At IBC, Returning To A New Normal
In Amsterdam this week, there was plenty of talk about broadcasters’ ongoing transition to IP and the cloud, along with the supply chain issues and labor shortages hampering it, but most people were too grateful to see old friends, colleagues and clients to complain.
Newsrooms’ Robotic Cameras Get An IQ Boost
Thanks to AI and other advances in software, robotic cameras in the newsroom are getting more and more capable, including carrying out actions that no longer need to be programmed by people. Above: The recently re-launched studios in Al Jazeera’s flagship facility in Doha combine ceiling-mounted cameras with free-roaming pedestals to provide dynamic moving shots from unique vantage points, and complete coverage of the on-air talent throughout the set. (Al Jazeera photo)