Stamford Spotlight, Part 1: NBC Olympics’ At-Home Production Goes Full-Throttle 24/7 for PyeongChang 2018

Nearly 7,000 miles separate PyeongChang from Stamford, CT, but, for the past three weeks, the two have been attached at the hip for NBC’s largest and most complex Winter Olympics production to date. The at-home operation at the NBC Olympics Sports Production Operations Center (SPOC) in Stamford is bigger than ever before and has become […]  More

New JVC PTZ Production Cameras Provide Flexibility For RiversideTV

JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA, announced RiversideTV, the government access channel for the city of Riverside, CA, has purchased 10 JVC KY-PZ100 PTZ network video production cameras for multi-camera coverage of government meetings and local programming. A longtime JVC customer, RiversideTV also recently added GY‑LS300 4KCAM Super 35 cameras and GY-HM200SP sports production cameras for other projects.  More

MX1 Transmits AFP News Feeds To Broadcasters Around The World

MX1 announced that leading global news agency, Agence France-Presse (AFP), is using its end-to-end, cloud-based MX1 360 service to securely transmit news feeds to broadcasters and publishers around the world. By relying on MX1 360 and its secure IP delivery model, AFP has removed a significant bottleneck in its operations, enabling its worldwide customers to […]  More

Cox Connecticut Public Access Drives Community TV Forward With HITACHI HDTV Cameras

Committed to providing top-caliber facilities and resources that empower community TV producers, Cox Communications’ Connecticut Public Access Channel 15 (“PATV 15”) strives to make the most of its budget with high-quality, long-lasting equipment. Rounding out its five-year HD upgrade plan spanning three studio facilities and a mobile production vehicle, the channel recently added three Z-HD6000 […]  More

24 AJA FS-HDRs Power 4K/UHD HDR Conversion For BetaMedia/DBW Mobile Productions

Italian production company BetaMedia delivers a range of television programming for clients including Endemol, Infront, and OBS among others with credits spanning “Big Brother Italy,” “Master Chef,” the Alpine Skiing World Cup, Olympics and Serie A Football Championship. The company recently joined forces with DBW to develop one of Italy’s first IP-based 4K HDR Outside Broadcast (OB) […]  More

Live From PyeongChang: Extreme Cold Affects Mic Operations

The Winter Olympics is putting cold-weather sports on the front burner. The temperatures in PyeongChang — at a rehearsal for the Opening Ceremony, the temperature was 6 degrees F with a wind chill of -7 degrees, so cold that audiences walked out in the middle of the rehearsal, according to USA Today — reaching record […]  More

Yamaha PM10s Used As Grammy Premiere And Ceremony Production Mixer

Independent mixer Erik von Ranson handled front of house audio mix duties for the 60th Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden using a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console. He mixed in-theater audio, including 75 award presentations, house band Paul Schaffer and The World’s Most Dangerous Band plus five additional […]  More