LED-based video walls are getting bigger and bigger and pixel pitches continue to shrink. That means these large canvases can have a lot more pixels. 30M, 50M even 100M pixels are not uncommon. The problem becomes delivering high quality pixels to these canvases over the existing distribution methods. To understand more about these issues, we […]
Can Electronic Viewfinders Match Optical Versions?
by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media “Can Electronic Viewfinders Match Optical Versions?” That was the question that a panel of experts attempted to address at a recent SID-SMPTE joint meeting in New York on March 20, 2018. Speakers included David Leitner, an Oscar-nominated producer, director, and Emmy-nominated cinematographer; Jason Druss, a Product Specialist at Blackmagic Design; and […]
PyeongChang Olympics Showcase Next Generation Broadcasting Options (Part 2)
by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media In part 1, I talked about 4K and 8K production but in this part, let’s focus on VR, 5G ATSC 3.0 and more. While VR content was pioneered at the Rio 2016 games, supporters say it is improved in 2018 especially due to the corporate support of Intel, which is working in […]
PyeongChang Olympics Showcase Next Generation Broadcasting Options (Part 1)
by Chris Chinnock, Insight Media The PyeongChang Olympics in Korea provided an incredible platform for demonstrating the potential of next generation broadcast options. This included 8K, HDR, Dolby Atmos, Virtual Reality, ATSC 3.0 and 5G live broadcasting, plus an amazing drone demo. Unfortunately, the recently held SuperBowl was a big disappointment on that front with […]