Beyond 4K Buzz & Trends
NBC Sports Selects Its Broadcast Lens Provider for Its Production of 2022 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games
NBC Sports has selected CanonU.S.A., Inc. to provide broadcast lenses for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, fromBeijing, China, February 2–20, 2022. The announcement was made today byChip Adams, VP of Venue Engineering, NBC Olympics, andKazuto Ogawa, President and CEO of CanonU.S.A., Inc.
ProductionHUB Announces 2021 Awards of Excellence Winners
WINTER PARK, FL. November 17, 2021 — ProductionHUB, the film, TV and video industry's global network of freelancers, crew and vendors, is proud to announce the 2021 Awards of Excellence recipients.
NHL goes all in on UHD with help from AWS
Fans can now get a clearer, real-time view of what’s happening on the ice through the NHL’s new UHD-enhanced video production pipeline. NHL’s recent technology infrastructure update, which includes the addition of severalAWS Elemental Link UHDcloud contribution encoders across 32 NHL arenas, provides innovative viewer experiences.
Dome Productions Tackles 4K and HDR Production with Help from Sony’s PVM-X Series Monitors
As a leading production facilities provider, Dome Productions executes live sporting events and entertainment, as well as corporate productions, working closely with major broadcasters, leagues, teams, production companies, government bodies and content creators. We pride ourselves on providing technologies and expertise that contribute to a visually engaging and immersive end result. We’ve been a longtime Sony user, incorporating their imaging technologies into our workflow for many years, so we’ve come to trust their expertise and dependability.
AVIWEST launches 4K UHD encoder for live remote production
Encoder supports 4K UHD and multicamera workflows for up to four high-resolution, fully frame-synced feeds, as well as the latest generation of H.265/HEVC and H.264/AVC compression standards
PTZ Cameras: it all started with Security
When you think about it, PTZ cameras are a pretty ingenious invention. Their genesis was the need to realize more efficiency with less hardware and fewer people in a surveillance environment for both indoor and outdoor security monitoring.
Delivering Low Latency 8K Live Streaming over the Internet
A number of innovative global technology organizations aligned to demonstrate end-to-end 8K live video showcase from live production to encoding, streaming and playback on 8K TV live streaming over the internet.
SGO’s Mistika Ultima used as the backbone of groundbreaking Virtual Cinema Experience at UEFA Champions League Finals
UEFA®’s remarkable introductory Virtual Cinema Experience at the Champions League Finals is the ultimate expression of the latest technological trends in the M&E Industry. Virtual production, remote workflows, AI, immersive technologies, HDR, high-resolution and high-frame rate are just some of the characteristics of this avant-garde piece, extensively completed in Mistika Ultima - SGO’s complete workflow solution and full-finishing hero-suite.
LaserFilm Optimizes Storage for 4K Workflows with a Scalable, High-Performance Quantum StorNext Solution
LaserFilm—a full-service audio and video post-production facility in Rome—is taking on an increasingnumber of projects in 4K resolution, mainly based on DPX format. To store large, uncompressed media files from these projects and support high-performance workflows, the studio needed a robust, scalable storage platform. By implementing the StorNext File System with Xcellis appliances, LaserFilm has accelerated post-production work and gained scalability for the future while simplifying collaborative access to files.
Laurel Canyon Live Uses Ultimatte and ATEM Constellation 8K for Live Streaming Virtual Productions
Recently, Blackmagic Design announced that Laurel Canyon Live is building astate of the art live streaming venue with Blackmagic Design gear, including Ultimatte 12 compositing processors, ATEM Constellation 8K live production switcher, URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital cameras and more.
Inside ESPN’s New 4K-Capable Video Content Factory on the Las Vegas Strip
Earlier this week, ESPN opened the doors on a brand new video production studio in Las Vegas with an eye on churning out a wealth of live and VOD sports betting-themed content starting this fall. The studio, which will be run full time byESPN Director of Operations Nestor Cora(who relocated to Las Vegas after running ESPN’s facility in Coral Gables, Fl. for many years), is located in The LINQ Hotel + Experience through a partnership with Caesars Entertainment and is positioned right in the heart of the Vegas Strip. The space is more than 6,000 square feet and includes three studios.
Zixi Live Streams 4K Content on the 5G Edge With AWS Wavelength
Sports fans and entertainment buffs have a high bar for their live streaming experiences, demanding outstanding performances on any device, quick start times, and no buffering. Viewers also want more live streamed content than ever, and, increasingly, in vivid 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolution. These applications require ultra-low latencies in order to deliver high-quality viewing experiences on an increasingly wide range of 5G capable devices. For broadcasters and over-the-top (OTT) TV service providers, meeting all these expectations with traditional network delivery technologies is a tall order.