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Twenty Years of Transcription
Dom Bourne In 1998 Dom Bourne dropped out of university and started a business providing transcriptions to production companies. The company operated from his childhood bedroom and Dom hoped it would keep him in beer money for a year or two before he decided what he really wanted to do with his life.
Tags: iss132 | transcribe | take 1 | ott | cvaa | closed caption | xml metadata | Dom Bourne
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IP or not IP, that is the question
Brian Larter There can be a one size fits all approach to prompting, but with the many forms of production in todays broadcasting world - from a major sporting event, to the biggest Saturday night entertainment show, to a 24-hour news operation or prompting on location - it is unlikely that a single system will suit every circumstance. The equipment needs to be designed for purpose, interchangeable and adaptable, since prompting, like other areas of the broadcast workflow, does not stand still.
Tags: iss128 | cuescript | prompting | prompter | ptz | ip | Brian Larter
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There is no where to hide from cybercrime
Mark Harrison The media sector is an attractive target for cyber attacks of all kinds from malicious individuals who enjoy disrupting high profile shows, to organised criminals who are attracted by the value of content, to nation states aware that media is a way of conveying or distorting messages.
Tags: iss128 | dpp | cybercrime | microsoft | azure | tinopolis | security | Mark Harrison
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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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Tips on how to reduce your exposure to business crime
Phil Bower Business Crime is growing in popularity and is cunning, smart, and very convincing. It is being spurred on by the very technology that is supposed to help media and other businesses improve performance. One of the trending frauds is 'Social Engineering' where criminals can make use technology, and trickery to exploite our human nature. Here we outline 2 true stories from clients of Sutton Winson and provide some useful tips on managing your risks:
Tags: iss116 | business crime | social media | online crime | Phil Bower
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Looking at the teleprompter
Beth Zarkhosh Talking directly to the camera - a basic fundamental in the world of TV presenting. If youve dabbled, you'll probably know just how hard it is to remember an entire script word for word without taking your eyes away in order to keep things nice and smooth. So, (please excuse the pun) cue the teleprompter.
Tags: iss104 | teleprompter | tv presenter | script | production | studio | Beth Zarkhosh
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E-mail marketing and building a list of subscribers
Den Lennie Email marketing is still by far the single most effective way to build long term prospective clients relationships with clients.
Tags: iss099 | e-mail marketing | subscribers | list | video industry | Den Lennie
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Stability not short-term subscriptions
Lewis Kirkaldie I've been watching the prospect of subscription-based tools with interest. I talk to customers a lot, and they too are monitoring the situation. Some can see advantages; others are wary. I think it depends very much on what the tool is. Being able to switch a service on and off is attractive for some applications. I can see that a particular set of video effects, for example, could be vital for a production and previously it was hard to justify a purchase for a one-off job. If you only pay for the time you use it, that is good.
Tags: iss097 | subscription | tools | software | post production | cinegy | applications | Lewis Kirkaldie
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Capture and Produce
Will Strauss# News analysis with Will Strauss
Tags: iss094 | Capture | Produce | Riedel | RTS | Autoscript | Portapromt | Picture Canning North | IO Industries | Sony | Gearhouse | Codex Digital | Trilogy | Atomos | Cinedeck | Adorama | Octica | AJA | Ianiro | Litepanels | Rotolight | Live U | Sennheiser | HHB | For A | Will Strauss#
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In the Field
Robin Brown The perfect location for prompting solutions
Tags: iss093 | Autoscript | Prompting solutions | Robin Brown
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Innovative prompting
Brian Larter Brian Larter answers questions on prompting
Tags: iss092 | CueScript | prompting | Brian Larter
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Why is mediocrity such a powerful force?
Thomas Urbye Mediocrity has seen millions of films, commercials and TV shows end up on the scrap heap, yet when we look at just The Top 10 IMDB Movies, we see a list of strange choices.
Tags: iss085 | imdb | top 10 movies | choices | review | article | mediocrity | Thomas Urbye
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The art of E.P.I.C innovation
Robin Brown The original concept for the Enhanced Prompting Information Centre, an all-in-one prompter and talent monitor came about through the combination of customer requirement and our desire to offer a better talent monitor solution than the one we had introduced around eight years ago, to enable presenters to see the programme feed.
Tags: iss081 | robin brown | autoscript | E.P.I.C | prompter | information centre | programme feed | talent monitor | Robin Brown
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Off Trax interview for TV-Bay
KitPlus

TV-Bay interviews Off Trax partners Crispin Kyle, Jonathan Dennis and Doug Urquhart about the company and their use of the Polecam.

Tags: iss073 | off trax | Crispin Kyle | Jonathan Dennis | Doug Urquhart | polecam | hire | rigs | KitPlus
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COUNTING DOWN TO BVE NORTH
N/A The engines are revving in the countdown to BVE North, the new event that is designed to serve the needs of the rapidly growing broadcast and production industry in the North.
Tags: bve | bve north | mancgester | gmex | manchester central | seminar | holdan | autoscript | argosy | global distribution | iss058 | N/A
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, PROMPTING
N/A Prompting equipment may seem to be one of the most standard, reliable and commonplace pieces of a workflow but that doesnt mean provision should be treated with complacency. Thinking ahead and selecting best of breed is as applicable in this case as it is for a supposedly more mission-critical asset management, newsroom or production system.
Tags: Autoscript | prompter | prompting | newsroon | nrcs | iss057 | N/A
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3D or not 3D, that is the question
N/A Peter Savage wonders if the buzz around 3D is really justified despite his willingness to don some 3D specs and head to the big screen in his local pub
Tags: iss054 | 3d | azule | finance | business | 3d in pubs | French Open | test cricket | Grandprix | Epsom | Ascot | Goodwood | Wimbledon | f1 | N/A
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Watching Television
N/A The pictures on this page give you a small insight into my life. The first is a picture of the television in my living room. At the time of taking the picture I was watching the English cricket team losing in high definition.
Tags: iss050 | cricket | television | ces | technicolor | N/A
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tv-bay IBC2010 double takes
N/A Acquisition, audio, grip, graphics and post, storage and archive, teat and measurement, 3d, monitoring...and much more from IBC2010
Tags: ibc | ibc2010 | iss046 | Acquisition | audio | grip | graphics and post | storage and archive | teat and measurement | 3d | monitoring | panasonic | sony | cinedeck | bluebell | p+s technik | canon | studer | rts telex | nhk | wohler | vario | autoscript | blackmagic | orad | brainstom | autodesk | maxell | glyph | mode-al | frontniche | convergent design | cel-soft | N/A
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Hows that
N/A A few days ago I umpired a cricket match. It was a very pleasant afternoon, marred only slightly by the almost continual drizzle, but it was August in southern England.
Tags: iss045 | cricket match | umpire | quantel | quantel iq | sports | tennis | football | N/A
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Business conditions of Nigeria v UK
N/A Peter Savage continues his series of articles on maximising business opportunities with a sideways look at opportunities in with emerging markets
Tags: iss037 | azule | finance | business | nigeria | banking crisis | N/A
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Eye to Eye Video acquisition and production
N/A BVE2009 in London, February 17-19 offers UK-based programme-makers a useful opportunity to try out the latest video acquisition and production equipment ahead of NABshow2009 and its loud after-echo, IBC. The following outlines some of the new front-end kit likely to be on display at Earls Court.
Tags: bve | iss027 | bve2009 | acquisition | production | arri | canon | hitachi | ikegami | jvc | polecam | pyser | balcar | pag | autocue | portaprompt | vinten | autoscript | N/A
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Lightworks Editing
N/A It is said that Variety is the Spice of Life and the Lightworks Editing systems have been very spicey recently.
Tags: iss023 | softworks | alacrity mr | lightworks | editing | geevs server | N/A
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Scriptwriting
N/A Having penned a few scripts in the past it always amazes me 'when a film actor, whether it be a known or an up and coming potential' just seems to utter those mortal words It was such a great script...I just had to do it
Tags: scriptwriting | iss020 | screenwriter | storyline | N/A
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Is it cool to use cool lighting
N/A The term cold lighting is used within the film & TV lighting industry as a generic term for energy efficient, Fluorescent, LED, and Plasma (panel) lighting sources which emit little or no radiant heat.
Tags: energy efficient | Fluorescent | LED | plasma | lighting | iss019 | uv radiation | cri | cold light | N/A
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