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July 21, 2014

Pac-12 streamlines production with Vizrt automation

Pac-12 Networks will use Viz Mosart every day for producing sports highlights and halftime shows throughout the school year. Looking to increase its ability to create and distribute fast turnaround highlights for its studio shows and live sports productions, Pac-12 Networks is fully automating its two production control rooms by installing two new Viz Mosart […]

July 21, 2014

CNN’s video usage ‘denigrates a tragedy’

Inside Cable News has an interesting write up on CNN’s coverage of the MH17 tragedy, specifically how CNN is using visuals from the crash site. “I was watching CNN Newsroom with Jim Sciutto and Poppy Harlow and something was a bit off about what I was seeing. Both Harlow and Sciutto had video wall backgrounds […]

July 16, 2014

Portland station creates ice anchor desk (in the middle of summer)

Proving (we guess) that ice anchor desks really are an all-year-round thing, Portland ABC affiliate KATU-TV built an ice anchor desk to show viewers just how hot it is. As you may recall, the country was swept by an ice anchor desk craze during the “polar vortex” this past winter. That trend even lead to an […]

July 15, 2014

Al Roker gets ‘halo’ from WX map

Twitter user @SondoBill noticed that NBC’s Al Roker appeared to get “sainted” on Monday’s “NBC Nightly News” when the sun in a weather map behind Roker gave his head a glowing halo. Roker was making an appearance on “Nightly” to discuss the weather when a graphic showing severe storms across the country featuring a virtual […]

July 15, 2014

José Díaz-Balart debuts on MSNBC from Miami studio

José Díaz-Balart’s self titled show debuted Monday on MSNBC from a new studio in Miami. Located in Telemundo’s broadcast center, the new studio is similar in size to the NBC News Los Angeles studio. The studio works in some Miami flair with neon backlit striping and a wrap-around view of the skyline. The set matches the MSNBC […]

July 15, 2014

Barbizon Updates Houston’s Telemundo Lighting

For KTMD-TV Telemundo in Houston, TX the challenge was to take a brand new space with video walls, LCD displays and Chroma-key elements and design a daylight balanced, fully functioning studio that was easy to maintain without causing delay in the studio’s packed programming schedule. In order to create a cost effective and attractive space […]

July 9, 2014

Look inside BBC’s World Cup studio

Here’s a quick picture from inside BBC‘s World Cup studio in Brazil. Similar to their other sports coverage, the set is minimal, focusing on the view. Via WoodwardTel

July 9, 2014

AKA creates vibrant patchwork for CBC World Cup coverage

The World Cup is well underway in Brazil, and some 5,000 miles away the CBC is bringing fans coverage from its technology-driven studio in Toronto. Upcycling was a key strategy behind AKA Creative Group’s design for the set. “We had several existing pieces from old sets that we knew were of value and wanted to […]

July 9, 2014

‘Meet the Press’ changes out desks

“Meet the Press” quietly updated its set in Washington, D.C. in May, reworking the desks. As you can see in our SetStudio gallery, “Meet the Press” had two desk locations, connected by a backlit unit. Old New After the change, a backlit section is now part of the floor (which has had a chunk of the […]

July 7, 2014

Internet Broadcasting unveils updated mobile news apps

Internet Broadcasting, the provider of digital publishing technology, news content and digital agency solutions for local media companies, announced enhancements to several mobile news apps as part of the growth of the company’s strategic product roadmap. IB’s mobile news apps provide users with a visually and functionally better mobile experience than the previous app versions. […]