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New Era Dawns In Live Production Cont.
enhanced live production with high-end replays, onthe-fly editing, new ultra motion control capabilities (in tandem with IMOVIX), overlay graphic analysis and immediate media access and exchange with postproduction. The version of streaming media software CCast (Cloud Cast), say EVS, represents the industry’s first multi-cam solution allowing instant distribution of multiple camera angles on webconnected screens during live productions. “It offers unlimited possibilities for multiple audiences including TV viewers, spectators, journalists and referees,” says Marketing Director Nicolas Bourdon. EVS may be best known for its sports solutions but it is adapting the technologies to suit the live and fast turnaround non-sports markets. In particular, says Bourdon, “We are focused on accelerating the process between the acquisition of different camera angles and integration into post.” REC2Post is a set of EVS solutions based on its XS highspeed studio servers. Capabilities include the remote production of multi-cam feeds and file recording with automatic-backup streaming on portable storage; live multi-cam productions with on-the-fly timeline editing and multi-cam recording control/logging for post operations. “What makes us different is having the experience in devising technologies for large workflows, working with a large number of

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for broadcast operations looking to avoid incompatibilities as their file-based workflows continue to change,” says Derry. Harris Broadcast’s NAB theme was ‘deliver the moment.’ Mathias Eckert, VP Sales and Services explains: “The evolving nature of how consumers digest media has transformed the way broadcasters operate, requiring solutions that automate workflows, simplify content management and support multi-platform delivery.” They debuted QuiC, a range of quality control tools, and a multidisplay management system, HView SX Pro – a compact signal processing and monitoring option for control rooms. “Live production has become increasingly complex as the number of signal sources increase, increasing the need to simplify monitoring processes across facilities,” adds Eckert. Cornering The Angles The development and use of multiplatform content delivery is core to the new Sport360° approach developed by EVS. This includes

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ingest feeds and tapelessly,” says Bourdon pointing to the work it did for BAFTA’s Awards production (on February 12) to exchange previous tape workflows based around nine VTRs with EVS systems. “In live and near live environments, some of the main concerns involve a move to tapeless.”

Live Shows Get Bigger
A current trend is the move to house select large shows in out-of-studio venues for event style productions (Strictly Come Dancing’s finale live from Blackball Tower Ballroom or The X Factor at Wembley). “What we are witnessing is a move from traditional TV studios to large stages,” says Andrew M Smith, Group Director Corporate

Affairs at Pinewood Studios. “While individual productions may choose venues like Wembley, we are seeing demand from large, LE shows for purpose-built space to house large and complex sets with big audience numbers (such as Got To Dance Sky1HD live from Pinewood; and Magicians, BBC1, live from Shepperton). “This was a reason why we invested in our new 30,000 sq ft facility and committed to a transformational digital television investment programme.” Elstree Studios MD Roger Morris reminds us that “unlike the televising of the Brit Awards or The Country Music Awards there is no direct and profitable revenue from ticket sales for most live TV productions. Maybe this will change and you will pay to watch a TV show live. The technical costs are far higher in such large venues and the production problems, acoustics and so on are far more daunting plus it’s most likely, unless you strip the show across a week, that the cost of leaving the set standing will be astronomical.” Elstree was home to the most recent run of Big Brother with a live eviction night audience of 1,000. Its twin George Lucas stages have held Lets Dance and Dancing on Ice with some weeks also including a live Celebrity Millionaire. Despite offering two 8,000
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In This Issue
Wohler Acquires RadiantGrid
NBC Olympics Chooses Avid Interplay Workflow
Argosy Launch Mini BNC Converter
intoPIX & AXON Collaborate on JPEG 2000
Sprayoff Celebrate New Generation
The Metadata Challenge
Miranda Unveil NV8140 Router
Sisvel Go 3D @ NAB 2012
New Developments in Asset Management – Grass Valley
Sound Devices Launch PIX-260
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