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The Live Production of the Winter X Games® 2010

NewTek TriCaster™ TCXD300 portable live production systems and 3PLAY™ HD/SD slow motion replay systems provided live venue video and instant replay at the ESPN Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Two TriCaster/3PLAY live production teams replaced and expanded the capabilities that were previously provided by a TV truck at an unprecedented cost. NewTek HD portable live production system was then used in Tignes, France for the first edition of the Winter X-games in Europe, bringing the fans closer to the action.
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The Live Production of the Winter X Games® 2010

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Christie Projectors Create Aida’s Ancient Egypt

One of the world’s favourite opera masterpieces – Aida - is among the most popular works by Giuseppe Verdi. In October Aida was performed in a very original form on the stage of the Moscow International House of Music (MMDM). It was the first time the famous opera, which has been performed for 140 years, was accompanied by unique large-scale projections created by 360Project Company. Svetlanov Hall of MMDM was full of the spirit and icons of Ancient Egypt. The installation included two Christie Roadster S+20K, two Christie HD10K-M alongside slide projectors.
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Christie Projectors Create Aida’s Ancient Egypt

WIGE motors ahead with Vinten

Wige Media, based in Köln, Germany, understands that outside broadcast work places particular strains on camera support equipment. On the one hand they have to be light and manoeuvrable enough to be moved into position, which may be some way from vehicle access and possibly high up in a stand.
On the other hand they have to be particularly stable and rigid as they are often used with very long lenses. The slightest trace of instability in a camera mount when used at the extreme end of an 80x or 100x lens will look like a major disruption.
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WIGE motors ahead with Vinten

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The Broadcasting of the Vancouver Olympics

Every four years the world’s greatest athletes get together at the Winter Olympics to accomplish competitive first and break records and the games in Vancouver, Canada in February this year were not different. But the athletes weren’t the only ones doing things better and faster: OBS, the Olympic Broadcast Services, created by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in May 2001, also stepped to the technology podium with a winning effort that included a number of Olympic broadcasting firsts. It was the first time OBS was fully in charge of operations as there was no longer a host broadcaster from the host nation organizing committee and it was the first time the Winter Games were fully HD and in Surround Sound.
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The Broadcasting of the Vancouver Olympics

Support of XDCAM on EVS Server Environment

EVS’ is offering new ways to maximize broadcasters News’ and Sports’ production workflows with the introduction of a new software based solution built to browse, review, clip, export and transcode instantly Sony XDCAM™ files, and make them available in any EVS XT[2]/XS server environment.
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Support of XDCAM on EVS Server Environment

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Pushing creative LED boundaries: showcase U2’s millennium tours

Music attracts millions. Recent tours of Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi drew morethan two million visitors each. But music alone is not enough for a memorable experience.Stage, lighting and video are almost as important if you want to create a memorable show for5O thousand plus audiences. A band like U2 for example plays in the biggest stadiumsworldwide. For every new tour, they need to wonder what they can do to dazzle the audienceeven more. By incorporating a whole range of high tech visualization tools into their shows,they succeed in creating a wow-experience for their fans, time and time again.
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Pushing creative LED boundaries: showcase U2’s millennium tours

grandMA at the Movies- Nine

Lighting Designer Mike Baldassari and Programmer/Operator Dave Sadler used a grandMA full-size console to run lights for the filming of 13 dynamically different musical numbers that will feature in the new Rob Marshall movie, “Nine”. These sections were recorded during a three and a half month period at Shepperton Studios, Middlesex, UK.
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grandMA at the Movies- Nine

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Tapeless Broadcast Operations and advanced technology implementation

Host Broadcast Services (HBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of sports marketing agency Infront Sports & Media, is a dedicated host broadcast organization that was initially created in 1999 with the core mandate of producing the coverage of the 2002 World Cup™. Ten years later, HBS has successfully established itself as one of the two industry leaders in the specialized field of host broadcasting and has been appointed by FIFA to be the host broadcaster for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa as well as the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil.
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Tapeless Broadcast Operations and advanced technology implementation

RTL Televizija integrates Movie2Me in its tapeless workflow

RTL Televizija, the Croatian television channel, decided to implement the tapelessdistribution system in their workflow. From January 2010, the distribution to and from the channel will be done via Movie2Me. Withthe integration of tapeless distribution, RTL Televizija completes its digital workflow,definitively giving up the tape.
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RTL Televizija integrates Movie2Me in its tapeless workflow

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For No Doubt Tour, There’s No Doubt about the Virtues of VENUE

After a five-year hiatus, multi Grammy® Award-winning band No Doubt have reunited, trekking across the U.S. and Canada on a summer tour that’s just winding down. Helping the band get the crowd on their feet each night is veteran front-of-house live sound engineer John Kerns, who depends on a VENUE Profile System to handle the band’s high energy shows, rigorous touring schedule, and high 64-input channel count.
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For No Doubt Tour, There’s No Doubt about the Virtues of VENUE

Harris Goes on European Tour with Italy’s L’Opera

L’Opera Broadcast Video Service (BVS) is a leading company in the sector of communications technology and specializes in the live broadcasting of sports events and concerts, as well as the commercial production of film and television ads. For more than 20 years, L’Opera has been active in the arena of broadcast production, and its team of skilled engineers and high-quality fleet of outside broadcast (OB) units enable a service offering of the highest quality and completion of assignments for clients quickly and within budget constraints.
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Harris Goes on European Tour with Italy’s L’Opera

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IAAF Review 2009: World Athletics from Berlin

For the broadcasting of the 12th World Athletic Championships from 15th - 23rd August in Berlin, the German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF established the host broadcast service BERTA (Berlin Radio Television Athletics) to produce the official world feed of the championships in 1080i and to deliver it to broadcast right holders in more than 165 countries. For the installation and the operation of the technical infrastructure BERTA hired the Berlin based production company TopVision for all the events in the Olympic Stadium, while SWR together with Betamobile produced the signals of the walking and marathon disciplines at the Brandenburg Gate.

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IAAF Review 2009: World Athletics from Berlin

Turkey’s Dogan TV Takes HD Broadcasting on the Road with Harris Multiviewers

Dogan TV Holding is one of the largest broadcasting companies in Turkey and owns three leading Turkish TV channels (Kanal D, Star TV and CNNTurk). Dogan TV also runs a digital platform with 67 channels, including four HD channels, and handles the live broadcasting of almost all international sporting events to the Turkish market. At its headquarters in Istanbul, Dogan TV has two HD studios and seven SD studios — including HD and SD control rooms — and operates its own in-house productions (series, talk shows, contests, etc.) for transmission to its HD channels. Dogan TV also runs a Satellite News Gathering (SNG) fleet of 14 units and an Outside Broadcast (OB) fleet of four units.
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Turkey’s Dogan TV Takes HD Broadcasting on the Road with Harris Multiviewers

Barco's giant 360° LED screen for U2

Barco is proud to announce the world’s first transformable LED screen for U2’s latest world tour. With its 360°shape, the LED screen surrounds the band while performing and can change shape in alldirections during the concert, For the third time this millennium, the Barco – U2 cooperationresulted in a revolutionary approach to video, this time totaling more than 500,000 pixels ofvideo, making it the biggest LED screen ever used in concert touring. U2’s worldwide tourkicks off 30 June in a sold out Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
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Barco's giant 360° LED screen for U2

TV Live Production in High Definition

After the detailed presentation of 88 HD OBVans to the European live production community in our HD OBVan directories in 2007 and 2008, we had a closer look to the infrastructure around the HD OBVans that is necessary to carry out national and international sports and music live productions which are televised to a wider audience. In early May 2009 152 HDTV programs were on air via the various satellite platforms in Europe including 35 dedicated sports broadcasters. In 2009 Eurosport transmits 3.000 hours of live sports and Infront partners with 130 rights holders of 20 top sports resulting in an involvement of the production of about five sports events every day. And we are happy to confirm that every production application that is available in standard definition, now also has become available in high definition, supporting the more than 200 HD OBVans from more than 100 production companies which are delivering high quality sports events to the more than 60 Mio high definition flat screens across Europe.
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TV Live Production in High Definition

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