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UHD 4k and HDR Picture Quality
Tobias Kronenwett And as good as it is, and as easy as it is to do, one of the raps on HDR is that some feel that it’s so bright and sharp that it looks odd, unnatural, almost harsh. It’s similar to when we did our first trials with 4K. The resolution was so high you could easily see, for example, even very minor blemishes. It’s perhaps an irony of new technology that the higher the resolution of natural objects the more artificial they tend to look. It’s often a case of capturing images with more resolution or a greater colour space than our eyes and brains can actually perceive.
Tags: iss131 | sonovts | uhd | 4k | hdr | oled | Tobias Kronenwett
Contributing Author Tobias Kronenwett Click to read or download PDF
Video Tape recorders cannnot die.
KitPlus This article concentrates on what is often described as the weakest link, namely 1) above i.e. the Playback Decks and what could be another weak link, namely 2) i.e. Tape Cleaning Facilities. I have read several articles recently written in the belief that the playback of magnetic video tape will be all but dead in about 20 years due mainly due to lack of working VTRs this inspires me to do something about it.
Tags: iss128 | rogcon | vtr | achiving | betacam | ravensoburne | dct | ampex | dct700 | umatic | KitPlus
Contributing Author KitPlus Click to read
The evolution of vision mixers
Liam Laminman At the heart of any multi-camera production is a vision mixer or production switcher as some people call them. Its core role is the switching of different sources, primarily cameras, often VTs and sometimes incoming external sources such as remote feeds from broadcasters. Even for non-TV types, thats relatively simple enough to get your head round several different incoming video signals can be switched from one to the next. Vision mixers come into their own when you look at their secondary features of keying graphics, transitions and digital effects.
Tags: iss104 | vision mixer | multi camera production | switcher | camera | vt | video signal | Liam Laminman
Contributing Author Liam Laminman Click to read
Automation...
Robert Lisman Robert Lisman answers your questions on automation
Tags: iss087 | Automation | Primestream | MAM | NLEs | VTRs | FORK | Xchange Suite | Robert Lisman
Contributing Author Robert Lisman Click to read
Tv-bay questions
N/A Im a broadcast vision engineer and director of IVTV Broadcast living in the North West. IVTV Broadcast specialise in Live and Pre-Recorded content for Broadcast and other live events.
Tags: iss065 | ivtv | engineering director | tnp broadcast | blackmagic | N/A
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Ask the Experts - Integrating Social Media
N/A Why should I care about integrating social media into my broadcast operations?
Tags: social media | twitter | tweet | facebook | google | eyeheight | api | tvtweetcaster | iss057 | N/A
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Tape is dead. Long live Tape
N/A An area that has been a vital part of television defining much of how and what things are done is recording. At first film was the medium, then in 1956, Ampex invented the video tape recorder with the prime aim of providing delayed programmes across the USA..................
Tags: for-a | iss045 | tape | vtr | ampex | quadruplex | ltfs | linear tape file system | lts-100hs | lcd | N/A
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SRW-5800 Training
N/A Hi Dave, how was the course? This is the sort of greeting you come to expect from fellow engineers when you have recently attended a training course. Engineers are notorious for having no small talk, probably because our minds are usually concerned with things like volts, amps and ohms¦ and why that VTR always works on the bench, but fails as soon as it is put into service.
Tags: srw-5800 | training | experts | sony training | vtr | hdcam | iss030 | bsc | broadcast service centre | N/A
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Ask the Expert with Broadcast Service Centre
N/A This month we visited independent service company, Broadcast Service Centre Ltd (BSC), specialising in providing top quality technical support for a wide range of equipment within the Broadcast and Pro video industry.
Tags: broadcast service centre | iss028 | aony authorised service centre | expert | vtr maintenance | head hours | vtr service | bsc | N/A
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