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Spanish Ice Sports Federation uses Pixellot Tech

Federación Española Deportes de Hielo (Spanish Ice Sports Federation) has deployed Pixellot systems to broadcast ice hockey, curling, and figure skating. The events will be streamed on the Federation's website with highlight clips on some Spanish media platforms like Marca (Spanish national daily sport newspaper), or Teledeporte (Spanish sports channel owned by TVE). [Read more]


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NBC Olympics Selects Calrec Audio Consoles

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Calrec Audio's Summa, Artemis Ray, and Brio digital audio consoles to provide seamless audio mixing for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang. [Read more]



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Leader Test instruments chosen for 4K HDR APAC Sports OB

Seventy Leader test instruments have been chosen to perform signal monitoring at the broadcast project APAC. Approximately 90 nations will compete in over 100 tournaments embracing 15 disciplines. Many of these will be captured in high-dynamic-range 3840 x 2160 pixel ultra-high-definition as well as standard-dynamic-range 1920 x 1080 pixel high-definition. [Read more]


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Be at the top of your game

Dan Coles, Senior Colourist at Technicolor London, has a rich experience in grading both feature and TV productions. He loves the creativity and challenge of grading and creating a ‘look’, and makes up for all that time in a darkened room with lots of outdoor activity. In our Interview he talks about his first steps being a colourist and how HDR and 4K/8K changes the way he works. [Read more]



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PGA golf tournament with live virtual reality

The PGA TOUR and the Waste Management Phoenix Open announced that fans will be able to experience the excitement and drama of the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale through a live 360 and virtual reality (VR) experience during all four rounds of competition at the upcoming Waste Management Phoenix Open, February 1-4. [Read more]


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4k and 1080p HDR technology tested at Nitto ATP Finals

ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour carried out a live 4K v 1080p HDR test at the Nitto ATP Finals, the season ending finale held in November 2017 at The O2, London to advance its broadcast offering. The test was designed to see side-by-side, the two production formats in a live tennis environment. [Read more]



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Grass Valley unveils density switcher for IP production

Further expanding the line of production switchers, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, presents the new GV K-Frame X. It eases the IP transition with support for any combination of SDI and IP inputs and 9 M/Es. [Read more]


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Olympic Channel Debuts Series in VR and 360-degree-Video

Taking viewers inside the world of Olympic hopefuls who have their sights set on competing at the Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018, the seven-episode series "Trending Gold" allows fans to experience first-hand the life of an athlete in virtual reality (VR). The series debuts on the Olympic Channel global digital platform which is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com and on its mobile apps. [Read more]