Axons Cerebrum Helps CTV Make Light Work of The Open Posted: 28/07/2015
Axons Cerebrum Helps CTV Make Light Work of The Open

Cerebrum, Axon Digital Design's customizable control and monitoring system, played a significant part in helping CTV Outside Broadcast deliver a much smoother service to its broadcast customers during this year's Open Golf Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland.

Tags: Axon Digital Design | Cerebrum Control & Monitoring | CTV Outside Broadcast | The Open St. Andrews | IBC 2015 | IBC 2015
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Hole-in-one for RTS and OMNEO at the British Open Posted: 18/11/2013
Hole-in-one for RTS and OMNEO at the British Open

The British Open Championship is the oldest golf tournament in the world. Since 1860, it has been held annually either in Scotland or in England. Past winners include virtually all the games legends, including Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Greg Norman. The venue for the British Open 2013, which ran from July 18 to 21, was the idyllic Muirfield links overlooking the Firth of Forth in East Lothian, Scotland. The worlds largest sports-only channel, ESPN, provided coverage of the event, enlisting for the purpose the aid of IMG and CTV Outside Broadcasts, a British company that has been active now for over three decades in the broadcasting industry and numbers the BAFTA film awards as well as a variety of NFL, cricketing and golfing events among its references.

Tags: RTS | British Open | OMNEO | ADAM | CTV Outside Broadcast | Golf | KP-32-CLD | KP-32 | KP-12-CLD | OMI | OKI
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Peter Gabriel gets the 4K treatment with Sony Posted: 23/10/2013
Peter Gabriel gets the 4K treatment with Sony

Sony has announced today it is working with Real World and co-producers Done & Dusted Productions and ERP Productions, as well as CTV Outside Broadcasts, to produce singer-songwriter Peter Gabriels Back To Front: So LIVE tour in stunning 4K. This weeks two concerts at the O2 used a total of ten Sony PMW-F55 cameras to capture the live spectacular in 4K, making the viewer feel like theyre front of stage. The recording marks another milestone in the expansion of 4K production beyond the digital cinema industry, driven by Sony.

Tags: Sony | PMW | F55 | Peter Gabriel | Done & Dusted | ERP | CTV Outside | SR-R1000 | R5 | RAW | David Bush | Mike Large | Real World | Eagle Rock
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CBS Sports Uses FOR-A FRC-7000 FRAME RATE CONVERTERS Posted: 19/11/2009
Through the cooperation of CBS Sports and London-based CTV Outside Broadcasts, the Oct. 25 off-shore matchup between the National Football League's New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers was broadcast from London's Wembley Stadium. A key piece of equipment, the FOR-A FRC-7000 HD frame rate converter, was supplied by London-based rental company Galaxy Light & Power LLC.
From football to ice hockey, the challenge in broadcasting sports is that there are a lot of objects moving quickly in different directions at the same time. "The FOR-A FRC-7000 handles fast moving objects far better than other converters I have used," said Andy Grant, Chief Executive and Senior Engineer at Galaxy Light & Power. "You have more control over it in terms of optimizing settings for each kind of material. We found settings that will give a virtually transparent conversion for American football."
Galaxy Light & Power worked independently with the NFL to provide an additional converter for instant replay feeds, and the outside broadcast facilities provider, CTV, wanted two additional converters to provide local news feeds within the United States and backup feeds. There were a total of five frame rate converters on site, all of them Galaxy's FOR-A FRC-7000s.
According to Grant, the technical team at CBS was very pleased with the high quality of the conversion. "FOR-A converters are their first choice for this kind of work," he said. "This is the second year we've done it. CBS was impressed with the work we did last year, hence we've been asked to do it this year. I like working with the FOR-A FRC-7000 because it is reliable and produces a consistently high quality conversion."
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