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Why does the color red always appear pixelated on TV and videos on the PC?

I hope this isn't off-topic. While technically about video production, it's not about a problem I am having. Have you ever noticed on TV how the color red is always noticeably pixelated? It's the ...
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Creating text graphics from a data feed

Does anyone know how to create text/graphics from a data feed? I'm streaming live events and need to take a text data, (mainly CSV files) containing names, clubs, points and position data and ...
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Why isn't ffmpeg used in movie production or broadcasting tool chains?

Is the assumption in the title true? What is preventing the use of ffmpeg when producing a movie or broadcast quality material? Are there any prominent or well known users of ffmpeg? What is used ...
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How to do a video live stream through a VPS?

I've been looking at a million resources and I can't find a definitive answer to this. I'm looking to do a small scale (max 50 viewers possibly), low quality live video stream, with nothing but my ...
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Term for upcoming TV summaries (broadcast design)

Television broadcasters show short "outlooks" or "summaries" of the upcoming program, often right after the advertisement (w/ or w/o the Digital on-screen graphic). What's the term for this short ...
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Is a 1/2.3" sensor good enough for tv?

I just purchased a Panasonic HC-X1000 but now having second thoughts because I only now learned that the image sensor, being a tiny 1/2.3" sensor, is no better than that in a compact camcorder or ...
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Looking for Radio Automation Software

I am currently planning to run a podcast or a radio show as you prefer, where I intend to broadcast some Skype talking and play some music, live through Mixlr. I've been looking for some software that ...
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What types of cables support closed captioning?

For example, I know that HDMI cables explicitly do not send a CC signal to the TV, even if the source and TV both support it. I assume that coax cable does support it since I can use a digital ...
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Why HD broadcast camcorder still pictures quality (still frame from video) beat out DSLR?

I've taken pictures with a HD broadcast camcorder and a DSLR at the same event. When I get the still pics from camcorder footage, the image appears to be more professional/outstanding feeling than the ...
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How to add closed captioning to MPEG-2, QuickTime MOV, or AVI/DV for cable broadcast?

I need to add closed captioning to a short video that will be broadcast on our cable TV system. The cable system will accept MPEG-2, QuickTime MOV, or AVI/DV formats. This is in the United States, ...
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Broadcasting video and bandwidth issue

I need to broadcast on the Internet weekly live video events. One attempt was made with Skype and it worked pretty well, but it was only with one user. We expect 50 users and we have a low bandwidth ...
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Equipment & Software for video bridge (video link) event

I need to create a portable setup for events built around a video bridge: The performer is abroad the audience & presenters are in-house The performer needs to see the audience & presenters ...
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Producing and streaming to a local Network

i'm facing the challenge of creating a "TV-Show". To understand why i do this i will explain it in detail, but summarize it in the end, for the ones who just want to know what my problem is. LONG ...
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Is it there a way to create a video playout system? (Preferably in Linux)

I am facing a situation caused by the need to start broadcasting in High Definition and there are a few Digital Automation/Playout Suppliers that offer excellent solutions such as Fission, Miranda, ...
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Trying to help a west coast fan in an east coast world

So my friend wants to hear the west coast announcers during the playoffs - while watching the game on tv. Problem is that the tv broadcast is delayed a few seconds. Does anyone know of a work around? ...
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Video Live Embed from external websites [closed]

I want to make a website where visitors can view webcams from the world. I want to make categories per countries, a map etc. The problem is that 90% of webcams i find on internet are .mjpg or .cgi. ...
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Http Live Streaming for beginners

I'm new to live streaming and it's quite hard to find good information for beginners. Could anyone recommend resources to HLS besides Apple's documentation? I'm trying to make an app similar to ...
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Full-Featured broadcast-level open source Video Editors? [duplicate]

I need edit SxS XDCAM footage for news, is there a full-Featured broadcast-level open source video editor? At last need unlinking different audio channels in timeline.
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Wirecast crashes when I attempt to authenticate to Youtube account

Wirecast 4.3.1 (Telestream) on OS X 10.9 After launching Wirecast, I select "Broadcast Settings" --> Authenticate. Upon selecting my Youtube account and accepting the conditions, Wirecast crashes. ...