Innovation Stories

Popecast HD Multi-cast Channel

KYW CBS Philly created and broadcasted an HD multi-cast “all-news” information channel, called “PopeCast”, focusing on the visit of Pope Francis to the city of Philadelphia on Sept. 25, 2015. Why is it important? “PopeCast” demonstrates an aggressive use of spoken-word material into a specialized “all-news” information channel for an important community event; in this [...]

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WNJU Telemundo 47 Parade Live Stream

In 2015, WNJU produced a 4-camera live switch, live web stream from inside a moving live truck (IPNG-1 Ford Explorer) that was in and part of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Photo: Ashoka Jegroo via Wikimedia Commons In order to make this happen, WNJU relied on CBNG technology from [...]

By |May 5, 2016|Innovation Stories|Comments Off on WNJU Telemundo 47 Parade Live Stream

Augmented Reality for Weather

Local TV stations like WLS-TV in Chicago, Ill., and WTVD in Raleigh, N.C., have recently begun experimenting with augmented reality for weather forecasts. Augmented reality allows broadcasters to present the weather forecast in a more interactive and descriptive way. AR presentations can use tracking cameras, in order to present weather systems as they change in real [...]

NewsON Multi-platform Content Delivery

NewsON launched Nov. 4, 2015 as a nationwide lineup of local news streams and clips, both live and on demand, from trusted TV stations around the US. NewsON notifications Why is it important? NewsON strengthens how local news informs communities nationwide. Extending local news on mobile, desktops and connected TVs, NewsON provides people with [...]

By |November 4, 2015|Innovation Stories|0 Comments