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Rotolight Anova Pro 2 User Review
Andy McKenzie The Anova PRO 2 is the fourth generation of Rotolight’s studio/location light, offering 70% more power output than its predecessor. It is claimed be one of the brightest LED lights ever launched in its class, delivering 10,700 lux at 3 feet yet consuming only 72 watts. Figure 1 shows the front with accessory mounting spigots (1), optional barn doors (2) and a gel frame holder.
Tags: iss136 | rotolight | anova pro 2 | led | lighting | flash light | dmx control | Andy McKenzie
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Keeping it remotely real
Reuben Such Everyone wants to do more with less. Always have, although it could be argued that doing more with more is something to aspire to, not many have that luxury. So let’s stick with the prevailing winds of doing more with less, and not just doing more, but doing it remotely, particularly in terms of production. Remote production, in particular, is getting a lot of attention in the field these days, but not so much in terms of the remote operation of fixed studios.
Tags: iss134 | remote control | IPE | IDS | Reuben Such
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The now and how of LED Lighting
Tama Berkeljon LED lighting has come a long way from the days when companies like Outsight were ridiculed by major manufacturers at trade shows because, the manufacturers asserted, technology couldn't be entrusted with the requirements of our industry.
Tags: iss122 | led lighting | outsite | cri | tlci | dmx control | Tama Berkeljon
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Remote Production
Jim Green Ten years ago,remote production was the stuff of dreams,a glimpse into a brave new world. The prospect of providing real-time audio control of live events thousands of miles away,without even leaving the studio,was as enticing as it was unlikely.
Tags: iss113 | Calrec | Latency | Control | infrastructure | IFB | DSP | AES67 | Ravenna | Dante | SMPTE 2022 | Jim Green
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The production desk finally gets innovative
Kieron Seth# The video switcher (aka vision mixer) is at the heart of all live television, all AV and many a live webcast. But despite its core role, its remained essentially the same concept for decades, consisting of a digital video effects processing unit, matrix switcher and control panel.
Tags: iss104 | video switcher | vision mixer | live television | live webcast | digital vidoe effects | processing | matrix | control panel | Kieron Seth#
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Manage and Monitor
Will Strauss# News analysis from Will Strauss
Tags: iss093 | news production | Broadstream | Quantel | MOG Technologies | media management | Digital Nirvana | transcoding | Telestream | storage | Disk Archive | test and management | Phabrix | conversion | Cobalt Digital | workflow | Sony | facility management | Xytech | audio | monitoring | quantum Leap Technology | MAM Cambridge Imaging | Suitcase TV | quality control | Venera | Archimedia | Will Strauss#
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Information Control and Automation but not as you know it
Sandra Squire

Accurate clocks, timing and cue information are essential components of any broadcasting environment – directors, production teams and presenters have always depended on them for the delivery of broadcast critical operations.

Tags: iss090 | IPE | Information | Control | Automation | Content Management | Sandra Squire
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Tech trends drive more efficent and more flexible communications
Serkan Guner

The emergence of new signal transport protocols and standards and the embrace of new methods of interfacing are changing the way communications are being handled for broadcasters.

Tags: iss089 | Riedel | AVB | IEEE | CPX-AVB | Riedel Artist 1100 series | OLED control pannels | Serkan Guner
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Unique additions to 4-wire/ talkback Controller
KitPlus Talkback update from sonifex
Tags: iss089 | Sonifex | 4-wire/IFB talkback controller | CM-TB8 | KitPlus
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Will Strauss looks at automatic QC for the people
Will Strauss# The imminent move to file-based programme delivery offers up several advantages over tape - not least the ability to automate some broadcast quality control processes. Will Strauss outlines some auto QC options.
Tags: iss083 | automatic qc | programme delivery | options | qc | automatic | tape | broadcast control | broadcast | guide | delivery | content | Will Strauss#
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Remote control and monitoring
Alan Wheable You might wonder what remote control has to do with test and measurement. And you might be pleasantly surprised when you find out.
Tags: iss083 | remote control | phabrix | monitoring | test and measurement | equipment | explained | guide | Alan Wheable
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Product Spotlight: Black Box range from BCD Audio
Mike Law# The BCD Audio black box range includes three units intended for Digital Audio measurement. Primarily intended for use at installation time, they are also useful in checking out the audio side of a TV installation.
Tags: iss079 | black box | mike law | audio | measurement | quality control | bcd audio | dtg1 | jitterbug | Mike Law#
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Multiviewers come along for the ride with Matrox
Catherine Overbury JMTV is a full-service location video production company located in Arkansas, which serves a wide range of national sports, corporate, and entertainment clients. Recently they completed a $3 million conversion of their 15.5 meter digital expanding production trailer to HD.
Tags: iss078 | JMTV | sports | matrox | multiviewers | microquads | controls | jones mobile television | production truck | Catherine Overbury
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Increasing creativity and functionality with Q-Ball
Jim Daniels The Q-Ball system provides content producers with a high-quality remote-controlled video camera that is small and unobtrusive enough to place in locations that are inconvenient or impossible for a standard camera/operator team.
Tags: iss078 | q-ball | HD | cp4 | camera | remote control | pan tilt | mounth | lens adapters | nightwatch infared | robotic head | Jim Daniels
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Loudness: What happens now if my work is not compliant?
Jon Schorah Now that loudness is a mandatory requirement in the United States, Europe, and much of the rest of the world, its not so much a question of when organizations will begin to comply, but how?
Tags: iss077 | loudness | not compliant | Jon Schorah | NUGEN audio | standards | control during ingest | limiting | post production | Jon Schorah
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Managing Loudness for Broadcast TV
Anothony Wilkins Often viewed as the ugly sister when compared to its more glamorous rival video, audio is finally receiving some much deserved attention in broadcast circles. The trigger for this realisation is that viewers are now interested in not just the pictures they are seeing, but equally the sound they are hearing.
Tags: iss077 | anothony wilkins | managing loudness | broadcast tv | loudness | audio | junger | broadcast standards | compliant | range | loudness control | Anothony Wilkins
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Exceptional loudness control does not have to break the bank
Oliver Masciarotte The industry is buzzing about loudness control. EBU R128 and other such legislation around the world attempts to provide some level of consistency in perceived loudness between a program and its interstitials, hence the concept of loudness control.
Tags: iss077 | loudness control | Minnetonka Audio Software | cheap | EBU R128 | Oliver Masciarotte | software based | Oliver Masciarotte
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Photon Beard shines bright in South India
Peter Daffarn On 23 January 2013, the highly anticipated Mathrubhumi News Channel, part of a 24-hour Malayalam-language cable television network based in Trivandrum, capital city of the state of Kerala on the southwest coast of India, was officially launched. Also launched that day was India’s first wirelessly controlled studio lighting/dimming system, all provided by Photon Beard.
Tags: iss074 | photon beard | peter daffarn | south india | tv studio | lighting | highlight | wireless control | dmx | zero 88 | solution xl | led | IGBT dimmers | wi-light | Peter Daffarn
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ARRI LED technology
N/A With a growing range of LED products, ARRI is providing industry professionals with all of the benefits of using a Low Energy Lighting source with familiar characteristics.
Tags: arri | led | iss062 | fresnel | l-series | tungsten | daylight | lighting | l7-c | dmx control | N/A
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Focus on camera remote control systems
N/A Bradley Engineering is a customer led, Innovation Company specialising in camera remote control systems. They have a strong and clearly defined company culture which, together with their technical expertise, has enabled the company to achieve steady and sustainable growth even throughout the recession years.
Tags: bradley engineering | iss056 | remote control camera | N/A
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RIDING THE AUDIO WAVE ON SET OF HAWAII FIVE-O
N/A Hawaii Five-0 is an American police drama television series and a re-imagining of the original 19681980 television series. Like the original version, it follows an elite state police unit/task force set up to fight crime in the state of Hawaii.
Tags: Hawaii Five-0 | iss053 | drama | auralex | adr | control room | N/A
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tv-bay questions
N/A TV Bay Questions Eugene McCrystal, owner of EMC Post Production in Dublin
Tags: iss053 | emc post production | davinci resolve | blackmagic | finishing | fcp | avid | adobe | DaVinci Control Surface investment | jigsaw systems | decklink | colourist | N/A
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Breaking Down Loudness Control
N/A Breaking Down Loudness Control with RTWs Technical Director, Mike Kahsnitz
Tags: rtw | audio | loudness control | loudness | iss039 | N/A
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Modern multiviewers
N/A The monitoring of multiple video sources has been simplified and costs greatly reduced by the use of multiviewers. These make use of two principle technologies: large high-resolution video screens and the real-time resizing of video.
Tags: iss032 | for-a | multiviewers | monitors | mv-1600hs | hvs-300hs | video control room | MCR | studio gallery | ob | outside broadcast | N/A
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Broadcast management systems specialisation not generalisation
N/A Broadcast management systems is used here as a collective term to encapsulate all of the processes involved from capturing and creating content, to distribution and monetisation. There are so many points of decision making in a broadcast production chain that automating the processes can be mind boggling in complexity
Tags: iss031 | automation | on-air systems | management | quality control | playout | N/A
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