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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Last saturday, 29th of November Reckord – outside broadcasting s.r.o. did the first HD broadcast for TV Nova’s Český Slavík 2015.
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.
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.
Denmark's main commercial television station TV2 is using d:screet™ 4080 Cardioid Lavalier Microphones to live transmit a series of highly unusual live political interviews for its 24-hour news channel.
Streaming Media Forum, BVE, Tuesday 24th Feb, 11.30 – 11.55 am
2015 saw a paradigm shift in live broadcasting when Sky News partnered with LiveU for its coverage of the UK general election: the broadcaster delivered 138 live IP feeds from 150 key counts and constituencies countrywide using cellular uplinking technology. This session explores this major project from every angle.
When the 2016 Democratic Presidential candidates squared off at the Wynn Convention Center in Las Vegas, Gary Vahling, Owner/President of Audio Masterpiece, Inc., and his crew were tasked with providing a wireless intercom workflow solution for CNN’s backstage production operations. Vahling turned to Wisycom, designer and builder of the most sophisticated RF solutions for broadcast, film and live production, to get the job done.
The Opus - German Stage Award is one of the most prestigious awards in theatre and stage production and will be presented this year to Björn Hermann who is active internationally as a lighting designer. He receives the award for the production of the Fraunhofer Annual Meeting in 2015 which featured the especially creative use of moving light as a focus for the performance on stage. The award ceremony takes place on 7 April 2016 at Prolight + Sound, the international trade fair of technologies and services for entertainment, integrated systems and creation. This was the first time leading figures from the sector had the possibility to submit projects directly to the expert jury.
As MacDill Air Force Base gears up for Tampa Bay AirFest 2016 this weekend, it’s planning to give thousands of attendees an up-close view of the action with large-scale video walls that will live stream aerial performances and behind-the-scenes content interlaced with real-time graphics powered by Reality Check Systems solutions. OSA Media Solutions is supplying the production hardware for video capture and output to the walls, with RCS providing a custom graphics package, an UpperCut system for distributing live graphics-enabled content to the walls and proprietary social media software for showcasing spectator Tweets.
From the morning of the 22nd March, the day of the terrorist attacks at Zaventem Airport and Maelbeek underground station, Overon has provided comprehensive broadcast coverage of the breaking events from a host of key points in the Belgian capital. The first round of coverage was provided by equipment and staff from Overon’s base in Brussels and which kicked off barely two hours after the first bomb attack at the airport. Extra equipment was flown in from bases in Paris, Nice, Warsaw, Barcelona and Bilbao providing a total of 7 DSNG’s working simultaneously with 15 stand-up positions in place.