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www.inbroadcast.com | NAB Show 7-12 April 2018 | Product Preview

Mo-Sys is Ready for
the Advent of AR

Grass Valley camera
with integrated
Mo-Sys StarTracker

The road to virtual studio and augmented reality
popularity has been a long and arduous journey,
writes Michael Geissler, CEO, Mo-Sys...

W

e have come such a long
way from a place where one
needed a refrigerator-sized Silicon
Graphics Onyx supercomputer, and a
US$250,000 motion control system for
the tracking. Sets were anything but
photo-realistic.
VR/AR Finally Ready for Primetime
and Global Acceptance
One of the most ironic observations
of the eventual acceptance of virtual
studio technology is the fact that
augmented reality - the ability to
immerse tracked, animated 3D objects,
into a physical scene - is now much
more accepted by the broadcast
community and, as a subset of fullblown virtual studio, has been around
since day-one. But because it uses
physical props, talent and sets, it
offers a 'comfort level' that was not

previously accepted with fully virtual
sets.
Another catalyst in the recent wide
acceptance of AR/VR is the bold move
from each virtual studio purveyor's
proprietary rendering engine, to opensource gaming engines, like Unreal.
This will then become yet another tool
for the established broadcast engine
as they are addressing other needs
like data-driven graphics, workflow,
and MAM. Also, large broadcasters
require a one-stop-shop and a service
for the entire package rather than
parts like virtual studio and do not
choose to follow open source avenues.
However, the photo-realism and cost
effectiveness cannot be denied, and
there will be more lower budget and
technology-curious virtual studio users
who will not mind embarking on the
open source journey themselves. The

market will grow.
Another advantage
is the exponential
increase in access
to talent and knowledgeable
resources. Most universities are now
running courses in gaming and provide
a growing pool of eager and creative
talent.
A third influence in the acceptance
of AR/VR technology is the advent of
reliable, simple, resilient, robust and
affordable tracking. Alternatives such
as glorified compositing systems, and
trackless AR/VR solutions, have been
employed in the past and present. But
these solutions possess drawbacks
that have left content producers less
than content with their quality and
limitations. With the arrival of the
new generation of absolute-based,
inside-out tracking solutions like the

CrewCom now Shipping
from Pliant Technologies

CrewCom, the professional wireless intercom system from
Pliant Technologies, is now shipping...

C

rewCom will be on display at most user-friendly radio pack on the
NAB 2018, along with Pliant's market. Even the most basic CrewCom
line of SmartBoom PRO professional system offers full features at an
headsets. Based on a new technology exceptional value. The revolutionary
platform, CrewCom offers high wireless design of CrewCom offers a significant
user counts, unparalleled range, and price advantage for larger demanding
unprecedented scalability.
applications, when comparing the
It features excellent voice quality, actual cost of deploying many wireless
the industry's smallest fully-featured users in a production.
professional
full-duplex
wireless
CrewCom offers 1,024 Conferences
radio packs, multiple simultaneous that provide the flexibility of a
frequency bands, as well as a host matrix/party-line without the cost or
of user features. With CrewCom, limitations of either system. Unlike a
production crews of all sizes can now matrix-based architecture, CrewCom is
easily and quickly deploy
based on a decentralized
communications solutions
platform that puts system
to connect more people
resources where they are
in more places than ever
needed. This entirely
before.
innovative approach
For the small-system
to
professional
and
UHF-replacement
wireless
intercoms
market, CrewCom offers
enables CrewCom
the
easiest
system
to handle almost
deployment along with the CrewCom Radio Pack
any application -

from simple out-of-the-box solutions
to large-scale designs - for a range
of installation projects for live sound,
broadcast, industrial, and more.
CrewCom is ideal for overcoming
communication challenges such as
tough RF environments, inconsistent
coverage, and total user limits that
many experience with traditional
wireless intercom systems.
CrewCom wireless products
are available in 2.4GHz and 900MHz
models (900MHz are limited to where
this band is legal). Any combination of
these frequency bands may

Mo-Sys pioneered StarTracker, that
is finally easy to set up and free to
move anywhere in the studio, with no
restrictions to its position, nor on the
type of support it sits upon.
StarTracker now being integrated
into the Grass Valley camera is further
simplification and a sign of AR/VR
going mainstream in the broadcast
industry.
Exciting times are ahead - and that
which we have been heralding for the
past quarter of a century, has finally
come upon its own.
www.mo-sys.com

be simultaneously used on the same
CrewCom system, giving the ability to
easily put global-friendly, dependable
RF coverage where needed, all while
employing a consistent user interface
throughout the system. This enables
the system to easily adapt to the RF
challenges facing production and
entertainment professionals.
Also at NAB 2018, Pliant is
demonstrating CrewWare, CrewCom's
highly intuitive graphical software.
CrewWare provides comprehensive
offline configuration, online control,
and real-time monitoring of all system
components. These solutions can be
found at Booth C7947.
www.plianttechnologies.com

Pliant Technologies'
CrewCom range


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