KERO Bakersfield Upgrades To LED With Brightline

Scripps Media’s KERO Bakersfield, Calif., is the latest of the station group’s properties to add a Brightline high-performance studio lighting system. From Brightline’s all-in-one retrofit kit to turnkey lighting upgrades, over a […]


Video Walls, AR Arsenal Improves As Prices Fall

LED systems and visualization engines are coming ever more into the range of even small broadcasters as the underlying technology and the workflows around them continuously improve. Pictured: This video wall, made to look like a big window, shows what is going on outside, and as the water rises, the window gets a crack and floods the studio. The crack, water and the sandbags are Max Reality elements. (Source: The Weather Company)


Virtual Sets Gain Traction, But U.S. Stations Still Reticent

Gains in tech and drops in prices are pushing more broadcasters to adopt video walls in their studios, but stations are learning that designing a digital set also means adopting a different mindset. Pictured: This XR Studio for ServusTV in Salzburg, Austria, is driven by Ross Video’s Voyager and Lucid control system to simplify workflow. Voyager is built on the Epic Unreal gaming engine for hyper realistic rendering.

Lighting Choices At NAB Show Come Down To Three Letters: L-E-D

For those of you attending the 2023 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 15-19, any boasting about bigger, brighter and better-than-ever lights is more than just hyperbole. In a pattern similar to the early days of computing, LEDs have made major strides in efficiency and color quality. They really are better than ever. Above, Creamsource’s Vortex 4 IP65 field lights are designed to handle the worst of the elements.

Sony Electronics Offering Crystal LED BH- And CH-Series Displays

Sony Electronics is launching two scalable series of its Crystal LED premium displays. The BH-series (ZRD-BH12D and ZRD-BH15D) and the CH-series (ZRD-CH12D and ZRD-CH15D) are designed for corporations, retail environments and screening […]

Quasar Science Introduces New Enhanced Pixel Mapping Profiles For Virtual Production

Quasar Science, a provider of advanced lighting solutions and a Videndum brand, has released a new firmware update for its popular Double Rainbow and Rainbow 2 RGBX linear LED fixtures. […]

KFSN Fresno Debuts Set With Panoramic LED Displays

Sony Pictures Entertainment Unveils Its First LED Virtual Production Stage

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) has established its first LED virtual production stage located at Sony Innovation Studios (SIS), a division of SPE, on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver […]


Video Walls, Now Cheaper, Broaden TV’s Studio And Storytelling Prospects

Video walls are getting “bigger and bigger and cheaper and cheaper,” prompting wider adoption among broadcasters who are discovering a broad raft of storytelling and set design opportunities in their adoption. Above, FX Design Group delivered the set for KHON Honolulu, which includes a 3.9 pixel pitch video wall background that stretches nearly 33 feet long and just over 8 feet high.

Mo-Sys Joins AOTO At NAB Show To Showcase Broadcast LED VP Innovation

Mo-Sys Engineering, a provider of image robotics virtual production and remote production, will join forces with AOTO Electronics, a specialist in LED application products, to showcase LED virtual production solutions […]


U.S. Newsrooms Warm On Video Walls, Cool On VR

Video walls continue to dominate studio design trends in the U.S. with ever-broader use framed by the “warmth” of natural materials and local personality. Abroad, newsrooms have been more embracing of the virtual reality sets of which domestic broadcasters are still wary. Above, FX Design Group designed and installed the KHON Honolulu set, which features large video walls.

PrimeTime Intros Smallest Broadcast Studio LED

PrimeTime Lighting Systems has debuted its smallest broadcast studio LED, the MSLED 5-S. It features the same professional quality broadcast components as used in all of PrimeTime’s studio lights. It […]


TVN Tech | Studio Designs Look Past COVID

COVID-19’s social distancing requirements won’t have a lasting impact on studio design and trends like video walls are expanding, vendors say. But remote production has compelled them to offer simple-to-use at-home kits until COVD abates. Above, Devlin Design Group recently delivered the set for the new studio at the Tennis Channel. The set uses LED displays surrounding the studio. The Tennis Channel can use the same set for different programs since the LEDs can display “graphic wallpaper” that can be customized.

PrimeTime Introduces LED Remote Broadcast Kit

PrimeTime Lighting is now offering the MSLED 5-S remote video light kit for remote studio applications. The company describes it as commercial-grade quality for users working from home for newscasts, stream videos, […]


TVN Tech | Upping The Election AR And Graphics Game

Broadcasters won’t be hampered by remote working conditions for election night 2020, and they have a bevy of new graphics and augmented reality tools to help them tell the story. Above, Broadcasters can make complex data easy for viewers to grasp through augmented reality objects generated by Brainstorm graphics using real-time data from different sources. A Punt, a regional channel in Spain, covered municipal elections, and this interactive map shows the winning party in each town, with detailed results for the seats won in each town are shown on the chart of the left side. The bars on the bottom show a rundown of all the cities, in alphabetical order, with the results in real time.

Why LED Video Walls Are Replacing LCD Panels


LED Top Trend That Drove Broadcast Design

Broadcast design in 2017 was driven heavily by three letters — LED. Last year, LED video walls and video arrays continued to see monumental growth, with lower prices and greater advantages of flexibility making the technology pop up in even smaller markets. Although seamless LED walls are by no means new, they did see a significant boost last year.


TVU Networks, Unilumin Form Partnership

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