In Broadcast - October 2013 - 33
ISSUE 24 - OCTOBER 2013 | WWW.INBROADCAST.COM
I N T E R N A T I O N A L
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What’s Breaking In Newsroom Systems Cont.
Sony F65 and
Go Pro Hero2.
at IBC the use of
news and sports
VidiGo Live is a software-based system
features are speed, simpler media
for live multi-camera TV production
management, efficient use of
monitor audio loudness compliance
networks and storage, scalability
simply and quickly. VisLM provides a
and lower cost.
comprehensive, ITU, ATSC and EBU
TriVis offers graphics software
standard compliant way to measure,
developed for the visualisation of
compare and contrast loudness
meteorological data in HD, 4K and
during post-production. The VisLM
beyond. The system includes a
loudness meter also offers both realplayout module for simultaneous
time metering and a faster-than-realoutput of two video signals
time analysis mode. Editing ﬂexibility
including real-time transitions, live
is also boosted with support for
triggering, and animated overlays.
many new acquisition formats,
This gives the presenter full control
at all times during a weather show.
TriVis packages are available from
software-only to turnkey solutions
including data. Alternatively, readymade weather shows can be
supplied directly into a channel’s
VidiGo Live is a software-based
system for live multi-camera TV
production. It includes a video
switcher, audio mixer, video players
and a graphics processor that
supports real-time Adobe Flash
Graphics. VidiGo Live has a very
easy to learn and use interface.
VidiGo Live Assist enables creation,
load and control of a rundown. The
operator can combine scenes into
running orders and drag and drop
the elements to compose a story.
VidiGo Live Assist is designed
to allow easy integration with
newsroom data systems.
Vizrt demonstrated at IBC the
latest version of its Social TV
system. This allows broadcasters
to monitor, filter, approve and
deploy user-generated content such
as tweets, Facebook posts, RSS,
and Instagram photos. They can
also build playlists or carousels of
selected social content to display
within live Vizrt graphics and
send to air. In partnership with
Zeebox, Vizrt demonstrated the
integration of interactive second
screen experiences into live TV
shows. The system brings in usergenerated content from Zeebox live.
Zeebox provides tools to manage
programme guides, interface with
social media, and search for topics
discussed on television. Votes,
polls, audience metrics and other
real-time audience participation
within Zeebox can be fed in realtime into the broadcast stream
for participating shows. Location,
social media interactions including
Facebook and Twitter, polls and
viewing preferences can all be used
to create a unique story.
Practically all modern television
receivers, displays and personal
video recorders are now capable of
sourcing directly from the internet
as well as from live broadcast
sources. The safest way for
traditional broadcast channels to
maintain their audiences in the
years to come will be by offering
fast and topical news coverage.