Global TV upgrades news productions, prepares HD transition with virtual studios

December 2008
Broadcast Engineering;Dec2008 Digital Reference Guide, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p59
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of Global Television Network to purchase new virtual production studios in integrating cost-effective HDTV transition in Canada. According to the article, the firm is planning to reduce cost in the markets as well as improve the market position of smaller stations. In addition, it states that the company utilized ProSet equipment, which provides virtual studio backgrounds and images appropriate to the location of the program.


Related Articles

  • Great American Country builds mixed-use studios with future in mind.  // Broadcast Engineering;Dec2008 Digital Reference Guide, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p60 

    The article provides information about the move of Great American Country (GAC) to establish a mixed-used studio for their operation in Nashville, Tennesse. According to the article, the firm has appointed TI Broadcasting Solutions Group to install and integrate the equipment in the facility. In...

  • TV Anhanguera upgrades Goiás stations in Brazil to digital infrastructure.  // Broadcast Engineering;Dec2008 Digital Reference Guide, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p63 

    The article reports on the move of TV Anhanguera to upgrade all of its station group through the launching of its central high-definition (HD) broadcast operation and digital infrastructure in Goias, Brazil. Accordingly, the firm plans to integrate a system that would enable operation even in...

  • WMAQ improves its local news product with a new HD control room.  // Broadcast Engineering;Dec2008 Digital Reference Guide, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p70 

    The article reports on the plan of WMAQ to launch a high-definition (HD) control room, with an aim to improve their quality of news products in Chicago, Illinois. According to the article, the facility is expected to help exceed production capabilities and enhance production efficiency for the...

  • Scripps Networks assures content delivery quality with Proof Positive.  // Broadcast Engineering;Dec2008 Digital Reference Guide, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p61 

    The article reports on the need of Scripps Networks to have an effective and affordable solution that would validate the delivery of its content among viewer's homes in the U.S. According to the article, the firm has sought help from XOrbit in developing a live-to-air content delivery...

  • CBS builds tapeless facility to improve efficiency for "ET" and "The Insider".  // Broadcast Engineering;Dec2008 Digital Reference Guide, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p64 

    The article reports on the move of CBS Broadcasting Inc. to establish a tapeless facility in an aim to incorporate a technology that could interface across multiple platforms for production to transfer and produce high-definition (HD) materials simultaneously in the U.S. The firm has appointed...

  • REVOLUTION OR SIDESHOW. Cole, George // Accountancy;Jan1996, Vol. 117 Issue 1229, p48 

    The article discusses the advantages of digital Television (TV). It has been stated that the arrival of digital TV is being hailed as the greatest revolution in broadcasting. Digital TV offers several advantages over traditional analog TV such as high-definition digital service and high quality...

  • HDTV hardware. Luff, John // Broadcast Engineering;May2005, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p98 

    Discusses changes aimed at improving high-definition television. Early projections suggesting that a station would need $30 million to build an HDTV infrastructure; Emergence of the enabling change brought about by compression technology, then called bit-rate reduction; Technical feasibility of...

  • 2008: The year digital TV delivers on its promises? Gauntlett, Simon // TVB Europe;Jan2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p16 

    The author reflects on the evolution of technology in the broadcasting industry in Great Britain. He mentions the fundamental developments in the industry including the shift to digital transmission on the terrestrial platform. He stresses Great Britain's shift from analogue to digital...

  • Bytes for beginners.  // NEA Today;Feb99, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p28 

    Presents suggestion on whether to buy high-definition television (HDTV). Information on HDTV technology; How it differs from satellite television and digital cable television; Discussion on digital broadcasting.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics