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Young audiences are the focus of this year’s celebration of World Television Day on 21 November – as declared by the United Nations in 1996. On this occasion the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and EGTA, the Brussels-based association of television and radio sales houses once again/for the third consecutive time joined forces to celebrate this day.
The Rory Peck Awards tonight honoured the work of freelance cameramen and camerawomen in news and current affairs at a twentieth anniversary event hosted by Sky News Special Correspondent, Alex Crawford. The night’s four awards were presented to freelancers from northern Iraq, Pakistan and Syria, demonstrating how much the news industry is relying on local freelancers for its coverage of on-going conflicts and hard to reach stories. The ceremony also highlighted the work of the Rory Peck Trust and its support of freelance journalists worldwide.
For the past two decades, Professional Sound Mixer Tom Craca has worked with some of the biggest political figures in the country. As an industry veteran working in Washington, D.C., Craca understands the importance of using reliable equipment. On a recent trip to The White House, Craca recorded President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden for a production involving several quick setups. To take on a job of this magnitude, Craca counted on the Sound Devices 688 12-input field production mixer with 16-track recorder and MixAssist™.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has used augmented reality (AR) graphics for the first time during its live coverage of the 2015 Canadian federal election. The solution, which also incorporated data-driven graphics, was delivered by leading media production tools provider Vizrt, real-time broadcast graphics expert Astucemedia, and camera tracking specialist StypeGRIP.
In Beijing, China marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and its role in defeating Japan, by holding an enormous military parade and declaring a new national holiday. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware, and 200 aircraft of various types, representing what military officials said were the Chinese military's most cutting-edge technology. While the entire event was a show of strength, Chinese officials insisted the message was about peace, with the logo displayed on posters featuring an image of a dove.
LiveU, the pioneer and leader in IP-based live video services and broadcast solutions for acquisition, management and distribution, has today announced that its technology was central to Sky News’ world record beating UK General Election coverage on May 7th this year. The UK broadcaster has confirmed that it set a new Guinness World Record for the most concurrent live web streams for an event – streams fed from 138 locations to cover 150 constituency results.
Singapore marked the country’s 50th Anniversary - SG50 - with huge pride, as flamboyant celebrations erupted all across the island, culminating in a special National Day Parade (NDP) in the Padang, right in the heart of the city. The NDP show was attended by the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan, several international heads of state, politicians, dignitaries, a host of VIPs plus 60,000 members of the public. It was also broadcast live on national TV, beamed across Asia and streamed locally to giant LED screens in several key locations around Singapore.
TV3 wowed viewers with its captivating election broadcast which included accurate and sophisticated graphics, a virtual “mapping” which allowed the spectators to see the data and talents at the different Catalan Town Hall locations simultaneously, and more. All this was possible thanks to Orad’s state of the art virtual studio, augmented reality and tracking solutions.