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CAMERA TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES 101

Posted by Olivier Cohen on Jan 2, 2018 3:14:47 PM

Virtual sets and augmented graphics can elevate your productions big time. Gaining viewer attention and telling a great story is paramount to your business. When you decide to go with virtual or augmented elements, you have to track cameras and calibrate systems - we have created a primer to help you differentiate between technologies.

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Topics: Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, camera, virtual reality, camera calibration, opto mechanical, VR, camera tracking, tracking, IR, optical, optical tracking, AR

MAKING MONEY & ENGAGING VIEWERS WITH VIRTUAL FOOTBALL

Posted by Niall Hendry on Jun 13, 2017 3:19:50 PM

With broadcasters continually looking to add extra value to their content and enhance viewer engagement and experiences, vendors are always looking to provide technology that not only offers value for money but also facilitates rich and captivating to-air footage. With a huge global outreach, football (soccer) is broadcast to the homes of billions around the globe.

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Topics: Player Tracking, Virtual Graphics, The Illustrated Replay, Sports Technology, Sports Solutions

THINK YOU KNOW YOUR TRACKING TECH? FIVE TYPES OF CAMERA TRACKING TO BOOST FAN ENGAGEMENT

Posted by Mark Gederman on May 23, 2017 11:20:45 AM

You’ve seen tracking before on television, and if you’re reading this, then it’s likely you’ve also used tracking in a live broadcast sports event.

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Topics: Virtual Graphics, Sports Technology, Sports Solutions

WHO KNEW THAT FOOTBALL AND KABADDI HAD SOMETHING IN COMMON?

Posted by Mark Gederman on Apr 24, 2017 9:30:00 AM

According to Wikipedia, Kabaddi is a contact team sport that originated in the Indian subcontinent in Tamil Nadu. It is popular in South Asia and is the state game of several Indian states and it is also the national sport of Bangladesh.

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Topics: Virtual Graphics, Sports Technology, Sports Solutions

VIRTUAL SETS AND AUGMENTED GRAPHICS FOR DUMMIES

Posted by Olivier Cohen on Mar 3, 2017 4:00:42 AM

For a long time, the definitions of Virtual Sets and Augmented Graphics have been a source of confusion. In order get a better grasp of these concepts, we have to examine the differences between a Tracking Virtual Set solution, an Augmented Reality solution and a Trackless Virtual Set solution. What are the elements you would need around a virtual set and a virtual graphics solution? More specifically, what do you need in terms of studio lighting, chroma keying, video delays, cameras and lenses?

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Topics: Camio Universe, Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, Hybrid

FREE WEBINAR: TELL A BETTER NEWS STORY WITH VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED GRAPHICS

Posted by Olivier Cohen on Jan 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It's time to get virtual! Join us on January 26 for a webinar on bringing Virtual and Augmented Graphics into the CAMIO Universe - a next-generation newsroom workflow for live end-to-end video content creation.

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Topics: NRCS, Camio Universe, Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, Hybrid

TELL A BETTER NEWS STORY WITH VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED GRAPHICS

Posted by Nazneen Ayaz on Nov 21, 2016 5:20:47 AM

Real-time virtual graphics, augmented graphics, and full-blown virtual sets aren’t new concepts in broadcast news production; in fact, they’ve been around for at least 15 years. There’s no question that virtual and augmented elements can add a layer of sophistication and deepen understanding of a topic in ways that are far beyond the capabilities of traditional graphics. But these technologies haven’t caught on in a widespread way for enhancing breaking news, primarily because they’re perceived as complex, time-consuming, and difficult to use.

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Topics: Camio Universe, Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, Hybrid

INNOVATIVE ELECTION RESULTS DISPLAY WITH THE CAMIO UNIVERSE

Posted by Nazneen Ayaz on Nov 17, 2016 8:40:26 AM

During the night of the US election, ChyronHego supported customers all over the world with solutions for broadcast graphics, displaying social media on screen as well as virtual enhancements and virtual sets. In the US alone, more than 380 stations were using NewsTicker Elections to help them get real-time results on air. In addition, several customers were also using our virtual graphics solutions for displaying election results in new, creative ways. 

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Topics: Elections, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, Hybrid, Newsticker

WATCH THE WEBINAR: LAUNCH INTO THE CAMIO UNIVERSE!

Posted by Mark Gederman on Aug 11, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Over the past year, ChyronHego has been laying the groundwork to evolve beyond our status as the world’s leader in broadcast graphics, to something even bigger.

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Topics: NRCS, Camio, IT based solutions for live production, Camio Universe, Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Live Compositor, Virtual Sets, Hybrid

GETTING REAL ABOUT VIRTUAL SETS

Posted by Mark Gederman on May 4, 2016 11:56:39 AM

WBTV, the Raycom CBS affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina, recently became the news ratings leader in its market with a timeslot sweep for all newscasts. Dennis Milligan, WBTV's Director of News and Content has been working towards this goal for the past 15 years.

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Topics: Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, Hybrid