Fox Sports‘ coverage of Super Bowl LIV included a new graphics package with an emphasis on stats and an illustrated twist.
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.
Live video production used to be synonymous with the broadcast industry, but the last decade has seen a content explosion as corporations, sports clubs, stadiums, live event organizers and educators have all harnessed the story-telling power of live video to benefit their audiences. Cornerstone Technologies (based in Salt Lake City, Utah), watched this emerging trend […]
ChyronHego is shipping Camio 4.8, the newest release of the company’s MOS-driven graphic asset management system. Serving as an end-to-end, all-software solution for multiplatform news content creation, production, and playout, Camio gives designers, producers and directors the flexibility and functionality to bring engaging stories to air efficiently. Enhancements to Camio 4.8 simplify quality control, add greater control […]
Zero Density Partners With The Weather Channel Zero Density will provide its cutting-edge virtual studio and augmented reality technology for The Weather Channel’s Immersive Mixed Reality presentations that use the latest technology to create awareness among its audiences with visually-striking disaster scenarios. Zero Density said its hyper-realistic graphic renderings and Hollywood-level visual effects “will communicate […]
News organizations are increasingly using breakthroughs in technology to allow journalists to remotely, yet quickly, deliver more content over multiple platforms. The advances range from improved cellular networks that speed transmission of content from the field to the newsroom and cameras capable of streaming and providing remote video, to a host of tools available for journalists to remotely edit and produce content while collaborating with their newsrooms. Above, Grass Valley’s new GV Alyve, released at this year’s IBC Show, gives reporters a “virtual control room in the cloud” for production and distribution of video and livestream content. (Source: Grass Valley)
Blackbird, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, and sports and events graphics company MOOV have partnered to help deliver fast turnaround sports video content with an integrated solution that streamlines cloud video workflows. The Blackbird cloud video clipping, editing and distribution platform provides rapid access to video for the creation of […]
Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio solutions, will showcase InfinitySet 3.1, the latest version of its award-winning augmented reality and virtual set solution, at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at booth 7-C19. Version 3.1 introduces a plethora of high-end, advanced rendering features that, in addition to its Combined Render Engine with Unreal Engine, […]
Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will demonstrate how its newly expanded media product lineup manages the content supply chain from production to distribution for a much wider range of media management needs and a significantly broader market at the 2019 IBC Show (Hall 8, Stand B77), held in […]
Black News Channel is constructing a $26 million facility in Tallahassee, Fla., anchored by technology from Bitcentral, Vizrt and Sony. Its engineering chief, Kenny Elcock, explains how interoperability is key.
IBC2019, 13-17 September, Stand 7.A05 and IBCTV 13.A08: IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) will see Pixel Power demonstrate its fully virtualized software solutions for production, playout, automation, branding and graphics at Stand 7.A05 and 13.A08. These systems create an all-encompassing approach to deliver linear, OTT, VOD and catch-up channels using a singular workflow. “The key […]
Developments in TV news graphics have seen a host of improvements from better real-time flexibility to more streamlined workflows and even monetization prospects.
Vizrt, a global provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators has hired two executives. James Stellpflug becomes product director to refine focus on the company’s AMECS business and to continue collaboration with customers for new products. He reports to Daniel Nergård, president of Vizrt Americas, and will be based out of the company’s […]
Millions of citizens turned to TV3 E19: Special Elections broadcast on May 26 to learn the results from the 2019 European Parliamentary and municipal elections — and stayed tuned in because of the Spanish network’s innovative and engaging use of augmented reality and virtual sets powered by Avid. TV3, the public broadcaster in Catalonia, Spain, relied […]
Ross Video has acquired Portalis, the Utah-based provider of workstation integration systems, and Piero, the U.K.-based provider of sports graphics software. Acquisition & Production Furio SkyDolly — A brand new ceiling-mounted Furio camera motion solution with unprecedented levels of safety, stability and speed. Capable of carrying a full-sized prompter, Furio SkyDolly offers smooth, dynamic camera moves […]
Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics, augmented reality and virtual studio solutions, was among the winning projects of Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI). DNI is an effort to help journalism thrive in the digital age, and directed to organizations and individuals that aim to produce original journalism and to enlighten citizens with trustworthy journalistic […]
Ventuz Technology, developer of 3D real-time motion graphics solutions, will showcase its newest toolsets for smart and dynamic visualization workflows for live data at NAB 2019 in its whisper suite SL1523MR. “The goal of the Ventuz software suite has always been to give designers and producers as much creative freedom as possible while maintaining the […]
Kyle Gaca has been with the Fox Television Stations graphic team since its inception in 2009.
Rohde & Schwarz has acquired Pixel Power Ltd., a provider of television branding, graphics, automation, master control and playout. A price was not disclosed. With this acquisition, Rohde & Schwarz says it is “executing its plan to expand further in broadcast playout while taking ownership of a company with significant technological leadership.” The subsidiary will […]
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York underwent a renovation just in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the US Open in September. A new 14,000-seat covered Louis Armstrong Stadium, updated services across the campus and expanded food, beverage and retail options have all been part of a US$ 600 million […]
Ross Video | Stand 11.C10| www.rossvideo.com Ross Video’s XPression Version 8.5 — the most advanced real-time motion graphics engine software Ross Video has ever released — will be shown. An evolution in XPression, Version 8.5 continues to deliver an intuitive and cost-effective product which is used in workflows from simple character generator tasks all the […]
NewTek | Booth SL5016| https://www.newtek.com/ NewTek offers end-to-end, all-IP video production with new products, technology updates, virtualized control room software, affordable yet uncompromising 4K workflows. NewTek Product & Technology Announcements at NAB 2018: NewTek LiveGraphics A new paradigm in video graphics – create in Adobe Photoshop and animate in After Effects, then output in 10 […]
The integration of products is designed to give news producers new tools including game-quality on-air graphics as well as new photorealistic and hyper-realistic elements for on-air virtual sets.
Ventuz Technology | Booth SL13316 | www.ventuz.com Ventuz Technology AG, located in Munich, Germany, is developer of 3D real-time technologies for presentations, events and broadcast graphics. At NAB this year, Ventuz Technology will show the full potential of its real-time 3D graphics software suite in comprehensive graphics workflows for data presentation, broadcast graphics and high-end […]
Ventuz Technology | Booth SL13316TK | http://www.ventuz.com With Ventuz X, the real-time graphics software developer Ventuz Technology shows its most comprehensive approach to the presentation of data-driven graphics in broadcast and live events yet. “The main focus of Ventuz X was to combine cutting-edge capabilities from the worlds of real-time motion graphics, data presentation, and […]
ChyronHego today announced the appointment of Ivy Wee as vice president of sales and John Foo as director of sales for the company’s Asia-Pacific operation. Together, Wee and Foo will manage the APAC team and take charge of all ChyronHego’s sales, marketing, and business operations initiatives in the region. Both are based in Singapore and […]
With broadcasters around the world moving to IT-based operations, graphics vendors are offering products that manage efficiencies across a broad set of workflows so buyers can use graphics and branding more efficiently and quickly. (ChyronHego photo) Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.