Sinclair’s Ernie Ensign says while there are numerous long-term upshots to adopting cloud switching, the group is cautiously taking its time with multiple proofs-of-concept for at least another year. Meanwhile, at least one vendor is pursuing a dramatically different approach to cloud switching. Above, Vizrt hosted a day at a beach house to show local producers how easy live production in the cloud can be.
TV stations are amping up their news sharing, collaboration and archive-mining to fill the ever-growing need for more content, and executives from Scripps, Gray Television, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Fox Television Stations and Dalet shared their most effective methods for doing so in a NewsTECHForum panel on Tuesday. Above, l-r: FTS’ Emily Stone, Dalet’s Stephane Guez, Scripps’ Vanessa Strouse-Kenney, Gray’s Lisa Allen and Sinclair’s Ernie Ensign (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.
Executives from Gray Television, Fox Television Stations, E.W. Scripps, Sinclair and Dalet will discuss how hubbing, news sharing and collaboration, AI, the cloud and cutting-edge video acquisition strategies are enhancing the ability of content creation teams to expand their productivity in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum event at the New York Hilton on Dec. 13. Register here.
IP-centric news trucks became essential ad hoc mobile editing booths during COVID, leaders from WCBS, Fox News, Sinclair and Verizon said at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum, noting 2 GHz and LTE bandwidth, low earth orbit satellites and 5G networks have also become key live shot tools.
The video news industry’s emerging technologies and changing economics has technologists imagining new ways to handle the live shot. Executives from Fox News, Sinclair Broadcast Group and WCBS will consider the many ways its changing at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually. Register here.