BBC Studioworks has chosen Sony to deliver 4K over IP in the Television Centre studios at the newly refurbished White City site.
One of three new studios, the 10,800 sq ft studio TC1 will host 22 Sony studio cameras including eight HDC-4300s, three XVS switchers and more than 200 monitors, including OLED screens, selected to give BBC Studioworks its 4K capability and providing a path to HDR.
“We pride ourselves on taking a collaborative approach with our clients and technology providers to make sure that the equipment at Television Centre is the very latest and the kit most sought after by production professionals”, added, Meryl McLaren, Commercial Manager, BBC Studioworks. “Our mission is to provide competitively priced studios with the most robust and flexible technologies that our customers require. We’re confident that the technology we’ve chosen in combination with the location, staffing and broader customer experience will help make Television Centre the best place to make television in the UK.”
“We’re committed to delivering open standards with the solutions we offer our customers and partners”, commented Nick Smith, Business Development Manager, Sony Professional Europe. “4K over IP is the future of our industry and we’re thrilled that BBC Studioworks has invested in technology to futureproof its workflows and make 4K capability a reality for even more people working in the field.”
Sony is delivering the technology by May 2017 and the facility will open in September 2017.
Full kit list:
3 XVS Switchers
8 x HDC-4300 with 4k options
14 x additional studio cameras
200 + monitors
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