This question of real versus artificial can be applied to the captioning industry, too, as technology has enabled speech recognition software to compete with humans to create captions.
If smartphone newsgathering really is the wave of the future and not some pie-in-the-sky pipe dream, which television station or network will be first to catch that wave and dump most of its ENG systems and methods into that same bone yard we piled film cameras, processors, Moviolas, splicers and film chains back in the 70s?
In under 10 years, the concepts of public cloud computing and virtualization of computing resources have disrupted all of the perceived wisdoms of IT system design.
Viewer demand for better quality is far from a new phenomenon.
Many of today’s cameras can capture a wide dynamic range that, unfortunately, will be clipped or blown out when shown on a standard dynamic range display.
Video infrastructure is changing. Traditionally, broadcast infrastructure was entirely based on hardware. But as video content and service providers look to launch broadcast and OTT services faster, gain operational efficiencies and reduce OPEX and CAPEX, they are shifting to software-based and cloud workflows.
Although Television Hill is a very visible city landmark and is located adjacent to a major arterial into Baltimore traveled by thousands of vehicles each day, there is no signage to indicate exactly what it is and/or what takes place there.
Part 2 explores some of the technical operations cloud-based platforms need to function properly in a digital supply chain.
The retooling of the entertainment industry’s production technology through digital image capture means that workflows from acquisition through distribution for television and film are now exclusively file-centric.
The amount of progress made over the last couple of months on the ATSC 3.0 suite of standards is quite impressive.
The annual VidTrans conference, Feb. 28-March 2, at the Marina del Rey Marriott, has long been a place where new video transport formats get their first public showing, and the 2017 edition is no different; once again it’s stuffed full of fresh technologies.