social production. It should be as close to in-person communication and interaction as possible. Producers shouldn’t have to settle for something that makes creating their important work more cumbersome.”

Tags: remote production | video over ip | TVU Networks | IP
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
DIT EDUARDO EGUIA ON MAKING THE MANDALORIAN Posted: 29/05/2020
DIT EDUARDO EGUIA ON MAKING THE MANDALORIAN

The Mandalorian is about the travels of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic. It is the backstory vision of George Lucas’, to the Star Wars bounty hunter theme that tied together Boba Fett and Hans Solo in the epic tale of Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. The vision was brought to life by series creator and Executive Producer Jon Favreau.With season 2 production just wrapping in early February and the post-production currently underway, with automated VFX pulls being delivered by FotoKem, and the final finishing being done at Company 3, Disney+ hopes to continue the momentum of this premier franchise that helped launch their streaming service last year.

Tags: CODEX | The Mandalorian | Eduardo Eguia
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
AJA Announces Ki Pro Ultra 12G Posted: 28/05/2020
AJA Announces Ki Pro Ultra 12G

AJA Video Systems has announced Ki Pro Ultra 12G, a new single-channel 4K/UltraHD recorder and player or four-channel HD recorder, featuring 12G-SDI connectivity with a host of unique and powerful features. Ki Pro Ultra 12G offers single-channel 4K/UltraHD up to 50/60p recording and playback to and from Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR, with flexible connectivity options including 12G-SDI, HDMI v2.0 and optional Fiber input and outputs. Alternatively Ki Pro Ultra 12G provides up to four channels of simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p with independent ProRes profiles per channel. Ki Pro Ultra 12G is available today through AJA’s worldwide network for $3,995 US MSRP. For more information, visit: www.aja.com/products/ki-pro-ultra-12g.

Tags: AJA | AJA Video Systems | Ki Pro Ultra 12G | Recorder | Player | Digital Recorder | File-based Recorder | 12G | 12G-SDI | 4K | UltraHD
Submitted by AJA Video Systems
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>