Costs are inhibiting a flood of 4K sports production, but 1080p HDR offers numerous practical advantages, among them that the improvement in picture quality is more readily apparent to consumers than the gain from 4K resolution. Above, Sony tested an 8K camera at the Sony Open in Hawaii last year, but doesn’t expect 8K to be used for regular sports production for several years.
Artificial intelligence continues to help news organizations automate more taxing workflows. AI is making ongoing progress with autoclipping to generate news and sports highlights, metadata tagging and accelerating live research and real time content indexing. It’s also pushing into new fronts like delivering smooth slow motion without a super slow motion camera. Above: AI drives EVS’s new Overcam for offside camera positions during soccer games and reduces the need for camera operators for those locations.
Despite canceling its physical attendance, EVS is currently working on a plan to introduce its new products and solutions and to remain engaged with the NAB community.
Fox will use more than 100 manned and robotic cameras to cover the game, including 24 “Super-Motion” cameras to support replays; 20 goal-line and end-line pylon cameras; wireless “Line to Gain” cameras that travel up and down the field in alignment with the first-down marker; and two different SkyCam systems which operate at different elevations. It will also use 72 field mics, as well as wireless player mics, to capture game audio. And that’s just scratching the surface.
EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today announces three key internal promotions aiming to strengthen the management team and accelerate the company’s worldwide growth. All were effective Jan. 1. Benoit Quirynen, who joined EVS in August 2016 as SVP market and product has been appointed SVP strategy. In […]
EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today announced that Overcam, its new AI-based camera automation system, has won the IABM’s top honor for design and innovation. The Peter Wayne Golden BaM award recognizes the year’s best new solution within the broadcast and media technology industry. All 20 winners of the IABM’s […]
Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.
EVS’s newly introduced AI-based camera automation system, Overcam, has won the IABM BaM award at IBC2019. It was honored in the “Create” category at Saturday’s ceremony at IBC in Amsterdam. Overcam is a software solution driven by machine learning that enables autonomous control of robotic cameras in live sports. Powered by VIA Mind, EVS’ AI engine that […]
EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions based in Belgium, today appointed Serge Van Herck CEO, to succeed Pierre De Muelenaere when the later retires later this year. Van Herck is the former CEO and president of Newtec (2006-16), a Belgian based international company specialized in equipment and technologies […]
EVS, a provider of live production solutions, has been selected by NEP, an international production company serving live broadcasting throughout the world, to deliver a major upgrade and upscale of their production facilities. The deal represents the acquisition of EVS’ XT-VIA next-generation live production servers, as well as the deployment of LSM replay controllers, IPDirector content management solutions and other […]
EVS, a provider of live production solutions, today announced that its latest XT production servers have passed the Joint Task Force on Networked Media’s JT-NM SMPTE ST 2110 testing. They are among the first products — and are the first live production servers — to be produced and shipped with full IP interoperability, consistent with the AIMS Alliance roadmap and […]
Swedish national public broadcaster SVT has utilized EVS live production technology to successfully deliver two complex and ambitious remote productions for high-profile winter sports events: The Åre 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and the Östersund 2019 IBU World Championships Biathlon, which took place in February and March in the neighboring Swedish resorts. This presented host broadcaster SVT — one of […]
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 […]
Live production specialist EVS announced that the company’s board of directors and Managing Director Muriel De Lathouwer mutually agreed to end De Lathouwer’s term of the office and duties as managing director and CEO. EVS Chairman Pierre De Muelenaere will succeed her in an internim basis until a new CEO is appointed.
EVS | Booth SL3816| www.evs.com EVS specialized in technology for live video production. It is introducing the latest live production server into its iconic XT range – XT-VIA — its most significant update to the XT series yet. XT-VIA lets facilities providers and content creators benefit from enhanced UHD-4K and IP operation as well as an […]
The VRT-EBU LiveIP Studio Project has won the IBC 2016 Innovation Award for Content Creation at this year’s event in Amsterdam. The LiveIP Studio, called the world’s first fully functioning multi-vendor live production system based on entirely IP and IT technology, was awarded top honors in a category that included BT Sport for its augmented […]
EVS | Stand 8.B90 | Website: www.evs.com EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, presents a new extended offering at IBC centered on its cloud-based C-Cast platform alongside digital media specialist and global sports business leader deltatre. By connecting to C-Cast, EVS’ scalable, cloud-based video-on-demand editing and distribution platform, Deltatre’s enhanced video […]
Upbeat reports by Belden, EVS, Avid and other tech vendors in the second quarter cheered investors and may mark a turnaround in a market that had been struggling to keep pace with powerful technology trends like the move toward IP and the shifting demands of their TV customers. In addition, many feel the market may also get a boost from deployment of 4K and other advanced picture formats and new customers in the market.
When it comes to video, no fewer than four different options for IP transport (plus a variety of protocols and standards) will be proffered as alternatives to SDI baseband transport at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next month. From them, a few major themes are likely to emerge. For more information about IP newsgathering solutions at the NAB Show, click here. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.
This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is The Road To IP (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this […]
The companies will embrace the SMPTE 2022 and JPEG2000 as initial core standards for moving compressed IP signals and SDI and in an IP ecosystem.
The promises of IP in television include use of common off-the-shelf IT components that cost less than their SDI counterparts, fewer interconnectivity headaches and easier support for higher resolution television production. At IBC 2015, EVS will demonstrate all of that and more in a live production environment, the company said at its press conference Thursday […]
EVS | Booth SL3817 | Website: www.evs.com EVS, a provider of live video production systems, announces new integration with Adobe Anywhere, Adobe’s collaborative video workflow platform. “Adobe Anywhere enables teams of talent to collaborate and create productions from virtually any location where there is network connectivity. These customers need the fastest turnaround workflows possible,” said […]
TV stations are forced to deal with the arrival of new file formats at a dizzying pace. Fortunately for TV broadcasters, a number of vendors of broadcast editing systems have been at work on this problem, and some new approaches to grappling with it will be on display at the 2015 NAB Show. This is the latest installment of a special series on emerging tech trends, NAB Hot Topics, that will appear each week leading up to the NAB Show that runs April 11-16 in Las Vegas. The schedule: March 19: The IP Transition; and March 26: Audio. Read the earlier installments here.
How do you deliver a glitch-free live second-screen viewing experience to millions of people around the world who live and breathe the World Cup? For Michelle Munson, co-founder, president and CEO of Aspera, it all started with quantifying the probability of a glitch based on several IT network givens and building in an appropriately long buffer to offset any hiccups.