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Remote / OB / Flyaway Production

NEP Group provides a wide
range of production services

bought WNEP-TV. NEP today
provides a wide range of services
supporting the broadcast of live sports,
entertainment, music and corporate
events. These services include remote
production, specialty capture, RF
and wireless video/audio, studio
production, audio visual solutions, host
broadcast support, post production,
connectivity and transmission, playout
and content management. NEP
operates one of the world's largest
OB fleets including 16 vehicles based
in Australia, four in Belgium, 19 in
Britain, three in Denmark, two in
Finland, 12 in Germany, two in Ireland,
two in New Zealand, 10 in Norway,
seven in Sweden, four in Switzerland,
five in The Netherlands, and 82 in the
USA.
RaceTech, based in London,
specialises in providing media-related
support to the British horse racing
industry. Its OB units supply HD
pictures for terrestrial and satellite
broadcast,
including
coverage
horse races for the sport's integrity
service, RaceTech also pioneered the
introduction of starting stalls to flat
racing in the UK which it continues to
manage and operate. Latest addition
to its OB fleet is OBX, specifically

Timeline TV's UHD2 OB

designed as a 10 metre single
expander unit built on a Volvo chassis
with air suspension. It has a seven-seat
main production area and is capable of
seating up to 17 operators. The vehicle
has two separate production areas
including a three mix/effects vision
mixer and two graphics positions.
The second production area has a 64
channel sound desk plus a vision mixer
panel used for use in creating a sub
programme. A 16 channel server based
replay system is wired for additional
capacity which can be increased
for larger events. OBX is capable
of monitoring up to 32 cameras in
total and can produce five separate
programme outputs independently.
Sematron's Scorpion Man-Pack
terminal is designed for secure voice
communication, high data rate IP
traffic and HD video applications.
The single cased terminal includes IP
satellite modem technology operating
in QPSK and 8PSK. Positioning sensors,
GPS antenna, magnetometer with pitch
and roll feed-back and inclinometer
are also included. The terminal can be
powered from AC mains (110-240 VAC)
or direct from a DC source. Sematron
also offers a battery pack option for
lower power terminals.

Timeline TV offers a range of
facilities including remote production,
OBs, post production, studios, RF
and
satellite
services.
It operates two postproduction facilities in
London and a third in
MediaCityUK.
Clients
include the BBC, ITV
and BT Sport. Timeline
operates a fleet of OB
trucks, largest being the
triple-expanding IP 4K
HDR UHD2 16.5 x 6 x 4.2
metre articulated trailer.
Trickbox TV provides OB facilities,
PPU hire, broadcast equipment hire,
and multi-camera services. It also
manages Tower Bridge TV Studios. The
company offers a portable production
flypack, also called TrickBox, designed
for 4K/UHD, HD or SD multi-camera
productions. This includes a Ross
Video Ultrix hybrid router, Ross Video
Carbonite 2ME multi-format vision
mixer, a digital talkback matrix, Sony
HDC camera channels, waveform
monitoring, SDI distribution, audio
embedding/de-embedding, 192 x
192 channels of audio routing and
recording/playback capabilities.
Video Europe, operating from
London, Bristol and Cardiff, operates
a fleet of eight OB trucks of various
sizes. Largest is the 26 tonne 11.4 x
4.6 x 4.2 metre OB3 expander which is
designed to handle up to 18 cameras.
OB3's facilities include a Miranda
hybrid router, Sony MVS-7000 3ME
vision mixer and Calrec Omega 5.1
digital audio mixer.
A recent addition to the fleet is OB7
which is designed to work in both
HD-SDI and UHD-SDI. "The truck is
specified to cater for two quite distinct
markets," says Video Europe Engineer
Richard La Motte. "It is equipped
with 3G-SDI capabilities for use with
Sony cameras in a traditional live

cont'd...

Secure communications
from Sematron Scorpion

broadcast mode. 12G-SDI connectivity
is also included to interface with
Arri cameras for cinematic projects.
The HD-SDI output is connected to
the router so it can be displayed on
any HD-SDI monitor in the vehicle. A
Leader LV5490 4K/HDR multiscreen
waveform monitor provides all the
test and measurement tools required
for both modes. With our current
configuration, the external feed
from the LV5490 is simultaneously
displayed in the gallery where the
producer and director can view the
overall production."
A DOP position can be equipped
with a Sony BVM-X300 or Canon DPV2420 reference monitor for Dolby
Vision mastering. Also available in
the DOP position is a Leader LV5490
waveform monitor which has various
HDR analysis displays and a CIE 1931
chromaticity chart for wide colour
gamut indication.
If required the OB can record LogC
or Slog3 onto EVS, AJA 4K SSD or
Avid Nexis storage using a Quadrus
multichannel ingest machine. The
audio area has a 5.1 capable Calrec
Summa console with 180 channel
processing paths.

Video Europe OB7 is designed to work in both HD-SDI and UHD-SDI


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