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Dick finds the truth out there
Dick Hobbs. The Oxford English Dictionary has determined that its word of the year for 2016 was "post-truth". We'll skip over the fact that it is, clearly, two words.
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TV Futures - Streaming
Danielle Wiltshire Hello I'm Danielle Wiltshire and I am currently in my final year at the University of Portsmouth studying on the specialist course BSc Television and Broadcasting. One of the things I love about my course is that the academics involved are always striving to be ahead of the curve with teaching, and they care greatly about what aspects of industry practice need to be in the curriculum. For example, IP is now regarded as one of the serious futures of broadcasting, I got the opportunity to set-up a proper outside broadcast as part of my final year project.
Tags: iss111 | portsmouth | cci tv | streaming | news spotter | twitch | Danielle Wiltshire
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7 must sees at IBC 2015
Beth Zarkhosh IBC, the annual broadcasting event that brings professionals in the media industry together has been running since 1967. Each year brings new excitement and innovation to the event held in Amsterdam.
Tags: iss105 | IBC 2015 | grass valley | evertz | hitachi | editshare | newtek | drone zone | panasonic | Beth Zarkhosh
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Every election counts
Charlie Watts Let me set the scene. In September 2014 we were contacted by ITV Meridian News and asked if we would be interested in helping film declarations from the Hampshire and Sussex constituencies. It was just before the start of the new academic year, and we figured, sure, that's months away, why not! And so begun the slow build up to what we believe was a U.K first, with Meridian arranging to work with HE institutions in the South of the country to gather a wider and more comprehensive recording of election counts.
Tags: iss102 | election | university of portsmouth | coverage | news | polictial | local news | Charlie Watts
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From newspaper to broadcaster: VG (Norway) and LiveU
Ronen Artman VG is a tabloid-format newspaper established in Oslo in 1945. Faced with the challenges that all newspapers face in the age of the video and the internet - fresh competition for readership and rapidly changing viewer expectations of what news is and how it's delivered - VG began using video online as early as 2001. Through the next decade it grew its use of video clips but there was always the desire to expand the use of live content to provide real value to readers and viewers.
Tags: iss100 | liveu | vg norway | news | video online | content | lu500 backpack | lu60 | Ronen Artman
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#TVFUTURES
Dylan Ellcome The end of my third year of BSc Television and Broadcasting at the University of Portsmouth is drawing closer, meaning the end of my time at University. Several deadlines have come and gone, and my CCI management of Script Editing has slowed down. But I still can't comprehend this ending, as there is still much to do with several big deadlines left including my Documentary. But looming above it all is as always has been my Final year project.
Tags: iss100 | tvfutures | cci tv | university of portsmouth | studio | industry | news | student | Dylan Ellcome
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Education meets industry...
Bernard Newnham Heatherden Hall - the most famous country house you've never heard of. Famous because it has appeared in large numbers of British films from Goldfinger to Carry on Camping. Why? Because it's the original building at the UK's premier film studio - Pinewood. A fitting place, then, to hold a conference on media industry training.
Tags: iss098 | ittp | heatherden hall | pinewood studios | conference | bbc | itv | sky | industry | standards | Bernard Newnham
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Now that is how you do a newsroom
Neil Hutchins# "That's TV" is a brand new TV network for the UK that first launched in the South of England in the fourth quarter of 2014. That's TV is designed to emulate the most popular local TV news format in the US and bring it to the UK in the form of live sports, phone-ins and entertainment. Every That's TV affiliate provides its own local programmes for the area in which it operates, and the That's TV Network has already been awarded exclusive licences to operate local TV in Oxford, the Solent, Basingstoke, Reading, Guildford and Salisbury, which together comprise one of the most demographically desirable regions for local programming and associated advertising in the UK.
Tags: iss097 | newsroom | tv network | local tv | thats tv | qnews | work room | Neil Hutchins#
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Seven thoughts for the New Year
Larry Jordan# It is my favorite time of year - a time of resolutions and predictions. Resolutions are fun. They showcase all the things we would like to have happen in the New Year - provided they don't take too much work on our part. While resolutions are personal, predictions are a group sport. So, after another year writing about our industry and talking with the key movers and shakers, here are seven trends I expect to dominate our thinking in 2015.
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ITTP Conference
Graham Reed 27th January 2015, Pinewood Studios
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Panasonic Previews Field of Hope
N/A Panasonic Previews Field of Hope at Pinewood Experience Centre
Tags: Field of Hope | panasonic | Fiona Lloyd-Davies | Pinewood Studios | N/A
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News - A New Beginning
Kieron Seth# As voting ended, political analysts eagerly awaited the result from the Rochester and Stroud by-election. Commentators expected a dramatic shift in the Westminster landscape and with it the overturning of the political status quo stretching back 100 years.
Tags: iss096 | kieron seth | news | outlet | social media | editor | Kieron Seth#
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How To Produce and Stream a live Production
Chris Waddington Part 2
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News
Will Strauss# News Analysis with Wil Strauss
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Mobile News Gathering
Erwan Gasc Ask the experts with AVIWEST
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How to Produce and Stream a Live Production Part One
Chris Waddington

Today, anyone with a smartphone and an internet connection can stream video content for free. The challenge is to create professional looking content that makes an impact; to do that it needs to have the polished look viewers are accustomed to seeing on network television, or they’ll stop watching.

Tags: iss093 | NewTek | produce | stream | capture | Chris Waddington
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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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Israels i24news
Jason Danielson# Active storage for never ending news cycle
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Discover DMPCE by Sony
KitPlus Discover Sonys Digital Motion Picture Centre in Europe at Pinewood Studios, a place for Europes film-making community to come together to share passion and knowledge.
Tags: iss086 | Sony | DMPCE | Pinewood | CineAlta | 4k | workshops | KitPlus
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PAGlink: Reviewed
Chris Newton Chris Newton is a London based photographer who has taken on the challenge of adding video production to his repertoire.
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The BroadcastShow Tour: a visitors view
Derek Halls It's that time of year again and BroadcastShow-the tour registration is now open and I shall certainly be attending.
Tags: iss086 | broadcastshow | Derek Halls | DHP Digital Video | Pinewood Studios | Phillip Bloom | Gearhouse Broadcast | PAG | Holdan | G-Technology | Atomos | H Preston | IBC | Hitachi | Canon | Derek Halls
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How the cloud is changing the post production landscape
Stephen Streater Nowhere is this notion more apparent than in post-production. Every calculation or data fetch in post-production that is currently carried out on a local PC could be carried out in the cloud.
Tags: iss085 | forbidden technologies | forbidden | cloud | editing | storage | post production | changes | new | software | forscene | Stephen Streater
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Live and behind the scenes with lEquipe
KitPlus L'Equipe is a nationwide daily French newspaper devoted to the world of sports. It has a significant online presence, including a popular weekly live web series.
Tags: iss084 | lequipe | french | newspaper | station | sports | online | web series | live | blackmagic | streaming | behind the scenes | KitPlus
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The circle of life with Dick Hobbs
Dick Hobbs. Being a simple soul, I am endlessly fascinated by ideas which are the great new thing one day, rubbished the next, and resurface the day after as the next great thing.
Tags: iss084 | circle of life | ideas | new | dock 10 | mediacity | manchester | tour | explained | viewing | recording | shows | behind the scenes | dick hobbs | Dick Hobbs.
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Bob is up in the air with 4K
Bob Pank# The closer you look at 4K UHD the more you see what needs to be done to make it work from scene to screen.
Tags: iss084 | 4K | UHD | TV | flow | cloud | satellite | streaming | new | technology | review | explained | Bob Pank#
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BroadcastShow Tour - a visitors view
Connor Pearce Suitably set on the backdrop of Britains birthplace for iconic television, the last leg of the BroadcastShow Tour saw Philip Bloom host a day of seminars at Pinewood Studios.
Tags: iss083 | broadcastshow | tour | pinewood studios | seminar | philip bloom | exhibitors | equipment | visitors | view | guide | summary | Connor Pearce
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New Blueshape products
KitPlus Cache Media, exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland for Blueshape Battery Systems, has announced the arrival in stock of two new product ranges.
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BroadcastShow Tour October 2013
KitPlus Information about the BroadcastShow Tour in October 2013, visiting Belfast, Leeds and Pinewood.
Tags: iss082 | pinewood | leeds | belfast | tour | broadcastshow | seminars | philip bloom | KitPlus
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Feeding a world hungry for instant news and entertainment
Lorna Garrett The news never sleeps. With a third of the year still left, 2013 has already seen a host of events that have captured the worlds attention. From the anticipation of a royal baby to the devastation of hurricanes, tornados and bombings, from encounters on the sports fields to clashes on the battlefields, whatever is happening, the world expects to see it as it plays out.
Tags: iss081 | live news | broadcast | feeding | world | ready | delivery | media | anticipation | feeding the beast | Lorna Garrett
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Cellular bonding now and going forward
Ronen Artman 2013 has seen the possibilities of LiveUs cellular bonding technology recognised more widely than ever before. LiveU backpacks and other portable devices have been a frequent sight in every major news, entertainment and sporting event.
Tags: iss081 | liveu | cellular bonding | backpack | news | eng | going forward | Ronen Artman
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Mobile news gathering with Will Strauss
Will Strauss# So, here is a scenario. You are a TV news editor and a story breaks. Your reporter and cameraman can get to the scene no bother. But all your satellite trucks are someplace else. What do you do?
Tags: iss076 | mobile news gathering | JVC GY-HM650 | camcorder | dejero | Panasonic HPX-600 | review | TVUPack | overview | Nucomm Connect Live | Teradek Link | mobile hotspot | Vislink | live | HD feed | streaming | Will Strauss#
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Leading-edge cellular bonding technologies smooth the way for global news teams
Bogdan Frusina On February 11, Catholics all over the world were stunned when Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation an event that is unprecedented in modern history. In response, global news organizations went into scramble mode to secure budget and deploy resources to cover one of the highest-profile breaking news stories of 2013.
Tags: iss076 | catholic | pope | resignation | live broadcast | streaming | vatican | dejero | cellular bonding | global news | coverage | Bogdan Frusina
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Strictly successful
N/A It has been hard not to spend most of my time thinking about the BBC recently. While it may be the very epitome of the public service broadcasting ethos, it is bizarre to watch one BBC programme unleash invective on another BBC programme, lashing people who probably buy each other coffee on a daily basis. How did John Humphreys feel going to work that Saturday morning, knowing that he was going to have to give the toughest of his tough interviews to a hapless bloke who was nonetheless his boss.
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Here is the news
N/A In mid-May the EBU and SMPTE brought together many of the great and the good of the television industry and me to a forum on emerging media technologies. Held in Geneva, in a hotel expensive even by Swiss standards, it was supposed to set the agenda for the future, to share solutions so the future will be bright.
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Want to take the road?
N/A When 3D Storm started the MINI LiveManTM project, the concept was to showcase the latest production systems developed by NewTek TM. Two key words: Compact, all-terrain. MINI cars were used at several occasions as OB vehicles. NewTek toured the United States with a MINI, then with a Smart, showing that there was no need of a truck to fit in production equipments. SIS LIVE also showed that a MINI Clubman could be mounted with an antenna to broadcast live.
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BVE 2012 in no particular order.......
N/A If you read TV-Bay regularly, you will already be aware of the main trends in video and audio product development. BVE 2012 reflected these very accurately, notably the ongoing transition to file-based content capture and the growing interest in compact cameras. A good way to identify hot new products at any trade event is to identify which stands are attracting the biggest flock of visitors. Lets look at some of the key BVE crowd-pullers.
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Modular Studio Design for the BBC New Broadcasting House Project
N/A In an uncertain World with constantly changing demands and technical formats it is very difficult to plan and build a large facility that will be absolutely fit for purpose when it is finished. This was especially true of the BBC when it considered the needs of New Broadcasting House.
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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.
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A day in the life of a Royals videographer
N/A The kit to load......... Two 2/3 inch cams (one DVCam one back-up DVCPro), one HDV camera, converters, tripod, ladder etc. 12v kettle, mugs, teabags, coffee, uht milk, and three days-worth of luggage. Oh and dont forget the tapes...............Now I am ready to go.
Tags: prince william and kate | iss052 | royal wedding | royal videographer | dvcam | dvcpro | hdv camera | Canon HDV XH-A1 | Catherine Middleton | Calyx Photo and TV News Agency | N/A
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BVE 2011 retrospect
N/A BVE 2011 had much of the buoyancy and buzz of an IBC. The organisers claimed an attendance of over 15,500 visitors and 240 exhibiting companies. Many of the UK-based stalwarts who make the annual pilgrimage to Amsterdam could be seen exploring the show, confirming that BVE is now taken seriously by mainstream broadcasters.
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Ring out the old, ring in the new
N/A Peter Savage reflects on the state of the media and broadcast industry over the last few years and predicts whats in store for the year ahead.
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LightLighting Sky News at the Gherkin
N/A Jeff Randall Live is a new flagship daily business update on the Sky News channel, broadcast from Skys Gherkin studio in London. A recent addition to the City skyline, the Gherkin is located at 30 St Mary Axe.....
Tags: iss043 | gekko technology | gherkin | lighting | sky news london | bps | broadcast and production services | kezia | tunable light | N/A
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Aston ON
N/A With over 30 years on the market, Aston is one of the most established brands in the business and has been the gold standard in character generation in the United Kingdom for many years to the extent that to this day Aston on and Aston off have become generic terms used by television staff regardless of the brand of CG driving their graphics.
Tags: aston | brainstorm | softel | aston 7 | estudio | sam pemberton | brainnews | newsroom | iss041 | N/A
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Brand New School Makes the Move to Uncompressed HD
N/A What did you do over Christmas 2008? I spent the whole two-week break rebuilding the post production workflow at Brand New School, the prestigious commercial production and design firm in Santa Monica, CA, and the experience let me stretch every technology muscle I had built up in 10 years as a video engineer.
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