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Optocore Provides Comms Network for COP21 Climate Conference

No fewer than 156 Optocore devices were used to create a stable fibre backbone for signal transport when the recent COP21 (2015 Paris Climate Conference), was held at the Paris-Le Bourget Conference Centre. This ensured that audio and other data streams were delivered robustly and with minimal latency to a variety of destinations.

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Optocore Provides Comms Network for COP21 Climate Conference

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Spanish General Elections Covered by Overon

An Overon team of more than 160 people covered the Spanish general elections for both Spanish and foreign TV networks. The company deployed a comprehensive arsenal of technical equipment covering the event from the main points of news interest.

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Spanish General Elections Covered by Overon
Reckord in full Speed: Saturday TV Show – Sunday Polit Talk Show

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World TV Day focuses on younger viewers

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.

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World TV Day focuses on younger viewers

Freelancers from Iraq, Pakistan and Syria win Rory Peck Awards 2015

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.

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Freelancers from Iraq, Pakistan and Syria win Rory Peck Awards 2015

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Sound Devices Visits the White House and the President of the United States

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™.

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Sound Devices Visits the White House and the President of the United States
CBC delivers its first AR-led broadcast for Canadian election with Vizrt and Astucemedia

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China Staged a Massive Military Parade to Commemorate the End of World War II

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.

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China Staged a Massive Military Parade to Commemorate the End of World War II

Sky News Sets a Guinness World Record for Most Concurrent Live Web Streams

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.

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Sky News Sets a Guinness World Record for Most Concurrent Live Web Streams

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350 BMFL Blades for Vibrant SG50 Singapore National Day Celebrations

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.

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350 BMFL Blades for Vibrant SG50 Singapore National Day Celebrations
TV3’s “E-15” Elections wowed with Orad’s cutting edge technology and powerful graphics

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Parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory

Sennheiser and Linkin Park Empower Music for Relief

When the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated Southeast Asia in 2004, rap-rockers Linkin Park endeavored to leverage their international fanbase to assist. Shortly thereafter, they founded Music for Relief: a charity that helps artists and fans connect to provide relief for natural disasters around the world. The organization’s vital mission is to mitigate and prevent the damaging effects of these disasters through environmental initiatives including forest preservation and tree planting. Linkin Park has remained instrumental in raising funds for Music for Relief, and recently worked with Sennheiser to provide several SKM 2000 wireless handheld transmitters with MME 865-1 capsules for an auction fundraiser – including some autographed by the band.
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Sennheiser and Linkin Park Empower Music for Relief

CT Delivers Election Projection

The 7th of May saw Creative Technology (CT) working through the night to display the General Election exit poll results. Using the London Broadcasting House as a canvas, the team set up nine Panasonic DZ21K projectors in three separate locations; six in two local hotels and three at Broadcasting House.
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CT Delivers Election Projection
XL Video Gives Technical Video Support for BBC’s Live Election Debates 2015

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