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Retrieve and decode V-Chip data from an aired digital TV stream

I'm trying to retrieve and decode V-chip data from my TV streams (NTSC/ATSC digital streams). Apparently these data are embedded somewhere in the stream itself, but I have no clue how they are ...
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Hardware and internet requirements for 1080/30p streaming, if video source is external

I have a Panasonic X1 camera that can be connected to a pc using an acquisition card. In that case its video stream could be broadcasted using OBS or similar programs. What I miss are the ...
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What are the free livecast/livestream services with very low latency

What are the free livecast/livestream services with very low latency (below 3 seconds) ? I tried YouTube Live but I couldn't keep the latency below 10 seconds.
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What is the correct aspect ratio to publish video for broadcast television

I recently had an opportunity to publish video for broadcast television. I need to know what the correct aspect ratio is to publish video to the broadcaster. U.S. television broadcast. I have not ...
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Live Video object tracking

Is there any (Open Source or Low Cost) software that can track x,y position of objects in live video? An example would be tracking the position of a player in a soccer match.
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What do I need for facebook Audio Live streaming?

I would like to do audio live streaming on facebook. I intend to get audio feed from myself, from a guest sitting next to me, from a guest over the phone and a guest on Skype. And then stream it on ...
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Best render settings for broadcast/4k TV

I see a lot of tips for getting h264 renders onto web streaming sites in 4K but not much on TV. Should I just go with Animation/lossless for my “master”? seems crazy for a 22 minute program but HDD is ...
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How should I use Audition to convert audio for retimed 24fps to 25fps for broadcast?

I have to convert the audio tracks of my 24 fps movie to match up with retimed 25fps so that it can be exported alongside the 25fps video (just playback speed change) for broadcast transmission. I ...
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Correct workflow in Adobe Premiere for work with interlaced content

I have in input a DNxHD 120 in mov container 25fps interlaced upper field, I have to do various kind of edits, cuts, replace some pieces with after effects compositions and at the end of all the job ...
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Software for detecting Photosensitive Epilepsy content

As part of various broadcasters requests media provided for broadcasting environment must be PSE (Photosensitive Epilepsy) free. There should be not frames sequences that could trigger that symptoms. ...
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Video playout software and hardware requirements for simple TV channel [closed]

What would minimum hardware requirements be on Win10 desktop/server for streaming SD channel ? Which is the simplest playout solution you can recommend ? I have offers from 2.000,00 € for hardware ...
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Overlays and local ad insertion for live streaming

I have an event coming up and i am only broadcasting on youtube via OBS,i want to have overlays(the person who is on stage name appearing from the bottom) and locally stored sponsored ads to the ...
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How can you correct EBU R128 loudness in Premiere?

I have to follow this directives on a Sony XDCAM 4222 50Mbit 25fps PAL timeline with 8 x 24bit 48kHz audio channels . Alignment Level (AL) shall be –18dBFS with respect to maximum audio coding ...
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Spec sheet requires checksums, How should these be formatted?

I'm doing some audio deliverables for a feature film's TV package. The spec sheet I'm working from says that all media has to be provided with an MD5 checksum. I know how to compute MD5 checksums for ...
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Check first then enforce and match various broadcaster requests with ffmpeg

This question is a spin-off of a previous one focused mostly on Premiere Pro: How match this broadcast standards with Premiere and ffmpeg My goal in this one is learn as much as possible to handle ...
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How match this broadcast standards with Premiere and ffmpeg

I have to export an MXF file for a program that have certain limitations: Conform to SMPTE 274M, “1920 x 1080 Scanning with no visible video impairment such as blocking errors or pixelization ...
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Loudness control LUFS level adjustments

Is there a tool that can adjust the loudness level of a video? for example I need to make the loudness to be -23 LUFS with max deviation of 0.5 lu. is there a simple tool/cloud service that doesn't ...
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Blackmagic setup: How do I record all cameras in a multicam broadcast?

I've been tasked with acquiring equipment to broadcast a festival through online stream, and have decided that blackmagic may be a good direction to go, so I'm going to strictly reference their ...
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What is this thing near a news presenter?

What is this thing (shown by the arrow) in front of news presenters? Sometimes (sometimes→as I've seen) they press a button on that.. What's it called? Its purpose?
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Multi-source, picture-in-picture live stream

So I have some experience with live production, but I want to do something a bit more complex and need some things cleared. This project would use multiple cameras (lets say 5), some non-camera ...
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Resize a live stream and overlay over another live stream for broadcasting

I'm working with ATEM Production Studio 4K from Blackmagic to switch between several video feeds that are broadcast using Wirecast onto Youtube from a Mac. Our ATEM product is not one of the switchers ...
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Broadcast Television - Best specs to supply news footage

We are preparing a bunch of 10secs video bites that we hope to be picked up by news media outlets as supplemental footage for news reports. Could anyone suggest the best specs to export the clips as ...
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Export video for Broadcast TV

Just wondering, if now, as we broadcast free-to-air commercial television digitally, whether to still apply 'Broadcast Safe filters/effects'?
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Browser-based non-webrtc webcam capture

I have a small hobby project based on live streaming. My streaming server likes RTMP. Currently, the broadcasters use native solutions like OBS, FFmpeg or VLC for publishing webcam and mic input to my ...
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How is 29.97 timecode generated over a full day without frame errors?

A quick primer:American television was originally broadcast at 30 frames per second. In order to accommodate color information without losing backward-compatibility with B&W televisions, the ...
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Run webinar with more than one webcam

I'm trying to create a little home office webinar setup. I'd love to use more than one camera. One to point at my face, and another to point at a drawing, or diagram I'm making. I will likely be ...
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DIY 120fps video recording and instant replay

I am trying to build cheap recording and instant replay system using two or three GoPro4 cameras. The idea is that I can put cameras on stands, connect them with computer and record two or three ...
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Switch between 18-?? hdmi PC sources for live production

I'm looking for a device that takes a minimum of 18 HDMI-PC (max 36) sources at 1080p60 for a possible venture I'm going to getting in to. I'm going to be taking these sources and using them for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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. So,...
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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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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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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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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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do TV broadcasts provide localized advertisements by altering the TV photo

In TV broadcasts of football matches (soccer matches) there are often long displays along the side of the football field that show advertisements. I guess that these displays are made up of electronic ...
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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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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 ...