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Slovenia is a small and perfectly formed country with a population of 2 million and replete with lots of entertainment-orientated talent including in lighting design, as LD Ziga Kranjne proved when he lit the 7th edition of Slovenia’s Got Talent. The series was recorded for broadcaster POP TV in Studio 4 of their complex in Ljubljana, and Ziga’s rig utilised Robe moving lights for its core elements, including MegaPointes, Spiiders, LEDWash 800s, Pointes, MMX Spots, CycFX 8s and a BMFL Blade… all supplied by Event Lighting, a leading Slovenian rental company for which he works full time as an LD and programmer.
As the clock ticks down to one of the world’s most watched sporting events on February 3rd in Atlanta, Georgia, Ross technical and creative personnel, partnering with Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment (VWSE), have been hard at work preparing an electrifying game-day experience for the lucky fans attending the big game at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
More often viewed as a summer holiday destination, the Canary Islands are also an exciting place to spend the Christmas holidays in warmer climes, and this season proved no exception. The winter festivities began on 29 November 2018 with a spectacle, filled with light and colour, in the form of a show lit by lighting designer, Jonay Díaz, and produced by Las Palmas-based L.F. Sound S.L.
For the 12th consecutive year, the Red Bull Air Race will return for its traditional kickoff in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Friday and Saturday, 8-9 February 2019. With new team members and sponsors, raceplane updates, fresh strategies and key rule changes, the season opener always comes packed with more unknowns than any other race, and the points earned here could make the difference in clinching the World Championship this year.
Sony will be upgrading the capabilities of its next-generation motion picture camera system, VENICE, by introducing High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting, advanced remote-control functionalities and Cooke/i3 and Zeiss extended metadata support, as part of its latest firmware update. Following the recent release of VENICE’s firmware Version 3.0 and the upcoming launch of its Extension System (CBK-3610XS), which was developed in collaboration with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment and is currently being used to shoot the AVATAR sequels, the latest upgrade will offer filmmakers even greater creative freedom, flexibility and choice.
Riedel Communications today announced that the National Theater of Japan in Tokyo is using the Bolero wireless and Artist wired intercom systems across its two performance halls — a 1,610-seat theater and a smaller 590-seat theater — to enable flexible communications with crystal-clear audio quality. Staff across the theater's technical department relies on the Riedel system to support the production of a wide range of traditional theatrical and musical performances.
Argosy, a leading international supplier of broadcast cables and infrastructure products, is demonstrating a full range of signal distribution and intelligent networking solutions at BVE (stand C60). Their aim is to help broadcasters create more efficient, greener networks that support the ever increasing power and resource demands driven by data hungry online applications, streaming video, social media and customer interaction.
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, along with global technology solutions provider Diversified, have joined forces to optimize the SAP Center in San Jose, California – home to the National Hockey League’s (NHL®) San Jose Sharks. This project is part of a three-year, multiphase upgrade program that will see a complete overhaul of the stadium’s live production infrastructure and workflow.
Gravity Media Group is set to upgrade its entire fleet of EVS XT servers to run the latest Multicam 16.00 operating system. This deal includes the update of multiple units to XT-VIA live production servers, adding to one of the largest arsenals of EVS servers in the world. The owner of worldwide production and broadcast services specialists Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast and Input Media, will also deploy the latest versions of the IPDirector and XTAccess live tools.
The free upgrade is available starting from 31 January 2019, with a key feature being a new HEVC H.265 codec that can record in 4K 50p/60p video with 4:2:0 10bit video sampling. Compared to the H.264 codec in version two, this allows up to twice the amount of compressed data, while maintaining the same high quality resolution.
Stage Tec, the Berlin-based manufacturer of professional audio technology, presents the world premiere of its IP-based mixing console AVATUS as a theatre console with detachable screens at the ISE (booth 15-R264). In many theatres, due to structural conditions, control rooms are built such that the sound engineers cannot see over their mixing console to the stage. AVATUS offers a solution to this problem. The theatre version of AVATUS is designed so that the upper screens are removable. Since the IP console is connected via standard TCP/IP interfaces, each module has its own IP address. This enables the screens to be installed anywhere within the NEXUS network.
ChyronHego's TRACAB and Click Effects PRIME Showcase First-Ever Player-Tracking Powered Stadium Adverts
At separate football matches in Denmark and the Netherlands, ChyronHego has introduced a compelling solution by pairing the company's TRACAB optical tracking system and Click Effects PRIME graphics authoring system. For both matches, ChyronHego worked with competition organizers, teams, and their sponsors to create a first-of-its-kind LED perimeter-board display at pitch level that graphically tracks a player's movements, including stats such as speed and distance traveled, using real-time TRACAB data.
It’s always a great boost to any manufacturer when a leading industry practitioner compliments a product publicly… and when they take that one step further and make a personal investment, it takes its value and influence to a different level.
When some of the world’s best skydivers descended on Dubai for the ‘Dream of Flight’ show, held late last year at the Inflight Dubai indoor skydiving facility, Sennheiser’s evolution wireless G4 In-Ear Monitoring systems ensured that despite the overwhelming sound of wind in the tunnel, they were provided with crystal clear audio, enabling them to perfectly synchronize the ‘aerial gymnastics’ of their routines.
Technology from Imagine Communications proved successful in an unusual challenge at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza in November 2018. Its systems power the new live Ultra HD production truck operated by Global Production, which took part in an extensive trial organised by Ferrari as part of its Ferrari Challenge World Final (1-4 November 2018). This trial determined who could deliver the most consistent and accurate live colour images across all resolutions — including, of course, Ferrari’s trademark