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dock10 celebrates its 10-year anniversary by planting 2,500 trees in the Brazilian Rainforest Posted: 02/11/2021
dock10 celebrates its 10-year anniversary by planting 2,500 trees in the Brazilian Rainforest

To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, dock10,the UK’s leading television facility, has planted 2,500 trees in the rainforest of Brazil, a commitment that has created an area of rainforest that is the same size as the physical footprint of its building – an enormous 12,500 square metres. dock10’s project has seen 2,500 trees planted as part of the IPE project in the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil. The trees have been grown from seed and planted as part of its globally important tree corridors project that joins up isolated patches of rainforest. dock10’s trees will help form a wildlife corridor, which enables endangered species such as the jaguar and black lion tamarin to move between areas.

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dock10 launches real-time motion-capture solution Posted: 20/10/2021
dock10 launches real-time motion-capture solution

dock10, the UK’s leading television facility, has announced the launch of a new innovative technology solution for broadcasters that enables Augmented Reality (AR) characters to be rendered in real-time in both traditional and virtual sets. 

Tags: dock10 | BBC | Bitesize Daily | AR | Motion Capture
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MO-SYS TECHNOLOGY PLAYED STARRING ROLE IN MOOVS VIRTUAL SET FOR BBC SPORTS TOKYO GAMES COVERAGE Posted: 13/10/2021
MO-SYS TECHNOLOGY PLAYED STARRING ROLE IN MOOVS VIRTUAL SET FOR BBC SPORTS TOKYO GAMES COVERAGE

Mo-Sys Engineering, a world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, today announces that its StarTracker technology was front and centre of the innovative virtual studio production for BBC Sport’s coverage of the Tokyo Games. The entire virtual graphics production was implemented by MOOV, the UK based sports and events graphics company, with the project being shortlist as a finalist at the 2021 Broadcast Sports Awards in November. 

Tags: Mo-Sys | MOOV. Virtual Production | Virtual Studio | StarTracker | Broadcast Sports Awards | Camera Tracking | Dock10. MediaCityUK | Broadcast | virtual reality | augmented reality | Tokyo Olympics | Brainstorm | Wimbledon | Match of the Day | Innovation
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dock10 installs a Calrec Artemis for new remote gallery Posted: 16/08/2021
dock10 installs a Calrec Artemis for new and pound;1m remote gallery

Manchester, UK, television facility dock10 has expanded its roster of Calrec audio consoles with a Calrec Artemis audio console in its new, £1 million remote gallery to satisfy the growing demand for virtual studios and remote galleries.

Tags: Calrec | Artemis | audio | console | broadcast | dock10
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dock10 to host more Channel 4 entertainment pilots Posted: 23/06/2021
dock10 to host more Channel 4 entertainment pilots

The broadcaster has booked studio space again at dock10 this autumn following an innovative run-through programme last year, which Channel 4 head of entertainment, Phil Harris, introduced to develop ideas in an affordable and sustainable way from a range of independent production companies from around the country.

Tags: dock10 | broadcast | channel 4 | Quizness
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Dock10 synchronises virtual production with Hitomi Posted: 19/05/2021
Dock10 synchronises virtual production with Hitomi

Hitomi Broadcast, manufacturer of MatchBox, the industry’s premier audio video alignment toolbox, has announced that Dock10, the largest studio complex in the UK, has invested in the Hitomi MatchBox system to help the Virtual Studios crew align their audio and video outputs efficiently and deliver high-quality programs without complex line-ups.

Tags: Hitomi Broadcast | Dock10 | Virtual Production | Hitomi MatchBox | Audio video alignment | Lip Sync | Hitomi MatchBox Generator | Hitomi MatchBox Analyser | MatchBox Glass | MatchBox Glass app | Broadcast | Live Broadcast
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Dock10 expands virtual studio capacity with more StarTrackers Posted: 22/04/2021
Dock10 expands virtual studio capacity with more StarTrackers

Mo-Sys Engineering, world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual studios and augmented reality, is extending the capabilities for virtual and augmented reality at Dock10’s studio complex in Salford. Dock10 already had five channels of camera tracking, and it is now adding a further nine, ensuring the technology is available for multiple clients simultaneously.

Tags: Mo-Sys | Mo-Sys StarTracker | Camera Tracking | Creative | Virtual Production | Virtual Studio | Dock10 | Augmented Reality | Creative production | Technology | CGI
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Crackerjack is Coming Back with Sam and Mark Presenting Posted: 04/11/2019
Crackerjack is Coming Back with Sam and Mark Presenting

Children's TV favourite Crackerjack is to return to the BBC, 35 years after its last screen outing.

In the new series filmed at dock10, hosts Sam and Mark will follow in the footsteps of previous presenters Eamonn Andrews, Ed "Stewpot" Stewart and Stu Francis.

Last seen in 1984, the teatime staple saw a live studio audience of children entertained by comedy sketches, playful games and music performances.

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dock10 unleashes UHD HDR production capabilities with major investment in Sony HDC-3500 4K system cameras Posted: 08/08/2019
dock10 unleashes UHD HDR production capabilities with major investment in Sony HDC-3500 4K system cameras
dock10, the UK's leading television facility, has invested in 15 Sony HDC-3500 4K cameras as it future-proofs its infrastructure for increased 4K/UHD output. The strategic investment, made through Sony Specialist Dealer, ES Broadcast forms part of a £5 million technology investment plan to upgrade dock10 studios, post-production facilities, media storage platforms and the network that supports MediaCityUK.
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dock10 to launch revolutionary virtual studio capability Posted: 16/05/2019
dock10 to launch revolutionary virtual studio capability

dock10, the UK’s leading television facility, has today announced it is to launch a new industry-leading 4k UHD ready virtual studio capability using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) rendering technology. By using UE4, programme makers can create photorealistic output in real-time. The system enables studio sets to combine physical and virtual elements in such a way that they are indistinguishable from each other. It also allows cameras to point in absolutely any direction across the whole of the studio to deliver a seamless on-screen set.

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dock10 installs IPE Power Distribution Units Posted: 08/01/2018
dock10 installs IPE Power Distribution Units

IPE today announced that dock10, a leading UK television facility, has deployed IPEs eMU3 automatic changeover (ACO) units at its MediaCityUK studios.

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dock10 opens new studio HQ8 Posted: 30/05/2017
dock10 opens new studio HQ8

dock10, the UK's leading television facility, has announced the opening of its new studio HQ8. The 750 square foot television studio is suitable for small sets and has green screen capabilities. It comes fully lit and with complete integration into dock10's gallery and post production infrastructure.

Tags: dock10 | MediaCityUK | HQ8 | Studios | expansion | green screen
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dock10 announces the major expansion of its Post Production facility Posted: 11/05/2017
dock10 announces the major expansion of its Post Production facility

dock10, the UK's leading television facility, has announced a significant expansion of its high-end post production capabilities. Building on last year's extensive development of the boutique facility 'The Quay', this latest extension enables dock10 to cater for an increased demand from the agency and corporate markets.

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dock10 announces new Head of Broadcast Operations for Post Production Posted: 06/12/2016
dock10 announces new Head of Broadcast Operations for Post Production

dock10, the leading media services business based at MediaCityUK, announces today the appointment of Brian Hardman as Head of Broadcast Operations for Post Production. Hardman joins from The Farm North, based in BBC North , where he worked as Director of Operations.

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dock10 acquires Manchester based post production and vfx business 422 Posted: 02/11/2016
dock10 acquires Manchester based post production  and vfx business 422

 MediaCityUK-based dock10 has announced a deal to acquire 100% of the shares of 422, the long established Manchester based post production and vfx business. The deal excludes 422s sister company based in Glasgow, serving the Scottish market, which will stay under its existing independent ownership and will re-brand in the coming months.

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