TVN TECH

Virtual SMPTE Tackles Changing Industry

In largely prerecorded sessions, SMPTE’s annual conference this week has drawn about 1,300 attendees and had a focus on esports. Using the cloud for everyday production was another emphasis. Above, the Virtual Tour of Flanders esports event, produced by race organizer Flanders Classics, cycling simulator firm Bkool, cloud production vendor Kiswe and VRT’s sports channel Sporza, featured 13 professional riders racing a simulated course on stationary “roller” setups at home.

PLAYOUT/IBC 2016

Test Shows IP In TV Production Is Viable

Karel De Bondt reported that the LiveIP project from Belgian public broadcaster VRT and the EBU has succeeded in delivering live television produced using IP to viewers and most recently delivered for the entire summer of 2016 a children’s channel produced out of its IP production facility, which includes a studio, production control room and data center tied.