Tag Archives: NHK

Bundesarchiv_B_145_Bild-F001105-0004,_Köln,_WDR_Fernsehstudio August 07

The Future of Event Broadcasts

One of the greatest challenges in any event broadcast is coverage. Apart from the standard budgetary and staffing constraints, productions have to deal with available camera positions that are often less than ideal, as well as having to second guess coverage needed for more dynamic events such as festivals, non-traditional sports, and wide-ranging events such […]

Bundesarchiv_B_145_Bild-F001105-0004,_Köln,_WDR_Fernsehstudio July 30

Beyond HD – Super Hi Vision, a new approach to live events

On Friday, I had the privilege of watching the opening ceremony of the Olympics in the BBC’s Pacific Quay Studio B over the first ever live transmission of an event using Super Hi Vision, the high resolution broadcast technology created by NHK, the national broadcaster of Japan. Super Hi Vision is the first entry in […]