Recent Posts tagged with ARRI

The State of Live Production: IP Is Here, HDR and REMI Are on the Rise, Personalization Is Key

Over the past decade, live production has seen gradual change in the technologies and workflow used to deliver sports, concerts, and other big events to viewers. Today, with the maturation of IP-based production tools, the rise of 4K and HDR, the increasing popularity of the at-home/REMI centralized production model, and the explosion in direct-to-consumer OTT […]  More

ARRI, ProSiebenSat.1 and NEP achieve series of firsts with cinema-quality live production

In a unique collaboration between ProSiebenSat.1, ARRI, and NEP Germany, a live UHD sports production has been broadcast on German television for the first time ever with ARRI cameras. With five ARRI AMIRAs and one ARRI ALEXA Mini, as well as production and transmission technology from NEP, the Steko’s Fight Club kickboxing event at Mixed […]  More

Bang for the Buck: Data Rate vs. Perception in UHD Production

  Going beyond today’s television could involve higher resolution, higher frame rate, higher dynamic range, wider color gamut, stereoscopic 3D, and immersive sound. Do all provide the same sensation of improvement? Could some preclude the use of others? Which delivers the biggest “bang for the buck,” and how do we know? Presented during Content & […]  More

Bang for the Buck

Something extraordinary happened shortly after noon local time on Saturday, September 14, at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam (aside from the fact that the fresh herring vendors were no longer wearing traditional klederdracht). It could affect at least the short-term future of television. And a possible long-term future was also revealed at the […]  More

Enabling the Fix

Sometimes cliches are true. Sometimes the check is in the mail. And sometimes you can fix it in post. Amazingly, the category of what you can fix might be getting a lot bigger. At this month’s NAB show, there was the usual parade of new technology, from Sonic Notify’s near-ultrasonic smartphone signaling for extremely local advertising — on […]  More

ARRI Selects Miranda’s Telecast CopperHead Fiber for Cameras

Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout, and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, has announced that ARRI has selected and deployed Miranda’s Telecast CopperHead Fiber Optic Camera Transceiver system as an integral component of ARRI’s new Fiber Remote Option (FRO) for its ALEXA and ALEXA […]  More

The Blind Leading

Once upon a time, people were prevented from getting married, in some jurisdictions, based on the shade of their skin colors. Once upon a time, a higher-definition image required more pixels on the image sensor and higher-quality optics. Actually, we still seem to be living in the era indicated by the second sentence above. At […]  More

Illumination Dynamics, ARRI Salute U.S. Troops with ESPN Veterans Day Special

On Veterans Day this year, Illumination Dynamics and ARRI lighting rental in Munich, Germany, teamed up to provide lighting, grip, and technicians for ESPN’s live six-hour SportsCenter telecast on a U.S. Army Base just hours north of Munich. Rich Williams, Director of Broadcast Services for Illumination Dynamics, was requested to be the Lighting Director for […]  More

Schubin Cafe Event Serves Up Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat Overview

SMPTE Fellow Mark Schubin treated New York City technologists to an overview of the Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat that was held in Palm Springs, CA during February, 2010. “The unofficial motto is ‘someone will be there who knows the answer,’” says Schubin of the event that drew more than 450 attendees. “There are more […]  More

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