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InTech

Systems Integration Update
Contributing Editor David Kirk examines
some of the latest developments in the
broad church of systems integrators...

B

roadcast systems integration
remains as thriving an industry
sector now as it was when softwarebased equipment started to replace
dedicated 'panel per product' devices.
Over the past two decades, IPbased remote device control and
content delivery have made the cost
of starting and managing a television
or radio channel more affordable
and operationally easier. Another
advantage became all too evident
when global precautions against
Covid-19 resulted in many broadcast
station staff operating from home.
This short overview looks at current
SI trends by outlining some of the
latest projects to be negotiated or
completed.
Applied
Electronics
recently
designed, supplied and completed
the integration of a 360-degree
interactive display for an immersion
studio in Calgary. Located at Mount
Royal University's Brand New Riddell
Library and Learning Centre, the 116
x 8.5 feet studio is equipped with 10
blended Epson laser LCD projectors.
Each is fitted with ultra-short throw
lenses that display single or multiple
images or digital media from one or
multiple sources up to 360 degrees
on a canvas along the perimeter of
the room. The lenses enable users to
move around the room without casting
a shadow on the projected image.
Three projectors are used on the long
walls and are blended up to 50%.
Two projectors are used on the short
walls and are blended up to 30%. A
Christie Pandora's Box server is used

for image blending and real-time video
processing.
ATG Danmon has completed a
UHD video production facility for
the London headquarters of Fidelity
International. "ATG has worked very
successfully with us in projects at
our previous London headquarters
as well as designing and equipping
studios at our Hong Kong offices,"
comments Adam Sheldrake, Head of
Studios at Fidelity International. "They
responded to a proposal based on our
initial specification but, because of
their experience in past projects for
us, were able to suggest a more costeffective approach which also provided
more functionality and included kit
of superior specification. The result
meets our highest expectations."
"We have designed, integrated
and configured a full TV studio and
production control gallery plus a
podcast studio with its dedicated
control room, edit suites and a green
room," adds ATG Danmon Managing
Director Russell Peirson-Hagger.
ATG Danmon has also completed a
broadcast-quality production facility
for the London headquarters of That
Lot. Core of this project is a multicamera studio plus a fully equipped
control room including lighting, vision
and audio mixing, routing, recording,
monitoring and archiving.
"The new studio and its control
suite enable us to offer our clients
versatile resources for creating
broadcast-quality content for a wide
range of media applications," says
Ben Forder, Head of Video at That

ATG Danmon: Studio 1 at Fidelity International in London

Broadcast Solutions GmbH:
Belteleradio HD OB van

Lot. "ATG Danmon has also integrated
a control room suite which is being
used for live production and editing.
External material can be sourced from
wherever required or we can perform
high quality production on location."
BCE has been selected by RTL Croatia
to renew its 16 year old broadcast
infrastructure, including an upgrade to
HD. SGT VEDA 16 workflow automation
and video content management has
been integrated for use on eight HD
channels. The system went on air
about four months after the project
was initiated. Features include
automatic archiving, on-demand video
file transfer, low-resolution video file
generation and automated metadata
handling.
BFE GmbH has renewed the
entire
production
infrastructure
for the Catalan Parliament. Most
of the previous installation dates
back to 2002 and was based on SD
technology. The new installation
allows all parliamentary speeches
to be live-transmitted and archived
for subsequent public access. A core
control system was implemented to
control, automate and switch the
entire infrastructure. Conference
rooms can now be flexibly connected

for upcoming productions, and audio/
video signals automatically bundled
into predefined programmes. The
entire infrastructure can be switched
from HD to UHD if required.
Broadcast Solutions GmbH has
delivered four HD OB vans to Belarus
public broadcaster Belteleradio with
a fifth vehicle scheduled to follow. In
addition, Belarus public broadcaster
ONT has also received delivery of an
HD OB trailer with eight cameras,
prewired for 18 cameras. The vehicle
is currently equipped with eight Grass
Valley LDX 82 Premiere HD cameras
but is geared up for eight more
plus two wireless cameras. Other
equipment includes a GV Kahuna 2
M/E vision mixer, MV820 multiviewer
and a Vega router with 180 x 180 cross
points.
CP
Communications
recently
completed the systems integration
of a custom-designed streaming
media studio and control room that
allows Tampa-based sports event
management company The IRONMAN
Group to deliver live remote coverage
of its marathons over-the-top via its
website and Facebook Watch. The
facility is used to produce live video
showcasing hundreds of annual

CP Communications: Control Room for IRONMAN


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